Sunday, 24 June 2012

WEEK 3 - SUMMER OF COLOUR - BASEBALL NUT

Morning one and all, I finished off the mail art yesterday for Week 3's challenge on Summer of Colour - head over to Twinkle Twinkle to find out more, as suspected I'm now creating sets of mail art which by the time the challenge finishes will mean I have 36 pieces of mail art to send to people, now I'll just need a long list of people who'd actually like to receive one!

I'm enjoying playing with colours that I seem to have forgotten about or potentially not worked with previously, baseball nut as an ice cream is vanilla and dark raspberries with a hint of pale beige (being the nut bit) so that was my base.






And these altogether look like
Once again I managed to use images that I've had an absolute age and never thought I'd get to use which is brilliant can't wait to see what ice cream we get for week 4 - I'm going to be really sad when this challenge stops?

38 comments:

  1. Boy! You nailed another color set! The backgrounds all look so appetizing (even when relating to blood). My favorites are the ballerinas and the mail art ones. I think it's hard enough to pull off one for the challenge, but you blow me away that you can come up with so many!!

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  2. Fabulous! I'd ever heard of "baseball nut" but it's a great colour combo!
    Loving the mail art.....hint, hint.....lol!
    Hugs xx

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  3. This is a beautiful colour combo and yet again you've totally nailed it with your gorgeous Mail Art, Virginia. If I was to choose a favourite (which is difficult because they are all brill), I would pick the first one which, for me, is particularly striking. It'll cost a fortune to send all these, yikes!!

    xx

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  4. OMG these are more gorgeous than the last set!!! Do you work straight onto the postcard? or make the art and then print a photo onto the card? Would be a lovely way to keep in touch with friends :D XXX

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  5. Great idea with the cards, I have been busy making grungy postcards over the weekend, too - fun. Love how the different images look so good on the coloured background! Valerie

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  6. Wonderful mail art, terrific work. Happy SOC, Annette x

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  7. Siper again, love the top one best. BJ

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  8. I am impressed with your use of things you have on hand. It's the perfect way to go and works great for the challenge. I can't believe you will be sending 36 of these to people. That would break my postage budget for a year (grin).

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  9. Wow - fabulous work - I love each piece - the backgrounds are beautiful and I love the images you chose - works really well as a set. Beautiful work.

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  10. Am shaking me head here and am in a fit of jealous rage (Ok maybe not rage but a definite jealous tizz) at your talent! How you use the same colour palette but they are all so different and so fabulous. I laughed aloud - seriously - at the vampire one!

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  11. Oh...these are amazing Virginia..very clever!!...you did a fantastic job with this weeks colours!! Jan x

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  12. Wonderful colors and wonderful art work--love how you used them in each piece--excellent!

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  13. Awesome! Love what you did with the faces & it's a complete fab piece.

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  14. these are fantastic - The colours are so lovely again this week and I love your funny comments on the bubble wrap and plastic bag ones!

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  15. Looks perfect! Love that color. :)

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  16. These are truly glorious pieces - love 'em!

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  17. very unique mail art creations! Wonderful! ~ ~ thanks, ^_^ (A Creative Harbor)

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  18. Love all the backgrounds you have created especially the swirly one. gorgeous.

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  19. I'm going to be really sad too! I love this, the background is lovely!

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  20. These are beautiful! Love the one with the bubble wrap!

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  21. What a creativity and what a beautiful art work. Marvelous colors and design.
    Lovely greet
    Marja

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  22. Wow, lovin all the mail art, they are fantastic! Have just caught up on all your posts..glad you had a good time away, seems like you have been busy with work, hope it calms down for you soon. Will do my best to take part in rockin this week, i have missed about 3 wks now...work has been way too hectic! x

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  23. These are fantastic! Even better knowing you used up some of your stash (that is such a great feeling for me when I do it)!

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  24. More STUNNING mail art Virginia... the baseball nut color combo looks amazing on your art pieces... and just LOVE the fabulous images you use... your work is incredibly beautiful...

    Hugs
    Jenny x

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  25. These are wonderful.... I love them all :)

    Karenx

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  26. Wow! They are really striking. You are very talented. Fantastic colours. Jenx

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  27. I just love how you put these together, so unique and stiking!

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  28. I love your mail art! Strangely enough (maybe?) I had never heard of it before I came to your blog!? But now I have learned that it is not a "new thing". Ha, ha! :) Anyways - what you do looks great! :)

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  29. Wonderful collage creations ~ very creative and expressive ~ thanks, ^_^ (A CreativeHarbor)

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  30. Love your artwork.They are all so pretty :) Denise

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  31. very nice takes on the theme!

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  32. Wow! So much hard work. I love the way you've tied them together with the backgrounds.

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  33. These are AMAZING! I love all the sayings you created to go with each image and how quirky each one is- LOVE these!

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  34. These are wonderful.. love each and every one.. the colors are gorgeous.. great job on this week's theme...

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  35. REally, really cool images. Come by for a visit
    http://georgie-hornpuddinnpie.blogspot.com/2012/06/freaking-friday-fantabulous-giveaway.html

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