I’ve had my Nan visit recently after a long 7 months of being apart! Over the last few visits, I’ve got her crafting with me which she has really been enjoying, and it’s so nice to be able to do something fun together and make new memories. I like to keep the cards simple but…… Continue reading Crafting With Nan 😍 Diagonal Flap Card
Hi everyone, now that my Made To Surprise brand is growing I want to start showing you ways to combine the collections. This card uses my 6 x 6 Slider die set from my second collection mixed with the Funky Flowers stamps & dies from my first collection. I had the idea of creating a…… Continue reading Pretty Floral Slider Card
Hi everyone, I recently made these really cool Double Fan Fold Cards. I was inspired by the Double Diamond Fold cards I made a couple years ago. They were a 6 x 6 size, so I decided to make a 5 x 7 version but then changed it a little and got this style card,…… Continue reading Double Fan Fold Cards
Hi everyone, thank you for stopping by today. I have these really cool Lace-Up cards to share with you all. I was inspired by a wonderful card I saw on Pinterest by the Coastal Crafter and I had to do my own straight away. Check out hers for more inspiration. I made the pink one…… Continue reading Fun Lace-Up Effect cards
Hi friends, today I’m sharing my Inside Out Cards. I first made this style at the end of 2018 and thought I would re-visit it again. It’s such a simple change to a normal card but the finished card is brilliant and very effective. From the front, it looks like a normal 6 x 6…… Continue reading WOW, New Inside Out Cards!
Hello, everyone, I recently shared this Building Block card which was inspired by the lovely Paula in our group. I was really impressed with the beautiful card Paula sent me and wanted to make a 5 x 7 version using supplies from my new collection. I adore the teal and pink tones in this card…… Continue reading Easy Building Block Card
Hi everyone, here are the cards I made using my 5 x 7, Zig Zag Slider Card die set. I adore this set and love that you have so many mat and layer options to create lots of different looks. The cards can be displayed open or in an upright position. You can have a…… Continue reading 5 x 7 Slider Cards
Hi everyone, sometimes you just want easy cards with a difference and these Aperture Cards certainly do that! The bright colours from my Party pad and the cheeky Horace popping his head up are sure to put a smile on anyone’s face! I did a double version using Geri the Giraffe and the Scenes Paper…… Continue reading Easy Aperture Cards
Hi everyone, now that all of my Wiper dies are back in stock I thought I would share this 6 x 6 version, using the comical Horace the Horse! Seeing as everyone loves Horace and his big cheesy smile I thought I would use 2 of them for this funny Good Luck card. These cards…… Continue reading Comical 6 x 6 Wiper Card
Hi friends, here are the cards I made using only 1 colour and medium. I first shared these cards during one of my Facebook Live Craft Alongs and lots of you enjoyed them and have been sharing your own in our group. You can use any mediums, inks, sprays, paints you like, but in the…… Continue reading Cardmaking Using Only One Colour!