February 2023 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

February 2023 Color Challenge

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and February 2023 Color Challenge!

If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Melanie Hockin’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 February 2023 Color Challenge is Calypso Coral, Pale Papaya, and Balmy Blue.

For my project, I’ve used the Petal Park and Happy Labels Bundles that are in the January to April mini-catalog! I’ve also used the Split Die Textures dies from the Annual Catalog.

Check out the February 2023 Color Challenge and Blog Hop! My project features new products from the January to April 2023 mini-catalog.

To create this card you’ll stamp and punch the flowers in three different color combinations. There are lots of flowers on this card but the good news is that you’ll be stamping and punching out sets of three flowers at a time, so it’s really pretty quick. Each image is created with two different, layered images.

  • For the blue flowers the outline image was stamped with Balmy Blue ink and for the inside image, I used second ink in the same color. This is called two-step stamping.
  • For the lightest flowers, I used Pale Papaya with first and second ink.
  • The darker orangy flowers were created using Calypso Coral ink for the outline image and Pale Papaya ink for the inside of the flower.
Check out the February 2023 Color Challenge and Blog Hop! My project features new products from the January to April 2023 mini-catalog.

For the centers of the flowers, I’ve used two different embellishments to coordinate with the respective colors. Elegant Faceted Gems were used for the orangy flowers and Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins in blue were used for the Balmy Blue flowers.

Check out the February 2023 Color Challenge and Blog Hop! My project features new products from the January to April 2023 mini-catalog.

The sentiment used here comes from the Happy Labels Stamp Set. It’s heat embossed in white and punched on both ends with the Happy Labels Pick A Punch.

Check out the February 2023 Color Challenge and Blog Hop! My project features new products from the January to April 2023 mini-catalog.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my February 2023 Color Challenge project!

You’ll find dimensions and a complete supply list at the end of this post. Thanks for spending some time with me today and Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


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

The next stop is Sue Vine‘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 Melanie Hockin’s blog.

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Color Fusers Blog Hop Team:

Stacey Marsh

Tami Hewlett

Melanie Hockin

Melissa Kerman – You Are HERE

Sue Vine

Brenda Nelson

Bonnie O’Neil


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Project Dimensions

  • Pale Papaya Card Body: 4-¼” x 11″
  • Basic Black Layer: 4″ x 5-¼”
  • Balmy Blue Layer: 3-⅞” x 5-⅛”
  • Basic White Inside Piece: 5-¼” x 4″
  • Basic Black Sentiment Piece: 1-⅞” x ½”
  • Scraps in Blue Textured Shimmer Paper & Like An Animal Specialty Paper for tiny strips
  • Basic White scraps for punched flowers

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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!

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