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Global Design Project #275: Lovely Envelope Cards

Over on the Global Design Project, love is in the air. While I haven't fully committed to the Valentine's day themes, I did find that the theme was flexible enough to pull out my brand new mini-envelope die. Here is the full challenge in question:

What I was most attracted to was the image of the little envelope. I definitely wanted to play with that. Additionally, I purchased the Giving Tuesday surprise pack from Lawn Fawn way back in November. It's a grab bag of sorts with all proceeds donated to charity. In this pack I got an assortment of different stamps, one of which was full of "Open Here" and "Look at This" which turned out to be the perfect thing I needed to execute my card.

So here is the card on a first look:

And then the little envelope opens up to reveal a little mini card:

And the inside of the card shows this:

And because I can never make anything once, I made the exact same card with a purple envelope:

Overall, I'm super thrilled with this design. They didn't come out exactly perfect (a little bleeding on my chick, and a stray mark on the second), but the concept feels fun and original. I expect to be making more of these soon!


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