Crafting with Nan

Explosion Star Cards | Our best cards so far!!!

Hello friends, Nan has been visiting again over the summer, so of course, we had to squeeze in some cardmaking!         After making the Pop-Up Explosion Cards I had the idea to add a centre scoreline and change it into an Explosion Star Card! I had these very cute decoupage sets which…… Continue reading Explosion Star Cards | Our best cards so far!!!

explosion cards · Floral Cards · Gatefold Cards

Pop-Up Explosion Gatefold Cards

Hi friends, today I’m sharing these pretty and VERY easy Explosion Cards This style has been around for a long time and I have used it on cards in the past, however, I was sent a request by a lady called Cynthia after she saw a lovely version by Julie Davison and wondered if I…… Continue reading Pop-Up Explosion Gatefold Cards

Concertina Cards · Concertina Fold Cards

Concertina Pop-Up Card

Hello, today I’m sharing another requested card style. This fun fold is known as a Concertina Pocket card. It was requested by quite a few people and I was sent a link to a tutorial by Maria’s Crafting Corner As always I like to change things a little, and try not to directly copy someone’s…… Continue reading Concertina Pop-Up Card

Cube cards · Pop Up Box Cards

3D Pop-Up Cube Box Cards

Hi everyone, today I sharing a 3D Pop-Up Cube Card. I made this straight after the other 3D Cube Block card I made as I had all the stuff out and ready. I’ve made similar before, but this one is a little different. If you would like to make the one above check out my…… Continue reading 3D Pop-Up Cube Box Cards

New Home Cards

Pop-Up Bird House Card

Hi everyone, I’m back with another requested tutorial. I was sent a request to make a Birdhouse card from a lady called Susan. She sent me a picture of one she saw by Di Barns, It’s a really pretty style but I wanted to add a little pop-up to mine. You can create any scene,…… Continue reading Pop-Up Bird House Card

Box Fold Cards · Cube cards · Pop Up Box Cards

Pop-Up Cube Block Cards

Hi everyone, I have another requested tutorial to share with you all today. This card was requested by Jean, she sent me a link to a card style on Instagram, under the handle bespoke_card_construction. I couldn’t really make out how it was put together, so I guessed and come up with this version. It’s hard…… Continue reading Pop-Up Cube Block Cards

Butterfly cards

EASY Pop & Flip Cards

Hi friends, I have another fun card style to share today. This is known as a Pop & Flip card and was a requested tutorial. I was shown a tutorial by Dawn from Dawn’s Stamping Thoughts here. I didn’t follow her measurements and instead made my own to fit a 6 x 6 card size. You…… Continue reading EASY Pop & Flip Cards

Box Fold Cards · Pop Up Box Cards

Stunning Butterfly Pop-Up Box Card

  Hi friends, today I’m excited to share this beautiful Butterfly Pop-Up Box Card. This tutorial is a collaboration that I have done with the lovely Christina from Card Making Magic. Christina and I are part of the Co-Brand team with Craft Stash, there are 7 of us… Card Making Magic by Christina Griffiths. Simply…… Continue reading Stunning Butterfly Pop-Up Box Card


Tiered Pop-Up Cards

Hi everyone, after sharing my 6 x 6 Tiered Pop-Up Card I decided to make a 5 x 7 version in a floral design. This style works well will any theme as you can stick anything onto the tiers. I used the January & July Apple Blossom ‘Year in Flowers’ stamps to decorate these. These…… Continue reading Tiered Pop-Up Cards

Diorama Cards · Pop-Up Shadow Box Cards

Pop-Up Diorama Cards

Hi friends, I made this Pop-Up Diorama card using the new Paddington Bear collection. I wanted to create a little scene and re-visit this style I did a couple of years ago, but I turned it into a Pop-Up Donut Box. When folded this card folds down to a 5′ x 7′ size, mine a…… Continue reading Pop-Up Diorama Cards