Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: Sliceform Christmas Ornament

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Nov 20, 2009

Sliceform Christmas Ornament



Second try! I changed some of the slot positions. It's a little more stable.

I have checked the templates about a zillion times. For some reason not all of the slots are saving between formats. I THINK they are all there now, but if something's missing it's not you! Let me know if something is amiss.

Download PDF
Download GSD page 1; GSD page 2
Download DXF page 1; DXF page 2





I added the candle details and the glitter before I assembled the ornament. I'm on the fence about whether it would have been less messy to glitter at the end. It's up to you.

Assemble from the middle out: largest two pieces slotted together at their centers, then add the medium size pieces, then the smallest.

The flat side of the "cut-off" pieces face the front.

You will see that the sides of the smallest pieces have to go in a closed slot. I fold up the two bottom tabs on each small piece, slide through and then unfold. (See the fish bowl sliceform for another picture of this.)


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5 comments :

Crayola58 said...

Just fantastic. What a beauty for a tree.
Carole

1CardCreator said...

Looks lovely Carole, thanks for taking the time to perfect it. ~Diane

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Anonymous said...

WOW that fishbowl is great and I love the acorn too, also the snow flake. They're all beautiful and so much work but what an impression they'd make. I would love to have something in SVG if at all possible...wish I knew how to convert them but I don't. Thanks for sharing your lovely work. I'm going to keep checking back on your blog...Thanks again Smiles Carolyn

cpeep said...

If you open a PDF in Inkscape, you can then save it as an SVG. You may need to join up some of the unattached nodes for it to work with SCAL or MTC.