Welcome to the Horse Farm

Greetings it’s Sue here from the Dies R Us design team with another barn pop-up card. The barn pop-up is Karen Burniston’ Barn Pop Stand as are the Farm Edges fence and hills. The horses are cut and stenciled using Karen Burniston’s Horse, Unicorn and Zebra set and the hat and pitchfork come from her […]

Swing Gate Fold

Hi it’s Sue here from the Dies R Us Design Team with another interactive swing gatefold card. I based this card off of a swing card I made in last week’s blog post. You can get the specific instructions on how to make the bench swing by clicking here. After cutting a 3 inch square […]

A Sweet Spring Card

Hi, I’m Sue SK of Ully Cat’s World and a new member of the Dies R Us Design Team.  This sweet spring card is a z-fold card that when flat fits in an A2 (4 3/8 in x 5 ¾ in) envelope. It uses two dies – TuttiDesigns Easter Gate and PoppystampsHello Poe Script. 1.  […]

Back into the Swing of Things

Coming home after a long stay in the hospital deserves a cheerful card. Home Sweet Home may have a different meaning for those of us who have been fortunate enough to stay healthy during this year of COVID-19, but to a survivor it truly can be sweet. The mechanical base for this card come from […]

Stable Happy Mail

Everyone likes Happy Mail and this one is made for a family of horse lovers. After making a z-fold card using a gate and fencing, I envisioned this horse paddock card. The card is designed to fit folded into a #10 slimline envelope. I laid-out the fence first on a 2 ½ inch x 12-inch […]

An Old-Time Christmas

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert are credited with popularizing the idea that families need evergreen trees adorned with babbles and sweet treats at Christmas.  This fold-out parlor card is in that tradition. Christmas Tree:  The tree frame and pop-up mechanism were made using Karen Burniston’s Christmas tree pop-up die set. I embossed thin copier paper […]

Bendi-Shadow Boxes

Bendi-Shadow Boxes are quick to make when using a scene building die set. I built this tree swing example in under 2 hours from design, locating materials from scrap paper stash to die-cutting all the pieces to assembly, using the Xcut “Make Me” die set included in the Homemaker Die Cuts & Digi Stamps All-in-one […]

It’s Baseball Season

I have a Coach K in my life who has coach hundreds of young men to excel in the game of baseball from Little League through high school teams.  His baseball hero is Roberto Clemente. So when I saw the Carta Bella Paper’s Baseball series I immediately thought of Coach K. I made an A2 […]