1 September 2017

Hippo Birthday

Hello there, today I have a card to share using the super cute Happy Hippos set from MFT. I have been eager to ink up this set since I got it, those hippos are adorable!

I started off my card by creating the background. I took a piece of white cardstock and cut it using the largest of the SSS Stitched Rectangle Dies. I took the MFT Cloud stencil and used this to create clouds with my Copic Markers. I first outlined the cloud shape with the stencil and then filled in above it with shading, to create the effect I was looking for. I stamped the hippo and bow-tie using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. They were coloured with Copic Markers (colours used listed below the supplies section) and then fussy cut out. I added the bow-tie to the hippo with a little liquid glue.

 
I added the cloud background on to a white A2 card base with ATG. I die cut one of the balloons from the Lawn Fawn Party Balloons die collection and then coloured this with Copic Markers also. I wrapped some silver thread through the bottom and then tied it on to the hippos hand. The pieces were then added to the card with foam tape.
 
 
I took the 'hippo' portion of one of the sentiments from the Happy Hippos set and the 'birthday' portion of a sentiment from the MFT Beary Special Birthday set and stamped these on to black cardstock with Versamark Ink. I applied white embossing powder and heat set. These were then cut in to strips and added to the card with more foam tape. I added Tonic Nuvo Crystal Glaze to the balloon and then to finish off, I added a few Clear Iridescent Jewels.
 
SUPPLIES:
Here are the links to what I have used on the card. Affiliate links are used on some products. This means that if you make a purchase after clicking on my link, I receive a small commission with no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support when using these links. Please click on the logo below the product to shop at your favourite store. Products marked with an asterisk (*) were kindly sent to me to use.
 
 
COPIC MARKERS: Hippo - W7, W4, W2, W0. Bow-tie - B16, B14, B12. Balloon - RV55, RV52, RV06, YV04, RV02. Cloud - B00, B000, B0000, 0.
 
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5 comments:

  1. Oh this is too adorable! Love how you've used the stencil with your Copics. It gives nice definition to the edges. Xx

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  2. Sweet card...love your cutie pie hippo!

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  3. I love the background, and that hippo is just so cute!

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  4. Really cute card! I especially love how you've used copics with the cloud stencil to create your background. Xx

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