Friday, 12 August 2011

Box Arm Card

Today's card is another that I'll be teaching in card making classes in my studio, and it's called a Box Arm Card.  It folds flat for putting into a standard envelope, and when you stand it up you pull out the "arms" to help make the stand.  Here's the card with the arms nearly closed:
Here's the card with the arms extended:
Here's a view from above, so you can see the arms:
And here's another variation:
I learned the technique in one of Helen's fabulous card making classes, and I've since found a tutorial online by Emma Fewkes.

The butterfly was created using the Beautiful Butterflies die in the Big Shot die cutting machine, which was then put into Stampin Up's Finial Press embossing folder and put through the Big Shot again to emboss it.

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