Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: 3D House Papercraft Birthday Card

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Aug 4, 2009

3D House Papercraft Birthday Card

Somehow I stumbled upon a page of little paper house models on Fold 4 World. Good luck finding them from the Home page--who would think to click on the "Shopping" tab?
I like the idea of the rotating message, but a calendar didn't suit my needs so I changed the window to read "Happy Birthday".
house papercraft
If you're truly compulsive you could change the wording before you print. I didn't bother, I just used the reverse (blank) side of the spinning pieces, #11 and #14, and printed out my own message to glue on each.
The house goes together pretty easily. My only suggestion is to be sure to test fit #11 inside #8 and #14 inside #13 to make sure they turn easily before you glue them. (You know I had to re-do them, right?) You can make those two turning parts a little smaller if you need to, it won't show when you're finished.
I added a little glitter on some of the edges where I had a bit of white card stock showing.


Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

WOAH!!! Cool house. I have to add this to my house link list. WAY too neat. :O)

Anonymous said...

It looks good! Did you really make it into a card? Does it pop-up, used as a centerpiece or do you send it pre-assembled?

Kim said...

I am constantly amazed at what you find on the web! You have quite the talent for finding things -

cpeep said...

I probably should have said "card substitute" because, no, it doesn't fold flat. Very uncharacteristic of me!


angelamclean said...

Thank you for sharing this with us. Angela xxx

Jamie Lane said...

I have been digging through your site this morning and your stuff is great! I love the little homes...how cute!