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you octopi my heart

Hello!  Happy Spring!  Well, so much for blogging more regularly.  But I actually have not been making many cards.  I have a lot of images colored up but they are not finding their way onto cards!  Hopefully soon though.  I would like to have a day just to make cards and not have to worry about chores or meals.  Cooking takes a lot of time, doesn't it?  I would love if someone prepared our meals and then cleaned up too.  Wishful thinking, dreaming on my part.

Today, I have this fun box card to share.  It's made from the box card die by Lawn Fawn.  The die comes with everything you'd need to finish up this card.  I love all the details.  It's definitely a fun card.  I used Lawn Fawn's Octopi My Heart stamp set as the focal point of this box.  They are actually holding "hands" if you look closely. 

Here's how it looks folded flat.  I love that Lawn Fawn sized it to fit a regular A2 envelope.  So smart!

Hoping I can share more soon.  Thanks so much for stopping by.


Comments

Lynn said…
Oh boy! That looks great. I've got to check out the Lawn Fawn site and get that box die and octopus image. Thank you for sharing your fantastic craft work....hope to see more of it!
Cheryl said…
Very clever that it folds into card size. Too cute!

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