October 2019 Color Challenge

Today's projects were made for the Oct 2019 Color Challenge and Color Fusers Blog Hop.  This atypical design is made with the Beauty and Joy Stamp Set.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and October 2019 Color Challenge!

I love simple monochromatic designs and so was happy to play around with the October 2019 Color Challenge. The colors include Cajun Craze, Grapefruit Grove and one of the new 2019 – 2021 In Colors, Terra Cotta Tile. I have two cards to share with you today. They both feature the Beauty and Joy Stamp Set from the Holiday Catalog.

Now, before I created these cards I had been playing with this same stamp set for my October Simple Suite Stamper’s Tutorial Bundle project. For that project a used the set as designed, with a simple planter type focal piece. I loved the project, but for this one wanted to do something a bit different by playing around with one of the images in the set, in an atypical sort of way.

Today's projects were made for the Oct 2019 Color Challenge and Color Fusers Blog Hop. This atypical design is made with the Beauty and Joy Stamp Set.

I just love the shape of the planter image in the set. Plus, that little swirl in it is so sweet too!

Today's projects were made for the Oct 2019 Color Challenge and Color Fusers Blog Hop. This atypical design is made with the Beauty and Joy Stamp Set.

A few project details:

  • For this design, I simply started stamping my images in the center of my Very Vanilla cardstock and worked my way up and down to cover the whole piece. I aligned the tops and bottoms of each planter to create the pattern you see here.
  • The central row of planters was stamped using the Grapefruit Grove ink. The row above is Terra Cotta Tile and the top row is stamped in Cajun Craze. Then I simply stamped the other two rows continuing the pattern to cover the whole piece of cardstock.
  • The sentiment piece is created with the Tailored Tags Punch. To create the black edge I punched a tag from Basic Black cardstock, cut it in two the long way, and attached one piece to frame the top and another to show at the bottom.
  • Both the sentiment piece and larger black cardstock piece are attached to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

For my second card… I essentially did the same thing except I left some open space, to show the stair-step pattern, in the upper right-hand corner.

Today's projects were made for the Oct 2019 Color Challenge and Color Fusers Blog Hop. This atypical design is made with the Beauty and Joy Stamp Set.

I actually prefer this second card over the first one. It’s a little less busy without all the stamped sentiments and I like seeing the stair-step pattern since it’s not totally covered with stamped images.

For this version, I used the Basic Black Scalloped Edge Ribbon instead of the Black Satin ribbon, which I also prefer.

Today's projects were made for the Oct 2019 Color Challenge and Color Fusers Blog Hop. This atypical design is made with the Beauty and Joy Stamp Set.

I hope you like my two atypical designs made for the October 2019 Color Challenge and blog hop!


Today's projects were made for the Oct 2019 Color Challenge and Color Fusers Blog Hop.  This atypical design is made with the Beauty and Joy Stamp Set.

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

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

The next stop is Kelly Acheson’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:

Tami Hewlett

Jo Anne Hewins

Barb Mullikin

Sarah Wills

Bonnie O’Neill

Nicolle Belesimo

Melanie Hawkin

Melissa Kerman – You Are HERE

Kelly Acheson


More Going On Now

  • Creative Escape Event Registration Now Open! Live and Event-To-Go Options! Click HERE for more details. RSVP Deadline: 10/11/19!
  • New Technique Class Coming In October! Click HERE to learn about my exclusive technique classes!
  • Become a Newsletter Subscriber and get Special Perks plus FREE Downloads too! Click HERE to subscribe!
  • GET PERKS when you Place Orders through my online store! Receive FREE Project Kits. Click HERE for more details.
  • Join me for my next Facebook Live Event on Thursday 10/10/19 at 7 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:

RMKRGAZQ

Use the current hostess code to get Free Card Kits and other perks with your qualifying purchases!

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 Hostess Code? Click HERE to learn more.


See the NEW 2019 Holiday Catalog PDF below.

2019 Holiday Catalog

Check out the NEW 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog PDF below.

2019 - 2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog

Project Dimensions

Card #1:

  • Grapefruit Grove Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Basic Black Layer: 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″
  • Very Vanilla Stamped Piece: 3-11/16″ x 4-15/16″
  • Very Vanilla Inside Piece: 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″

Card #2:

  • Basic Black Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Very Vanilla Stamped Piece: 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″
  • Very Vanilla Inside Piece: 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″

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

    • Melissa Kerman says

      Thanks Jacqueline! Honestly, I was pretty proud of my “out of the box” thinking on this one. LOL! I’m glad you enjoyed it. I need to do more of that because it’s really fun! Have a great day and thanks for taking the time to comment!

Leave a Reply

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

Recent Posts

Color Fusers Blog Hop Jan 2019

January 7, 2019
Posted in ,,
Check out the Jan 2019 Color Fusers Blog Hop and Color Challenge! Projects feature the Beauty Abounds Bundle in the 2019 Occasions Catalog.

Welcome to the January Color Challenge for the Color Fusers Blog Hop! I hope you’re enjoying the blog hop so far! There are always lots of fun projects presented by the talented members of the Color Fusers Blog Hop team of designers! This is a monthly blog hop. We go live on the first Monday of each […]

Clean and Simple Cards

January 4, 2019
Posted in ,,
Check out these Clean and Simple cards made with the Floral Romance Specialty Designer Paper and more fun Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration products.

Yesterday’s Facebook Live event featured two clean and simple cards made with the Floral Romance product suite, the Butterfly Gala bundle, the Botanical Butterfly Designer Paper and the Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set. I love both of these clean and simple cards! One was CASE’d and the other is my version. So the card on the […]

Occasions Catalog and Product Shares

January 3, 2019
Posted in
Sale-A-Bration Brochure

The Occasions Catalog is now LIVE and the biggest promotion of the Stampin’ Up! has begun! There are so many fun new products in the Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure! Check out the projects and videos below to see some of my favorite new products. Plus, if you’re an email subscriber, I’ve got a special offer […]

Winter Card Ideas Make n’ Take

December 30, 2018
Posted in ,
I love winter card ideas that work for the holidays and other occasions too. The Farmhouse Christmas stamp set is perfect for this type of card.

I love winter card ideas that work for the holidays and other occasions too. The Farmhouse Christmas stamp set and product bundle is perfect for this type of card. This stamp set is retiring and will no longer be available after 1/2/19 (or while supplies last)! I found this card on Pinterest and just had […]

Rock and Roll Stamping Technique

December 28, 2018
Posted in ,
Today's project features lots of butterflies in a rainbow of colors, with the Gingham Gala Product Suite. The Rock and Roll Stamping Technique is shown.

Today’s project features lots of butterflies in a rainbow of colors, with the Gingham Gala Product Suite. The Rock and Roll Stamping Technique is used and demonstrated in my Facebook live video. Today’s project is called a Floating Card. I used five products from the Gingham Gala product suite, for my cards, including; the Butterfly Gala […]

DIY Gift Card Holder

December 23, 2018
Posted in ,
Today's DIY Gift Card Holder is made with the Christmas Pines & Buffalo Check Stamp Sets. The Sprig Punch is also featured. It's super easy to create!

This time of year having a few extra Gift Card Holders around is definitely handy. Plus, if you make it yourself it makes the gift that much more special. Today’s DIY gift card holder is made from scratch with some simple scoring, cutting and stamping. I’ve used the Christmas Pines and Buffalo Check Stamp Sets, […]

Double Layer Stamping Techniques

December 21, 2018
Posted in ,
In this post, learn how to do double layer stamping with a custom-made spectrum pad. This is one of those stamping techniques that produce a fun and interesting effect, while also being super simple. Project features the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and Blizzard Thinlits Die.

In this post, learn how to do double layer stamping with a custom-made spectrum pad. This is one of those stamping techniques that produce a fun and interesting effect, while also being super simple. The project today features the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and Blizzard Thinlits Die which is available as a bundle for a 10% discount. The […]

Simple Christmas Card Design

December 16, 2018
Posted in ,
This simple Christmas card design, features the Making Christmas Bright bundle and beautiful copper accents. The Joyous Noel DSP is used for punched bulbs.

Today’s simple Christmas card design is made with the Making Christmas Bright Bundle which includes the stamp set and the Christmas Bulb Builder Punch punch from the 2018 Holiday Catalog. This product bundle is retiring on 1/2/19. These products will still be available, just not as a bundle which saves you 10%! This project was one […]

Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!

December 14, 2018
Posted in ,,
Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

Today’s post features three projects made with the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up! and the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the Occasions catalog. These were the projects demonstrated in my 12/13/18 Facebook Live. There are three different versions of this card, one for the beginning crafter, one for the casual crafter and the last one […]

Elegant Homemade Christmas Cards

December 12, 2018
Posted in ,
Dashing Deer

It can be super easy to make elegant homemade Christmas cards! Today’s project uses simple stamping, some designer series paper, and gorgeous velvet ribbon! This card is made with the Dashing Deer Stamp Set and the Joyous Noel Designer Paper. The deer is just so elegant with the damask pattern. This image paired with the […]

Homemade Gift Packaging Ideas

December 9, 2018
Posted in ,
Check out these gorgeous homemade gift packaging ideas featuring the Frosted Floral product suite and silver gable boxes by Stampin' Up!.

Check out these gorgeous homemade gift packaging ideas featuring the Frosted Floral Product Suite and Silver Gable Boxes by Stampin’ Up!. These homemade gift packaging ideas were created for my Gift Packaging Stamp-a-Stack class. At this class, participants made three each of three types of gift packages. The project shared today is just one of those three […]

Easy Card Making Ideas – 6 Projects!

December 7, 2018
Posted in ,
Today's post features some super easy card making ideas that use the Stamparatus by Stampin' Up! Clean, simple and easy! Gotta love that!

The projects in today’s post are some easy card making ideas that were shared as part of my Facebook Live event on 12/6/18. All these cards are Sneak Peek projects as they are made with products from the Occasions Catalog. This new catalog doesn’t go live till 1/3/19! I’m calling the first few cards my […]