Hippo Halloween

Today we're sharing a card using a set called Hippo Halloween.

Trick Or Treat


  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp toadstool in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
  • Die cut large rectangle aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
  • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of image and secure in place with washi tape
  • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with blue ink for the sky and two shades of green ink for the grass
  • Add trees using mini ink blending tool and stencil with grey ink
  • Add starry sky detail with white spray ink
  • Remove mask and stencil, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
  • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive runner
  • Stamp hippos in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
  • Cut out hippos with scissors and adhere to card with foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

    Thank you for looking and happy stamping!


    Clearly Besotted Supplies

    Other Supplies

    • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
    • Spellbinders Nestabilities rectangle dies
    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
    • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
    • Versacolor Ink pads
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
    • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
    • MISTI stamping platform
    • Washi tape, adhesive runner, white foam sheets


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    Sooo cute! Love these hippos!

    Denise Bryant

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


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

    Andrea Hastilow

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

    Claire Broadwater

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

    Lisa Tilson

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