Making boxed sets of cards for other people to use is a FABulous idea (and very generous of you all, I might add). You folks should really think about teaching classes!
... as does my horse-mad teenager!
Hmmm... as did my 4 year old niece who decided to ride the "pretty pony" lol. I confess I'm a dreamer, not an engineer. In the beginning there was just a broomstick handle running up through the center (and of course, I didn't think of the impracticalities of building a horse where only one hoof was actually touching "ground" lol). I'd never tackled any project that big before, but after that episode I quickly learned about wiring a proper structure. Hubby saved the day by going out and buying a huge metal bracket and bolting it to the wood base. And then the repairs began lol.
Anyhoo, here's more "paper crap" (as my husband calls it). This whole thing started when I decided to make a dragon, which unfortunately ended up looking like a roast turkey. So I added four legs and turned it into a camel, which in turn prompted the rest of the characters below:
(disclaimer: I did not make the little ceramic lamb on the bottom left. It was a gift, but it's the right size for the rest of them)