Hi everyone, I do like to make a Pop-Up Box Card, and when I saw this lovely one by Kittie Kraft I knew I wanted to make one using my new stamps & dies. How adorable are Santa’s boots popping out the top of the chimney! I used the Santa & Rudolph stamps along with my…… Continue reading Fun & Festive Pop Up Box Card!
Hi friends, last week I shared this very cute fun fold card using the adorable Heidi the Hippo! The Joy Fold Card is a very simple fold but it looks really effective. It’s basically 2 cards in one and can be made any size you like. Below is a Z-Fold version I made a while…… Continue reading Fabulous Joy Fold Card featuring Heidi the Hippo!
Hi everyone, this week I launched my adorable Animal Antics & Christmas Critters stamp and die sets. These have been made after the huge success from the first collection with Geri the Giraffe & Horace the Horse! So many of you asked for there to be more animals, and after the poll we put out…… Continue reading Introducing Animal Antics & Christmas Critters
One of my favourite kind of cards to make is anything Underwater themed, I love all the elements you have and the layout options are endless. I wanted to find a way to combine my new Tower dies and the underwater theme and came up with this Floating Tower Box Card. I think it turned…… Continue reading Floating Tower Box Card
Hi everyone, last week I launched my latest collection, Terrific Towers which some of you will remember from a few years ago. It’s such a fun and unusual shape which many of you have enjoyed, however, over the years I’ve had a lot of people wish it was in a die form, so, here it…… Continue reading NEW CARD SHAPE! The Double Double Tower Card.
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, last week I shared this very striking Double Building Block Card. I had made the single version a couple of weeks earlier which was very popular. Then saw others sharing a double version and was asked if I could do one, so here it is. I used the Autumn Days stamp set from…… Continue reading Double Building Block 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 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!