Spellbinders Holiday 2019 Collection Blog Hop

Last Saturday I introduced to you the gorgeous Spellbinders Holiday 2019 Collection, and today we’re having a blog hop with many of our favorite designers! I’ve created one more card featuring this collection for today.

This cute little raccoon was die cut using the Christmas Bandit Etched Dies and die cut out of black, gray, and white cardstock. I used Hickory Smoke and Black Soot distress oxide ink to blend some definition to the die cut pieces. Any remaining areas were colored in with my copic markers instead of using additional color card stock.

The background was die cut with the Nestabilities Fancy Edged Circles and ink blended with Black Soot, Broken China, and Tumbled Glass distress oxide inks. I used the circle die again on white card stock and freehand a curvy edge for a layer of snow. I added these layers together and gave it a generous splatter of white paint for snow.

The trees were die cut using Santa’s Workshop Etched Dies and the berries were die cut using the Joy Etched Dies. The sentiment ‘Merry Hugs’ comes from the Merry Hugs Dies. I assembled everything together with a sheet of pattern paper that matched the scarf. With the Nuvo White Blizzard Glitter Drops, I added some embellishments to the hat and berries, set it to dry, and the card is done!

Looking for more inspiration with the Spellbinders Holiday 2019 Collection? Be sure to check out this post from earlier this week featuring the trio of cards shown above!

Blog Hop

This post is part of the Spellbinders Holiday 2019 Collections Blog Hop! If you’ve been hopping along with us, you would have arrived here from Jean Manis’ blog and your next stop is with Svitlana Shayevich!

Jennifer Mcguire
Debby Hughes
Yana Smakula
Nichol Spohr
Wanda Guess
Jean Manis
Keeway Tsao
Svitlana Shayevich
Mindy Eggen
Marie Heiderscheit
Zsoka Marko
Laurie Willison
Karin Åkesdotter
Nina-Marie Trapani
Mindy Baxter
Amy Rysavy
Betty Wright
Daniel West
Amanda Korotkova
Mayline Jung
Varada Sharma


To celebrate this release, Spellbinders is giving away a $50 gift certificate to one lucky blog reader – selected from the comments across all of the blogs in the hop. Giveaway closes on Sunday, August 25th 11:59 pm EDT. Winners will be announced in our blog hop post the following Monday. The winner is responsible for shipping cost, duties, and taxes.



  1. Very nice card. I like the colors in the background paper

  2. I love the colors you used, so bright and cheerful, loved how you used the snow globe die which is quickly becoming my fave set in the release. Thanks for sharing!

  3. All the cards are gorgeous, fabulous colours and designs

  4. So very cute. The raccoon is really loving the snow. Your card is adorable.

  5. Your racoon card put a smile on my face it’s so adorable…well done
    Your trio cards also turned out fantastic…..tfs

  6. Cute raccoon card. And the other 3 using the die cuts are really pretty, too. Nice variety.

  7. Look at that adorable little critter! He’s so cute. Great work!

  8. I like how you brought out the red in the snowflake pattern. NICE job.

  9. I am in love with that raccoon critter! Bless their little dumpster-diving hearts 🙂

  10. Love the little raccoon! Great colors.

  11. Aww such a sweet adorable card!! Love the colorful take! The other cards are so colorful and beautiful too! 🙂

  12. Wonderful colors and designs with the new Spellbinder release! The snow globe is pretty fantastic!

  13. Adorable card with this cute raccoon! Love the colors and details!

  14. Your raccoon is adorable – and so are the rest of your cards.

  15. What a fun card with that cute raccoon. TFS

  16. Keeway, that raccoon card is SUPER CUTE! I love it.

  17. What an adorable card!

  18. Love the racoon

  19. So cute, with the background and Bandit!

  20. Your first card is SO ADORABLE, Keeway! LOVE the background you created for this little critter! Then, I scrolled down…. WHAT A WONDERFUL GROUPING of BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS CARDS! A SUPERB JOB, Keeway!!! ;)<3

  21. I love this little raccoon! What a great card! Love the patterned paper!

  22. The raccoon card is so adorable! I love all the other cards you did as well. they are so festive and cheerful.

  23. Very cute!

  24. […] Jennifer Mcguire Debby Hughes Yana Smakula Nichol Spohr Wanda Guess Jean Manis Keeway Tsao Svitlana Shayevich Mindy Eggen Marie Heiderscheit Zsoka Marko Laurie Willison Karin Åkesdotter […]

  25. This little Christmas Bandit is adorable. You’ve created a very pretty setting for him, too.

  26. That raccoon! so cute

  27. SWOON!! I LOVE all of the AMAZING Inspiration!! Such STUNNING Cards!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!!

  28. Such a cute little raccoon!! Great card.

  29. Very cute card! Love the raccoon. Thanks for the chance to win.

  30. All cards are great, great designs and colors. Thanks for sharing.

  31. Love the Christmas Bandit – great cards.

  32. Love the raccoon card. So much
    detail and fun. The patterned
    paper around the scene just
    sets it off. Beautiful cards.
    thanks for sharing

  33. Great card, Keeway! I just love this little racoon. Stunning cards as always Jennifer! Thanks so much for inspiring us to use this great new release! Thanks so much for sharing.

  34. I’m loving that Bandit set, so so cute. Great card.

  35. The raccoon loojs like a lot of little pieces. Nice card

  36. Wow! Your cards are gorgeous- so much detail in all of them! The raccoon is so cute!

  37. I love all your cheery cards! Love, love the raccoon card.

  38. I like the snow behind the raccoon.

  39. Wow what great inspiration! Thanks for sharing!

  40. These are all so cute, they make me smile!

  41. What an amazing release! I love Christmas products! Awesome creations!

  42. The raccoon is so, so very cute.

  43. So adorable!! I love the snowflake scarf!!

  44. Your raccoon is a show stopper! Love his scarf matching your background paper! Thank you.

  45. Your racoon is absolutely adorable! Makes me feel a bit cooler looking at this cute winter scene on this beastly hot day.

  46. Thanks for sharing some great ways to use these new products! Your cards are all so fun!

  47. Cute raccoon card. Great inspiration.

  48. Your raccoon card is adorable.

  49. Merry Hugs is such a cute sentiment and the card is such fun.

  50. Beautiful, fun cards. I love that Christmas Bandit!

  51. Such a wonderful Christmas card! Love the adorable Christmas Bandit ….
    Thanks for sharing.

  52. They are absolutely AMAZING, ADORABLE, and INSPIRING cards!!! Love them

  53. So cute and colorful. Love the raccoon.

  54. Your card is adorable. Great ink blending and adorable raccoon. I love the background of the deck the halls card. I’m going to have to check out the other post.

  55. That raccoon card is so great! Beautiful cards, every single one!

  56. These bright colors are awesome! Darling card!

  57. Very nice, colourful cards, the one with the bandit is my favourite.

  58. Totally cute!

  59. Oh just the sweetest card ever! Amazing layers of elements and details.

  60. Such a cute card! The raccoon is adorable.

  61. Great collection of cards- especially love the fun, cute and colorful raccoon one! Thanks for sharing!

  62. Thank you for sharing your ideas! Oh my the raccoon is adorable! I also love how you used the Joy die.