Sunday, 28 April 2013

Sixty Five!

I'm not one for conventionally keeping with tradition and I do like to see if I can make something a little different, so here is a slightly different way of making a wordbook that Anice and Funky Hand is so good at producing!

I've used the wordbook templates from Wishes and Kisses cd but I've printed the 'pages' and letters separately.   On one of the pc's I use, I don't have the Papercraft Factory cd's installed so I just use them as a standard cd and click on the 'open' option rather than 'run' when it loads up.

I'm not able to use any of the fancy graphics and the digi's on the Papercraft Factory cd's but I can still use all the papers, letters and wordbook papers - I just have to do it a little differently!

The pages of the wordbook are easily printed.  But the letters are a bit more difficult as they are not attached to anything and I have to be careful when resizing so that they actually fit the pages!
But once I got the hang of it, I found it quite easy!  I've added the letters with foam pads so that it gives a bit of depth to the card and then used glitter glue around the edges for a bit of manly sparkle (if Anice can use flowers, then I can use glitter!)

The smaller letters are cut with a Sizzix alphabet set and I've added a little bit of black ribbon and some green cord to finish it off.

This is actually the card that my Mum asked me to make for my Dad's Birthday.  Which is today!!

Don't forget to link up any creation you have made with any Funky Hand products via the blue frog on the Get Funky post - we'd love to see what you've made and you never know - it could be your lucky day!!

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Card Crafters Circle:  Boys to Men
Creative Corner:  Clean and Simple
Aud Sentiments:  Happy Birthday
Papercrafting Journey:  Use a Sentiment

All papers:  Wishes and Kisses cd from Funky Hand
Dies:  Sizzix Girls are Weird alphabet
Everything else:  My stash  


  1. Brilliant and striking wordbook dearie.Your Mum will be so proud to give this to your Dad.Hugs Debbie x

  2. This is such a great creation. Fun letters, concept, and colors. Very impressive. Miss ya! Hugz!

  3. Fabulous .. he will just love it!
    Lisa x

  4. Wonderful card but it does not have a birthday sentiment on it. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge Ginny ♥


  5. This is beautiful thanks for playing with us at PCJ this time
    Jacki xx(PCJ DT)

  6. this is totally fun! I love it!

    Thanks for joining our CAS challenge at Creative Corner Challenges this week.

    Tammy DT

  7. What great fun you've had with your word book. the colours are superb :-) thanks for playing along at card crafters circle. Teresa x


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