cardmaking · Christmas · christmas cards · Christmas Workshop 2020 · Made To Surprise · Spinner Cards · Tower Fold Cards

Elegant Spinning Tower Cards

Hello everyone, earlier this week I shared these beautiful Spinning Tower Cards. I have a soft spot for this style card, as it’s one I designed a few years ago and now it has its own die, AMAZING!!! I launched this a couple of months ago, after being asked by many others to turn it…… Continue reading Elegant Spinning Tower Cards

Bridge Fold Cards · christmas cards · Christmas Workshop 2020

Hello friends, today I’m sharing these beautiful Acetate Bridge Fold Cards. I wanted a card to show the Snowman flying, so I decided to make a Bridge fold card and add a sheet of acetate to cover the entire front of the card. I love the shadow created behind the snowman, this gives depth to…… Continue reading

christmas cards · Christmas Workshop 2020 · Pee-A-Boo Cards

Fun Peek-A-Boo Cards

Hi friends, here are the Peekaboo Cards I made recently. These cards still make me smile, I think it’s Horace’s cheesy grin! When you open these cards, the image changes inside. You have room on the back to write your message. MATERIALS USED TO MAKE THESE CARDS Animal stamps, papers & prop stamps available here.…… Continue reading Fun Peek-A-Boo Cards

Christmas · christmas cards · Christmas Workshop 2020 · Colouring · pop up cards · Slide & Stand Cards

Hello everyone, I recently made these very fun Slide & Stands.   I’ve made these before in the past and thought it was time I made one again. I choose this funny Hobby Art stamps I purchased last year, and I think this style card worked perfectly with them. It has a great look when…… Continue reading

Christmas · christmas cards · Corner Pop-Up Easel Cards · Easel cards · Made To Surprise · pop up cards · Pop Up Easel Cards · Showstopper Cards

Corner Pop-Up Easel Cards

I was looking back through some of my older videos and thought I would re-visit the Corner Pop-up Easel Card. It’s been a couple of years since I last made this style, so I decided to make it in a 6 x 6 size this time.   Not only is this a showstopper card, but…… Continue reading Corner Pop-Up Easel Cards

cardmaking · christmas cards · Daisy Mae Designs · Papercraft · Papercraft Society · Shadow Box Cards · Shadow Box Decorations

Hi everyone, last week I made these beautiful Light Up Shadow Box Cards. So many of you have been making and sharing your wonderful versions, it’s been lovely to look at them all. I wanted to use my Daisy Mae kit again and create a special card. I also turned this into a shaker box,…… Continue reading

Christmas · fun fold cards · Made To Surprise · Papercraft · Pop Up Box Cards · pop up cards

Fun & Festive Pop Up Box Card!

Hi everyone, I do like to make a Pop-Up Box Card, and when I saw this lovely one by Kittie Kraft I knew I wanted to make one using my new stamps & dies. How adorable are Santa’s boots popping out the top of the chimney! I used the Santa & Rudolph stamps along with my…… Continue reading Fun & Festive Pop Up Box Card!

Made To Surprise

My First Ever Christmas Collection!

Hi everyone, I still can’t believe this is all happening and still pinch myself, but it’s here, my first ever Christmas Collection! The Perfect Pop-Ups collection is a fun kinetic die concept that allows you to have whatever you like popping up from the card. For this collection we have a Snowman & Elf popping…… Continue reading My First Ever Christmas Collection!

Christmas · christmas cards · fun fold cards · Kinetic Cards · Made To Surprise · Papercraft · pop up cards · Slider Cards · Slimline Cards · Wiper Cards

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

Accordion Cards · Christmas · christmas cards · Concertina Fold Cards · Interlock Cards

Hi everyone, here is my Double Double Concertina Interlock Card I recently made. This is such a big card, I struggled to photograph it, but my tutorial below shows all the detail better. I wanted to make a 6 x 6 version of the 5 x 7 one I made last year, but as I…… Continue reading