Holly Angel – Believe In The Magic Of The Season

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Today’s handmade card has been created for the new challenge at I Love Promarkers Challenge #516

The theme for this challenge is Anything Goes with the option of Seasons Greeting In August.

You must use either promarkers, flexmarkers, aquamarkers or trias on your work.

Our sponsor for this challenge is Ching-Chou Kuik.

For my card I have used one of their digital images called Holly Angel.

Handmade card using a digital image from Ching-Chou Kuik called Holly Angel

Here is a tutorial on how I created this card.

You will need :

8″ x 8″ White Card Base
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamp Called Holly Angel
Cloud Backing Paper
Small House Dies
Small Snowflake Dies
Christmas Sentiment Stamp
Silver Mirri Card
White Card
Small Silver Gems
Snow Glitter
Black Ink Pad
Glue / Double Sided Tape
Foam Pads


Print the digital image Holly Angel on to white card.

Layer one:
Cut a square from silver mirri card measuring 19 cms by 19 cms.
Cut a square from the cloud backing paper measuring 18.5 cms by 18.5 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base.

Layer two:
Cut a piece from white card measuring 2.5 cms by 19 cms.
Attach to the bottom of the card base.
Using the house dies, cut three from white card.
Attach each to the white card.

Layer three:
Colour in the digital image Holly Angel, I used Promarkers.

Hair: Cool grey 5, 3, 1.
Skin/Face: Baby pink, dusky pink, satin, almond, dusky rose, pink, leaf green.
Clothes: Carmine, antique pink, cocktail.
Wings: Grey green, powder blue, tea green.
Greenery: Crimson, berry red, pesto, marsh green.
Birds: Chestnut, saddle brown, sunflower, hot pink.

Handmade card using a digital image from Ching-Chou Kuik called Holly Angel

Cut around the digital image, leaving a small white border.
Attach to the top left of the card base using foam pads.

Layer four:
Add two Christmas sentiments using the stamps and ink pad.
Attach a couple of snowflakes adding small silver gems to the centre.
Then add some snow glitter around the houses.

Layer five:
Cut a square from silver mirri card measuring 19 cms by 19 cms.
Cut a square from white card measuring 18.5 cms by 18.5 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the inside of the card base.

Inside insert


Thank you for visiting my blog and please feel free to follow and make any of my handmade card tutorials.

If you would like to see other cards I have made please have a look here:

Pollyanna Pickering – Majestic Cats – Angels Are Near

Winter Gnome – Merry Christmas

The Magical Forest – Make A Wish

The Magic Of Christmas

Always Believe

The Essence of Christmas : Merry Christmas


Challenges I would like to enter are:

The Holly and Ivy Challenge – #121 – Anything Christmas Goes

Through The Craft Room Door Challenge 16th August – Anything Goes

Digi Choosday Challenge WK 33 – Anything Goes

Make My Monday Challenge #181 – Christmas In August

CD Sunday Challenge #91 – Anything Goes Using CD, USB or digital download

Passion For Markers Challenge week 654 – Things With Wings

Ally’s Angels Challenge #61 – Anything Goes


11 thoughts on “Holly Angel – Believe In The Magic Of The Season”

  1. Lynda says:

    Great colouring – love the idea of the angel looking over the village. Thank you for joining us at The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge xx Lynda/Loopyloo DT

  2. Pamela says:

    Beautiful Lisa. I love how you’ve place the angel over the snowy village.
    CD Sunday Plus DT.

  3. Lorraine says:

    Beautiful colouring of this sweet image, thank you for sharing it with us at Passion for Markers.

  4. Carol xx CD Sunday Plus DT says:

    It is great to see the same image used so differently. Thank you for sharing with us.

  5. Seafield Jo says:

    What a great card, very cleverly put together.
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  6. melanie says:

    Loving this card design – the gorgeous little angel looking down upon a quiet snowy village. Thank you so much for sharing this card with us all and for taking part in the polkadoodles digi choosday challenge. Happy Crafting! Mel x

  7. Claudia says:

    Amazing card Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday challenge
    auw wat een supertoffe kaart, Leuk dat je meedoet bij Make My Monday challenge
    grtjs Claudia
    DT Make My Monday challenge
    Je kan mij nu ook vinden op You tube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnlT4Rs1DfAZU_GLcM7Kx1g

  8. Anonymous says:

    Fabulous card – I love the image and your super design! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Passion for Markers this week, good luck, Juliex

  9. Sheryl Hare says:

    This is fabulous! I love the design and your colouring is amazing!
    Thank you for entering our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

  10. Tinz says:

    What a fab way to use the image – a gorgeous scene,

    Hugz Tinz

  11. Sue says:

    Your Christmas angel is so beautiful, as is your border scene. What a wonderful card for the holiday season. Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday. I hope to see you in the gallery again soon.

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