You may have noticed I’ve fallen in love with lots of the nature stamps with really large images to color, and putting them into natural backgrounds….so of course they’re in my collection of final Christmas cards!

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I tried this technique using Ellen Hutson’s Mondo Holly, in the tag I made HERE.

Second is Pine Branch & Pinecones, and I added snow on top of the cones and a little on the boughs. And lots falling on top of all the muddled background that is fairly easy though time-consuming – just a bunch of greens, with a few areas showing marker strokes that simulate pine needles.