Monday, 9 May 2016

birthday recipie

good morning and happy Monday

i hope everyone has had a good weekend.
i'm back today to share my card inspiration with you for lili of the valley's may facebook sketch challenge. sketch has been created by the lovely Jen Nelson.

i have chosen to use the cook image from lotv's little folk cops and cooks and it has been a bit of a challenge creating a minimalistic card but it has been good doing something a little different limiting myself with my papers and i've kept it simple based on a chefs uniform.
here is my card:

a birthday recipie, lili of the valley
May facebook Challenge is based on a sketch by the lovely Jen and you can either follow it closely or use it for inspiration and give it your own twist. The Challenge runs from Sunday 1st May until 6pm UK time on Sunday 15th May.
To be eligible, your card will need to fit the theme and feature an LOTV image. 1 entry per person, please. The challenge closes at 6pm UK time on Sunday 15th May and we will announce the winners asap after that. 5 winners will be picked at random to win a £20 or £10 LOTV voucher (2 x £20 and 3 x £10)
Please post your card in this Event page

We’ll have lots of inspiration for you over the next 2 weeks and you can either enter by posting your card in the may fb events. to find it go to lili of the valley fb page select the Events tab and click on the challenge link (or click the fb may challenge link at the top of my blog page) or by emailing it to
good luck everyone.

back to my card here is what i've used:
materials used:
lili of the valley: cops & cooks, recipe sentiments
6x6" white card base.
navy gingham check papers from stash.
rectangle and star

 memento espresso truffle
alcohol markers: copic
e000, e00, e04, e11, e21
e44, e47
c9, c7, c5, c3, c1, c0
b93, b95, b97, b99

a huge thanks to everyone for commenting on my projects i really do appreciate and enjoy reading them,
many thanks for stopping by to visit my blog.
i hope all you lotv fans and crafters will join in, lots of lovely prizes to win.
all it leave me to say is have a lovely crafty day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann  


  1. Hi Ann, I love this card. Your colouring and card design are so stylish - you just have the knack of putting everything together so perfectly - wonderful design and colouring.

  2. A gorgeous card Ann, and a brilliant take on the sketch.
    Lorraine x

  3. Fabulous design love the sketch great colours and the recipe is a lovely idea love and hugs Carole x


thanks for taking time to visit my little crafty patch. Ann