Color Fusers Blog Hop for September 2021

It’s time for our September Color Fusers Blog hop! This month, we have a special combo, where each designer can use any color we choose with black and white! I LOVE black and white on it’s own, but I also love adding a pop of color as well. One of my favorite colors to use with black and white is Cherry Cobbler, so I decided to go with that!

One of my favorite bundles from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog is the Color & Contour Bundle. I have used this bundle more than any other since the new catalog came out! The bundle includes both the Color & Contour Photopolymer stamp set, as well as the Scalloped Contour Dies. The dies include dies to cut the flowers in the stamp set, but also includes a nice selection of scalloped edge layering pieces that look great on any project! Take a look at the full bundle below:

To make my card, I used Basic Black cardstock for the base. I added a Basic White middle layer, and Cherry Cobbler top layer. I stamped three flowers onto the right side of the Cherry Cobbler piece in Cherry Cobbler ink, then stamped one in StazOn Black onto a small piece of white. I stamped over the black outline with the fill in stamp in Cherry Cobbler ink, and then cut out the flower on my Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine, as well as the Basic White scalloped rectangle. I assembled the white layers with the Cherry Cobbler, wrapped a piece of the Black and White Gingham 1/4″ ribbon around it, and tied a bow. I then adhered everything to the base. Next, I added the flower with Stampin’ Dimensionals, stamped the sentiment (from the Biggest Wish Photopolymer Stamp Set), and punched it with the Double Oval Punch. I then adhered the sentiment with dimensionals as well. Finally, I added a few rhinestones, and the card was complete!

Measurements for this card are as follows:

Basic Black cardstock card base: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches (scored at 4-1/4 inches and folded in half)

Basic White cardstock middle layer: 4 x 5-1/4 inches

Cherry Cobbler cardstock top layer: 3-3/4 x 5 inches

Basic White scalloped layer: 2-1/4 x 3-3/4 inches

Basic White scraps for flower and sentiment piece

Please continue on to the next stop on our hop this month which is Melanie Hockin’s page! I’m sure she has something fun and pretty to share!

Thanks for stopping by!

Nicolle

Our full hop lineup for this month is as follows:

Bonnie O’Neill

Gail Ellis

Brenda Nelson

Melissa Kerman

Tami Hewlett

Nicolle Belesimo (YOU ARE HERE)

Melanie Hockin

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