Challenge #26 – Colouring Hair (NOT normal colours!!)

MakeitColourful July 16, 2011 13

Hi Everyone!!

We’re back with another challenge and this time it is an EASY FUN one!!! It’s time to get creative!!!


Our sponsor for this week’s challenge  is:
The lovely Elaine, owner of Quixotic Paperie

Quixotic Paperie was started in 2009 by Elaine Hughes and stocks a variety of crafty stash.  If Elaine loves it, you will probably find it in stock!
Stamping and colouring are Elaine’s favourite craft pastimes, and so you will find a large selection of rubber stamps from different companies including: SCACD Stamps (Elisabeth Bell, Victoria Case and Carmen Medlin), Whimsy Stamps, Paper Makeup Stamps, The Greeting Farm, Stempelglede and more!

Elaine has generously offered a £10 gift voucher to spend in
her store Quixotic Paperie to the lucky winner!


The challenge this week is…..

Colouring Hair

OT in normal colours!

No browns, blondes, blacks or Copperheads!

We want you to go CRAZY!! Pick the wildest colours and have some fun!


The team had heaps of fun with this one too!


Our fabulous guest


Vicky used the following images:

Rainbow Dandelion, Sitting Jane, Ribbon Swing, Stairway to Heaven & Peaches of Plenty


Peaches of Plenty is also available in rubber from Quixotic Paperie



Jane used the following images:

Sophie Daydreaming & Park Bench for Two



Barbara used the following images:

Whimsical Log from MiC &
Adela and Dida from Little Miss Muffet Stamps
(Barbara drew that fairy!!)

The Whimsical Log is also available in rubber from Quixotic Paperie



Viv has used the following images:

Sitting Annalise & Rise & Shine



Debbie has used Zoe Celebrates



Tracy uses the following images:

Eerie Scene and Crooked Picket Fence



Carole has used the very new ‘Victorian Chaise



Elaine has used the cute little sprite Cici.

Soon available in rubber from Quixotic Creations!!


Talk about WOW!! These girls just blow me away each and every week!



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



Please note:

You don’t have to use a Make it Crafty images, 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 23rd 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. Helen July 16, 2011 at 8:17 pm - Reply

    Wow more fabulous cards from the DT!
    Another fun challenge. I’m having a pj’s day today so may just get my pens out later!!
    hugs x

  2. Christi Hicks July 16, 2011 at 10:11 pm - Reply

    Love those wacky hairdos. Reminds me of my son when he was a teenager. Had green hair, then blue hair lol.

  3. Craftyanny July 17, 2011 at 12:45 am - Reply

    Fabulous cards girls, they’re all brilliant.
    Are you commenting on the entries though? I entered last week and didn’t receive a comment at all.
    I know how busy it is to be on a DT but there are 13 of you!
    Anne x

  4. Shelby July 17, 2011 at 12:48 am - Reply

    Thanks for the push I needed to try something new!!!

  5. MakeitColourful July 17, 2011 at 12:49 am - Reply

    Hi Anne,
    At the moment we are trialling a different system over the summer holidays. If you look just above the entry form it states:


    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.

    I am sorry if you were upset by this. Many of the team members have children and I really want them to spend as much time with their children as they can during the holidays. This is why the examples are sparce and we haven’t been actively commenting.

    hugs xxoo

  6. Alina July 17, 2011 at 7:12 pm - Reply

    absolutely beautiful cards, ladies, amazing colouring!
    hugs, Alina

  7. Happy Days July 18, 2011 at 12:27 am - Reply

    Fantastic DT samples, thank you for taking the time to share.

    I’m new to here, Vicky persuaded me to come join in and join you on FB, but I’m wayyyy outta my depth – LOL!! I’m off to look at more of your fab tutorials and practice colouring (think I need to get me some copics though!).

    Claire x

  8. Nerdette Stephanie July 21, 2011 at 1:02 am - Reply

    Hi Ladies,

    Inspired as usual by all of your talents.

    I was hoping to make a request. I know that the challenge are most likely set up in advance, but I was hoping that sometime down the line, you might consider doing a background challenge ie. clouds, ground etc. I would love to see some tutorials, you guys make the background look effortless, I can only make mine look contrived.

  9. April July 21, 2011 at 11:46 am - Reply

    This was a fun challenge and I loved coloring this image…I think I will be coloring more wild hair in the future.


  10. Sharette July 21, 2011 at 5:37 pm - Reply

    soo glad I found your challenge.. I love doing different hair coloring technique.. Great work for the DT

  11. Sharette July 21, 2011 at 6:02 pm - Reply

    Sorry I posted the Wrong pic and can’t delete Now. (it still takes you to the correct post with a correct back link to this blog..

  12. Sharette July 22, 2011 at 4:27 am - Reply

    Again sorry that I posted the wrong picture ( BUT it does take you to the Right post…

    Here is my link to my post

  13. Michelle July 23, 2011 at 7:39 am - Reply

    Some beautiful cards from the DT, I’m loving your challenges really making me work on different techniques and learning new tips along the way. Thank you!

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