Computer Crafting

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Create a Maze

Our next challenge will have you using your creativity and patience. I want you to create a maze in the Paint program that comes with Microsoft Windows. If you’ve never used your Paint program, it should be listed under Accessories. Start with a short, simple maze and work your way up to a more intricate design. […]

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Creative Computer Crafts

Creative Computer Crafts

If you enjoy computer crafting, the people at Crafty PC have a book called “Creative Computer Crafts” that has a number of interesting crafts you can try. The book is going out of print, so it’s available right now at a very good price. If you are outside of the U.S., beware of shipping charges […]

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Image Sharing on a Mac Computer

If you are a mac computer user, I have a good image sharing program for you to check out. You can snap a picture of a website, capture a chat moment, take a screenshot of an application, quickly sketch an idea, even add notes with arrows and circles to point out specific things. You can […]

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Crafty PC Chocolate Portraits

Brrrrrr! Winter has many of us holed up in our homes – what a perfect time for crafting and that means 15% off every item in the craftyPC store – even sale items! Just enter the coupon code winter2008 on our order form and the discount will be automatically applied to your merchandise total. And […]

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CafePress

Trying CafePress Today I have been going from frustration and tears to elation and smiles, all because of a website. I decided to try getting my own store up on Cafe Press, but it was so hard to get the picture saved properly. I opened a photo I had and cut away part of it, […]

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Scrapbook Programs

There are a number of good scrapbook creation programs. They allow you to place text and photos in existing layouts, so your design always looks nice. Check for extra features like a spell checker, ideas to get your writing started, or information about what happened on a certain date in history. Many publishing programs, such […]

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Building Houses in Paint

The seniors’ computer club is going well and the ladies are always so enthusiastic. Last week we played with the paint program that comes with Microsoft Windows and had great fun drawing houses. Imagine all the grandchildren who’ll be putting gramma’s creation on the frig for a change! Would you like to try your hand […]

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