"". Cut Two Pieces: 10/05/09 - 17/05/09

Saturday, 16 May 2009

Paper Projects in 3d

Canon
For a large range of projects. All are perfect for print and cut projects.
Yamaha
Motorbikes and rare animals of the world.
Fold4world includes calendars.
Paper Toys
Includes moving toys, baskets, gift boxes and games.
Paper Modelz
An large range of projects and links to other sites.
Folding Trees
Showcases other sites with papercrafts.
Family Crafts
A long list of items including cars and buildings.
Paper Museum
Not in English. Vehicles animals Christmas dollhouses and more.
Haunted Dimensions
Models of haunted houses and tombstones in pdf format.
Papercraft Paradise Lists sites with 3d paper objects suitable for printing and cutting.
Dungeons and Dragons
3d buildings. Also suitable for print and cut projects.
Baud and Bui - Card Models
Buildings from around the world in pdf format.
Owl and Mouse Educational Software farm building.
Guido's Paper Works scroll down the page to find the models.
The models are in jpeg format and would be ideal for print and cut projects.
Mike Hungerford: Paper Models
Paper Replika for a large range of 3d models in pdf format. Write down the password supplied with the downloaded file as it is needed each time to open the pfd file. The files cannot be imported into programs but can be printed.
fold4world.com  lovely 3d items in pdf format. Files offered for free do have time limits and change from time to time.
Disney
The Disney Experience
Page 42 Loads of free 3d printable projects. Some of the projects include Cinderella's Castle, cars, Mississippi steamboat and there are board games to print.

Characters

Cubee Craft
Cubed characters.
Paper Kraft
Very detailed items including Pokemon and Final Fantasy characters.
Playland Station
Tv characters and robots.

Print and Cut - Site Links

Print and Cut templates.
Please read the copyright information on each site.
Mardar's Stuff - a lovely selection suitable as print and cut projects.
Hewlett Packard for print and cut projects in pdf format.
Canon for scrapbook and paper craft projects.
Non dairy Dairy cute printable 3d bird houses.
Alenka's Printables includes seed packets, tea and coffee bags, scrapbooking and gift tags.
Don't Eat the Paste for jpeg printable boxes.
Paper Toys a lovely range of printed boxes and other items.
packagetech.com for print and cut boxes.
cz Paper Crafts includes bags, envelopes, boxes, and instructions to customise templates.
Graphics Garden for tags, cards, labels, envelopes, and more.
Paper Museum some great box templates, 3d Christmas items. Not in English, just select button with pdf to download or click on picture for more items in a category.
kittywompuss.com birdhouses, boxes, backgrounds to print and more.
Friends Bee Welcome bear related miniature boxes and bags.
Fold3world  3d calendars items change from time to time.
Doll House resources.
Printies mini printables for dollhouses miniatures.
Dave's Games
Scroll down the page to the pdf patterns of miniature buildings.
Link Lady
A long list of other sites with miniature items.
Tree Feathers miniatures and links to other sites.
Mini Printables miniature sheet music
Jim's Printable Minis
Stunning print and cut miniature items for doll houses.
Dollhouse Miniature Printables
Miniature furniture and other items to print and cut.
Jennifer's Free Doll House Printables
Includes miniature boxes, bags and cereal packets.

Friday, 15 May 2009

Vertical text in Inkscape

Vertical text can be achieved two ways.
Method One
- Type text.
- Click on the vertical text button as shown below.


If I have horizontal text and decide to change it to vertical I do the following:-
- ensure text to be changed is selected.
- press A on the left side bar (or t on the computer keyboard) to access text features.
- click on the vertical text button to change orientation.


Method Two
- select text to be changed.
- press T on the top menu bar to open the font menu panel.
- click on the vertical text button.
- press
Apply.












Below is a screenshot - showing both methods.
Click on image for a larger view.












Please note if you wish to type multiple lines when you change to vertical, the text will be placed right to left as shown below.


Sunday, 10 May 2009

Verses, Sayings, Quotes

Do you ever have difficulty trying to find the right words for a card or scrapbooking page.
Here are a few links to some sites that are great for sayings, verses, or quotes.
Quote Garden for an extensive range of categories.
Imag-e-nation verses, quotes and poems grouped by theme.
Verses 4 Cards grouped in easy to find categories.
Verses for Cards grouped by category.
Stampers' Versalog search by category.
The Quotations Page Search by author or subject.
Making Greeting Cards verses and quotes for a range of occassions.
Poems and Quotes for Scrapbookers grouped in easy to find categories.

Scrapbooking
Scrap Sayings
Titles for pages, song lyrics, fun with the alphabet, famous speeches and more.
The Perfect Title