Miss Ink Stamps – You’re the Hippest

Hello everyone! Thank you so much for stopping by today. I have a super cute, punny hippo card to share with you today featuring Miss Ink Stamps stencils and Hippo Hooray stamp set.

To create my card, I cut a white cardstock panel to A2 size and a yellow cover panel 1/8 inch smaller on both sides. This makes the yellow panel measure 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 inches. Using my hippo stamp as a guide, I cut a circle off the edge of the yellow panel.

Then I places both panels in my MISTI and lined up the stamps. I removed the yellow one and stamped my images. Then I used my copics to color the hippo and a light blue for a watery background.

Next, I sprayed my floral wave offset stencil with pixie spray and stuck it to the yellow panel. I inked it up with a brighter yellow ink and a blending brush. I removed that stencil and taped the tiny snowfall stencil down next. This time I spread champagne metallix gel from Thermoweb through it. I removed the stencil and cleaned everything up. While it was drying, I stamped and heat embossed a sentiment, then die cut it with a banner from Trinity Stamps Mini Slimline Card and Envelope Builder die set. It fits most of these sentiments perfectly!

Moving on to assembly and finishing touches, I adhered the colored panel to a white card base. Then I backed the yellow panel with foam tape and popped it in place. Last I added foam squares to the sentiment banner and added it to the bottom of the circle cut out.

For finishing touches I went over the hippo eyes with black glaze pen and when then dried I gave it a white gel pen highlight. I added glossy accents to the hippos teeth and feet. I gave the bubbles a little unicorn Stickles for fun and then finished things off with a scattering of Trinity Stamps seashore confetti mix.

Products used on today’s card:
Miss Ink Stamps Hippo Hooray stamps
Miss Ink Stamps Floral Wave Offset stencil
Miss Ink Stamps Tiny Snowfall stencil
Thermoweb pixie spray
Thermoweb Metallix Gel – champagne
Stencil pal
Ultrabond liquid adhesive
Foam squares
Trinity Stamps Embossed Edge Circle dies
Trinity Stamps Mini Slimline Card and Envelope Builder die set
Trinity Stamps Blending Buddy
Trinity Stamps Seashore confetti mix
Trinity Stamps Pick Up Stick

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

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