September 2021 Color Challenge

September 2021 Color Challenge

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and September 2021 Color Challenge!

The color scheme for the September 2021 Color Challenge was really the easiest one ever! Being able to add in my own third color with black and white as the starting point was a piece of cake!

Check out the September 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! I'm featuring the Pretty Pumpkins Bundle & the Beautifully Penned Sale-A-Bration DSP.

I started by creating an ombre effect in Pumpkin Pie ink, with a Blending Brush, on a piece of Beautifully Penned designer paper (DSP).

All the patterns in this DSP are black and white making it super versatile and perfect for theSeptember 2021 Color Challenge! This paper is available Free with an order of $50 in merchandise during Sale-A-Bration. You’ll find all the details about Sale-A-Bration later in this post!

Check out the September 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! I'm featuring the Pretty Pumpkins Bundle & the Beautifully Penned Sale-A-Bration DSP.

Next, I heat embossed my pumpkin with Black Embossing powder on Pumpkin Pie cardstock. Both the black and heat embossed pumpkin were die-cut with the coordinating dies from the Detailed Pumpkins set of dies. My black die-cut pumpkin is attached using multipurpose liquid glue.

Check out the September 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! I'm featuring the Pretty Pumpkins Bundle & the Beautifully Penned Sale-A-Bration DSP.

Some Pumpkin Pie ink was sponged on the edges of the die-cut pumpkin and I also sponged the edges of the sentiment piece and the triangle piece in the lower left-hand corner. This triangle was created by simply cutting a 2-1/8″ circle from point to point.

Here’s a close-up of the heat-embossed pumpkin which is also popped up on Dimensionals. I just love the detail in this pumpkin! It’s my favorite image in the set!

Check out the September 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! I'm featuring the Pretty Pumpkins Bundle & the Beautifully Penned Sale-A-Bration DSP.

This card was so easy and quick to make too!

Check out the September 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! I'm featuring the Pretty Pumpkins Bundle & the Beautifully Penned Sale-A-Bration DSP.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my September 2021 Color Challenge project!

Check out the September 2021 Color Challenge & Blog Hop! I'm featuring the Pretty Pumpkins Bundle & the Beautifully Penned Sale-A-Bration DSP.

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.

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 Tami Hewlett’s blog. I know you’ll enjoy what she’s got to share!

Color Fusers Blog Hop
Color Fusers Blog Hop

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Gail Ellis

Brenda Nelson

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Tami Hewlett

Nicolle Belesimo

Melanie Hockin

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Project Dimensions

  • Pumpkin Pie Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Beautifully Penned Designer Paper: 3-13/16″ x 5-1/16″
  • Basic Black Layer: 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • White Sentiment Piece: 1″ x 3-1/8″
  • Pumpkin Pie for Corner Triangle: 2-1/8″ x 2-1/8″
  • Whisper White Inside Piece: 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Pumpkin Pie and Black scraps for die-cut pumpkins

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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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