Thursday 7 March 2024

Favourite: Monochrome or Colourful (and why)

Welcome to As You Like It Challenge

Our fortnightly challenge is a home for you to create something 
which gives you a warm "inner glow" of pride, without lots of entry rules.


Usually we provide 2 contrasting options for you to choose from. 
Join us by using your favourite option in your creation. 

To be eligible to win our prize, or top-3 spot, 
you must explain why you've made your choice,
so we can understand why you like it so much!

eg, if the theme is 'favourite animal' and you decide on 'rabbits', tell us why.
eg, you love Thumper, the bunny from Bambi !

So get crafting and remember the main requirement in creating is 
to have fun and enjoy your crafting time!

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge. 
Our winner is:

Please email us at to claim your prize, 
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and our Top 3 are

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So, onto our next challenge

The sponsor of this challenge is:

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

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

I do prefer to restrict myself to a small number of colours on my images, rather than a whole rainbow, and I carry those colour themes through as accents on my papers, matting layers and any embelishments.  I've concentrated on Spring lemons with accents in orange and green. I've added a small hint of bronze (to match the bear's fur) in the form of a narrow strip of satin ribbon on the base matt (mainly to cover where I'd joined two smaller pieces of yellow card together beneath the image panel).

I usually like to do monochrome colours with flowers, but I felt these cute little pigs from our sponsor just had to be done in full colour.  Colours just make it look so fun and happy.

I love to colour cute animals especially on children's cards,
 happy bright colours.

I have made 3 mini colourful cards. I love cheerful colours as they can brighten any day. 

I love both colourful as monochrome cards. Colourful rainbow cards are so much fun to make, but I also think it really satisfying to use just one colour and try to make something special with it.

I do like to see colourful cards rather than monochrome.  They are so much more cheery.

I am really trying hard to challenge myself this year and make more male cards. A stamp bought to make a special card for our youngest son cried out for heat embossing so I made a mono card. I have added a touch of colour though!!

Colour!  Colours make me happy. Although I really love a white on white card too.

It's over to you.

We hope you will join in our challenge and show us your style.
Don't forget, you MUST explain WHY it is your favourite to be eligible to win.

Good luck, and happy crafting.
Hugs from the AYLI girls.

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  1. Wow, how exciting to win! Thanks so much for highlighting my project and giving us the opportunity to let us create as we like it! ;)

  2. I love the design team makes. Thanks for the color challenge this time around. It was fun to play.