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« on: April 10, 2009 07:37:01 PM »

Plain and simple...
this one won't fall apart, even if you shake it.



This was made by taking cross-sections of a 3d shape in Google Sketchup.   

A hybrid sliceform and tunnel book...

An open version of the same egg, with scenery glued to the ribs on the inside in the same manner as a tunnel book.



Yes, they both fold flat!



Template and tutorial here:http://extremecards.blogspot.com/2009/04/plain-and-simple-sliceform-egg.html
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2009 07:50:59 PM »

very cool!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2009 08:01:18 PM »

whoa,  I think my brain would implode if I even attempted that.  I would be cursing like a mad pirate and probably take all of my paper out back and set it ablaze. 


Great job!  I love it and applaud your patience! 
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« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2009 08:56:59 PM »

Maybe I'm crazy, but I really like the look of the egg when laid flat.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2009 09:11:31 PM »

I totally have to try that now, though I'm sure it won't end up anywhere like yours.  Tongue They look awesome, thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2009 10:50:13 PM »

Eeee!  Thank you so much for this post and the link with the template/instructions! 

I got a Christmas "card" that was very similar to this two years ago.  I loved the concept so much and it's the only one I've kept from year to year!  (It was more like the second pic you posted here.)

I cannot wait now to get back to work on Monday!  (I work for a commercial printer - we have tons and tons of scrap paper.  I'm gonna have a field day!!)  I don't think I'll find anything quite as cool as the blue stocks you used, but I'm sure I'll find plenty to practice on!   Wink

Thank you!  Thank you!  Thank you!
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« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2009 08:41:56 AM »

wow! that's so awesome! i've never seen that before and now i need to try it. Thanks!
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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2009 11:07:53 AM »

 Cheesy It's plain (cheap) blue paper that I ran through my Cuttlebug to give it that embossed texture!
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« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2009 05:51:42 PM »

Very cool, great work!
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« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2009 03:17:03 PM »

It's funny how the word "Cool" keeps surfacing in people's responses, because as my eyes feasted on your photos, my lips were murmuring, "Coooooooool!", too!
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