July 2022 Color Challenge & Blog Hop!

July 2022 Color Challenge

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

My July 2022 Color Challenge project features the super cute Bottled Happiness Stamp Set. The color scheme is Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, and Smoky Slate, a color combination that I’d likely never put together, and yet, once again, I love the end result! LOL!

To build the focal element I used three different stamps.

The floral element was created using two different stamps that layer to create the finished image. Two-step stamping, like this, offers the benefits of coloring without the added time and effort to color each image in different colors.

My July 2022 Color Challenge project features the super cute Bottled with Happiness stamp set with Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, and Smoky Slate.

To get started you’ll stamp the bottle in Smoky Slate ink toward the bottom of the white cardstock.

NOTE: Make sure to leave enough space so the sentiment strip will fit below the bottle and still be on the white cardstock.

Next, I recommend stamping the larger floral image in the Poppy Parade just above, but close to the bottle. The third image includes both tiny flowers and foliage shapes. You’ll be stamping this image in Petal Pink ink.

TIP: To get the second image lined up perfectly over the first image, make sure that the tiny Petal Pink flowers are directly superimposed over the similarly shaped flower that was left white after stamping the first floral image. 

My July 2022 Color Challenge project features the super cute Bottled with Happiness stamp set with Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, and Smoky Slate.

After all the stamping is done, you can add a bit of Clear Wink of Stella.

I added Wink of Stella to the white spots on the bottle to give it a little shine. You may be able to see that in these photos.

As you can see below, the sentiment piece is just below the bottle so that it provides a bit of a shelf for the bottle. We don’t want the bottle to look like it’s floating in the air! The sentiment is stamped in Poppy Parade ink on the Petal Pink cardstock strip and then the ends were punched out with the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch. This piece is attached with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

My July 2022 Color Challenge project features the super cute Bottled with Happiness stamp set with Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, and Smoky Slate.

The Smoky Slate layer is dry embossed with the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing folder.

To give it a whitewashed look a White Craft Ink pad was lightly rubbed over the dry embossed surface. This is called the “direct to paper” technique. 

Tip: This white ink is different than the Classic Stampin’ Up! Ink pads in that it’s a Pigment-Based Ink. Classic pads are dye-based. Pigment inks take a while to dry so you’ll either want to set it aside to dry for a bit or gently dry it with your heat tool on the low setting.

My July 2022 Color Challenge project features the super cute Bottled with Happiness stamp set with Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, and Smoky Slate.

Once your piece is dry wrap some white Bakers Twine around the dry embossed piece three times, and tie it off so the knot is justified to the right side of the piece. Now all that’s left to do is to attach all the pieces together and the card is all done.

My July 2022 Color Challenge project features the super cute Bottled with Happiness stamp set with Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, and Smoky Slate.

While I only used the Bottled Happiness Stamp Set here (and not the coordinating punch) you should know that when you buy these two products as a bundle you’ll get them at a 10% discount!

My July 2022 Color Challenge project features the super cute Bottled with Happiness stamp set with Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, and Smoky Slate.

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

To recreate my project and/or purchase any of the products used here, check out the complete supply list and project dimensions at the end of this post.

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

Color Fusers Blog Hop
Color Fusers Blog Hop

Color Fusers Blog Hop Team:

Melissa Kerman – You Are HERE

Sue Vine

Tami Hewlett

Brenda Nelson

Bonnie O’Neil

Melanie Hockin

Janneke Dijkstra de Jong

Julie Kettlewell


More Going On Now


Click HERE to Shop in my Online Store Now!

Current Host Code:

MM4FYXFN

Become a Stamp Club Member and get a Free Class-To-Go and Free Products!

If your order is $150 or more Do NOT use the host code! You’ll get host rewards AND perks from me too!

Not sure how to apply the Host Code? Click HERE to learn more.


July to December 2022 Holiday Mini Catalog PDF is NOW LIVE!

July to December Mini Catalog

Sale-A-Bration is Going on NOW through 8/31/22!

Sale-A-Bration

Click to check out the 2022 – 2023 Annual Catalog PDF!

Catalog Cover

Project Dimensions

  • Poppy Parade Card Body: 4-¼″ x 11″
  • Basic White Focal Piece: 3″ x 4-¼″
  • Petal Pink Focal Backing: 3-3/16″ x 4-7/16″
  • Smoky Slate Layer: 4″ x 5-¼″
  • Petal Pink Sentiment Piece: ⅜” x 3-¾”
  • Whisper White Inside Piece: 4″ x 5-¼″

Product List:


Blog Categories: ,

Tags:

About Me Page

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 Hewlett says

    Beautiful card!!! Love the little details like the Wink of Stella and white highlights in the bricks.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

Stampin’ Up! Retiring List is HERE!

April 15, 2019
Posted in
Stampin' Up! Retiring List

Today is the day when we find out what products are officially retiring from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and from the 2018 – 2019 Annual Catalog. Once the Stampin’ Up! Retiring List comes out it’s important to purchase the products that you love ASAP! Anything on the retiring list is only available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! […]

Homemade Ink Pad and a Team Gift

April 14, 2019
Posted in ,,
Today's post features a homemade ink pad and a multifaceted gift, made with the To a Wild Rose Stamp Set, a sneek peek from the 2019 - 2020 Annual Catalog.

Today’s post features a homemade ink pad and a fun multifaceted 3-D gift, made with the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set. I’ve also used the To a Wild Rose coordinating dies. These products are a sneak peek from the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog! Here’s the case plus all the contents: I made this gift for my […]

Water coloring with Beach Happy!

April 12, 2019
Posted in ,
Today's project features the Beach Happy Stamp Set and the rectangle stitched framlits. Water coloring and the omitting markers technique are used.

Today’s project features the Beach Happy Stamp Set and the Rectangle Stitched Framelits. Water coloring and the Omitting Markers technique are used. This project was CASE’d (Copy and Share Everything) from Tami Hewlett a fellow design team member for the Color Fusers Blog Hop. I demonstrated this water coloring project in my weekly Facebook Live […]

Easy Card Making with Winter Woods

April 10, 2019
Posted in ,
Check out my easy card making idea, featuring a birch forest scene with the Winter Woods Stamp Set! Change the sentiment for an all purpose card design!

Check out my easy card making idea, featuring a birch forest scene with the Winter Woods and Country Road Stamp Sets! This is one of my March / April Club and Free Card Kit Projects! I just love that this card is super simple to make, and the images are beautiful and so neutral, that […]

Dear Doily with Sponging

April 7, 2019
Posted in ,
Simple stamping and sponging are the techniques used on this card made with the Dear Doily Stamp Set. This is a Mar/April FREE Card Kit Program project!

Simple stamping and sponging are the techniques used on this card made with the Dear Doily Stamp Set. This is one of the March / April FREE Card Kit Program project. The Dear Doily Stamp Set is in the 2019 Occasions Catalog which retires on June 3, 2019. Most of the products in this catalog […]

Gingham Gala Tutorial Bundle Projects

April 5, 2019
Posted in ,
Check out my sneak peek of the April Simple Suite Stampers tutorial bundle that features the Gingham Gala product suite! I'll show 3 of the 8 projects!

Are you ready to see some fun projects from the April Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle? Each month we create a set of 8 tutorials that feature a specific Stampin’ Up! product suite. This months tutorial bundle includes projects made with the Gingham Gala product suite which is on pages 34 to 35 of the […]

Simple Card Making with Gingham Gala

April 2, 2019
Posted in ,
I'm excited to share this simple card making idea that uses the Butterfly Gala Bundle. It can be made using the stamp set OR the Botanical Butterfly DSP.

I’m excited to share this simple card making idea that uses the Butterfly Gala Bundle. It can be made using the stamp set OR the Botanical Butterfly DSP. The Butterfly Gala Bundle is part of the Gingham Gala product suite in the 2019 Occasions Catalog. This suite includes a variety of super fun products including […]

Color Fusers Blog Hop April 2019

April 1, 2019
Posted in ,,
Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and April Color Challenge! Todays card features a spring color palette and was inspired by a trio of chocolate bars.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and a Spring Color Palette! The color challenge this month is the perfect spring color palette to be playing with! These colors are so bright and cheerful, and just feel like spring to me! Where I live everything is starting to bloom, the weather is beautiful and I […]

Artistic Inspiration with Artistically Asian

March 29, 2019
Posted in ,
For today's project I found artistic inspiration from a fun, unconventional source. My card features the Artistically Asian and Beauty Abounds Stamp Sets.

Today’s card features the Artistically Asian and Beauty Abounds Stamp Sets. For this project, I found artistic inspiration from a fun, unconventional source! It was inspired by some product packaging for a line of cosmetics. Here’s a photo the cosmetics with my card: I can honestly say, I would never have thought to put these […]

Fun Fold Cards with Painted Seasons Set

March 24, 2019
Posted in ,
Today's fun fold cards were created using the Painted Seasons Stamp Set, which, is available as part of a FREE bundle during Sale-A-Bration (ends 3/31/19).

Today’s post features three cards made with the Painted Seasons Stamp Set. These fun fold cards are variations on a theme in three color schemes and two orientations. The stamping is pretty much the same but one is oriented landscape and the other is a portrait orientation. This first card was one of the three […]

Two Step Stamping with Beach Happy

March 22, 2019
Posted in ,,
Today's project features two step stamping, the rock n' roll technique and the Beach Happy Stamp Set for a fun, summery design anyone would love!

Today’s “Rewind/Redo” project features Beach Happy Stamp Set for a fun, summery design anyone would love! My Redo” project features two step stamping and the rock n’ roll technique. My original card is a Christmas card that I made when I first started as a demonstrator. For my original design, I’ve used a technique called […]

Creative Inspiration for Card Making

March 20, 2019
Posted in ,,
Today's post is all about finding creative inspiration from images in the world, to use in your card making. This was the swap theme for my team gathering!

Get ready for a real treat! Today’s post is all about finding creative inspiration from images in the world, to use in your card making. This was the swap theme for my team gathering and it was one of my all time favorite swaps! The best part was getting to know each of my team […]