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 Swinging Anniversary

Today we are making a 3-dimensional swing card using Karen Burniston dies from Dies R Us. 1. Cut two of each color using the swing die. Save the off-cut pieces for bench supports (I find the best piece is right below the bench , about 3/8 inches tall x 2 inches) 2. Trim off two […]

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 […]

INDEX of Card Types

Looking for more inspiration about a specific type of card? Below are links to thematic posts on this blog. Greeting Card Occasions Anniversaries * Heartfelt * A Trout Fishing Kind of Day * Color My World * The Best is Yet to Come * A Swinging Anniversary * 64th Anniversary Wishes Baby * Sleepytime Dreams […]

64th Anniversary Wishes

It is wonderful when people get to celebrate 64 years of marriage, so a special card is needed. This card is primarily made with Karen Burniston dies focusing on the Cake Pop-Up in a 3 3/4 inch x 8 3/4 inch card base. (I used a green leafy coated card stock for the base.) Cut […]

The Circus is Coming!

After seeing numerous circus theme cards being made because of Craft Consortium’s Circus collection and Sam Calcott’s Mixed Up Crafts tutorials on circus themed spinner cards. I decided to make my slimline version using some wooden block rubber stamps that I had played with as a child. The funny thing about these stamps was I […]

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 […]