Our Challenge for you at Elphine House this time is ‘Traditional Christmas Colours’ I’ve chosen the very sweet ‘Trimming the Tree’ and created this pretty card:

elphine house christmas red and green

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Cryogen White Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E57, E55, E53, E51, E50 clothes: R27, R24, R22, R21, G20, YG23, YG05 tree: FYG2,YG23, YG05, G40, Y26, E08, E97, E21, E37 I added some sparkle to the ornaments with Stickles

For a closer look:

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And another:


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 ‘Traditional Christmas colours’ Challenge for a chance to win a terrific prize

One last look:


Stamps: Trimming the Tree by Elisabeth Bell for Elphine House Australia, LOTV Christmas Circular Sentiments
Paper: Marianne Designs Classic Christmas
Cardstock: SU Whisper White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Lucky Limeade
Accessories: Nestabilities Classic and Scallop Circles, Martha Stewart Eyelet Lace Border Punches, 1 3/4 “ Circle Punch, Lace, Ribbon, Twine, Christmas Tree Charm, Assorted Berries and Flowers, Sticky Pearls, Diamond and Crystal Stickles

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Artistic Inspirations Anything Goes/Merry Christmas
Card Mania Christmas
Crafty Boots Christmas
Dream Valley Christmas
Crafty Cardmakers Christmas
Incy Wincy Christmas/Anything Goes
Marker Pop Anything Goes
Scrapbook Stamp Society Anything Goes/Christmas
The Crazy Challenge Christmas
Come and Get It Merry Christmas