This sweet little Christmas Elf is a brand new stamp by Elizabeth Bell  for Elphine House Australia. called ‘With Presents’ I couldn’t wait to ink him up and add to my Christmas card stash. Our Challenge for you this time at Elphine House is ‘Buttons and Bows’

This is what I came up with:

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There is a little hidden message tag as seen here:

elphinehouse buttons and bows

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Copic Express Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E47, E44, E42 clothes: R27, R24, R22, R20, R0000, E55, E53, E51, E50 holly: BG96, BG93, R39, R35 I have added some Stickles to his hat and presents and a pattern to his outfit with my Sharpie White Paint Marker

For a closer look:

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And another:

elphinehouse buttons and bows closeup

We have some wonderful Elizabeth Bell stamps on offer to the lucky Challenge winner so pop on over to Elphine House and have a look at the fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not have a try at our ‘Buttons and Bows’ Challenge for a chance to win a terrific prize

One last look:

elphinehouse buttons and bows angle

Stamps: With Presents by Elizabeth Bell for Elphine House Australia, SU Warm Words, Tiny Tiny Sentiments and Whimsical Words 
Paper: SU Candlelight Christmas
Cardstock: SU Real Red and Very Vanilla
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Real Red
Accessories: SU Real Red Flower Buttons,Satin Ribbon, Vintage Tag and Modern Label Punch, Magnolia Doohickey Heart Swirl and So Wrapped Tilda Lace, Guipure Lace, twine, Kaiser Pearls, Nestabilites Classic and Scallop Ovals, Stickles

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Lady Anne’s Anything Goes
Ooh La La Christmas Sentiment
Tammy’s Scrappin Corner Anything Goes
Glitter and Sparkle Buttons and Bows
Ribbon Girls Boy Card
Totally Gorguss Traditional Christmas Colours