September Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Hippo Halloween

30 August, 2019 7 comments Leave a comment

Welcome back to day 3 of the September Release Countdown Teasers.

Today we're introducing a stamp set called Hippo Halloween.

Have A Fiendishly Fun-Filled Birthday

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp hippos in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
  • Die cut a circle aperture from mylar sheet (or preferred medium) and place over the image, securing in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique, as shown in this video
  • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

Park Your Broom & Sit For A Spell

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut circle from masking paper and adhere to lower part of 10 cm x 14 cm white card
  • Create background using ink blending technique with shades of blue ink
  • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray and gel pen, remove mask and colour moon with markers, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp cityscape in black ink on to separate white card and colour the windows with markers
  • Cut out cityscape using scissors and adhere to card 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 using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment with black ink

 

Trick or Treat / Best Witches

Instructions

  • Die cut tags from black and orange card, then die cut decorative edge along the bottom of the orange tag
  • Stamp stripey pattern on to the orange tag with white pigment ink
  • Adhere the orange tag on top of the black tag using foam sheet cut to size
  • Die cut small circle from green card, stamp spotty pattern on to circle with white pigment ink and adhere to tag using foam pads
  • Die cut sentiment strip from purple card, stamp sentiment on to it with black ink and adhere to tag using foam pads
  • Stamp hippo and accessories with black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out hippo and accessories with scissors and adhere to tag using foam pads
  • Die cut hole reinforcement from black card and adhere to tag using glue pen
  • Attach black twine and tie in a bow

 

Happy Halloween Have A Spooktacular Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp Halloween background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask it off
  • Create background using ink blending technique with shades of blue ink and add starry sky effect with white ink spray and gel pen
  • Remove mask and colour image with markers, add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp sentiment with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss with heat tool
  • Stamp hippos in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out hippos using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers today:

Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

 

Clearly Besotted Supplies

Other Supplies

  • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
  • Papertrey Ink True Black. Orange Zest, Green Parakeet and Winter Wisteria card stock
  • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
  • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
  • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink pad
  • VersaColor ink pads
  • Versamark pad
  • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
  • Copic Sketch markers
  • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
  • White embossing powder
  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
  • MISTI stamping platform
  • Sakura Quickie glue pen
  • Black twine

 

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  1. Denise Bryant August 31, 2019

    Sooo cute! Love these hippos!

  2. Yvonne August 31, 2019

    Oh ai love your hippos. Although they are far too cute to be described as fiendish!
    Yvonne x

  3. Andrea Hastilow August 30, 2019

    Great to see the hippos enter into the Halloween spirit so to speak x

  4. Claire Broadwater August 30, 2019

    I CAN NOT wait to get these hippos! They are FANTASTIC!!!!!! Love all the projects! Great coloring, too! XX

  5. Lisa Tilson August 30, 2019

    These are amazing, the scenes, the tags, the colouring! Fabulous as always ladies! 😍❤️😍

  6. Sheila August 30, 2019
    Love the hippos. Can’t wait to see the full set. This stamp set is so versatile. Not just for Halloween.
  7. Michelle Short August 30, 2019

    These are all fantastic! I love these hippos so much! Amazing designs, colouring and scene building xx