Challenge #24 – Reflections in Water

MakeitColourful July 2, 2011 8

Hi Everyone,

Thank you so much for celebrating with us at Make it Crafty this month. The celebrations will continue throughout the month of July!

There have already been some INSTANT winners! Check to see if your name is listed in the side bar!

I am behind with announcing the winners of our Colour Cast challenge. My gorgeous Jen is away on holidays and I haven’t done a very good job at filling her role! I’ll make sure I get the winners posted this coming Tuesday!


So guess who is sponsoring us this week?

Make it Crafty!!

If you haven’t joined in for the massive blog candy I am offering, please do!

Here’s a peek at what you could win!

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The winner of this challenge will win a 10 pack of my fabulous Make it Colour Blending Card.


On with the challenge!!

This week we would like you to add


As I have mentioned, the DT are having a bit of break over the next few months during summer so
our examples may be sparse but certainly still inspiring!!


I am really excited to introduce our guest for July



Vicky has just blown me away with her colouring skills and I am honoured to have her join us this month.

Vicky has used the following images

Sandstone Citadel, Alvida the Pirate & the Treasure Chest from MiC

What a fantastic layout and I love that message in a bottle!




Chippies: Flower Leaf Swirls

Barbara has used the following images:

Pirate Ship, Palm Trees and Siren of Pearls

Very clever use of the Palm Trees there Barbara!!





Chippies: Flower Leaf Frames

Debbie has used the following images:

Sailing Leaf & Cici

What a fabulous combo! LOVE the white lines to help cut up the reflection int he water!




Carole has used the following image:

The Beach from MiC

I love how you have broken up your reflection by creating your water with flicks of colour!




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

adding Reflections in Water!


Please note:

Now you don’t have to use a Make it Crafty image, but if you do you could win yourself
TWO Make it Crafty digi stamps!

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 your chosen colouring medium.
You MUST link to Make it Colourful


Submit your project by SATURDAY 9th July 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!


We are currently trialling a different commenting system where we share our thoughts with the top three and honourable mentions each Tuesday!
Please stop back to see what we share each Tuesday and you may be in our top 3 or honourable section.




  1. Corry July 2, 2011 at 11:29 pm - Reply

    HOLY WOW! I am always so amazed to pop in here and look at the amazing DT creations! Truly talented buncha ladies! OMG ! I just want to reach out and touch those water images! Well done team!

  2. Alina July 3, 2011 at 5:15 am - Reply

    Ladies, these are stunning, I love all of them!!!!!!!!! My compliments again!
    Vicky, congratulations, enjoy it!
    Hugs, Alina

  3. Dorcas July 3, 2011 at 8:40 am - Reply

    Wow! Awesome work by the DT!!

  4. LindaS July 3, 2011 at 5:49 pm - Reply

    Gorgeous creations/inspiration. You girls really rocks. Love the images too.

  5. Tracey M July 5, 2011 at 9:14 pm - Reply

    Oh wow these are great! i am not even going to attempt this, i wouldnt have the faintest idea even where to start! You guys rock!

  6. Helen July 8, 2011 at 3:26 am - Reply

    Very inspirational cards girls & welcome to Vicky!

    I’m afraid my water & reflections could use a little work ….water scares me!!! I am getting the hang of it more now though thank you.

    Brit squeezes to you all xx

  7. Ardilla July 8, 2011 at 4:17 am - Reply

    WOW… this is so difficult, right???
    I don´t think this week I’ll try… hehe… but I’ amazed at the DT work!

  8. Alison July 8, 2011 at 12:30 pm - Reply

    wow.. what amazing DT creations.. 🙂 I just love it.. I wish I had a MIC image to go along with this challenge.. HOW FUN!! 🙂 HUGS

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