Friday, 15 March 2013

Friday Project - Seven Panel Step Card

Hi all,

Its Lyndsey here and today its my turn to show you a bit of inspiration here on the blog. Today I have a little tutorial to make this fabby Seven Panel Step Card - which definitely has the wow factor.

Items required

Spellbinders Circle & Lacy Circle dies

1. Trim your A4 card to 29cm long & score along the length every 3cm

2. Score the card along the width at 14.5cm

3. Score the card in the panels using the measurements shown above (click on pic to enlarge image)

4. Trim out the panels as shown (circled in green)

5. Slit open the card along the lines between the LH side & RH side score lines (shown in red

6. Fold the card into shape - valley fold the center line, mountain fold the little peaks

7. You will have little flaps on the one side of your card on your 2 end panels - add strong tape onto these little flaps

8. Slot the two end panels back together and secure with the tape

9. Trim 7 strips of Kraft Card to 2.5cm wide and cut into the following lengths
2 @ 6cm
2 @ 8cm
2 @ 10cm
1 @ 12cm

10. Trim strips patterned paper to 2cm wide and cut the the following lengths

2 @ 5.5cm (paper 1)
2 @ 7.5cm (paper 2)
2 @ 9.5cm (paper 1)
1 @ 11.5cm (paper 2)

11. Mat papers & card together and add to the card front

12. Stamp & colour the image and die cut out using a plain circle die

13. Die cut a lacy circle from kraft card

14. stamp a sentiment onto kraft card & die cut out using a lacy circle die

15. Add the image & sentiment to card and finish off with a bow & flowers

Side view of folds

I really hope you have enjoyed my tutorial today, thanks for joining me here on the Little Claire Blog

Lyndsey xx


  1. I love it Lyndsey...truly stunning and such a gorgeous design, tfs!!
    hugs and xxx

  2. WOW Lindsay, what a fab unusual shape card and it goes without saying...a very lovely image !!

    hugs Diane xx

  3. fabulous tutorial - really love your card xx

  4. Fabulous project and great tutorial. Thank you for sharing xx Gaynor