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Fish Bowl Shaped Gift Bag

Hi friends, I’ve finally managed to do this tutorial after first showing it during a Facebook Live Craft Along, moving house really does take it out of you and it’s taken me a while to get back on track and in some kind of new routine! I love unusual shaped gift bags and really enjoyed…… Continue reading Fish Bowl Shaped Gift Bag

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Flip Lid Gift Bag

Hi friends, yesterday I shared this adorable Flip Lid Gift Bag using supplies from the private Craft Along I did on Thursday. I enjoyed the craft along and showed this gift bag as a little bonus project that you could make using those same supplies. This one measures 4 x 6 x 6, so it’s…… Continue reading Flip Lid Gift Bag

gift boxes · Gift Ideas · Papercraft · Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags

Drop Down Gift Boxes with Belly Band

Hi friends, at the beginning of the week I showed you how to make this fun gift box, which is made up of 4 smaller boxes held together with a belly band. I love creating unusual ways to give gifts and wrap them in a fun way. When the sides drop-down, it reveals the centre…… Continue reading Drop Down Gift Boxes with Belly Band

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Easy Aperture 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

birthday cards · birthdays · cardmaking · Made To Surprise · Papercraft · Wiper Cards

Comical 6 x 6 Wiper Card

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

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Cardmaking Using Only One Colour!

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!

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Partial Die Cut Cards

Hi everyone, I’m finally settled in my new home but now have a ton of blog posts to catch up on! First up are these wonderful Partial Die-cut cards I made last week. I made this one in my video below using my Bob Ross inspired stamp set which I love and so does my…… Continue reading Partial Die Cut Cards

Papercraft · Shirt Cards

Uniform Style Cards

Hi friends, I love making novelty style cards. I was asked by a friend to make a retirement card for her Mother In Law who was a Nurse for many years and I thought this style card worked really well. This is a slightly different size to the Shirt Card I shared last year as…… Continue reading Uniform Style Cards

cardmaking · Kinetic Cards · Made To Surprise · Papercraft · Spinner Cards

Free Standing Spinner Cards

Hi friends, I recently shared these very fun Spinner Cards. I made these during a FB live Craft Along which was lots of fun. You can make these any size you like and your aperture can be any shape you like as long as your spinning element has room to move. These fold nice and…… Continue reading Free Standing Spinner Cards

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Easy Concertina Fold Box

Hello friends, I recently shared this fun Concertina Fold Box. I’m always looking for fun ways to gift small items and I think this one works really well. The 4 boxes fold up and are held together with the large belly band. I made these boxes specifically for the Ritter Sport chocolates, but you could…… Continue reading Easy Concertina Fold Box