No-Line Colored Pencil Coloring + Pinkfresh Studios Holiday Cards Blog Hop

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No Line Pencil Coloring + Pinkfresh Studio Hop

Hello everyone! I am excited to share some inspiration with you using some of Pinkfresh Studio’s Christmas stamps and dies. I am also participating in Pinkfresh’s Holiday Cards Blog Hop, where everyone is sharing lots of fun ideas for holiday crafting!

No Line Pencil Coloring + Pinkfresh Studio Hop
No Line Pencil Coloring + Pinkfresh Studio Hop

I love the look of no line coloring, and I thought it would be fun to use the Merry & Bright stamp set as a base to color with my Prismacolor pencils! The wreath frame is stamped with Fog ink and I colored over everything, adding a bit of shading with an extra pencil or two.

No Line Pencil Coloring + Pinkfresh Studio Hop

After cutting the image out, I layered the frame onto a panel that I dry embossed with Pinkfresh Studio’s Geo Leaf die; I also added stitching detail with the Wonky Rectangle dies from Simon Says Stamp. The beautiful greetings are from the Simple Joy stamp set, and I embossed them with Brutus Monroe embossing powders.

No Line Pencil Coloring + Pinkfresh Studio Hop

For a bit of embellishing, I tied a bow around the bottom of the card. I also sprinkled Christmas Magic and Peach Beach sequins around the wreath for extra color and to help fill things in a bit more.

I love the simple, yet festive feel of this card! Because the coloring is so detailed and pretty, I wanted to be sure to keep the rest of the design pretty clean and classy.

Thank you for visiting with me! I hope today’s card has inspired you to create with these gorgeous products from Pinkfresh Studio! Be sure to visit all the other stops along this Holiday Cards blog hop!


There is LOADS more inspiration to be seen along this hop; you can find all the links below! You also have a chance at winning one of 6 prizes that Pinkfresh is giving away; to enter the giveaways, simply leave a comment on this post and along each stop of the hop!

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Amanda Jayne Baldwin

Caly Person

Elsie Robinson

Heather Hoffman

Ivana Camdzic

Kathleen Graumüller

Lea Lawson

Nina Trapani

Rebecca Luminarias

Sharon Harnist for Ellen Hutson

Wanda Guess

Zsoka Marko

88 Responses

  1. Donna M. says:

    A beautiful card (as always)! Love the wreath, & the embossed bkground & ribbon are perfect additions. Love it!

  2. Gilda (McStamper) says:

    Love your beautiful card. Your coloring is amazing.

  3. Beautiful card and I love the color pencil look. So pretty and perfect for Christmas. Gorgeous job.

  4. Toni C says:

    Very pretty. Love the sketchy look of the pencils on the watercolour paper.

  5. Bonnie Eng says:

    Your wreath card is beautifully charming – I love your colouring!

  6. BrendaLea Abbott says:

    Your card is so festive, I love it! I aldo last ve how you colored the wreath, it is so bright and cheerful.

  7. lee says:

    Very pretty! I love the Believe in Gold!

  8. Margaret says:

    What a lovely card! The wreath frame is one of my favorite elements of this release, and your coloring is perfect!

  9. Judie Attard says:

    Stunning card! Thanks for the inspiration!

  10. barbara lassiter says:

    This is lovely and beautifully colored with the no-line technique. I love it on the embossed background!

  11. Sue Washburne says:

    Lovely card! Great no-line coloring!

  12. Heidi Rees says:

    Absolutely beautiful! I love your coloring, all the layers, and that ribbon! Wonderful job!

  13. Super Stick Chick says:

    Wonderful card! So full of fun and merriment. Love your no-line technique.

  14. Bev Page says:

    Nina-Marie, that card of yours is sooooo pretty. I just love it. I need to watch you create this, so I’m hoping you’ve done a Youtube on it. Am going back up to see. Your cards are always special and this one does not disappoint. Am loving everything – all those cute and crazy stamps and the inspiration all you ladies have given us. Love this release. TFS.

  15. Jennifer d says:

    This card couldn’t be more beautiful! Truly stunning. The colors are so wonderful it just seems to flow. Great job and so inspiring.

  16. Love this soft look, have never thought about no line coloring with pencils! So pretty!

  17. Miriam Prantner says:

    That pencil coloring is so pretty and I love the dry embossed background!

  18. Denise Mlady says:

    This is so beautiful! The coloring on the wreath is just lovely.

  19. Shirley Baker says:

    A real work of art!


  20. ,Mary Holshouser says:

    I love the no-line coloring. Have to admit I haven’t tried it yet.
    The wreath is gorgeous. thanks for sharing

  21. Farhana S says:

    such an elegant card!! Love it :)

  22. Sheri Kempke says:

    Love your gorgeous wreath, what great coloring!

  23. Teri S says:

    What a beautiful card Nini! I like the fact that the wreath isn’t round in shape. How cool. The colours you used blend so well together. Thanks!

  24. Diane Brown says:

    Stunning card, a very different Christmas card it looks like an embroidered piece and the beautiful blue bow really adds to it. Thank you for sharing and for your inspiration. Love your work.

  25. Dana M says:

    Gorgeous card! Stunning design, beautiful colors and so festive. Love the texture from the colored pencils.

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