Non-Traditional Christmas Colours

Another Christmas Card for you today and this one uses probably my favourite non-traditional colour combination of greys, black and gold.

The stamp is the cute Whiff Of Joy Quiet Santa and the glittery paper is from the DCWV All Dressed Up Paper Stack which you can get from Quixotic Paperie for half price at the moment.

I’ve coloured Santa with my PrismaColor pencils and Sansodor and used Shimmerz Paints Pixie Dust Blingz to sparkle Santa’s fur trim.

The gold paper, flower and swirls have are from SEI papers and the swirls are flocked – doesn’t show up too well in the picture I’m afraid.

Have a gold filled Tuesday

Stamp – Whiff Of Joy Quiet Santa
Ink – VersaFine Onyx black
Colouring – PrismaColor Pencils; Sansodor
Paper – SEI; DCWV
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Double-sided tape; silicone glue; Scissors
Other – Gem; Shimmerz Paints Pixie Dust Blingz; Sewing Machine

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She's a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.

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  1. Great card. I love how you have made Santa look as though he just walked out a an old B&W movie. Sooo cute. TFS.

  2. Its gorgeous Kim, Santa is coloured beautifully

  3. OMG this is stunning.
    Absoluely lovely and cute. Love them.

  4. WOWZER!! Kim, this is just stunning!! What gorgeous details and LOVE the way you've done the colors!! AWESOME!!TFS!

  5. Wow, so gorgeous Kim, just love the papers you have used and I adore that Santa – he's on my wish list !! Fabby colour combo !


    Jo xxx

  6. Kim, this is gorgeous! Love the Non traditional colors!

  7. What beautiful colours Kim, absolutely stunning ! Sue x

  8. I love it! Yeah for non-traditional. You coloured Santa perfectly.


  9. Wow!
    Love your gorgeous card, fabulous colour and detail!
    kim x

  10. It's gorgeous Kim dear 🙂 So unique 🙂

    Lovely job xxx

  11. Wow, love your colouring with the Prismas. Beautiful card and wonderful embellishments. Hugs, Maria

  12. Gorgeous Kim! Such a different way to present your image and it really works so well!
    Hugs Tara xx

  13. Ooh I love this card! The colours are great and the colouring is very beautiful!
    Thank you for your nice comment on my blog!


  14. oooo this is really pretty hun, i dont think i have seen a christmas card in these colours before, but its a lovely combo, such a cute image too and love how you have coloured him in greyscale 🙂



  15. Hi Kim,

    Absolutely love it. Colours are fab and a lovely image too.

    Hugs Ali x

  16. Thanks for following my blog, love yours. And the tutorials; look forward on trying the stitched border tutorial! Love the cards you made!!

  17. Kim WOW this looks amazing!!! Gorgeous card!!! Great Santa and love the non traditional colors!!! WOW!

  18. Kim WOW this looks amazing!!! Gorgeous card!!! Great Santa and love the non traditional colors!!! WOW!

  19. This card is dripping with originality. I would have never thought about this color palette for Santa but wow…it works!

  20. I can honestly say Ive never seen this colourway before and it is so beautiful Kim, stunning image also.
    Keryn 😀

  21. What a fabulous colour combo – I really love this.

    Love Lynda xxx

  22. Lovely Card Kim really striking! Love the detail

  23. Love this non traditional card.

  24. stunning Kim, I love this Santa coloured like this….those papers are so yummy, love them
    Mina xxx

  25. Wow! I had no idea Santa could look so good in black and white! What a terrific card!!

  26. Wow Kim i just love your alternative christmas card .It's fab makes achange from traditional red /green.fab!
    hugs judex

  27. Fab card Kim, great colour combo

  28. Gorgeous card, thank you for dropping by on my blog and for such kind comments

  29. Very nice. Interesting colours.

  30. Fabulous card, love the sweet Santa and what fab colours.

  31. Wow Kim I love this what a fantastic colour scheme he looks fab in the monochrome, its adorable
    Hugs Jacqui x

  32. Kim this is just gorgeous. The colours are beautiful, and I just love the flower. Santa is way too cute!

    Kaye x

  33. This is gorgeous Kim i love the colour, i have black Christmas trees which i just love. luv gina xx

  34. This might be non-traditional Christmas colours Kim but it is absolutely stunning!

    Hope you are well & having a good week 🙂


  35. I love this card!!! Love the use of non traditional colors!

  36. I love this Kim. The colours are really unusual but great.


  37. Wow I love unusual Xmas cards and this is stunning! Love the papers!


  38. Love how you coloured this 🙂

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