December 2022 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

December 2022 Color Challenge

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and December 2022 Color Challenge!

If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Sue Vine‘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 December 2022 Color Challenge is Basic Black, Merry Merlot, and Smoky Slate. Today’s project features the Desert Details Bundle which will be available to purchase on 1/5/22.

The color scheme for the December 2022 Color Challenge is Basic Black, Merry Merlot, and Smoky Slate. Today's project features the Desert Details Bundle which will be available to purchase on 1/5/22.

To create this card I actually made my own stamp using fun foam.

My stamp was made with two die-cut fun foam pieces in the same shape. I simply glued them together using multipurpose liquid glue. Here are my two pieces as I was putting this stamp together.

The color scheme for the December 2022 Color Challenge is Basic Black, Merry Merlot, and Smoky Slate. Today's project features the Desert Details Bundle which will be available to purchase on 1/5/22.

After they were attached, I used a piece of cling mount adhesive (cuttings from when assembling the set) on the back of the homemade stamp so it would cling to the acrylic block.

I really love this shape and so making my own stamp was an easy way to be able to create a fun background pattern. In the photo below I’ve shown the die and the stamp that I made.

The color scheme for the December 2022 Color Challenge is Basic Black, Merry Merlot, and Smoky Slate. Today's project features the Desert Details Bundle which will be available to purchase on 1/5/22.

The images on the left and right were stamped using Versamark and the Stamparatus for precise placement. Then they were heat embossed using black embossing powder. The sentiment is heat embossed with silver embossing powder and mounted onto the silver foil die-cut piece. The whole element is attached to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The color scheme for the December 2022 Color Challenge is Basic Black, Merry Merlot, and Smoky Slate. Today's project features the Desert Details Bundle which will be available to purchase on 1/5/22.

The Desert Details bundle shown below is in the January to April 2023 mini-catalog that goes live January 5, 2022.

I can’t wait to play with this set some more!

The color scheme for the December 2022 Color Challenge is Basic Black, Merry Merlot, and Smoky Slate. Today's project features the Desert Details Bundle which will be available to purchase on 1/5/22.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my December 2022 Color Challenge project!

Thanks for spending some time with me today and Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


Be sure to continue along on the blog hop so you don’t miss out on any of the fun!

The next stop is Tami Hewlett 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 Sue Vine‘s blog.

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Color Fusers Blog Hop Team:

Janneke Dijkstra de Jong

Sue Vine

Melissa Kerman – You Are HERE

Tami Hewlett

Brenda Nelson

Melanie Hockin

Stacey Marsh

Bonnie O’Neil


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Project Dimensions

  • Basic Black Card Body: 4-¼″ x 11″
  • Smoky Slate Layer: 4″ x 5-¼”
  • Basic Black Focal Backing: 3″ x 5-¼”
  • Merry Merlot Piece: 2-13/16″ x 5-¼”
  • Basic Black Sentiment: 3-⅝” x ½”
  • Whisper White Inside Piece: 4″ x 5-¼″
  • Silver Foil scrap for die-cut piece

Product List:

Desert Details Bundle Item #160532 – Available to purchase on January 5, 2022


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I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

Comments

  1. Tami says

    Melissa, You are so clever to create your own stamp with a die!!! I absolutely adore your card. The center looks like a Native American blanket, the colors are just perfect!

    • Melissa Kerman says

      I love that you enjoyed seeing this card and are inspired to make your own stamp too! There are so many creative possibilities when you can use dies to make stamps. So fun right?!

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