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07 May, 2014

Box Arm Card

Hi everyone,

Today I'm sharing a new-to-me style of card that is easy to construct, but looks stunning, at least I think it does! I found the instructions over at Emma's blog Lady & the Stamp. The tutorial for the Box Arm Card is the top one listed on the right side of Emma's blog and can be downloaded. Thanks Emma!

Purple is one of my favorite colors and I love the way the three tones I've used for the card work together. The larger butterfly was created using a die that was a freebie in a magazine last year and I've once again used the butterfly punch from Martha Stewart for the smaller ones. The design has been completed by adding a peel-off sentiment and some teardrop gems that have long been in my stash.

This pic shows the card laid flat...

This one with the arms extended...

I love the style and there are so many ways to decorate it and I can see a lot more of them being created in the future. Thanks again for the tutorial Emma!

I'm entering the creation into the following challenges...
HIMCR04NSD - Use a critter at Hiding in My Craft Room
Challenge #70 Anything goes with OPTIONAL twist BA DA BLING at 613 Avenue Create
May Linky Challenge at DL.ART
Colour challenge at "Less is more"

Hugs,
Em

6 comments:

  1. This is very pretty, love the use of the Butterflies, and the dimensions.
    Thanks for joining us over at HIMCR.
    Lisa
    ljcreation.blogspot.com
    HIMCR DT

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  2. Such a beautiful card. Love the colour shades you used. Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week.
    Cheers,
    Aurora

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  3. Hey Em, I love the monochromatic colors and purple is my favorite color as well!! Beautiful job my friend!!!! I noticed you still have the celebration button in your right side bar, it is outdated , maybe you can grab my blog button and replace it with that! I am so happy you will be participating in this month's challenge , can't wait to see what you come up with. As for your card again I love the style!!!! Thanks for the info and so happy to see you creating, yay!!!! hugs

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  4. What a fun card!
    Thank you for joining the Less is More Challenge this week
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  5. I'm sorry that I'm so late in visiting this time, but a new laptop has taken a little time to set up and get to know!!
    This is pretty!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  6. This is beautiful. Love the purple. Thanks so much for linking to my blog, that was very sweet of you <3

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I love to read your comments. Thanks for taking time to leave them!

Em xxx