TMR 100 | Foxy’s Christmas Trees | Celebrate

Well it’s been quite a busy week (and a bit more, too!) but I’m finally getting around to sharing a project for the new challenge at The Male Room. This is our hundredth challenge and we have a perfect theme for it – celebrate! I decided to go for a card celebrating Christmas as my project, but you could interpret it in any way you like.

I decided to go for a very clean and simple design for this card and really let the digi speak for itself. I arranged the image with one of the sentiments from Holiday Sentiments and printed it directly onto the card base for a one layer design.

I used my Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers to colour the image in. I started with the fox, using a variety of muted orange tones. I experimented a bit as I wasn’t sure which colours would be best for it. I then coloured the hat in red before moving onto the trees. Here again I experimented as I wasn’t sure what greens would give the shade I wanted. I ended up with some very deep greens in the shadows and much brighter for the highlights which I think adds fun movement to the trees. I went with a dark brown for the trunks, and a lighter brown for the grounding.

I kept this card very simple, not adding anything beyond the colouring. It could definitely be enhanced, for example by building more of a scene around the image, or perhaps adding snow pen texture to the hat. I think I like it kept as a more simple design though, allowing the digi to really take centre stage and be the focus of the card.


Lady Joyful

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Craftyhazelnut’s Christmas Challenge – Anything Christmas Goes

Creatalicious Challenges – Anything Goes and Optional: Stencil

Inkspirational Challenges – Anything Christmas

Moving Along With The Times – Anything Christmas

Muse: ChristmasVisions – Any Holiday Card

TCP Tuesday – Winter Holiday

Time Out Challenges – Joyful (edit – where it got honours!)


Check out what the rest of the DT made:


Crafty Linby



Lady Joyful (that’s me!)

Lise Mariann




25 thoughts on “TMR 100 | Foxy’s Christmas Trees | Celebrate

  1. WOW ! This is fabulous, Charlotte ! Love this cute Christmas scene. This little fox is so adorable and your colouring is just incredible ! Love it ! Thanks so much for sharing and for inspiring. x

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