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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

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

CAS Christmas card with Stella

So my thing this year for Christmas cards seems to be CAS and white. A lot of white and a bit of glitter. For this card I’ve used an adorable image, called Winter Stella, from Make it Crafty which my sister so kindly handcut for me. A small white border has been left around the image as I thought it looked nicer that way, apart from around her feet. That is because I wanted to draw the shadow on the card base itself and not have it as a part of the coloured image.

The sentiment means “Christmas greeting from us to you” and is by Norsk Stempelblad.

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E21, E04, (hair) BV20, BV23, BV25, BV29, (jacket and shoes) R22, R24, R27, R59, (dress and bottom of the hat) E41, E43, E44, E47, (hat and scarf) YG01, YG03, YG63, YG67, W0, W1, W2, (ground) W5, W3, W2, W1, W0 + white gel pen

Letters to the North Pole, take two.

I was asked to make a card with, Letters to the North Pole, by Paper Nests Dolls. A Hochanda exclusive with sentiment for showing on TV. The program will be on today. I made two, though. Just to show that you can make two matching cards where one is plain and other fancier using the same stamp, sentiment, and even colours.

I’ve used papers from Noor Design and kept this card simple. I quite like plain, simple, Christmas cards.

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, R20 (hair) E42, E43, E44, E47 (blues) B91, B93, B95, B97, B99 (reds) R22, R24, R29, R89 (greys) W1, W3, W5 (penguin) C3, C7, 100, (snow) B000, C1, C3