Ink & Inspiration Colour Challenge

Welcome to the Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop. You are currently visiting Melva Peters from Canada. 

The theme this month is a colour challenge using Evening Evergreen, Merry Merlot, Magenta Madness, Fresh Freesia and Highland Heather.  Such a pretty combination!  I used the Flowering Fields Bundle for my card.  


  1. Cut Evening Evergreen 4 1/4" x 11" and score at 5 1/2".  Fold on score line to form card base
  2. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  3. Cut Magenta Madness card stock 1 7/8" x 5 1/4"
  4. Cut Merry Merlot card stock 1 3/4" x 5 1/4"
  5. Adhere to the Magenta Madness card stock
  6. Cut Designer Series Paper 1 1/2" x 5 1/4"
  7. Adhere to the Merry Merlot card stock
  8. Adhere to the card base about 1/4" from the left edge of the Basic White layer
  9. Stamp 3 stems using Evening Evergreen ink on the right hand side of the Basic White layer
  10. Cut out 1 each of the tulip shapes and 2 middle pieces using dies from Designer Series Paper
  11. Cut out 1 bud shape and 1 middle piece using dies from Designer Series Paper
  12. Put tulips together (you can watch my YouTube video to find out how to do this)
  13. Adhere to the stems using Dimensionals.
  14. Stamp sentiment using Evening Evergreen ink
  15. Cut out using 1 5/8" circle die from Layering Circles Dies
  16. Adhere to the Designer Series Paper layer using Dimensionals
  17. Tie a bow from ribbon and adhere to the stems
  18. Adhere 2 butterflies
  19. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  20. Adhere to the inside of the card
You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store

Check out my Youtube Video for tips and tricks to make this card. Don't forget to subscribe to my Stamping with Melva YouTube Channel

Now it's time to check out all of the amazing projects in our hop:

I hope that we have inspired you!

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                          1. Such a pretty card Melva, love this suite of products x

                          2. Love the papers you chose. Perfect for the color challenge

                          3. Hi Melva, thank you for sharing your beautiful card and the informative video.

                          4. Love the way you did the tulips. Your video is going to help me when I get my tulip dies in.


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