Challenge #27 – Colour your embellishments

MakeitColourful July 23, 2011 6


Hi Everyone,

What a fabulous week of Wacky hair colours! The girls and I have begun to vote and we are having a very tough time as you all had fabulous projects! Great to see you had fun with this one.

I’ll be sponsoring 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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This week I’m giving away Laser Cut Chippies!!

The winner will be able to select THREE of their choice. πŸ™‚


The Challenge!!

We want you to Colour your Own Embellishments.

You can paint em, colour them with markers, ink them, anything… as long as they are a different colour to what they were originally.

We’ll be back tomorrow with a fabulous tutorial
Sheila created on colouring your own glitter!!


The gorgeous team have done it again!!Β  πŸ™‚


Our fabulous July Guest




Chipboard covered in distress crackle paint, sentiment coloured with copics, flower coloured with distress inks and copics- looks very orange here but is more yellow IRL!

Viv used the following images:

Mushroom house and Hilly lane from Make it Crafty

hAnglar & stAnglar girl



I have used copics to change the colour of the mats, the chipboard corners, ribbon slider, the flower gems that are glued onto the chippie corners, and the flower sequins using shades from the image.

Carole has used the following images:
Summer Dreams
Swirly Corners chipboard & Fancy Ribbon Sliders
Chippie embossed with two coats of silver EP, clear gemstones coloured with R59 copic marker.
Sheila has used the following image:
Steampunk Treehouse
Pearls coloured with Copics, Lasercut Chipboard coloured with Frosted Aqua and Taffy Smooch.
Maria has used the following iamge:
Zoe Celebrates


Jen has used the following:
Zoe Celebrates

Embellishments: (1) Colored the ivory lace ribbon with YR18,
(2) colored the white Prima flowers with YR18, YR14, YR12 and Y23; and lastly
(3) painted the chippies with Silver Adirondack Acrylic Paint Dabber.
Kraftin Kimmie Stamps – Genevieve

Steampunk Flying Machine from Make it Crafty

Filigree Jewels chippies



coloured – lasercut chipboard with inkpads – black, white and gold

centre of white daffodils with copic ink E31 to match browns used on image

Annabelle from Make it Crafty

Fancy Ribbon Sliders & Gears Galore
We can’t wait to see you get creative with your coloured embellishments!!



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

colouring your embellishments!


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 30th 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 23, 2011 at 9:55 pm - Reply

    Fabulous creations & challenge girls as always. Hmmm what to do!!! This will be a challenge for me as everytime I try to colour chippies I end up sticking papers over!!!

  2. Alina July 23, 2011 at 11:45 pm - Reply

    Wow, ladies, my compliments again for your beautiful cards and the awesome colouring!
    Hugs, Alina

  3. Hazel July 24, 2011 at 2:27 am - Reply

    Fab crafting from the team. I don’t know what happened the first time I tried to link, but had to do it again, so please delete my first wrong one – sorry about that – thanks x

  4. Mary Lou July 26, 2011 at 3:34 pm - Reply

    Wow DT ~~You are ALL Amazing!!! Love the variation of ideas:) Zoe I Lurve your chippies~~want them all πŸ˜€
    Thanks so very much!!!

  5. Susan's Crafty Chaos July 26, 2011 at 5:45 pm - Reply

    Sorry ladies, I got so excited that I’d re-coloured some gems that I forgot all about the colouring images aspect of the challenge, so just ignore entry No.13 and hopefully I’ll have time to do something else πŸ˜€

  6. Susan G August 4, 2011 at 5:53 pm - Reply

    wow this was still open a few hours ago.
    her’s mine if you’d like to look:


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