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!
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, I’m sharing these fun Concertina Stepper Cards I’ve recently made. I needed to make a New Baby card and saw these style cards with a washing line that I really liked. The size and measurements are my own but I was inspired by others I saw on Pinterest. They work great for other…… Continue reading Fun Concertina Stepper Cards
Hi everyone, I recently shared this adorable Bench Fold Card in the style of a garden shed which I made for my Dad’s birthday. This was a highly requested tutorial, and I was inspired by Jan B & Ink Responsibly on YouTube. I really enjoy creating these kinds of detailed cards, I love that there…… Continue reading Cute Bench Fold Card
Hi friends, here are my Large Multi-Fold Cards using the new Circus collection by Craft Consortium. I love creating these showstopper cards and this collection works perfectly with this style. It all folds up into this 5 x 7 size and closed with a matching belly band. I love the ticket washi tape down the…… Continue reading Large Multi-Fold Cards Circus Themed