Winter Stella with her snowman in a snowglobe

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. It’s been a while since we had a proper white one, so perhaps we get lucky this year!

This card was made for a card swap and my partner was someone in Australia who had moved there from England. I figured snow was one of the main things she would no longer get around Christmas card, hence a cold, white, snowy card! Thankfully the card made it there just fine, so now I can post it up here, yey!

I’d only made one shaker card before I made this one, and this time around I decided to make the image sort of inside the card instead of adding the shaker part as the outmost part of the card. I think it looks pretty cool like this.

The stamp is Winter Stella with her little snowman. Isn’t it supercute? It’s from Make it Crafty. I’ve used Noor Design trees and the sentiment is cut out using blue foam with a die by KaBoks.

This is how it looks with the snow inside the shaker card all over the image.

Here is a close-up of the image.

 

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E11, E21, (hair) E25, E27, E34, E49, (clothes) B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, E41, E42, E43, E44, W1, W2, W3, W5, (snow) C1, C3, B000

Blue Santa-Wryn with reindeer

It’s the middle of the month so we are ready for a new challenge at Copic Marker Norge. This time it is one of my favourite themes: blue Christmas! You have until middle of January to enter.

I have made a plain card this time around. I like my Christmas cards to be reasonably plain this year as you might have figured out already! The image is by Tiddly Inks, and is one of my favourite images for Christmas cards. It is called Reindeer Games. I’ve coloured it in with copics, but not the usual combinations. Both the blues and the colours I used for the hair are new copics I hadn’t used before. I like them!

The background is made with a snowy background paper to which I added white embossed snowflakes. I added the same snowflakes around the card using blue glitter embossing which I also used on the text stamp, which, by the way, is by Norsk Stempelblad and means “Santa hug”.

And another photo, because why not!

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E21, (hair) E71, E74, E77, (reindeer) E41, E43, E44, E47, C3, C5, (outfit) B32, B34, B37, B99, C3, C5, (bells) Y19, YR18, (ground) C3, C5 + white pen

Cake? Did someone say cake?!

Maybe there’s been too many Christmas cards on my blog lately. I can assure you that there are plenty more to come at least. So why not break it up a little with a cake? A massively huge chocolate cake at that.

The image is by Mo’s Digital Pencil and to no one’s surprise it was coloured in with Copic markers. It ended up as yet another CAS card.

This is how the card looks when stood up, open.

Here it is laying down. I added the strip of paper with printed text just on the side inside the card so the inside part is slightly wider than the front is.

At a different angle as usual! And a little closer…

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, (hair) E08, E18, E19, E97, (white) W0, W1, W2, W3, W5, (ground) C1, C3, C5, (dress) V01, V04, V06, V09, (cake) V01, E43, E47, E49

Christmas Fairy Holly

I got challenged. Big time. I am a sucker for challenges. Elin wanted me to colour up a specific Mo Manning image, in no-lines. Christmas Fairy Holly. Elin is on the Mo’s Digital Pencil design team and told me she’d never seen this particular image coloured with no lines. No pressure, then… right…

I had tried no-lines twice before. I stayed well clear of anything that resembled complicated, and only coloured images that I had coloured with lines previously. So this was quite the opposite as I had barely even seen the image before and it has some quite small details.

At 8% opacity I, for some unknown reason, decided that it would be a good idea to colour it in the evening. Yeah, don’t follow my lead there! There were times where I could barely see anything at all! A couple of times I got my phone out to use the flashlight to see what on earth I was supposed to colour, haha!

But it went ok, I think. I need a lot more practice with no-lines colouring, though.

I used paper from Maja Design and Lemon Craft as well as a sentiment from Norsk Stempelblad.

Look at that tiny, tiny, tiny snow globe! I have no idea how I managed to make its contents look half decent. I mean, the nip on the Copics aren’t exactly thin! In fact, I am really quite pleased how the snow globe turned out. Not sure I want to try that again, though!

Copics used: (face) E000, E00, E11, E21, E57, RV23, (hair) E41, E42, E43, (dress) R22, R24, R27, R59, YR15, Y11, Y13, Y19, (wings and shoes) YG61, YG63, YG67, G40, G82, (bells) C1, C3, C5, (snow globe) E55, E57, W3, YG61, YG67, G40 + white gel pen

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I’ve entered this card into the following challenges:

Kreativ Scrapping – Jul i rødt eller blått
Copic Marker Sverige – Julkort

A Tiddly wedding

Tiddly Inks is due with a new challenge! This time around we’d like to see projects with the theme of Friends and Family.

I decided to go with a wedding card. I mean… there is no secret that I love the Tiddly Inks wedding images! This one was out this summer and I think it might be my new favourite for wedding cards. Isn’t it lovely? It is called Garden Wedding. And as always, it’s been coloured in with copics. You can find the colours I used at the bottom of the post.

Along with Pion Design paper, I’ve used various bits from Wild Orchid Crafts (ribbon and flowers), Memory Box (hearts) and I think the butterflies might be Noor Design.

And another photo…

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, (hair) E25, E27, E31, E34, E59, (dress) W0, W1, W2, (suit) W3, W5, W7, W9, 100, (flowers and tie) RV23, R39, G21, YG67, G99, (grass) YG01, YG03, YG67, G99 + white gel pen