Being Schooled

Today we're sharing a card using a set called Being Schooled.

Today A Reader Tomorrow A Leader


  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp hippos in black ink directly on to card base, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
  • Die cut a rectangle aperture from masking paper and adhere over the image
  • Create background using ink blending technique with cerise and lilac inks
  • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Stamp sentiment with black ink

Thank you for looking and happy stamping!


Clearly Besotted Supplies

Other Supplies

  • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
  • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
  • VersaColor ink pads
  • Copic Sketch markers
  • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
  • MISTI stamping platform


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This card featuring the adorable characters is just too cute! I love the colours and the masking technique!


I remember my school days with so much fondness. (A long time ago)! Love this card x


I wish I was still going to school. These hippos would definitely be “My Best Friends Forever”.


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