Hippo Punch Art Twist Card

I needed a cute hippo, for a friends Christmas Card. Its a cute song... I get it.
Kind of.
"I want a hippopotamus for Christmas
Only a hippopotamus will do
Don't want a doll, no dinky Tinker Toy
I want a hippopotamus to play with and enjoy"
there are ALOT of punch art hippos out there, but let me tell you NOT a lot of tutorials!

So, I picked the hippo I liked best, and through trial and error came up with this cutie-patootie to add to my twist card:

I'm especially proud of her hand drawn facial features, I am not known for my coloring skills!

Super cute, and if you're looking to make your own, you can buy a tutorial - or you can play with your circle and oval punches, some sponge shading, and some hand drawn details. ;-) 
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1 comment:

Unknown said...

eeek, she's so sweet! adding her to my pinterest album pronto!

(i also LOVE the hippo song. one of my favorite earworms, so thank you :))