I could not resist this stamp set by Lawn Fawn, but the accompanying octopus is sooo teeny and does not have a lot of character IMHO. Cricut to the rescue with this oh so cute octopus from the Birthday Bash cart.
Since this card is for my science - minded DGD, I quickly realized that I would have to create some extra legs for my octopus and so I sliced and welded in Design Space only to find that because I wanted the extra legs a darker color, it was just much easier to duplicate the octopus and trim away two legs. Lesson learned! I eliminated the birthday packages that the octopus was carrying by closing the eye in DS and then I substituted a layered heart from Doodlecharms.
I distress inked the background using my Groove, added some dew drop bubbles and heat embossed the sentiment. Such a fun card to make!
I am linking my card with the Valentine challenge at BBTB2 here.
and the Valentine Challenge # 294 at the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog here.
If you are 'last minute - ing it' like me, there's tons of inspiration on both sites. Thanks for visiting with me today. : ) Christine