Hip Hippo Hooray Birthday Card

Hippo & Friends Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

SIMPLE SATURDAY! Today I’m sharing a simple birthday card with the charming hippo from the Stampin’ Up! Hippo Happiness Bundle.  The Hippo Happiness bundle is one of My Favorite Things from the Stampin’ Up! 2020-2021 Annual Catalog. 

My Favorite Things - Hippo Happiness

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Begin with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base of Bermuda Bay card stock.

Use a Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer to cut three 1/2 x 4 1/2 strips of Rainbow Glimmer Paper.  

Flip one piece the opposite direction as the other two, then cut all at 2 3/4.

Adhere as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Hippo & Friends Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Use a Stamparatus to position and stamp the sentiment in Bermuda Bay Classic Ink onto a 1/2 x 4 1/4 piece of Whisper White card stock. 

Adhere to the card with Stampin’ Seal

Use a Stamparatus to position and stamp the Hippo as follows:  

  • Solid Base – Highland Heather Stamped Off
  • Body, Face – Gorgeous Grape

Crop with the coordinating Hippo & Friends die and a die-cutting and embossing machine.

Hippo & Friends Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

POP OF PERSONALITY!  Add a Purple Posy Playing With Patterns Resin Dot as shown. 

FOR THE PERFECT POLISH!  Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere a 2 1/4 x 5 3/4 piece of Gorgeous Grape 6 x 6 Brights Designer Series Paper to the outside flap of a Medium Whisper White Envelope. Trim to size with Paper Snips. 

You can see my video demonstration with tips on adding designer paper to an envelope flap here

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One Comment:

  1. Kadie Labadie

    What a WOW kind of card Mary…….I LOVE IT!!!

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