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Exploring Computer Crafts & Printable Crafting

The Creativity Patch Kit FoldedAre you looking for crafts and printables you can make at home or in the office and print on an inkjet or laser printer? If so, you'll like this collection of computer crafting resources featuring how-to articles, free paper dolls, cards, patterns, and other computer crafting fun.

See also: Annie Lang, Papercraft, Minatures, Origami

Featured Computer & Printable Crafting Resources

Whimsical Characters: Paper-Piecing and Printable Projects by Annie Lang
Annie Lang creates whimsical characters and digital art products for the young at heart. Try a sampling of her paper piecing, papercraft, greeting cards, iron-on art, and home decorations on the Creativity Portal.

Creativity Portal Playground
Features an assortment of free project printables: Holiday cards, Christmas ornaments, Halloween projects, fall leaves, scrapbook cutouts, and word search puzzles.

Creative Slush and Play at ChrisDunmire.com
Paper crafting and paper pranks at their funnest. Free Nit Wits coloring pages, April Fool's Jokes, and other fun including the Mirecle Creativity Patch, CreativiTEA, and cartoony drawing lessons.

Free Computer Printables
An index page of dozens of Web resources with free printable greeting cards, bookmarks, calendars, stationery, coloring pages, and novelty items. Some feature online generators for you to design your own!

Animal Crafts from Danielle's Place
Features ideas and free patterns to download for many animal-related activities. Sheep, squirrel with a cup of acorn nuts, and environmental learning activities for kids.

Crafty PC Tips and Tricks
Useful tips and hints for your computer craft projects. Help sections include: Determining the Printable Side of Inkjet Specialty Papers; Colored Notepad Adhesive; Envelopes — Full Bleed and Flap Printing; Keyboard Shortcuts; Curling Ribbon and Foil Heart Clipart; and Waterproof Clear Window Clings.

DLTK's Printable Crafts for Kids
"Features a variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages, and more including projects for holidays, and educational themes and cartoon characters." Animal crafts, Bible crafts, countries and cultures. Downloadable printable greeting cards, doorknob hangers, awards, bookmarks, gift tags, and writing paper.

Making Crafts with Computers
Project ideas and instructions for several computer crafts including a Chinese lantern, rainbow-colored decoration, tie dye graphics, animal shaped notepad, light switch cover, and double sided bookmarks.

Making Friends Paper Dolls
Children and paper doll enthusiasts will love these free printable paper dolls from Making Friends. Site allows you to create cultural dolls with a variety of skin tones, features, and themes.