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Creative Christmas Challenge!

September 7, 2018

We’re pleased to announce a Penny Black challenge to keep you inspired and motivated to tackle your holiday crafting to-do list!

Who can play along?
Anyone can submit their project!  We love to see what YOU create with Penny Black stamps, dies, stencils, and designer paper pads.  All levels of crafters and designers are welcome.

What should I create?
Submit any type of project with a holiday theme (for example, Christmas, winter, autumn, Thanksgiving, etc.). You can create cards, tags, mixed media designs, altered art, scrapbook pages, home décor… the sky is the limit.  Just be sure your submission has at least one Penny Black product as the main focus.(Looking to add more Penny Black to your stash? View our online store HERE.)

How do I submit my project?
Pick from any of these options (and you only need to pick one) and there is no limit to the number of entries you can submit:

*Add it to the Penny Circle Flickr gallery.

*Leave a comment on this post linking us to your blog entry or online gallery. When you post on your blog, a link back to this post is appreciated, but not required.

*Post it to our Facebook page @PennyBlackInc and/or share it on your Facebook page with the tag #pbcreativechristmas.

*Share it with us on Instagram @pennyblackstamps with the tag #pbcreativechristmas.

Two lucky winners will receive a $25 shopping spree to our online storeAnd the grand prize winner will receive a $100 shopping spree to the Penny Black online store! That’s three winners! The $25 shopping spree winners will be announced here on the blog on September 28 and October 26. The grand prize winner will be announced on November 30th. DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 11:59 PM PST.

TGIF! Don’t miss this…

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50 Comments leave one →
  1. September 7, 2018 2:50 am

    How fun. Is there a deadline entry? I may have overlooked it or is it ongoing through the last prize date?

    • jillianfoster82 permalink*
      September 7, 2018 5:56 am

      Thanks so much for your question and comment! We forgot to include the deadline within the original post and have updated it now (thanks to you!). The deadline for entries is Wednesday, November 28 at 11:59 PM PST. Happy stamping! -Jill, Social Media Director

      • September 7, 2018 8:24 pm

        Thanks so much Jill. Looking forward to playing along.

  2. September 8, 2018 5:35 pm

    Is there a limit to the # of entries?

    • jillianfoster82 permalink*
      September 9, 2018 8:33 am

      Great question– there is no limit– enter and share as much as you can. We look forward to seeing your creations. 🙂 -Jill, Social Media Director

  3. September 9, 2018 12:36 pm

    Great challenge! Here’s an autumn card that I’m entering!

  4. Verna Angerhofer permalink
    September 9, 2018 2:04 pm

    I am happy to enter this as I love anything Penny Black. I made a Christmas card for you.

  5. September 15, 2018 8:38 am

    Awesome challenge. Here’s my Christmas card….

  6. September 16, 2018 8:54 am

    Thank you for this fun challenge. Here’s my christmas card

  7. susanbri permalink
    September 17, 2018 9:02 pm

    Here’s a link to my card:

  8. September 18, 2018 6:33 pm

    Great challenge! I need to get all my Christmas cards done early as I’m going away for a month, so this will give me inspiration.

  9. susanbri permalink
    September 27, 2018 8:52 am

    Here’s card from me:

    Thanks for the challenge!

  10. September 28, 2018 4:43 am

    This is my card for the Challenge


  11. Dee Earnshaw permalink
    September 28, 2018 2:49 pm

    Love all things Penny Black Especially the cute hedgehogs!!
    Here is my entry

  12. September 30, 2018 11:19 pm

    I received the gorgeous Season’s Marvel set and had fun creating:)

  13. October 8, 2018 5:54 pm

    Just added my cards to the flickr gallery.

  14. October 14, 2018 2:33 pm

    I have another card for the challenge here
    Helen x

  15. October 21, 2018 4:16 am

    What a fun challenge! Here’s a link to another card I made for it!

  16. October 22, 2018 12:17 pm

    I have another card for the challenge here
    Helen x

  17. jillianfoster82 permalink*
    October 23, 2018 5:19 pm

    Entering this card on behalf of Maura R. Click the link below to view her beautiful creation. -Jill, PB Social Media Director

  18. October 25, 2018 3:07 am

    Just popping back with a second card xx

  19. October 25, 2018 6:36 pm

    Second entry just uploaded to Flickr

  20. Verna Angerhofer permalink
    October 26, 2018 4:00 pm

    I had to play again so here is another Christmas card using Penny Black products. Here is my link:

  21. October 26, 2018 10:33 pm

    Here’s another shaker card, Christmas this time:

  22. Verna Angerhofer permalink
    October 28, 2018 2:23 pm

    Another Christmas card using Little Elf Ava. She is a cutie!

  23. October 29, 2018 1:45 am

    Hello! Here is another autumn card from me!

  24. Verna Angerhofer permalink
    October 29, 2018 1:15 pm

    I have been having so much fun working with the Penny Black stamps I have in my stash and I am sharing one I did yesterday to add to my Christmas stash. I hope you like it.

  25. November 4, 2018 4:16 am

    I have another card for the challenge here
    Helen x

  26. November 7, 2018 8:27 am

    I have another couple of cards for the challenge here.
    Helen x

  27. November 9, 2018 2:33 pm

    Me again!
    I have another card here.
    Helen x

  28. November 11, 2018 5:26 pm

    Please find my Penny Black Christmas tag which I made for this challenge here:

    P.S. Thank you

    P.P.S. I love your stamps 🙂

  29. November 12, 2018 9:10 pm

    Another entry blogged here:

  30. November 13, 2018 2:11 pm

    I have another card here.
    Helen x

  31. November 14, 2018 5:19 pm

    Here’s another card:

  32. Maura permalink
    November 15, 2018 8:37 pm

    here’s another one:

  33. November 18, 2018 6:58 am

    This is a first for me, hope I’ve done it right!

  34. November 19, 2018 2:19 pm

    I used a stamp set from last year called “A Festive Season” and you can see it here:

  35. November 23, 2018 3:44 pm

    Here’s another entry I made for the contest –

    Thank you.

  36. November 27, 2018 2:25 pm

    One last card from me here.
    Helen x

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