Papercraft Once you download the file, you will need to open the following files with a different program which are all free to download:.pdf files are opened with Adobe Reader 9.pdo files are opened with Pepakura Viewer.zip and .rar files are opened with WinRAR. If a .pdo file asks you for a password, it usually means you have downloaded Pepakura Designer and not Pepakura Viewer, so make sure to get the viewer instead. Here’s a little demonstration on using Pepakura Viewer 3. Pepakura does not work on a MAC. However, if you download VMWare, or WINE, or some PC emulator, you can still get it to work.
Mitsubishi Paper Cars How about displaying a paper craft version of your own car, a favorite car, or even a past generation car on your desk? You now can with this Mitsubishi Motors Original Paper Craft Collection designed by artist Akira Mizorogi, best known for Paper Works “Paper Car”. Paper crafts templates can be downloaded in PDF format. They are organized in three sections, Current Models, Special Versions and Heritage Cars and are limited to Japanese market. (source: Misubishi)
Planting A Pineapple Did y’all know that you can take this and turn it into… This? And that this will eventually produce… Egg Carton Mini ‘Copters It’s come to my attention that the crafts on our blog are (just a little) on the girly side. BUT I know there are mums out there with boys who might not be interested in all things pink and sparkly, so here we have made (or rather I have made – the girls didn’t want a bar of this one!) some cute & easy egg carton helicpoters. Mums, you will need to do the fiddly bits here, but the boys (or girls) can help out plenty, and they will love playing with these cute-as-custard little “toys”. You will need: • Egg Carton(s) • Craft knife and cutting mat • Paint & brushes • Scissors • Paper • Marker • Split pins
Papercrft Tokyo, Japan - If you’re a fan of the Star Wars series (or at least the first 3 films), and you’ve got an extra 41 hours on your hands, then have we got a project for you young jedi.This beautifully designed replica of an AT-AT was found in Japan by artist Shunichi Makino and is created entirely out of paper. It consists of 6 downloadable pdf files. Each is extremely detailed and scaled perfectly. We’re throwing down the gauntlet with this one. Put your own together and send us a photo. 3EyedBear (Calendar) Last year was kind of hectic, so we decided to prepare ourselves better for 2011. With this friendly table-calendar we will know what kind of weekday our birthdays will be. And how many weeks we still have to wait for it. Next whole year we will be a little bit smarter and a tiny less lonely with a new paper girlfriend from around the world every month.
Paper Flying Disc Pull the string and watch the Paper Flying Disc whiz and spin through the air. You can design all kinds of different flying discs and have your friends help you launch them. You can fly these discs inside or outside -- anywhere they can take flight and soar through the air. The Infamous Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookies Now, I have a chocolate chip cookie recipe that I swear by. I love it, I think it is incredible, and I haven’t changed my mind about that. However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life.
The Pinecone Hunt=The Pinecone Wreath Me: Hey guys, who wants to go on a pinecone hunt with me? 8 year old: Yeah!!! Come on, everyone! Let’s go on a family pinecone hunt! FrankenPaper Fun Halloween paper craft! Download a Monster! Print-out, cut-out, glue, use as a holiday display or for pretend play! Perfect for Halloween or anytime you need a paper model monster friend! Dracula Free Paper Toy Bust! A new friend for you and FrankenPaper!