Sunday, January 16, 2011

Fun Paper Toys

My grandchildren know that I have a passion for Alice in Wonderland, and especially the Mad Hatter,but they also know how I get a kick out of the Bad Girls of Disney movies. My office is getting more and more crowded with little trinkets from my kids who now feed my passion for these fun characters.

What's not to love about these bad guys and girls!

When we went to Walt Disney World a few years ago I noticed a trend developing.It seemed I had collected, with the help of my daughter in law, a large amount of Villain Disney pins. I mean after all they do add the pizazz to their movies. They give the good guys a reason to be good.

In addition to these little goodies I'm slowing becoming over run with another fun passion and that's paper toys. I first discovered these a few years ago and began folding and gluing and making them for my grandson's. They just didn't seem to share the same love for them as I do. So I would put them in my office once they grew bored. Here are a few from my office I discovered on one of my favorite blogs, called How about orange.

These Paper toys are so much fun they make me smile every day when I walk into my office. There are always fun things to discover at How About Orange,from printable calling cards, to how to make a gift bow from a magazine page,to printable gift boxes. The paper toys below are the design of Marshall Alexander from his web site There are even more to discover there than these little cuties.
 I have so much more to do right now with tax time just around the corner,but when I saw this new free printable calendar for my office I got excited. It's a Yeti calendar and is just too much fun. The Curiosity Group has launched a new calendar of the month and you can sign up to receive these each month. Just go to The Curiosity Group and download this fun calendar and sign up for the next eleven months to be sent to you by email. I can't wait to see next month's design.
Here is my latest discovery from the Disney family and the movie Tangled. She will be a great addition to my ever growing collection.

 If this isn't enough fun there is still another place to find free printable greeting cards,scrap booking papers,and paper toys. It's I have found so many photo frames, greeting cards,even recipe cards,and the best part is, it's all free! If I suddenly realize I've forgot a birthday card no problem,just click and print!
Another awesome place to find printable, ready to assemble paper treats is Canon Creative Park.
There you can find paper animals,toys,architecture,science related items,vehicles,and even bugs and plants.

Believe it or not this cathedral is from the architectural section. There are so many items to pick from it can be tough to narrow it down to which one. So there should never a boring snow day with all of these great web sites available at your finger tips.

Maybe I can find a small desk plant that will be impossible for me to kill in under a week.


  1. You find the most interesting things on the internet...things that even in my wildest imagination I did not even know existed!!! Thanks for sharing the links!

  2. I'm wondering if there is anything you can't do?! How much fun are these! This is turning into a really great blob, Rebecca! Have a great, creative week - Tanya