Sunday, 15 July 2012


Well here we are at the end of six weeks of fabulous challenges, I've thoroughly enjoyed this challenge the 'no rules' just go with the flow and create what you fancy challenge really works for me!  The final week finds us at a challenge to do with watermelon!  I was slightly apprehensive on this one, not for the mail art I've been creating but for the layouts I've been creating (not that I've shared any yet) mainly because the main colour was just one colour and I wondered how on earth I was going to manage to create a layout with predominantly one colour and a few chocolate chips -mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm - but of all the mail art and layouts I've created this one turned out to be the easiest.

As I've been sharing the mail art through these challenge here goes what I've created this week, however I will be sharing the layouts over the summer to see what you think!

 And finally the mail art created this week followed by the collection of the other challenges
Week 6
Week 1
 Week 2
 Week 3
 Week 4
 Week 5
So which is your favourite?  Or which set is your favourite?  Please let me know because I know the ones I enjoyed creating the most.

Now we've almost got to the end of the final school term, the six week holidays start this coming Friday - I'm wondering whether to stalk the Baskin Robbins website for six more colours - just to see me through - what do you think?

I hope everyone has enjoyed this challenge as much as I have and thank you to Kirstin for creating this great straight forward challenge!  If I don't see you before I'll see you all next year!


  1. These are really fabulous, so hard to choose a favourite.
    Love the colour combination of week 5.

  2. Wow this work is amazing - especially when viewed in full like this. Thanks for visiting me again. Rocking is a great theory and it works! I have got such strength from the positivity of the comments from everyone and sharing the rocks of other people. Thanks for hosting this brilliant idea. jenx

  3. They are all fabulous Virginia but I think my favourite is week two (mint choc). I just love the shades you have used and the images are super.

    Toni xx

  4. Another great week for your Mail Art, Virginia! This week is a very striking colour combo.

    How can you ask me to pick a favourite out of all them??!! Ok, I'll try and narrow it down....... ok, it's probably between weeks 1,2 and 3. Try and narrow it down some more? Ok, if you make me - week 1. It's such an unusual colour combo for you but it ROCKS! And out of week 1, I'd choose the one with the 2 ventriloquist dummy heads, slightly scary and very cool. Or the one with the pavlovas, mmmmmm :o)

    Summer of Color has been such fun and I'm really glad you joined in too.


  5. the yellow and pink totaolly

    the rest are awesome the yellow and pinks are inspired...

    have a good week, I have had such a tornado of a weekend hardly left the house - stuck at the Mac!

    I will be mailing your book and goodie bag
    tonight if I get to the PO in time


  6. I can't choose! You've done wonders with all the colours! Loving this week's so much!
    Hugs xx
    p.s. if you find any more flavours you could run your own challenge over the six weeks....just for us ...and, yes, I'd join in!

  7. these look so amazing all together - I'm torn between weeks 2, 3 and 5 for "favourites", but they are ALL awesome!! now what are you going to do with them all?? you need people to send them to (and a fortune's worth of stamps :D)

  8. Weeks 1, 3 and 5 for me and no, I'm not narrowing it down any more! :D

    I'm going to miss Summer of Colour! I don't know what happened last week but I missed it , however I know what I wanted to do for that week so I shall still do it, just wont be in the challenge. Not going to try and do it this week or I'll never get this weeks done (I'm learning!) But at least I do know what I'm doing this week!

    Love all your mail art! What a stack of yummy goodness you have there!

  9. Wow, this has been wonderful to watch you create! I think my fav(lying) I know my fav is from week 2, middle left, the ghostly dress flying free in a romantic sky. I think it is how I want to see Miss Haversham's spirit...finally finding love after a lifetime of heartbreak :D XXX

  10. This is really amazing work. So creative and so many paintings. marvelous
    Lovey greet

  11. I am torn between week 3 and 5- can't pick! So cool to see them all together!

  12. I think that I like the mint chocolate chip the best although all the sets are lovely.

  13. I think they are all fantastic but if I was pushed to choose I would have to say week 1 was my favourite. Not just the colours but I really love the images you chose for that set. They are all great though and I love this weeks set too.

  14. Lovely work, all of it! Hard to pick a fave - but for me, week 5, because I just love these colours. But perhaps week 2, too!? Valerie

  15. Loving all your wonderful mail art. Annette x

  16. This has definitely been a successful mission for you. It's so hard to pick a favorite, but I think it would have to be strawberry-lemonade. I love everyone in the series! Wild and Reckless is a close second. You have an incredible knack for picking just the right images, and I love your style of adding the black accents. I definitely think you need to keep it going!

  17. I really love the pink and yellow week 4.. WOW what wonderful artwork.. I have no idea how you created it but you are very expressive and talented. :-)

  18. I really love week 2 the yellow and pink... Such great artwork ... Very clever.

  19. I really love the pink and yellow week 4.. WOW what wonderful artwork.. I have no idea how you created it but you are very expressive and talented. :-)

  20. OMG, what have I been missing while I've been busy! WoW this style of creativity really does suit you. I bet your tickled pink with your AMAZING results, I know I would be! You Busy Bee you!

  21. That is so much fun. I love this week's story actually :). LOVELY characters. Hugs.

  22. They all look great, but week 2 is definitely my favorite!

  23. Week 2 and week 5 are my fav, the colours are fab! Of course I love all of them, but those two weeks really stand out! x