origami

TEABAG FOLDING Origami Dahlia Flower Using Scraps!

Hey friends, last week I shared a fun tutorial showing you how to make a Dahlia Flower using the Teabag Folding Technique. This is such an addictive technique and it’s quick and easy to do too! You need 8 same-sized circles, which can be any size you like. I used 2″ diameter circles which gives…… Continue reading TEABAG FOLDING Origami Dahlia Flower Using Scraps!

Made To Surprise · pop up cards · Slider Cards

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

Roll Up Boxes

Fantastic Roll Up Box

Hey friends, I hope you are all having a nice weekend and have been able to squeeze in some time for crafting! This week I shared this fun Roll Up Box with 4 good size boxes to hold lots of treats. Inside are 4 boxes. Which all rolls up and is fastened with velcro dots.…… Continue reading Fantastic Roll Up Box

Papercraft · Papercraft Society

Adorable Flip Side Card

Hello everyone, at the beginning of the week I made this cute Flip Side Card using supplies from the latest Papercraft Society kit. I knew I would love this kit as I’m a big Daisy Mae fan and I wasn’t disappointed!   The stamps are wonderful with the Letter Box taking centre stage! And the…… Continue reading Adorable Flip Side Card

fun fold cards · Made To Surprise · Tower Fold Cards

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 · birthdays · cardmaking · Diagonal Flap Card · Diagonal Flap Card · fun fold cards · greeting cards · Papercraft

Crafting With Nan 😍 Diagonal Flap 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

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

Building Block Cards · fun fold cards

Double Building Block 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

Building Block Cards · Display Cards · Papercraft · Showstopper Cards

Double Accordion Display card

Hi everyone, here are my beautiful Double Accordion Display Cards. I love making these showstopper cards, they are perfect for those special birthdays and anniversaries. I’ve made 3 of them and love them all, the red one was my sample and folds down to a 5″ x 6″ size, which isn’t a common size so…… Continue reading Double Accordion Display card

birthday cards · birthdays · cardmaking · fun fold cards · Made To Surprise · Papercraft

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