Untraditional Christmas Combo

Untraditional Christmas Combo - Christmas Card in the Spotlight

I see hundreds of Christmas Cards on Social Media these days and I love it! When it came to Sandi’s Christmas Card what really made it stand out is the unusual and totally beautiful color combination.

  • Type of project: Occasion: Christmas, but by changing out the sentiment it could be any occasion.
  • Techniques used: Copic Marker ink Blending, background is blending brush ink blending.
  • Decoration: Cardmaking dies from Simon Says Stamp:  Scalloped Birdhouse, Christmas Foliage, Layered Chickadee, Stitched Rectangles, and the Christmas Blessings stamp set.
  • Main colour: Teals, greens, and a pop of Yellow.
  • Media used: Copic color blending, ink blending and white paint splattering.
  • Equipment used: Dies, Spellbinders Platinum 6 die cutting machine, copic markers, ink blending tools.


Can you describe the project?
This is  an A2 sized finished card all done in die cuts and a variety of color blending techniques.

How did you make it?
Die cutting the elements, coloring them and then layering onto a card base.

What is the size of your project?
A2 sized, 4-1/4” x 5-1/2”.

What kind of materials did you use?
Cardstock, Die Cuts, Copic Markers, Ink and blending tools, white paint, and jewels.

How much time did you use for making this?
About 1 hour.

What inspired you to make this?
A new Birdhouse die that I just had to sit and play with.

Do you have a blog or social media account where we can see more of what you are making?
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