Saturday 1 January 2022

PBSC January - Anything Goes (Optional 'Something New')!

Happy New Year!

It's the first Saturday of the month, so that means it's time for a new Penny Black Saturday Challenge...where the theme is:

'Anything Goes'
'Something New

As usual, we are sponsored by the awesome 1-2-3 Stitch:
Prize - a $20 voucher!

I went with 'New Year' and I'm sharing the calendar that I made for my Mum for Christmas. I've been doing several of these for gifts each gifts for years...the calendar balnks are from Paper Mill Direct...currently in the sale if you fancy getting some for yourself.

I used all Penny Black images, and papers from a variety of brands...lots of snippets used up! I added some faux stitching to the edges, and that's about embellishments, otherwise it becomes rather bulky (and heavy!).

I'm also entering this calendar into the following challenges:
For more inspiration from my lovely DT buddies, please pop pver to the Penny Black Saturday Challenge.


  1. Wow Helen this is fabulous .. bet your mum loves it and all the loving effort that has clearly gone into it xx

  2. this is beautiful, such a great gift for your mom.

  3. also a happy and creative 2022 to you.

  4. Hi Helen
    Stunning calendar ….love all the images…
    Hugs Sylvie xx
    Happy New Year xx

  5. No embellishments are needed when you have these amusing PB critters to make your Mom (or any recipient) smile as they turn to each new month of the year! Great use of pp, too, Helen! Happy New Year Hugs, Darnell

  6. What a cute calendar you created.
    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge blog! Happy new year and Happy crafting!
    Catherine x DT

  7. What a fun calendar, Helen! Each month will bring your Mum smiles!

  8. Wow!! What a brilliant gift Helen. Each month is so special with a great choice of image and DP!! Love them all. Nothing like PB images for bringing a smile. Stay safe! Happy 2022 to and you and the family! :)

  9. This is just gorgeous Helen, what a lovely gift to give.
    Wishing you a very Happy 2022
    Lorraine x

  10. Wow wow wow wow.. you are very busy and this calender is just fab! Cute images and pretty colorations of the images!

    Thanks for playing along with our Challenge at Critter Crazy and good luck!

    Happy new year and please come back soon!
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Thanks for taking the time to look and comment on my cards! Helen x