January 2024 Color Challenge & Color Fusers Blog Hop

January 2024 Color Challenge

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

If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Brenda Nelson’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 January 2024 Color Challenge includes Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight, and Parakeet Party.

Today’s project features two stamp sets that will be available starting on January 4, 2024. The first is the Botanical Beauty Set from the January to April 2024 mini-catalog. The second one is called Heartfelt Hellos and will be available for Free with a qualifying purchase through February 29, 2024.

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

I’ve used all three inks on the Botanical Beauty background stamp and stamped onto a piece of watercolor paper.

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

The sentiment comes from the new Sale-A-Bration stamp set called Heartfelt Hellos! It was punched out using the Heartfelt Hexagons punch along with the piece behind it. I used a fun trick with my punch to get different size hexagons! Fun right?

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

When creating the front panel, I used a larger piece of cardstock than I expected to use so I would have a scrap for the inside.

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

Here is another version of my card in the same color scheme.

This one was made during my Facebook Live. I just had to mix things up a bit by using a different method for adding color to the stamp. Instead of using ink pads, I used sponge daubers to add my color. This allowed me to essentially color individual parts of the image. I also reoriented the card so the sentiment would be surrounded by the Melon Mambo flowers in a more pleasing way.

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

The sentiment here is heat embossed in black. In the Facebook Live I stamped it in Jet Black StazOn but after the live I decided to redo it because I wanted it to stand out a bit more against the bright, colorful background. In this next photo you can see the bold black sentiment.

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

A different embellishment was used on this version as well. These are the new Iridescent Foil Gems from the new mini-catalog. I love them! Some additional ribbons were added behind the sentiment on this card as well. It’s almost a completely different card and I love it!

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

All the details, tips and tricks will be in the PDF tutorial for this project. In my Facebook Live I showed some fun tips for using punches. Learn those tips in the PDF tutorial as well!

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

These cards were so quick and easy to make with the awesome Botanical Beauty background stamp! To get the complete supply list and project details make sure to subscribe to receive my weekly emails and receive a free PDF tutorial to make this project.

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

Here’s a peek at the Botanical Beauty and Heartfelt Hellos stamp sets:

The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

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

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 Sue Vine’s blog. I know you’ll enjoy what she’s got to share!

Color Fusers Blog Hop

If you want to go back instead click below to see Brenda Nelson’s blog.

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Color Fusers Blog Hop Team:

Melissa Kerman – You Are HERE

Sue Vine

Bonnie O’Neil

Janneke Dijkstra de Jong

Heather Thomas

Stacey Marsh

Melanie Hockin

Kim McGillis

Brenda Nelson


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Annual Catalog

The current Mini Catalog is Retiring on January 3, 2024!

Many retiring items are on sale! Click below to check out what’s retiring and what’s on sale!

Mini Catalog

The NEW January – April Mini Catalog is now LIVE! Click HERE to see the catalog!

Mini Catalog

Sale-A-Bration starts January 4th! Click HERE to learn more!

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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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