Our Challenge for you at Elphine House  this week is ‘Christmas in Non Traditional Colours’ This is the perfect theme for me as I love to use non traditional colours for my Christmas cards,  I’ve chosen a brand new stamp by Elizabeth Bell called Danny Boy Jingle Bells and created this pretty card:

christmas with a twist

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:  E44, E43, E42, E40 clothes: B99, B97, B95, B93, B91, W3, W1, W00 sleigh: C5, C3, C1, C00 holly: BG96, BG93, BG90, R24, R22 I have added some Kindy Glitz to the sleigh for a sparkle effect and spots to some of the clothes with my Sharpie white Paint Marker

For a closer look:

christmas with a twist closeup 2

And another:

christmas with a twist closeup

Elphine House Australia  offers an awesome prize to the lucky Challenge winner so pop on over to the Elphine House Challenge and have a look at the fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not have a try at our ‘Christmas With a Twist’ Challenge for a chance to win a terrific prize

One last look:

christmas with a twist angle

Stamps: Danny Boy Jingle Bells by Elizabeth Bell for Elphine House Australia, SU Tiny Tiny Sentiments
Paper: Magnolia Holly Christmas
Cardstock: Textured White
Ink: Memento tuxedo Black, SU Basic Grey
Accessories: Nestabilities Floral Oval, SU Modern Label Punch, Martha Stewart Snow Flake Punches, Live and Love crafts Poppies and Snow Flake Charm, WOC Roses, Ribbon Girl Leaf Pin, Kindy Glitz, Kaiser Rhinestones, Lace, Twine

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Fashionista Blue Christmas
Dream Valley Non Traditional Christmas
2 Sisters Winter Wonderland
Challenge Up Your Life 1st Snow
Hiding In My Craft Room Christmas
Little Claires Christmas