January Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Roman Hippos

Welcome back to day 2 of the January Release Countdown Teasers.

Today we're introducing a set called Roman Hippos.

Hippo Hooray Have A Great Birthday

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp building in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card and mask
  • Die cut rectangle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
  • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of stamped building and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink, cloud stencil and mini ink blending tool
  • Remove stencil and mask, colour building with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Manually draw additional background detail using markers, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp hippo in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out hippo with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

All Roads Lead Home Welcome Back

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp hippos in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card, masking first hippo prior to stamping the second one
  • Remove mask, colour image with combination of markers and pencils and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Manually draw grass detail using markers
  • Stamp speech bubble and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads 
  • Stamp second sentiment in black ink
  • Watch colouring video for this card here

     

    All Roads Lead Home Welcome Back

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp Colosseum in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card, draw a square frame around image using black pen and ruler
    • Colour image with markers and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp hippos in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out hippos with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

       

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        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
        • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Mylar sheet 190 micron
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

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        8 comments

        Those backgrounds are amazing and make these stamps even more fun. Besides…hippos in togas crack me up!

        SHartl

        So great to see the different occasions that this set is perfect for!

        Andre M.

        Love love love your hippo stamps. These are fab. Amazing backgrounds x

        Yvonne

        Oh my goodness, these are so cute and so unique! LOVE the backgrounds and scenery that you used.

        karenladd

        Wow! I love hippos! Gorgeous seen! What inspiration!

        Lisa Lara

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