Do you have a fave?
and some are just plain lovely inspiration.}
Hero Arts Ideas for shaped cards
new "Cartilicious" tutorials from Scor-pal
& all their other awesome tutorials here
Amy's wicked guitar card!
Starwars Tie Fighter too cool!
Kim's baseball glove shaped card
Tie shaped box pattern by procrastistamper
Caardvarks Shape up challenge
Cuttlebug Challenge's shaped card post. LOTs of great cards
All-sorts' challenge blog shaped cards
Stamptacular Sunday challenge shaped cards
Just Magnolia Shape challenge
House mouse shaped card challenge
The cutting cafe shaped card gallery
Christina's brilliant swing top gift card
Heidi's astoundingly sweet washing machine card
& her blender card (WOW!)
Watermelon card by Sherry
Claire's tower shaped box tutorial
House mouse shaped cards by Mary (cuuuute!)
Lauren's fire hydrant card
View master card by Roxy (Corrine)
mitchygitchygoomy's Chicken shaped card (cute!)
justwritedesigns's Paint brush card
Papercraft Inspirations Matryoshka doll template & tutorial
& their bird card template & tut (which would be sweet enlarged)
Papercrafts inspirations Sundae shaped card
& their vintage car shape template
& their duck template
& their owl gift bag template
Elena's sweet Snow globe card with template here (this would be angelic for any season though! Imagine one with the Eiffel tower?) :O)
Curt's phenomenal diorama tutorial
Baby onesie card by Lauralynn (template is in comment #4 Her Adorable example here.)
Alison's sweet diaper card & template
Lauren's famous onesie card & tutorial
Onsie pattern by procrastistamper
Barb's baby shoe template on SCS & her adorable example here (for girls)
& here too (for boys)
Baby shoe template from Papercrafts Inspirations
Here's the perfect spinner card video tutorial by Melanie
Swing card by Jennifer McGuire and a Video Tutorial for swing card here (from Hero Arts Club Blog)
Laura's fab rocketship slider card (video)
Papercraft Inspirations' mechanical card templates
The Queen of Pop Ups (with lots of amazing template links & tutorials)
Ruth's pop up box card (I'm nuts for this!) ;O)
Accordian Fold card by Mandy (SO sweet)
Melanie's gorgeous card with a band/belt
Patty's popsicle card tutorial
Teresa's cool punched icecream cones
Deb is TOO good! see what I mean? & here too!?
Sticky notebooks by Michelle (fab!)
& her Matchbook notebooks, WOW!
Fortune cookie tutorial
Ashley's stair step card (SO sweet)
slprunning's owl shaped card
Animal templates & tutorials (links)
photo from Martha Stewart
Owl Template for owl backpack
(this would ROCK in paper!)
Lindsay the queen of amazing shaped cards (& freebies!):
her AWEsome apple & bus teacher shaped cards
& rocket lollipop toppers
& her fortune cookie template...
& strawberry pops
& her beach pail shaped card
& pizza cards
& her coffee mug card
& her star template
& her butterfly card
& her mushroom card
& her tea cup card
& her tree shaped album
& plant pick shapes
& her heart shaped carton template
& her kimono shape
& her amazing bucket template +other cool stuff
and her incredible tutorial on how to make your own .svg files./templates
Flap-a-fold Card found thanks to Jessica fell in love with her flapafold card
Jen's gorgeous fold out album tutorial
Stand up card & template by Penny SO clever! See a gallery of them in Lynn's "new technique" SCS challenge thread here
trifold angle card by Vicki
trishutter card (with a great box too) by Vicki
triangle fold card (video) by Dawn
Beate's tutorial for a gate fold card
Ellen's fab fold (with Scallop Nestabilities)
cmc2stamp's brilliant scanned stamp image butterfly card
Heart shaped envelope card video
Edited to add:
Linda's gorgeous tree trifold card
& her triple front card
Fab surfboard card by Kathy
BIG shaped pram by Minerva (big on talent!)
& her train too (Wow!)
Michelle's amazing hybrid car shaped album
Maya's astounding shaped projects:
A truck Christmas calender (WOWzas!)
A stunning jacket card
& another jacket with her great tutorial
An incredible kite-shaped card
Kim's cake card (you do NOT wanna miss this!-WOWzers!)
& her gorgeous balloon pop up card!
& teepee boxes too! (SO sweet!!!)
& Kim's shark card
& her interactive ahoy matey card...which uses...
her too COOL tutorial-a rolling mechanism tutorial
& her sand castle masterpiece
her fire fighter badge shaped nightlight (WOW!)
& Kim's beach sandle
& her beach pail & swimming pool...
& graduation cap
You might as well just spend a week on her blog! She's one of those bloggers who has a million brilliant ideas!
Edited to add: Gatefolds
Round gatefold tutorial by Debbie
Lots of Gatefold videos:
How to make a Gate Fold Card with Dawn
How to make a Gate fold card for scrapbooking
Want to do some serious searching for shaped cards/boxes?:
Google image search for "shaped card challenge"
Google image search for "shaped card"
Google image search for "shaped card template"
Google image search for "shaped card box"
Google image search for "shaped box template"
Google image search for "shaped box pattern"
Google image search for "shaped card pattern"
Google image search for "shape template"
Google image search for "shape pattern"
Google image search for "Card shape template"
Thanks for stopping by in your busy day!
P.S. If you have a favourite fold/shape project that you've made (or you've admired) we'd love to see it or hear about it! :O)