April 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

Today's project features the Spotlight On Nature bundle. This project was created for the April 2024 Color Challenge and Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and April 2024 Color Challenge!

If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Stacy Marsh’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The color scheme for the April 2024 Color Challenge features Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green and Parakeet Party, one of the retiring 2022 – 2024 In Colors!

Today’s project features the Spotlight on Nature Bundle which includes beautiful images. This bundle is in the NEW 2024-2025 Annual Catalog that goes live on May 1, 2024. I absolutely adore this bundle!

Today's project features the Spotlight On Nature bundle. This project was created for the April 2024 Color Challenge and Blog Hop!

My focal image is stamped in Versamark, heat embossed in black and watercolored with the three color challenge colors. The sentiment is heat embossed in white on basic black cardstock and then fussycut with paper snips.

The Blends are my absolute favorite coloring method. The coloring is a bit quicker than some other methods plus they allow me to do some simple shading which makes me feel like an artist.

Today's project features the Spotlight On Nature bundle. This project was created for the April 2024 Color Challenge and Blog Hop!

I’ve used a bit of black and white checked ribbon and some of the Inked Botanicals designer series paper for a pop of Calypso Coral. This designer paper is retiring on April 30th.

Today's project features the Spotlight On Nature bundle. This project was created for the April 2024 Color Challenge and Blog Hop!

On the focal piece I’ve stamped one of the textural images from the stamp set in Granny Apple Green. Plus I’ve stamped some leaf images on the Parakeet Party cardstock in the same color.

Today's project features the Spotlight On Nature bundle. This project was created for the April 2024 Color Challenge and Blog Hop!

I took the design to the inside too as you can see here.

Today's project features the Spotlight On Nature bundle. This project was created for the April 2024 Color Challenge and Blog Hop!

Here’s a peek at the Spotlight On Nature Bundle:

Today's project features the Spotlight On Nature bundle. This project was created for the April 2024 Color Challenge and Blog Hop!

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my April 2024 Color Challenge project!

Thanks for spending some time with me. Have a great day and Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


Continue along on the blog hop so you don’t miss out on any of the fun!

The next stop is Heather Thomas’s blog. I know you’ll enjoy what she’s got to share!

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If you want to go back instead click below to see Stacey Marsh’s blog.

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Color Fusers Blog Hop Team:

Melissa Kerman – You Are HERE

Heather Thomas

Sue Vine

Tami Hewlett

Brenda Nelson

Janneke Dijkstra de Jong

Kim McGillis

Melanie Hockin

Bonnie O’Neil

Stacey Marsh


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