Welcome to The Clipart Fairy Tutorial Blog

Hi and welcome to The Clipart Fairy Tutorials Blog. Here I will be posting tips on using Open Office Desk Top Publishing Programme which is FREE to download here: http://www.openoffice.org/

To view the slide presentations more clearly, click on View All Images, this will open the slide in a new window, click on Orginal View. If you want the slide to stop just hover your mouse over the slide, to view the slide more quickly or slower use the - & + buttons.

I also another blog where I post my finished cards here:

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Friday, 15 October 2010

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Above is a pic of the Invitations I made during Tutorial Number 3
Here's a pic showing the difference between the normal card front and the invitation

Please feel free to right mouse and save this "How to" make the purple plum star frill card below, please link back to this blog if you post it on your blog, Cheers Wendy :)

The Creative Card Fronts CD Tutorials

Hi there, here are the first of hopefully many tutorials showing you how to get the best from The Creative Card Fronts CD. You'll pick up tips along the way on using the FREE Open Office Programme. I hope you enjoy the tutorials, start with Tutorial 1 first, have fun

The Creative Card Fronts CD Tutorial 4

The Creative Card Fronts CD Tutorial 3

The Creative Card Fronts CD Tutorial 2

The Creative Card Fronts CD Tutorial 1

Sunday, 18 July 2010

Top Score Scoreboard Measurements

Throughout my tutorials I mention that I use the Top Score Scoreboad by Crafters Companion which is my favourite scoreboard to use, but some people don't have this board so here are the measurements in both cm's and inches. Please feel free to right mouse and save the picture for fututre use.

The Basics of using Open Office Re-cap

How to Save Your Work in Open Office

Sunday, 6 June 2010

Pull-a-long Card - Skaterboy

Although I'm using the Skaterboy Download to showcase this tut, the method can be used to make any card

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

7. How to Re-size the Book Cards in Open Office

1. PROJECT How to make a Square Card

IMPORTANT I made a slight mistake when I made this tutorial and as I have re-done it several times as it was to long for Youtube I'm stating here what the mistake is rather than to start all over again!! The mistake is when you create the blue rectangle inside your document, you click on the LEFT side of your mouse and drag, not the right side as I say in the video, duh, what am I like )

Saturday, 1 May 2010

How to make a Interactive Book a Easel Card

This tutorial is for an easel card that measures 71/4inches wide. When you have finished creating the Book simple print, cut out and assemble as you can see in the pictures, have fun :)

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

How to use the Plaque PNGs

Ok, you've got the Plaques download, you've made the easel card with the ready to print that comes in the download, now what? I hear you say! Here's how to make your own Plaques for the easel card

Friday, 23 April 2010

How to use the Interactive Inserts in Open Office

Although tis is a tutorial for Open Office, the same principle can be used for Microsoft Office 2007, My Craft Studio and other Desk Top Publishing Programmes.