Hippest Hippo Shy Hippo
F un card using Stampin' Up! products that can be earned for FREE during Sale-A-Bration 2022.
Cut cardstock, designer paper, and Adhesive Sheets pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer and Paper Snips Scissors:
- card from Mint Macaron Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Night Of Navy Cardstock
- 3-7/8" 5-1/8" from Mint Macaron Cardstock
- blue, green, and white medallion hand cut from sheet of medallions on green background from Rings Of Love Designer Series Paper
- 1-3/4" x 2-1/2" from Balmy Blue Cardstock
- 3/4" x 1-1/4" from Night Of Navy Cardstock
- 5/8" x 1-1/8" from Adhesive Sheets
Mount the hippo holding a flower image from the Hippest Hippos Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Night Of Navy Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of the Balmy Blue rectangle.
Pick out the matching hippo die from the Hippo Dies. Put it on top of the stamped hippo image on a platform on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine so it is centered over the image. Run through the machine.
Tip: It is often better to cut images out with dies before spending all the time to color them in. That way if the dies slip during the cutting process, you haven't wasted a lot of time on the coloring.
Use the fine tip of the Mint Macaron Stampin' Write Marker to color in the leaf of the flower stem being held and to outline the stem.
Use the fine tip of the Night Of Navy Stampin' Write Marker to color in the flower being held.
WITHOUT ADHERING, place the hippo cut out on the bottom right corner of the vertical 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" Mint Macaron rectangle.
Mount the sentiment of choice from the Hippest Hippos Set on an appropriate block. Ink it up with the Night Of Navy Ink Pad. Stamp it just to the left of the hippo cut out about half way up.
Use the brush tip of the Night Of Navy Stampin' Write Marker to draw in a shadow below the hippo cut out.
If you haven't already done so, use Paper Snips Scissors to cut out a medallion from the Rings Of Love Designer Paper. You don't need a whole medallion, just the majority of one.
Adhere the cut out designer paper medallion to the upper left corner of the stamped Mint Macaron rectangle. Use Paper Snips Scissors to cut off excess designer paper along the top and left edges as needed.
Adhere the stamped Mint Macaron rectangle with designer paper medallion attached to the center of the Night Of Navy rectangle and then to the front of Mint Macaron card.
Use Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the hippo cut out to the front of the card as shown.
Peel the protective backing off of the Adhesive Sheets rectangle. Adhere the Adhesive Sheets rectangle to one side of the small Night Of Navy rectangle. Be sure to leave the other protective backing in place for now.
Pick out the eyeglasses die from the Hippo Dies. Put it on top of the Night Of Navy rectangle on a platform on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine so the Night Of Navy (blue) side is face up. Run through the machine. Use the paper-piercing tool on the Take Your Pick to remove the pieces.
Carefully remove the protective backing from the eyeglassses cut out. Adhere it to the hippo cut out.
Use the mini spatula on the Take Your Pick to carefully peel up a Balmy Blue gem from a sheet of making sure that you get the adhesive backing as well. Adhere it to the center of the medallion cut out.