Friday, November 28, 2014

Santa got Cookies ~ Stair Step Cards

Ukens utfordring hos Creative Fingers #58. er sponset av Rick St.Dennis! Jeg endte opp med å lage to DT-kort, siden det var så mange flotte motiv! Denne gangen er det 'Anything Goes' som betyr 'Lag-hva-du-vil' :) 

I ended up making two step-cards as my DT project for this weeks challenge #58. at Creative Fingers. Rick's motifs were so awesome I wasn't able to just do the one!

Rick St.Dennis is our sponsor, (Rick's blog) and the Theme is 'Anything Goes', no optional twist this time, create whatever you wish! You are most welcome to join in! :)

EDIT: WOW! Such fun to discover I made Pick of the Week on Rick's blog!  POTW Nominees for week of Nov. 30 It's the santa with cookies card that's nominated :) You can go there and vote for your favourites, I picked my fave ♥ And I not voting for myself, that would be weird! LOL!

I enter my card(s) in theese fab Challenges: [Ends on]
Crafty Catz ~ Anything goes! [Dec.3rd.]
Addicted to Stamps and More #123. ~ Holiday! [Nov.30th.]
Not Just Cards #7. ~ Anything goes!
Outlaws ~ Twisted Thursday: Winter Sparkles At Xmas! (nap card) [Dec.3rd. NOV]
Outlaws ~ Friday Coloring: Christmas twist! (jolly card) [Dec.4th. NOV]
[I was one of the Outlaws Nov. Site-wide winners! Got me 3 x Rick St. Dennis]
4 Crafty Chicks #222. ~ Die Cuts! [Dec.2nd.]
A song in your He{ART}- #21. ~ Christmas song inspiration! [Dec.9th.]
● Crafty Creations #277. ~ Embossing! [Dec.8th.]
● Simon Says Wednesday ~ Anything goes! [Dec.3th.]
Just Inspirational ~ Winter! [Dec.1st.]

back detail
 close-up frantage

Stamps/Images: Rick St.Dennis Digistamps 'Cocoa and Cookies', 'Holiday Cottage Scene' & 'Santa Nap Time'. Lazar StudioWERX Inc rubberstamp 'Funky Holidays' (swirl). Kort & Godt CS 'M-130' & 'S-198'. Panduro Hobby 'CS God Jul 6 stk'. Scrapper's Choice (Lundeby AS) CS 'God Jul journaling'.
Papers: Bazzill cardstock. Plain white cardstock. Bo Bunny spiral journaling 'Noteworthy Noel'. Misc scrap papers, tags.
Embellishments/Tools: Memory Box Die 'Snowflake Corner-98238'. Britannia Dies 'Christmas Flight-061'. Magnolia DooHickeys Dies 'Tilda Lace' (border), & 'Paris Night' (cat). Die-Versions 'Sweet Petites Bells'. QuicKutz (new branded as LifeStyle crafts/We R Memory Keepers) 'REV-0130 Cookies and Milk', 'KS-0888 Squirrel', 'CC Deck the Halls Exclusive Set' (gingerbread), & 'RS-0457 Treble clef'. Anna Griffin 5x7 Emb Folder and Border 'Foundry'. EK Success® Whale Of A Punch 'Large Circle 1.75'. Tim Holtz idea-ology 'Trimmings - naturals, red/cream'. Panduro Hobby 'Tilda tofsband olivengrön/tassel ribbon'. Bazzill Pom Pom ribbon - white. And other unknown ribbon n twine. Nille Memories rhinestones. Panduro Hobby washi tape 'tickets' & '3pack text/film'. Søstrene Grene washi 'kristtorn'. Stampendous 'Frantage Shabby White' Embossing Enamel/powder.
inside/under detail 
Techniques: I always use my Scor-Pal to score n fold my cards. I prefer Canson Montvale aquarelle paper (200 g/m coldpressed). My distress tools from Ranger Ink is always in use! ~ Tim Holtz® Mini Ink Round Blending Tool & the Inkssentials Ink Blending Tool and Foams. I used misc. Luminarte Twinkling H2o's Shimmering Watercolors, and Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads & markers to watercolor and distress image and papers. The Frantage embossing enamel has to be heated from under the paper with a heatgun, as it's going to go poof all over your workdesk if you apply heat on top of it like a regular powder! Yep, I did it! LOL :)
The card is a three-step-card, I took a 12x12 cardstock, cut it about 6", and I have scored at 1",2",4",6",9". You fold it alternating ways, kind of like an accordian with mountain/valley folds (up and down). If you go on YouTube, Google or Pinterest and search for 'Stair+Step+Card+fold+tutorial' etc. you will find hundreds of tutorials! Like this one: Stair Step Fold by Beate Johns.


  1. De nisskortene dine er kjempefine! Så utrolig detaljrike og flott sammensatt, med masse julefølelse!
    Takk for at du deltar på Outlawz Twisted Thursday og lykke til i trekningen!

  2. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Not Just Cards Challenges Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon.
    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love

  3. Great designs and so much wonderful detail, thanks for joining us at ATSM

  4. Wonderful card. Love the detail in it. Thanks for joining us at Just Inspirational Challenges this week.
    Linda K. DT

  5. A work of love - just amazing! Thanks for playing with us at ATSM!

  6. So many details in your work, and great designs, thanks for joining us at ATSM.

  7. Both cards are absolutely fabulous! I love the vintage look and all the sparkle. Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

  8. ooh these look gorgeous, thanks for playing along with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

  9. Love these step cards and the vintage look! Thank you so much for playing along with us in the Anything Goes Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week :)

  10. Simply stunning stair stepping card. I simply adore the color combo your die cuts and really all the details that make the images pop. Thank you so much for sharing your amazing creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Die Cuts Challenge.

    Tamie DT

  11. Fabulous step cards! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week. Cindy-DT

  12. Great step cards. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

  13. Gorgeous work!!! Thanks so much for participating in our A SONG IN YOUR HEART challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper


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