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Aug 29, 2016

Dutch Apple Sliceform

I posted a lattice version of a sliceform apple years ago, but somehow missed putting up the solid version!

Recently I was messing around with map pages making paper roses, and came across the page for the Netherlands, a beautiful green.  So, with a wink, I call this the Dutch Apple sliceform papercraft.

How to make a solid sliceform apple

Aug 24, 2016

Back to School Papercrafts

The weather at my house turned cooler yesterday, and it's back to school soon here in the northeast.

Here are some school-themed papercrafting projects from the archives.

Box of Crayons Pop Up Card
This might be my favorite box card of all time!
24 crayons box

French School Room
Fair warning: this school pop up card is challenging and time consuming.

French school pop up

Pleated Apple Box
There's also a pumpkin version of this little container.

apple box pleated lid and base

Sliceform Apple
Surprisingly easy to put together.

Sliceform apple, lattice version

Little Red Schoolhouse
Put a tealight in this little house and set it on your shelf.

vellum shelf village school

May 4, 2014

Little Red Schoolhouse Vellum House

This little paper schoolhouse is constructed much like the paper church

Perfect for a 3d village on a shelf.  Can be lighted with a battery operated tea light.  This design was adapted from a template on Little Glitter Houses.  This building measures approximately 3" wide and 4" deep.

How to make a paper little red schoolhouse

Sep 13, 2013

Pleated Apple or Pumpkin Box Tutorial

apple box from cardstock
Last week I made this in red as an apple box. In orange, it makes a pumpkin box. You may remember the similar six sided acorn box, from last year.

How to construct a pleated, eight sided round box with a lid

Sep 7, 2013


Back to School! I made three apple projects this week.

My pleated apple box with a lid is a cousin of the acorn box.
apple box
The apple box has 8 sides rather than 6.

Apple box templates and tutorial are up!

I made a solid version and a lattice version of an apple sliceform.
apple sliceform

apple sliceform

If you've made my sliceform pumpkins, solid or lattice , you will have no trouble with the sliceform apples.
Files for the lattice apple are here.

pumpkin sliceform

pumpkin sliceform
Time to vote!

Which tutorial do you want to see first?

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Jun 21, 2013

The Lost Month

School is finally out! I've been barely keeping my head above water in May and June.

Since Mother's Day, I've made:

Three of these zig zag fold Thank You cards for my volunteers at my "real" job.

Four of these pop up cards for a fundraiser.

One of these candy bouquets with a dog paper model for a birthday.

One of these pop up cards for Father's Day.

One of these paper roses for a music teacher.

Two of these money boxes for graduates: one red, one blue.

graduation cap money holder

graduation cap money holder

Three of these pop up words Thank You notes for scholarships.

Two of the heart ones in red and blue. One in yellow and blue for Rotary.

thank you pop up card

Fourteen of these paper pieced fox Thank You cards for work.

Still to do: a pop up school bus Thank You for our school transportation department, which has retrieved innumerable of my children's belongings over the past 16 years!

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Aug 31, 2012

Ecole Pop Up Tutorial

I started with a vintage French school room graphic from Agence Eureka to make this challenging ecole pop up card.

school pop up card

If you don't read French the site can be a little daunting to search. You may find her Flickr photostream easier to navigate. Lots to love!

How to make a French school pop up card