Thursday, April 14, 2011

Easter side stair step card

I saw a card made like this and thought it was pretty cool.  So, had to give it a try.

This is a side stair-step card.

I have to admit -- I cheated a little bit on this one.  I saw the directions and measurements here, and put it on my list of things to try.  All of the measurements, frankly make me nervous!  hehe.

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Heirloom Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival in Allentown, Pa.   There I visited the booth of The Paper Cut .  What a great company!  There I found all kinds of pre-cut and pre-scored things.  I bought a package of pre-cut and scored stair-step cards! woohoo!  So -- I cheated a little bit ---THIS TIME.  But now I have a better visual on how it goes together and I promise I won't cheat anymore.  :)

This card was pretty easy to do, here is a list of items and some directions -

  1. I used a Stampin' Up embossing folder ( Elegant Bouquet) and ran it through my Cuttlebug on the card base.
  2. I then stamped the images on white card stock.  The stamp set  I used is Easter Blossoms, using mellow moss and daffodil delight ink - all from Stampin' Up!
  3. I then cut the egg images out by hand, and cut the girl and the Easter greeting out (and the green backgrounds) using the oval Nestabilities.
  4. I used a finger dauber to sponge the outside edges with the daffodil delight - yellow color. 
  5. On the greeting tag, I did a one hole bow,(using Offrey ribbon I had on hand) and then attached the pearls (by Queen and Co. - I picked them up at AC Moore's, for less then a dollar) and glued into place.
  6. On the image of the little girl I added a strip of ribbon and placed the image of the girl over it, then attached the pearls, and glued it to the base card.
  7. Lastly, I attached the Easter eggs.

I really like it, and hope you like it too.  Please feel free to ask me any questions about the directions, or any of the products.

Happy stamping!  Thanks for visiting - please come back to visit soon!


  1. I LOVE your blog! Thanks for posting the link on Facebook! Your design is lovely and your font is so fun!!

    Your card is perfection!

  2. welcome to stamping blog land Diane! Pretty card, and it's never cheating to use pre=cut stuff, lol


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