Our Challenge for you at Elphine House this week is ‘Christmas In July’ I’ve chosen ‘Trimming The Tree’ by Elizabeth Bell for Elphine House Australia and created this pretty card:

elphine house christmas

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, pot and stool: E47, E44, E43, E42, E40 clothes and baubles: R24, R22, R20, W3, W1, W00 tree: YG97, YG95, YG93, YG91 star: Y26, Y23, Y000 I have added the pearl garland using Liquid Pearls and the sparkle on the star with Kindy Glitz

For a closer look:

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And another:

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We have an awesome prize on offer 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 In July’ Challenge for a chance to win a terrific prize

One last look:

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Stamps: Trimming The Tree by Elizabeth Bell for Elphine House Australia, SU Tiny Tiny Sentiments, LOTV Circular Sentiments
Paper: Authentique Festive
Cardstock: SU Old Olive and Naturals White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Old Olive
Accessories: Nestabilities Classic and Scallop Circles, Magnolia Doohickey Sprawling Ferns and Swirl, SU Modern Label Punch and Very Vanilla Seam Binding, 1 3/4” Circle Punch, Martha Stewart Snowflake and Leaf Punches, Magnolia Berries and Poppy from LLC, WOC Cherry Blossom and Gypsophillia, Kaiser Rhinestones coloured with Copic YG93, Kindy Glitz, Liquid Pearls, Lace

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Penny Black and More Punches and Dies
2 Sisters Stars
Sweet Stampin Christmas In July
Clearly I Stamp Christmas In July
Creative Corner Let It Sparkle
Cut It Up Die Cuts plus Christmas In July