Saturday, November 17, 2012


I mentioned the other day that I'd been diverted away from actually making Cword cards by playing around with new template ideas for cutting on my Craft Robo.  It's not my fault, of course  -'s the Bad Fairy of Procrastination, AKA the BFoP. 
Just in case you've not met her before, she's the naughty little minx who stays here from time to time.  Eventually, I boot her out and she goes to stay with Kaz, or one of my other crafty friends.  Beware!  she's always on the lookout for new places to hang out.
Well, this time I decided that my day or so of having her in residence was going to be more fruitful than most and have actually used a couple of the templates I made, At which point she pouted in a less than fairy-like way, stamped her little foot, twizzled her wand and left.

I rather like this one, and it's my favourite sort of Cword card; simple to put together, but eye-catching and effective.  Or is that "blowing my own trumpet"?

Materials and Tools
Pinky-red Bazzill, White card scrap
Glitter card; Dusty pink. Silver
Gems; Pink, Silver, Silver thread
Dies; Spellbinders flourish (Fanciful Holiday) Cuttlebug Snowflakes, Memory Box Crystalline border
Punch Woodware tiny snowflake
Craft Robo to make the letters

The letters hang on silver thread and it was the BFoP's parting shot to make the card as difficult as possible to photograph or have standing up without those letters twirling round and facing the wrong way.  So I think I might pop a smidge of glue behind them to keep them in place after all!
I'm going to make more of these in different colours, and maybe do a "joy" version as well - only three letters in that so even quicker hehe!

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Julia Dunnit said...

No it's not blowing your's stating the truth! It's a lovely card, I love the hanging hoops on the letters, great idea.

Eleanor Bell said...

It's brilliant Kathy. Very effective and such a versatile idea. I think that bad fairy has snuck up on me a few times too xx

Kaz said...

Oh no you've gone and blinking done it now!! Fancy mentioning me and the BFofP in one blog post!!! If she turns up I'm doing return to sender!

The card is gorgeous so blow away on your trumpet. xxx

Traceyr said...

So the letters aren't stuck down Kathy? That is a great idea means you get a great dangle.

Please don't send the BFofP here.


Angelnorth said...

Yep, striking is a good word - fab card!

Hazel said...

I can see why it's a favourite - beautiful (think you must have sent the BFoP here recently) x

Gez said...

WOW! Another fantastic card. You are on a roll girl! No worries wondering where the BFoP is as she's over here!! Keep warm this