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Weekend Challenge; Mini Cards

September 7, 2012
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Are you feeling crafty? We hope so because we’re hosting a weekend-long challenge…all about mini cards! The rules are short & sweet; Upload your *NEW* mini card entry into our Gallery using the tag “pennyblackminiby Sunday night at Midnight PST. We’ll choose a few stand-outs to receive a Penny Black Prize Package. The winners will be announced on Tuesday and their Penny Black artwork will receive a grand shout-out at our Facebook FanPage!

Looking for a bit of inspiration? Here are a few of our Designers with their take on the challenge. Remember, your mini card may be any theme or shape – get creative and sparkle!

by Elizabeth Allan;

by Stephanie Wincott;

Stephanie is our newest Designer – she was introduced here at the Blog last week. We promised a prize package to one lucky comment author and the winner is…

donna mikasa August 30, 2012 2:11 am
Welcome, Stephanie! You have a wonderful style! Looking forward to seeing more of your work with Penny Black.

Congratulations, Donna, please email me at jenyfurpohl@gmail.com with your postal address as well as your choice of TWO transparent stamps sets and TWO slapstick stamps! We’ll also send our new Designer Paper Pad, Madison!

Have a great weekend, everyone – we will be stalking the Gallery to admire your mini card entries!

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18 Comments leave one →
  1. donna mikasa permalink
    September 7, 2012 1:55 am

    Beautiful mini samples from Elizabeth and Stephanie! I am thrilled to be the lucky winner–thank you so much!

  2. September 7, 2012 2:21 am

    The Poinsetta card is really so beautiful, and I love the simplicity of the other cards.

  3. September 7, 2012 4:23 am

    WOW!! Gorgeous cards. Love the bright effect on Elizabeth’s card and the soft look of Stephanie’s set. TFS. Hope to play along.

  4. September 7, 2012 5:19 am

    Wow!! I love both Elizabeth and Stephanie’s cards – great inspiration! Stephanie’s flowers are really simple and elegant, but Elizabeth’s is exhuberant, colourful and eye-catching. Good luck to everyone entering!!

  5. Linda Diamond permalink
    September 7, 2012 9:28 am

    So Elegant, simply graceful–Love them !

  6. janet Wilson permalink
    September 7, 2012 9:28 am

    Beautiful mini cards – such different styles but incredible work by both artists 🙂

    Happy win day, Donna :):):)

  7. Lieselotte permalink
    September 7, 2012 6:50 pm

    Elizabeth and Stephanie both designed very beautiful mini cards. The Christmas View stamp is my favorite Penny Black Christmas stamp this season!

  8. September 7, 2012 9:15 pm

    Beautiful cards Ladies! Love the shape of your card Elizabeth! and love the series of 3 beautiful simple cards! Great job and inspiration!

  9. September 7, 2012 9:35 pm

    wow! gorgeous cards. very different styles and beautiful in their own ways. thanks for the inspiration! congrats to Donna, too! =)

  10. September 7, 2012 11:12 pm

    Oh thank you–a challenge & I’ve been wanting to ink my new PB stamps! These samples are just terrific–truly inspiring!

  11. September 8, 2012 3:02 am

    Beautiful cards, thanks for the inspiration,-))m

  12. September 8, 2012 11:43 am

    Very pretty!!! I posted three minis on the flicker page.

  13. Cat Craig permalink
    September 8, 2012 12:55 pm

    Gorgeous work!

  14. September 8, 2012 2:04 pm

    Lovely cards and it has been so fun making little 4×4 cards for the challenge. Now I must resume cleaning the house…thanks for the inspiring little break this afternoon, had fun playing along 🙂

  15. September 8, 2012 7:51 pm

    congrats to Donna… and what a great challenge. Love making minis

  16. September 9, 2012 12:47 pm

    Those samples are stunning! Thanks for sharing and thank you for a chance to win. just added my card to the gallery. Here is the link. http://www.flickr.com/photos/54885559@N07/7964940404/

  17. September 9, 2012 7:37 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win some PB stamps! I’ve posted my mini card on my blog: http://www.stampingtower.blogspot.com. (Not sure how else to link it to this post.)

  18. September 11, 2012 1:14 am

    Brilliant examples of inspiration – bright & cheery plus CAS – either way there’s something for everyone.
    Paula (PEP)

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