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1  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Folded Book Art on: March 17, 2016 07:37:57 AM
Tried a couple different ways to make these.  The heart I made by stretching the pages and sketching directly on the page edges.  The apple I made with a stripe pattern, one stripe per book leaf (not "page"--there are two pages printed on each leaf  Cheesy ).   

I got the instructions from a video on Youtube called 
"Folded Book Art using Photoshop. Arte feito de Paginas Dobradas."
2  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / How to make a pleated star (or any shape) on: June 18, 2015 03:14:18 PM


There's a bit of reinventing the wheel to this project, but it was a result of my personal desire to figure out how to translate any shape into a pleated shape.
For my first attempts I made a heart and a star.  These two are about 3 inches across.




I also made tiny stars.



Easy to hand cut (there is a lot of scoring--but I did think to set the scores 1/4" apart which works well on a scoring board), or machine cut.  

Templates and tutorials for the heart and star here:
http://www.extremepapercrafting.com/2015/06/pleated-heart-embellishment.html



3  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Peeps Bunnies Torus Sliceform Wreath on: March 16, 2015 05:29:35 PM
16 pieces slotted together to form a honeycomb wreath.  Cut by machine.

How to put it together, get cutting files:  http://extremecards.blogspot.com/2015/03/peeps-bunnies-and-tulips-torus.html

4  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Tooth Fairy Pillows on: February 05, 2015 02:24:56 PM
Aw, I was just trying to remember what these looked like and I realized I had them posted on Craftster.  Kids are all grown up!
5  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Valentine's Day / Re: Conversation Heart Accordion Flip Pop Up Card on: February 05, 2015 01:10:35 PM
Me too!  I spent a long time sifting through my paper bins trying to pull things that went together!
6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Valentine's Day / Conversation Heart Accordion Flip Pop Up Card on: February 05, 2015 12:58:45 PM
I have sort of a thing about conversation hearts.  Not the candy--that's chalky.  But I like the shape and the simple lettering on them.

Here is a valentine pop up card that I designed with conversation hearts in various colors.

Cutting file available in multiple formats including SVG, DXF, and Silhouette Studio.

Extreme Cards and Papercrafting
http://extremecards.blogspot.com/2015/01/conversation-heart-accordion-card.html




This is the back.



It does fold flat for mailing.

7  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Vintage Dollhouse Inspired Paper Houses on: November 13, 2014 02:09:26 PM
I am not a doll collector, but I somehow found myself looking at a photostream of vintage dollhouses.  I particularly liked those made by Rich and Keystone.  These are miniature models I made from photos.  So far I've made two.



Printable file here: http://extremecards.blogspot.com/2014/11/vintage-dollhouse-paper-houses-part-1.html

Cut out and glue together.  Easy!



8  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Flower Wreath on: February 23, 2014 08:59:02 AM
I was delighted with how fast and easy it was.  We had a lot of snowdays in the last couple weeks, so that helped!
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Flower Wreath on: February 21, 2014 08:02:52 AM
I asked my friend who DOES know how to crochet to make this for me and she said, "Make it yourself!" Well okay, then.  I do know how to knit a little, and I can sew, so that helped.  
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Flower Wreath on: February 21, 2014 07:38:49 AM


Colors are a little over-saturated, here.  See flowers below.


My first crocheted project!

I was inspired by Attic24.
http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/2012/12/christmas-wreath-ta-dah.html.

I used flowers, buttons, and satin ribbon.



The yarn is Lion bonbons brights. I used only 1 package of this yarn!  The wreath form is a 12" wire form.  I knitted a cover from some scrap yarn I already had.



Carol
Mostly a papercrafter at
Extreme Cards and Papercrafting


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