Christmas · christmas cards · fun fold cards · gate card · Gatefold Cards · pop up cards

Pop-Up Gatefold Cards

Hi everyone, recently I shared how to make these Pop-Up Gatefold Cards. This is a fun take on the normal gatefold style, with the triangular sides and hidden pop-up piece. These are a 6 x 6 size, but you can easily adjust the measurements for any size card. I love this cute birthday version using…… Continue reading Pop-Up Gatefold Cards

gift boxes · Lift & Reveal Gift Boxes · Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags

Mini Lift & Reveal Gift Boxes

Hi friends, I’ve finally got round to making the smaller Lift & Reveal box. I now have a trilogy of these boxes, so hopefully between the 3 you will have plenty of inspiration. These boxes have a really unique way of opening and will give a lovely surprise to the recipient. If you would like…… Continue reading Mini Lift & Reveal Gift Boxes

fun fold cards · Handbag Cards · Made To Surprise

Quick & Easy Handbag Cards

Hi everyone, I decided to revisit the Handbag card style and make these Make-up bag cards. These are very quick cards to make and great for presenting a gift card in too. They fold flat, and this size will fit into a 6′ x 6′ envelope. I used my Made To Surprise Make Up stamps…… Continue reading Quick & Easy Handbag Cards

Christmas · christmas cards · Floating Cards · fun fold cards · pop up cards · Retirement Cards

EASY Floating (POP-UP) Shadow Box Cards

Hi everyone, last week I showed you how to make these easy Floating Shadow Box Cards. I have a few of these on my channel already in different designs, but I thought I would revisit it again. I think this style works well with the cute layering bird stamps. These cards fold flat and will…… Continue reading EASY Floating (POP-UP) Shadow Box Cards

4 Step Cards · Christmas · christmas cards · fun fold cards · stepper cards

Festive 4 Step Cards

Hi friends, here’s a nice fun fold card for you to try. These 4 Step Cards are really effective and will work well for many occasions. I made 2 styles using these cute gnome stamps. I stamped Ho, Ho, Ho on the steps of one card… And used patten paper on the other. These all…… Continue reading Festive 4 Step Cards

birthday cards · birthdays · cardmaking · Double Pop-Up Cards · Kinetic Cards · Papercraft · pop up cards

6 X 6 Double Pop-Up Cards

Hi there, as promised here is the 6 x 6 version of the Double Pop-Up Card I shared last week. These are really fun card styles to make, and once you understand the directions of the mechanism they are quite easy too! You can change the direction of these pop-up pieces and you can have…… Continue reading 6 X 6 Double Pop-Up Cards

Papercraft

Vote For Me! Mixed Up Craft

Hi everyone, Some of you may remember a few weeks ago, me saying I had some lovely news but I couldn’t share it?! Well… now I can I have been nominated in the Best of Craft Awards 2021 under the catagory for Most Inspiring Blog! This was such a lovely surprise and I’m so thankful…… Continue reading Vote For Me! Mixed Up Craft

Diorama Cards · Kinetic Cards · Made To Surprise · Swing Cards

Open Diorama Swing Card

Hi friends, this weeks Sunday Surprise are these fun Open Diorama Swing Cards. I made these during a craft along with 10 Made To Surprise competition winners. I love using these adorable critters! I wanted to create a Diorama card but I wanted to have a swinging element, so I decided to open up the…… Continue reading Open Diorama Swing Card

Bendi Fold Cards · cardmaking · Cards For Guys · Colouring · fathers day · fun fold cards · Male Cards

EASY Bendi Fold Cards

Hi everyone, I’ve recently shared this very cute  Bendi Card. This style has been around for the while and I wanted to give it a go and put my spin on it. Unfortunately this cute stamp set is no longer available, however you can use any stamps and dies you have. The card is 6…… Continue reading EASY Bendi Fold Cards

Easel cards · fun fold cards · Reverse Easel Cards

Pretty Reverse Easel Card

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing this Easy Reverse Easel Card. This is a very easy and quick card to make, yet it still has the wow factor. By simply changing the fold direction of a standard Easel card you get a completely different look! I used the First Edition ‘Oh So Sweet’ papers to decorate…… Continue reading Pretty Reverse Easel Card