Thursday 26 January 2017

Your Favourite Flower (AND WHY!)

A Happy Hello to you all!

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge. 
Firstly I would like to share a little news which is sad for us at AYLI but
Good news for Lori!
Lori is stepping down from AYLI but the good news is she's been headhunted to join a company and design for them so you will have to keep an eye on her blog for her AWESOME news! we will miss you Lori but as you know we will all keep in touch via blogland!
Best of luck sweetie!

Ok so on to Our winner from the last challenge which was your Fav Hair colour, I did a Random org and that picked.......

That's you Alicia

Saturated Canary Wine O'Clock
Please email us at to claim your prize, 

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

and our Top 3 are

Saturated Canary Wine O'Clock

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So, onto our next challenge

The sponsor of this challenge is

Wild Orchid Crafts

£12 gift voucher

This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Your Favourite Flower and (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

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

After a bit of thought, I decided mine were roses and so I'm counting the rose that the little mouse is holding as well as the rose bud and open rose embellishments  I use these roses a lot, and I also love using the chrysanths and lilies that also feature on my card.  

**coming soon**

I have many favorite flowers.  I love daisies and sunflowers because they make me smile.  I love the orchids that bloom regularly in our yard, but for this challenge I went with the rose. I absolutely adore cabbage roses and antique roses because they are beautiful to look and and smell wonderful.


I love all flowers so to choose one favourite is impossible. I decided after some deliberation to use my national flower. I love the colour combination and the texture.

I love many flowers, but decided to use a poppy on my card for this challenge. I love poppies because of their colour. I really like red. And they look really cute when you see them next to the road or in a field somewhere.

I don't really have a single favorite flower as I love ALL I decided to add a card with an image that has a bunch of flowers totally brighten my day and make me feel very happy inside. A girl can never have too many!

I love all flowers, but have chosen the rose as it is typically English and they come in many beautiful colours and varieties.  The fragrance of some of them can be gorgeous.

My paternal grandmother "Nanny" was called Daisy so I have always been drawn to daisies and, as the script goes in You've Got Mail, they are "such friendly flowers".

My favourite flower changes with the seasons - most of the year it is daisies, but in Spring there is nothing like a splash of colour from the nodding heads of tulips to make you think everything is going to be fine.

It's hard to choose, but the tulip is one of my favourite flowers. I live in the area where  tulips, hyacinths and daffodils are grown. And in March/April/May the fields are full of blooming tulips, hyacinths and daffodils. I love the colour, the variety and scent of these flowers.

So now it's over to you.

We hope you will join in our challenge, show us your style and 
showcase your Favourite Flower and (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

Good luck, and happy crafting.

Hugs from the AYLI girls.


  1. Thank you ladies! Thank YOU all so very much for my wonderful stay here - I will not be a stranger, I promise! I love the challenges xoxoxoxo

    1. Your welcome and thank you once again for being and awesome teamie and friend hugs me x

  2. thank you so much for choosing me !!!

    1. Your welcome LOVE your card xx

  3. Very excited to see that I'm the lucky winner & in the Top 3! Thanks a lot.

    1. YAY! Iv'e emailed you xx hugs

  4. Surely lots of beautiful flowers on this page! :) Thanks for the inspiration, DT!

    Thanks for the Challenge!