Saturday, April 15, 2017

Step Card Made Easy

I have a few followers and YouTube subbies that are beginner cardmakers and they don't have a lot of craft tools and machines.  I few requested I share some easy card folds that can be done with basic supplies.  I chose to share the Step Card.

There are many different Step folds....Side Step, Center Step, and more...but this is just the basic Step Card.

I know....a Christmas card in April  Well there are a lot of challenges that do Christmas cards year round :)

To watch my quick video on this easy card fold

The wonderful stamp and die set I used is "Woodland Wishes" from CTMH, but it was seasonal and no longer available.  I have to say that's one of the things I don't like about CTMH is that some things are only available for a few months and then gone...sorry.  And I wish the lighting had been better so you could see the sparkle (glitter) from the CTMH Shimmer Brush

ABC Christmas Challenge - "H" is for Home, "I" is for Informals
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Anything Christmas
A Snowflakes Promise - #39 Anything Goes
Season's Greetings - #5 Anything Goes
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - #3 Anything Christmas
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - #243 Create A Scene
Crafty Friends - #55 Animals or Birds
HIMCR #297 - Tic Tac Toe (used center column)

Thanks for stopping by and...


  1. Beautiful step card...lovely wintery scene. Thank you for playing along with us at Sweet Stampin' Christmas Challenge.

  2. What an amazing scene you created here and I bet it shimmers beautifully. Thanks you so much for joining us at Season's Greetings with this beautiful card. Ina DT

    1. Thank you so much was fun. And for the lighting to show the shimmer I would have to try to lay it flat so the lights on the ceiling would pick it up. Oh well :) Hugs...Janie

  3. Gorgeous scene on the step card - just love all the details!!

  4. Such a gorgeous card -- love the steps! Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

  5. The textured wood background to your card looks fab with the simple stamped and cut images.
    Thanks for sharing with us at HLS Anything goes with dies. :)

  6. Gorgeous card and great tutotal

  7. This looks lovely, great design, thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends, xxx

  8. A beautiful stepper card, lots of interest. Thanks for playing along at The Holly and the Ivy Challenge Blog. Caz DT.

  9. Wow that is a great step card! Such a lovely scene. Nice take on the Merry Monday theme. Nothing wrong with Christmas cards all year. Way better than a scramble near the holidays.

  10. Stunning card, I love all the details. Thank you for playing along with Merry Monday.

  11. Wow, what a super card! I love stair stepped cards and have so much trouble trying to make them and appreciate your post! This scene you made is lovely and serene...a beautiful Christmas card that someone will cherish! Thanks for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'! -Gail

  12. This gorgeous card reminds me that I must really start making Christmas cards, love it.

  13. What an awesome step card! Thanks for sharing at Happy Little glad you joined us!

  14. A great design in lovely colours. Thank you for sharing with us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper. Rebecca x

  15. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  16. Hi Janie! This is my first time stopping by your blog, and I'm now a follower! I have to admit, I have been making cards for a good many years now, and have NEVER tried any of the step fold card versions...maybe I will this year...Anyhow, I am stopping by to tell you how pretty I think your card is, and I'm glad you shared it with us at CHNC Extra in April! Sorry my comment is so late... :)

    ~Marie B -DT

  17. Great card. Thanks for playing along at the ABC Christmas Challenge.