Saturday, June 4, 2016

Happy Birthday Penny Black Saturday Challenge!

In honor of our 8th year, PBSC is having a Blog Hop! You can find all the details & the complete line-up on our Blog.  There are prizes to be won, so hope you'll join us & make a birthday card this month.  Don't forget you must use a Penny Black image, sentiment, die or Stickeroo on your card to be eligible to win.
I love the PB balloon dies, but this time I just used the big circle one. The white balloon is covered with Frosted Lace Stickles giving a subtle sparkle. For the red balloon I inked the die cut with Memento Love Letter & covered it with Diamond Glaze. The dotted paper is from PB's first paper pad & the sentiment is my old favorite--a 2004 PB wood mounted stamp. Think this could work for a guy or a gal--may end up going to my brother who loves red.
I have a little prize for one of you who enters the challenge.  Here's how to enter:
  • Leave a comment telling me something you like about my card
  • Enter a card in the challenge & let me know the number of your entry by July 1
  • Check my blog on July 2 to see if you're the winner
The randomly drawn winner will get to pick one of these 3 stamps.  
Prize #1

Prize #2

Prize #3
Next stop is our wonderful leader, Helen.  You won't want to miss her adorable card! I'm also entering AAA's 2nd birthday celebrationSSS Monday monochromeStamplorations using the theme & Die Cut Divas. Thanks so much for stopping by.
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge BlogDie Cut Divas

61 comments:

  1. A lovely bright and cheery Birthday card Greta.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

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  2. Wow, love this card by its simplicity...I'm a great fan of dotted papers and those balloons are brilliant!
    xxx Margreet

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  3. I just love cards with balloons on them and this is just suiting my palate...enjoy your weekend.xx{aNNie}

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  4. Gorgeous card Greta. Love the way you added sparkle to your balloon. Will make a card tomorrow.

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  5. I love this Greta ... I like the colours and the way you tied the string is really sweet! Have a super day!

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  6. lovely bright and cheerful card!
    Sharon x

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  7. Really fab cas design! So effective!
    Lucy x

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  8. Fun birthday card for anyone. I like the polka dot paper you used to mimic the balloons. Cute as can be.

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  9. Love your cheerful card. I like red too. I like how you added the sparkle to the balloons. and also the string tied to the balloons.

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  10. A lovely CAS card with balloons. love the colours
    Maria x

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  11. Fun balloon dies on your festive card!

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  12. A great CAS card - love the colour you've used and the extra sparkle on the balloon.
    Kath x

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  13. What a great striking design for your card. I think you're right it could definitely sit a guy or a gal. I've always been such a fan of the PB font. Love it on this card. Lou x

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  14. Adorable card that would be perfect for male or female. Who doesn't love ballons. Great job.

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  15. Wonderful card Greta - I love the glossy & sparkly balloons!
    Helen x

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  16. Aw Greta-always great idea to have lots of birthday cards on hand...and yes we are cooking. This heat is terrible for our cherries too! Air conditioning is a good thing....♥ Sue Kment

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  17. Hi Greta
    Fabulous card... Love the Balloons
    Hugs Sylvie x

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  18. I love this card Greta. The balloons look lovely. Barbxx

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  19. Darling balloon card, Greta! Just love the diamond glaze on the red balloon! Your brother will love this! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  20. Beautiful card with balloons! Love the diamond glaze you added to the red balloon...so pretty! Hope you're having a great weekend!:-)

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  21. Love that red, it might be my second favorite color. It is bright cheery and definitely festive! I won't have access to my PB stuff before the challenge ends.

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  22. Wonderful and festive birthday card...I love polka dots and your fabby balloons...just perfect.

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  23. Love those big round balloons! They go great with the polka dotted paper too.

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  24. Super fun card, Greta! love the clean and simple design!

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  25. Love that red Greta!
    Your card is simply perfect!!
    xx

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  26. Love the red and white, red is the favorite color of most in our family for some reason. My GG and my Mom both loved red and so do I. I think it is a very happy card.
    XO Nana

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  27. Lovely card, I love the sentiment.
    Gr, Elly

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  28. beautiful monochrome card Greta...happy birthday PBSC ..thanks for sharing at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge...hugs kath xxx

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  29. Lovely birthday card! Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

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  30. You had me with the polka dots!! Very cute Greta!

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  31. Red and white, polka-dots and balloons, shimmer and glimmer! What's not to like about your fabulous, cheerful card! Love it!
    Hugs~c

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  32. I'll bet that white stickled balloon is so sparkly. Wonderful card.


    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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  33. Cute and simple card! Love it!

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    1. Just letting you know that my entry is from 37-39. :)

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  34. Full of birthday fun and cheer! Love the sparkling balloon and a perfect party accessory. Thanks for sharing in our birthday blog hop at AAA Cards. Sarah

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  35. Greta, what a fun birthday card. Your brother will love it.

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  36. What a fun birthday card with those polka dots and balloons! Festive for sure!

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  37. Awesomely fun and cool card!! Love the colors and the glossiness of the balloon!! Super great!!

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  38. love the balloons and all the red polka dots:) My card is # 22

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  39. Love those polka dots and the shimmery balloons, Greta! Very festive and fun! (#19)

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  40. Your balloons look adorable, and I love those polka dots! My card is # 32.

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  41. Lovely cas card, great colours. I am entry 31

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  42. What a very lovely CAS card.
    Valerija xx

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  43. A lovely monochrome bright card, Luv Sam x

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  44. Kivan punainen kortti :)

    SirpaH (http://sirmeli.vuodatus.net/lue/2016/06/siili-onnittelee)

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  45. Love this CAS card style. Great card.
    Hugs Aartje

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  46. I like to see CAS cards 9and yours is lovely), because I have trouble making them myself!
    Liselot (entrie 57)

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  47. Your card is very pretty and cool! Thank you so much for playing along with us at STAMPlorations this month! :)
    Suchi- DT xx

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  48. Love the balloons and the colour combo, Greta, thanks for a fun blog hop,
    Dorte x

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  49. So simple yet so effective- I love it. Thank you for joining the Anything Goes Challenge at Diecut Divas. Cathie DT

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  50. I love your simple and clean card using balloon dies.
    My card is #24

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  51. What a wonderful bright and happy card, love the polkadots. Thank you for joining STAMPlorations June challenge, hope to see you again in July's.

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