November 2021 Color Challenge

November 2021 Color Challenge

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop andNovember 2021 Color Challenge!

I’m not quite sure why but I just love the November 2021 Color Challenge! I guess it’s because the colors are so rich and warm! It was so fun to create today’s cards and I hope you love both of them. These projects feature the new Eden’s Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item from the January to June 2022 mini-catalog. It will be available for customers to purchase starting tomorrow, 11/2. Wahoo!

For this first card design, I used all the small foliage images in the Eden’s Garden Stamp Set to sort of create my own designer paper. I love all these delicate images. They are each unique and beautiful in their own way.

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

For most of the images, I used just first inking but for the images in Cinnamon Cider and Misty Moonlight, I used first and second ink to add a bit of dimension and interest. I also added three “Wonderful Gems” in two different sizes. They’re clear with little gold flecks so they add a touch of subtle bling. Here’s a close up of this lovely little gem!

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

Speaking of bling, do you see the small strip of Gold Specialty paper in behind the sentiment? I absolutely ADORE this paper and think it adds a lovely elegant touch to this card. The sentiment comes from the Eden’s Garden Stamp Set. It is heat embossed with white embossing powder and the ends were punched using the Lovely Labels Pick A Punch.

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

All in all this card is quick and easy to make. Everything is attached with regular adhesive or glue dots except for the Early Espresso layer which is attached to the front of the card with dimensional. Easy peasy!

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

My second card is simply a variation on the first design.

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

For this version, the largest floral image in the set was added into the mix. I didn’t want it to take center stage so made sure to just use parts of the image on three of the edges.

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

Just like on the first card, some images were stamped only with first ink, and others were stamped with both first and second ink. Plus I’ve used Blending Brushes to add some background color over and around all the images.

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

For this design, I also brought in the 2020 – 2022 In Color Square Gems. Can you see how they have facets that catch the light? I was so excited to use these lovely gems to flank the corners of my design. I’ve had them for quite some time and this was the perfect use for them!

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.
Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

The layout is exactly the same as the first card and the pieces are attached in the same way. Again, this was a quick and easy card to make, maybe even easier than the first one!

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my two cards today using the November 2021 Color Challenge colors!

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

As a reminder, the Eden’s Garden product collection will be available to purchase starting November 2, 2021!

Make sure to check out this product collection, plus find out about the NEW Eden’s Garden Stamp Camp To Go, later in this post!

Check out the November 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! My projects feature the new Eden's Garden Stamp Set which is an early release item.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my November 2021 Color Challenge projects!

You’ll find a complete supply list and project dimensions at the end of this post if you’d like to purchase any of these products. Just remember, you won’t be able to buy the Eden’s Garden products yet so links to these products will not be found below, but you’ll be able to find them easily in my online store starting tomorrow. 🙂

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 Brenda Nelsons 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

Brenda Nelson

Melanie Hockin

Tami Hewlett

Jo Anne Hewins

Gail Ellis

Bonnie O’Neill


The Eden’s Garden collection includes the stamp set and dies that you see below plus three additional products that are only available while supplies last…

These limited time only products include the Ever Eden Specialty designer paper, Ever Eden Cotton paper, and the Garden Gems. Plus you can order the whole collection with just ONE ITEM CODE! Here’s the code: 160849

Edens Garden Stamp Camp
Edens Garden Consumable Products

You should also know…

The Eden’s Garden Stamp Camp To Go is happening now!

Four of the Maker’s Mojo Design Team members have collaborated to create a set of 12 projects featuring the wonderful Eden’s Garden product collection! You can get project kits in the mail OR buy the PDF Only. Click on the project sneak peeks graphic below to learn more about this Stamp Camp!

Edens Garden Stamp Camp To Go Sneak Peeks

More Going On Now

  • Eden’s Garden Stamp Camp To Go ! RSVP by 11/12! Click HERE to learn more and register.
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  • GET PERKS when you Place Orders through my online store! Receive FREE Project Kits. Click HERE for more details.
  • Earn Loyalty Leaves with your purchases in my Online Store! Cash them in for FREE Stampin’ Up! products! Click HERE to learn more.
  • Join me for my next Facebook Live Event on Thursday 11/11/21 at 6 pm EST. Find me on Facebook by clicking here: Melissa’s Crafting Treehouse Facebook Page

Click HERE to Shop in my Online Store Now!

Current Hostess Code:

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If your order is $150 or more Do NOT use the hostess code! You’ll get hostess rewards AND Free Card Kits too!

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


See the July to December 2021 Mini Catalog PDF by clicking below.

Jul to Dec 2021 Mini-Catalog

Click to check out the 2021 – 2022 Annual Catalog PDF!

2021-2022 Annual Catalog Cover

Project Dimensions

  • Merry Merlot Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Misty Moonlight Piece: 5-1/2″ x 3-1/4″
  • Basic White Focal Piece: 3-3/8″ x 4-5/8″
  • Early Espresso Focal Backing: 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″
  • Misty Moonlight Sentiment Piece: 3/4″ x 2-5/8″ (Card #2 Only)
  • Gold Metallic Speciality Paper: 5/16″ x 2-7/8″ (Card #2 Only)
  • Whisper White Inside Piece: 4″ x 5-1/4″

Product List:

Eden’s Garden Collection of products is available to purchase on November 2, 2021

  • Eden’s Garden Bundle Item #157832
  • Ever Eden Speciality Designer Paper Item #159996
  • Ever Eden Cotton Paper Item #159997
  • Garden Gems Item #159277

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