Hi friends, it’s me again! Today I’m sharing the Floating Gatefold Cards I made the other week. By adding two small panels on each side, you can completely transform a simply Gatefold card. I was requested to make this card style by a few people and I believe it was originally designed by Dawn’s Stamping…… Continue reading Floating Gatefold Cards
Hi everyone, this is my first Showstopper card of 2021! I like to make one of these large mantle pleasers every so often and I’m really pleased with how this one turned out. These may look big, but they fold down into a 6 x 6 size. And will fit perfectly inside my 6 x…… Continue reading
Hi everyone, here are my Triple Panel Fold Cards I made. I was looking for more creative ways to use my edge dies and came up with these. They fold down to a 5 x 7 card size, they will fit into an envelope, however, you may find my 5 x 7 envelope boxes better.…… Continue reading Triple Panel Fold Cards
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.
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, 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 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