Mixed Media Card: Joy Love Peace Christmas Tree

Hello everyone… I hope your Holiday’s preparation is going well so far 🙂 This week I am finishing all my Christmas card project and get them ready to send out.

Today, I am sharing a mixed medai card that is inspired by some Christmas tree mixed media canvases that I saw at Pinterest 🙂

Mixed Media Card - Joy, Love, Peace Tree

My card sizes is 6″ x 4.5″ and I used Canson Watercolor paper for card base. First, I created the background with Spectrum Aqua Markers and water using smooshing technique and drying in between smooshing to created the extra texture on it.

Then I stamped the splatters, bubbles and border from HLS – Fun Mixed Media stamp set with Memeto Luxe Tuxedo Black ink pad. I added some white gesso with flat medium brush on the background and dried it with craft heater.

I cut out paper strips out of the Christmas theme scrap papers I had to form the tree. I added them on the card with gel medium and when it dried, I added some shadow with Faber Castell Big Brush Pen and smoosh it with my finger.

Next is I stamped and cut out the words from STAMPlorations – Peace Love Joy stamp set and then I added them on the card with gel medium. Then I double-heat embossing the snowflake, cut it out, and added on top of the tree with 3d foam tape.

Mixed Media Christmas Tree Card

I finished this card with some gold glitter glue and white pearl gems. It is finished and I am so tempted just out it on a frame 😀 I hope you are inspired today with this project.

Here’s the full list of supplies I used today on my card:


  • Mixed Media Fun stamps (Happy Little Stampers)
  • Peace Love Joy stamps (STAMPlorations)
  • Memento Luxe Tuxedo Black ink pad
  • Versamark ink pad
  • Princess Gold embossing powder (Ranger)
  • White Gesso (Dina Wakely)
  • Gel Medium (Dina Wakely)
  • Spectrum Aqua Markers (Spectrum Noir)
  • Faber Castell Big Brush Pens
  • Watercolor brush medium flat
  • Water Spray bottle
  • Canson Watercolor paper
  • Random Christmas scrap papers
  • Craft Heater (CTMH)
  • Micro-tip scissors
  • Pearl gems (Hampton Art)
  • Gold Glitter Glue (studio g)
  • MISTI stamping tool
  • Fiskar Paper Trimmer

THANK YOU for visiting me today and have a fabulous day!

I am playing along at:

HLS Mixed Media Challenge December – Anything Goes

HLS December CAS Challenge

The Mixed Media Card Challenge #30 {Gold}

CWS Challenge #9: Use Christmas Stamps

AAA Cards CAS Game #79 – Christmas

613 Avenue Create Challenge #192 – Anything Goes w/Optional Twist – Holiday Happiness

12 Days of Christmas Cards Challenge with Kylie and Friends

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43 thoughts on “Mixed Media Card: Joy Love Peace Christmas Tree

  1. I love your background and the skillful way you integrated those colors throughout your design! Very nicely crafted! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  2. This is so very cool, Helen! I love it. Great stack of scraps to make your tree. The STAMPlorations stamps are perfect and I spy Kylie’s stamps on that super background. 🙂 Thanks for playing along at The MMCC. 🙂

  3. Hi Helen! I have made a many of these, but am always thrilled to see other people’s interpretations. I just love every detail here! It’s so so beautiful! Hope you have a lovely Christmas! Hugs, Autumn

  4. This is one amazing card Helen! I will have to CASE this one. The mixed media design is seriously fantastic. I LOVE it! Thanks so much for playing along in my 12 Days of Christmas Cards challenge xx

  5. I love your 3D tree. Great idea to use up your scraps of paper to make the layers of the branches up. Hugs ValeryAnne (Creative With Stamps #53).

  6. Helen woooww so creative
    the paper you used is adorable
    and Pohonnya cantiiik sukaaaaa
    aku suka juga added sentiment nya
    ADORABLE Pohon Card hehe 🙂
    Many thanks for joining us at Creative With Stamps