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Introducing Animal Antics & Christmas Critters

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

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Memory Making Slider Cards

Hi everyone, I recently shared this lovely card using the 6 x 6 Slider Card dies from my collection. For this card I focused on the photo dies in the set to great this Polaroid effect. This is a top folding 6 x 6 card, which can be displayed open or closed. Inside you have…… Continue reading Memory Making Slider Cards

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NEW CARD SHAPE! The Double Double Tower 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.

birthday cards · fun fold cards · Kinetic Cards · Made To Surprise · Slider Cards

Pretty Floral Slider 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

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Double Fan Fold Cards

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

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Fun Lace-Up Effect 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

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WOW, New Inside Out 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!

Gatefold Cards · Made To Surprise · Papercraft · Papercraft Society · Slider Cards

Gatefold Slider Card

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing this Gatefold Slider Card I made using my 6 x 6 Square Slider Card die set. This is a fun twist on the standard Gatefold styles and another fun way to use my dies. It all folds up to a 6 x 6 size and is held together with a…… Continue reading Gatefold Slider Card

Made To Surprise · Papercraft · Papercraft Society · Slider Cards

My first Papercraft Society KIT 10

Hi everyone, I was so pleased when I got asked to design my very own Papercraft Society kit!.  Being someone who subscribed to these kits at the beginning I let a big scream out and got my thinking cap on! I knew I wanted colour, glitter and a card that moved, oh, and of course…… Continue reading My first Papercraft Society KIT 10

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Triple Stepper Cards Portrait & Landscape

Hi, everyone, today I’m sharing these striking Triple Stepper Cards I recently made. I first saw this style on Paper Wishes YouTube channel but it was a stencil, so I worked out the measurements myself and for a 5 x 7 folded size. I really pleased which how they’ve turned out. I first made this…… Continue reading Triple Stepper Cards Portrait & Landscape