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Color Fusers Blog Hop: September 2016 – Part 1

Welcome to the first week of the September COLOR FUSE BLOG HOP!  Twice a month on the first and third Monday’s we’ll be bringing you inspiration through color!  September’s hops will feature four gorgeous colors.

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I picked a stamp set you may not have thought of for this set of colors.

Live Love Grow Mini Treat Bag becreativewithnicole.com

LIVE, LOVE, GROW is a favorite of mine!  I just love the sweet succulents and sentiments.  I know you would typically think of this set being in neutrals and greens, but I love the idea of throwing in a Sweet Sugarplum succulent along with the Mint Macaron plants.

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To make this a beautiful but functional card, I added a birthday greeting inside along with a couple more succulents.

Live Love Grow

Let’s delve into the nitty gritty and talk about how all the colors from the challenge were used.  Obviously I love SWEET SUGARPLUM, I used it for the card base and one of the succulent plants.  It’s a great light purple that reminds me of the old Pale Plum that Stampin’ Up! had years ago when I first started stamping.  MINT MACARON comes into play with the other plants.  This pale green is such a lovely color and is a great stand out against the plum.  I added in the other two colors as accents.  FLIRTY FLAMINGO is used only with the ribbon for the inside card and the die cut “love” in my sentiment.  It works really well with the card and really adds that little bit of contrast that was needed.  Lastly, RICH RAZZLEBERRY was used with the small flowers on the largest plant.  I used the TREE BUILDER PUNCH to get the tiny flower that would work with the size plants in my terrarium.

Live Love Grow inside card

The inside is embellished a little with the lovely plants and a fun birthday greeting that is a combination of SUNSHINE SAYINGS and LIVE,LOVE,GROW.

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If you haven’t tried these MINI TREAT BAG cards, I highly encourage you to!  They are a bit smaller than a typical card so even though they are more 3D, they still fit into the Stampin’ Up! envelopes.  It’s a great way to step up you card making for the WOW factor.  If you’d like to give this style of card a try, check out the supply list below and click on any of the items you would like to order or know more about.

Product List

2014-2016 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack

2014-2016 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack
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Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad*

Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Pad*
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I hope you have gotten some inspiration from my creation today.  There’s still lots more to see.  You can click on each of the links below to visit all of the talented stampers on our Color Fusers Design Team.

Patty Bennett

Heather Osborne

Nicole Tugrul <<<<<<<<You are here!

Paola Phillips

Jo Anne Hewins

Melissa Kerman

Robin Messenheimer

Pat Ertman

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Rainbows

Welcome to another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  This week our theme is SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW.

Another fun theme for this month and another watercolor card to share!  I am officially obsessed with watercolor!  Now it’s been three Saturday’s in a row with this style of cards.

Over the Rainbow by becreativewithnicole.com

Tons of color of course for a rainbow themed card!  And every bit of color you see was done with ink pads and an aqua painter.

Over the Rainbow

The blue sky was created with Dapper Denim ink and allowed to dry while I worked on the other elements.  The word “RAINBOW” was next, it was heat embossed in black so the colors would stay put in each block letter.  Even the word “sunshine” was die cut from watercolor paper then Daffodil Delight ink was added.  I made some areas darker for the lovely contrast.

Over the Rainbow by becreativewithnicole.com

This is most definitely a happy card and a really fun one to create!  I have all the supplies listed below if you’d like to give this a try and make your own watercolor rainbow card.

SUPPLIES:

STAMPS:  Over the Rainbow, Sprinkles of Life, Sunshine Sayings

INKS:  Versa Mark, Real Red, Tangerine Tango, Daffodil Delight, Emerald Envy, Pacific Point, Island Indigo, Dapper Denim, Eggplant Envy

PAPER: Watercolor, Glimmer, Basic Black, Whisper White

ACCESSORIES:  Sunshine Wishes Thinlits, Tree Builder Punch, Aqua Painter, Silver Embossing Powder, Black Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Embossing Buddy, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Trimmer, Bone Folder, SNAIL

Next, let’s check out what the rest of the Design Team has for us today. Click Previous to visit the very talented Mary Brown and Next to see the very talented Debbie Henderson.

Thanks for hopping with us, we love inspiring you!  Happy Stamping!

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Color Fusers Blog Hop: August 2016-Part 2

Welcome to the second part of the August Blog Hops with the Color Fusers Design Team!  This month we are featuring a super gorgeous color combination of Cherry Cobbler, Watermelon Wonder and Smokey Slate.  Be sure to click on the links below to visit all the blogs for tons of fabulous inspiration!

August Color Fuse

I went with my favorite style of the moment, CLEAN AND SIMPLE!  A perfect stamp to do this with is the new SUNSHINE SAYINGS.

sunshine sayings

I used the coordinating thinlits to create a clean look in just 10 minutes!

Sunshine Sayings becreativewithnicole.com

Love the whimsical look of these thinlits!  I went with Smokey Slate for my card base to the Watermelon Wonder heart and Cherry Cobbler sentiment would pop against it.  Extra stamping was required to complete the sentiment.  I added in “& hugs” below with Basic Gray Archival Ink and embossed “sending” in white to add above.  I love the different textures and colors combined together….very fun!

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Give this wonderful color combination a try, it’s a keeper!  Below is a list of all the Design Team members so you can visit each of them for more inspiration.  Thanks so much for hopping with us today and exploring the power of color!

Patty Bennett

Jason Loucks

Heather Osborne

Nicole Tugrul <<<<<<< You are here!

Tammy Civello

Paola Phillips

Jo Anne Hewins

Melissa Kerman

Robin Messenheimer

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