Challenge #13 – Colour with BRIGHT colours!

MakeitColourful April 2, 2011 6

Hi Everyone!

It’s another Saturday and ANOTHER whole new month has begun! It’s APRIL already!!

Thank you so much for joining us last week. I hope you had fun colouring up a background for your characters!

This week we are sponsored by the LOVELY Whimsy Stamps!
They have lots of new images in store so be sure to pop on over and see what takes your fancy!

Whimsy sell the most gorgeous rubber stamps, plus for those of us who are just too impatient they also have a fabulous range of digital stamps.

PLUS PLUS PLUS – They now also have their own range of dies! Yup! Check em out here!

This week you have a chance to win FIVE digital stamps of your choice!!

woot woot! teehee



Colour with BRIGHT colours!!

Yellows, oranges, reds – ANYTHING bright and ridiculously gaudy that you want to throw your sunnies on!!

This is a COLOURING challenge not just a colour challenge.
Entries not following the rules will not be eligible to win prizes. If you are at all confused about whether your entry will qualify, please contact us first.


Inspiration Time!

I’m excited to introduce you to our new guest this month


Medium: Copic Colours

Images Used: Tilda (Magnolia)
Candy Cart (MiC)


Medium: Copic markers

Images: Brooklyn Babe rubber stamp & Treasured Moments Tickets (Whimsy Stamps)
Ticket Booth, Circus Tent, Sophie Daydreaming (MiC)

Annika’s Tip for the day:

If you want to give an illusion of distance then BV21/23/25 are GREAT for quickly sketching in distant mountains! 🙂
Oh, and Stardust sparkly pens make EVERYTHING better.
So there.


Medium: Copic Markers

Images Used: Noah’s Loving Elephants, Noah’s Loving Giraffes, Patriotic Bear (Whimsy)
Circus Tent from MiC


Medium: Copic Markers
Images Used:  Racing Rick from MiC
Also available in rubber!


Danielle was a bit late with last weeks card but I thought it was perfect for this bright challenge too!!

Medium: Copic markers

Images Used:
Ginger House wife from MiC


It’s Lyds Birthday Today!!


Medium: Copic Markers

Images used: Gruffy Little Gnome (Whimsy)
Kissing Booth from MiC


Check out the text on the tent!
Sheila is spot on with what I have going on behind the scene here!
Bunch of whacky colour addicts I tell ya! LOL

Medium: ProMarkers

Images used: Hippie Chick from Funky Kits
Circus Tent from MiC



Medium: Copic Markers
Images: Circus Tent from MiC



Medium: Copic Markers
Images: Chew Cute (Whimsy)
Across the Bridge (MiC)

It’s OK, you can take your sunnies off now. 🙂 hehee



Grab your favourite colouring medium, whether it be markers, pencils, water colours or even digital colouring and see how you go
COLOURING with BRIGHT colours!

Please note: You do NOT have to use Whimsy stamps or Make it Crafty images to join the fun!

This challenge is open to Anyone who LOVES to colour.


Challenge Rules

Your project must be a NEW creation

Note: You can just submit a coloured image
(This is a colouring challenge after all!!)

Cards, Scrapbook Pages, ATC, Altered Art & More

The colouring must be YOUR colouring

You MUST colour your digi or rubber stamps with bright colours.

You MUST link to Make it Colourful


Submit your project by SATURDAY 9th April Midday Australian Brisbane Time.


If you do not have a blog, you can email your submissions to info [at]



We’re looking forward to seeing your fabulous creations!

The Colour Addicts!


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  1. Fiona.x April 3, 2011 at 2:31 am - Reply

    Sheila, what a great card, you’ve given me just the idea I need for my friends birthday, which brings me to my question, where do I get the friends sentiment you have on your card?

    Fiona. x

  2. Sheila April 3, 2011 at 9:58 am - Reply

    Thanks Fiona the sentiment is from a
    Kaisercraft clear stamp set, this set here.
    Hugs Sheila xx

  3. Grandma's Pearl April 3, 2011 at 10:35 am - Reply

    This challenge was a lot of fun with the BRIGHT Colors. Thanks and I enjoyed all of the DT Cards they are just GREAT!

  4. Bridget April 3, 2011 at 9:36 pm - Reply

    Wow awesome cards from the DT, and thank you so much for the fun challenge,
    Have a lovely week ladies,
    take care ,
    Hugs Bridget :0) x

  5. LindaS April 5, 2011 at 10:19 am - Reply

    Waw wonderful creations as inspiration. The coloring is just all over the top.

  6. Shirl L April 9, 2011 at 6:42 pm - Reply

    Haha… trust me to be completely absentminded when it comes to remembering dates 😛 Had my card finished 2 days ago, but only found time to post it today…anyway… missed the boat but I thought I’d still share the card here…hehe..

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