Thursday 8 October 2015

Monochrome or Colour (& why)!

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

2 - AJ

Sweet or Savory? AJ said = { Sweet - I love candy - especially chocolate - it cures everything }
Ohhh your so right and look at her fabulous creation full of cute little chocolates

Please email us at to claim your prize, 
and don't forget to grab your *winners* badge below:

and our Top 3 are

Who doesn't love this gorgeous Henry with his cupcake
1 - Helen

I love this sweet image with all the cream 15 - Caroline

I just love this awesome box of sweet spookiness
what a fun halloween chocolate box
2 - AJ

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

So, onto our next challenge

The sponsor of this challenge is

Stamp and Create is an on-line store based in the US. We ship worldwide with reasonable shipping prices.

We specialize in Rubber Stamps and Scrapbook supplies. Some of the companies we carry are: Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps, High Hopes Rubber Stamps, Whiff of Joy, The Greeting Farm, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Stampavie, Whimsy Stamps, Emerald Faeries, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye, Echo Park, Ribbon, Charms, embellishments, dies, and more!

This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
your Favourite either : Monochrome or Colour (& 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'm definitely a 'colour' fan, and even on a "grey day" I love to add some colour!  So my rainy day image features two of my favourite colours, aqua-blue and purple.

Oh for me it's definitely all about the colours
Why? well I think life would not be the same in one colour
Simple as that!


I like monochrome, but I LOVE color!  Bright colors make me smile.


I love the challenge of monochrome especially when using colours, it's the balance of getting the shades of one colour to look just right. This is my favourite monochrome colour, just like my craft room, makes me feel right at home! 


Monochrome can have a very striking effect, but I do prefer colour. I love the vibrancy that colour can bring to a card. 


Almost all my cards are in colour; there are so many beautiful colours and it's nice to choose colours to suit the mood and style of the image.


As you can probably guess, my favorite is fact, I believe I am addicted to color! :P I am an avid crocheter as well as a card maker and when I start an afghan, I am so excited to see it once ALL the colors are incorporated! SO FUN!


Colour is definitely my choice every time. I love bright and vibrant colours they make me happy.

Definitely colour for me. Otherwise I wear only black and sometimes read coloured clothes, so I have to confess that crafts is my colour escape :P

My Favourite colour is rose pink 


**coming soon**


Colour for me!! After all the world would be a miserable place without it and from a crafty perspective there are so many gorgeous papers that need images coloured to match!!

No question about it: Colour.  
Colours make me happy.

So now it's over to you.
We hope you will join in our challenge, show us your style and 
showcase your Favourite Monochrome or Colour (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

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


  1. Thanks for choosing my card in the Top 3!
    Helen x

  2. Thank you for the win and a top 3 spot. Congrats to Helen and Caroline for their top 3 placement. I have emailed about my win. Love the DT's Inspirations for this new challenge.

  3. congrats to the winners and beautiful DT cards -really love the monochrome one from Carol and beautiful dies
    Carol x

  4. Love the variety of samples on display. Lovely color selections. Thanks for the "color" challenge this week.

  5. Looks like color wins! Beautiful work for the Design Team! Love the monochrome!

  6. Thanks for a fun challenge and for sharing the gorgeous DT inspirations Karen x

  7. Nice DT creations. Thank you for the challenge.