You know what’s fun? Distress Oxide inks! I coloured up these adorable stamps from My Favorite Things (MFT Stamps), which I bought at Dies to die for (in the UK). I made three little images in matching colours and then cut them out by hand. Then I decided on a card design, and it got completely ruined, so I had to start over. Thankfully I hadn’t gotten around to using the images yet!
I used three different inks, first light green, then darker green and then blue before going with darker green and lighter green. Let’s see.. the inks are called twisted citron – lucky clover – salty ocean. The inks I had matched how I’d coloured the image up perfectly. I love it when things just work out like that! After I’d gotten the inks blended I splashed water onto it and let it run down the card. Isn’t that effect just awesome? I want to do loads more like it! To match it up I picked three Copics and coloured in candi to put in the top corner.
Here is the side on view of the card.
Copics used: (hippo) C1, C3, C5, (blue) B32, B34, B37, (green) YG01, YG13, YG67, (teal) BG53, BG57, BG78 + white gel pen
This card has been entered into the following challenge:
MFT Stamps – The Birthday Project
3 thoughts on “Hip, hippo, hooray!”
wonderful card Liz, love those colours and that look of the background blended colours, stunning. Those little hippos are so cute and the finishing touch with the little dots up in the corner so very clever, much better than trying to find matching enamel dots.
Just saw your card on Pinterest. Super cute!