Thursday 17 October 2013

Challenge #13 - Favourite Sketch AND WHY

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge.
It was fabulous to see all your amazing projects.

Our winner, is:

#2 Julie Gleeson

Please email us at to claim your prize, 

and don't forget to grab your *winners* badge below:

and our Top 3 are

#10 Alyce

#17 Debbie S

#23 Julie P
lhosm front view

Congratulations and please grab our *Top 3* badge to display on your blog:

So, onto our 13th challenge

The sponsor of this challenge is the company 
where our fabulous teamie Suzette deisgns her gorgeous images:

Crafty Sentiment Designs

The prize is a fabulous 3 digi images of the winner's choice.

This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 

your Favourite Sketch & Why.
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

Here are the beautiful creations made by our Design Team to get your mojo flowing:

using Mia

I've got a couple of layouts that I return to regularly, but the sketch I've used most often, even months after I found it, is the one I've used today.  

I love it because it is actually really simple, although it gives lots of layers.
It's a bit old and I got it from Creative Craft Challenges in February 2013.

Well you know me by now right? I love making Christmas cards so the sketch
I have used a sketch from Christmas Challenges with Sketches.
I have flipped and turned the sketch to suit my needs, but by keeping my card fairly C&S you can see the sketch clearly, I LOVE their sketches, you will have to visit their blog to see the sketch as they require that we do not share the sketch photo from their blog :)

Carol using Mia

I have a folder full of sketches from one challenge or another, but I also like making up my own. So I decided to use one I made up, and for a change I went for a rectangular sketch.  It's also a bigger card for someone special.  I love the challenge of matching colours and papers for all the layers.

using Amy on the Cloud

I love My Favourite Things sketches. They use such simple layouts that are always so effective.


I used the sketch below and turned it so that the sentiment was bottom right instead of top left. I have found this sketch a favourite for tall images and the proportions always look just right!!


 I decided to go all blue with this card, I love sketches they all help you to create the best cards you can and CLP sketches are easy to follow.

So now it's over to you.

We hope you will join in our challenge, show us your style and 
showcase your Favourite Sketch.


Good luck, and happy crafting.

Hugs from the AYLI girls.


  1. Thank you so much for picking my project in the Top 3 such an honour.
    Debs xx

  2. Thanks so much for picking my gift box in your top 3, I was thrilled
    Hugs Julie P

  3. Fantastic DT inspirations and thanks for a great challenge x

  4. Thanks for your lovely comments ladies its great to see you here!!
    thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, hugs Samantha and the AYLI girls x