Friday, 1 June 2012

Weekly Blog Project - Easy Stepper Card

Good morning everyone its Lyndsey here, and I am very excited to be doing my first Weekly Blog Tutorial for Little Claire.

Today I am going to show you how to make this fabulous Easy Stepper Card


For The Card
Joie De Vivre Clear Stamp
Stamped in Memento Ink Black
6x6 Square Card Blank
Coloured Card
Fancy Die Cut Shapes
Promarkers (Ultra fine Nibs) in the following colours :-
Skin - Coral, Dusky Pink, Blush
Hair - Cinnamon, Tan, Satin
Flowers - Burnt Orange, Peach, Soft Peach
Butterflies/Hearts - Antique Pink, Dusky Rose, Budding Rose
Grass - Olive Green, Moss, Pear Green, Lime Green

For the Flowers
Medium Flower Punch
White Card
Flourish Die
Green Card
Embossing Tool
Promarkers in the following colours :-
Burnt Orange, Peach, Soft Peach

Draw feint lines across the card blank - 3cm in from the top, bottom & LH sides.
Draw a feint line across the card blank - 3cm up from the prescored line

Score along the 6 Pink lines
Cut along the 2 Green lines

Mountain & Valley fold the card as shown above

Your card should now look like this

Trim a piece of coloured card to 14.5cm x 2.5cm
& 2 pieces to 11cm x 2.5cm
Trim a piece of patterned paper to 14cm x 2cm
& 2 pieces to 10.5cm x 2cm

Matt these onto the card as shown above

Stamp, colour and Die Cut the image using a fancy shape

Die Cut a larger fancy shape from coloured card

Matt these onto the card blank as shown

Stamp & Die Cut the sentiment

Punch out 5 flower shapes, colour with Peach & Soft Peach promarkers to match the flowers on the image.
Shape flowers with embossing tool & add a Candi coloured with Burnt Orange to each centre.
Die Cut flourish and chop up to add a bit to each flower.

Add all embelishments onto the card as shown above

Side View - to show step better

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial today, I would love to know what you think and do let us know if you make a card following this tutorial.

Thank You on behalf of the Little Claire Team
Lyndsey xx


  1. Hi Lyndsey
    A gorgeous card and a fabulous tutorial
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

  2. Wow Lyndsey - Fabulous project and wonderful clear instructions............brilliant :) Lovelyxx Gaynor

  3. Beautiful, thanks for the tutorial. Hugs lin

  4. A wonderful tut Lyndsey. Love it!

    Donna x

  5. Great tutorial Lyndsey

    hugs Sarah x

  6. Thank you for the fab tutorial Lyndsey, I will definitely be giving this a go, I'm going to have to buy some of that candi because I want to make those flowers now lol. Have a fab weekend. Donna x

  7. just beautiful and great tutorial, love it
    Hugs Kate xx

  8. This was an easy to follow tutorial, thanks a bunch x

    Beautiful card x

    hugs sally x

  9. Beautiful card, great tutorial!!!!!

  10. This is a wonderful How To, bookmarked with the intention to use it this coming week. Thank You.

  11. and in fact I've referenced the Simple Stepper Card tutorial Lyndsey has written (and let her know too). I have not copied any of the information or images, just told readers where to find it. Hope this is OK!