I am very happy for card makers to use my designs and Tutorials for there own personal use, I give permission to other teachers who have attended my classes to use my Tutorials. but would appreciate a credit to the design and instructions.

please get in touch if you would like more information.

Many thanks

Happy Crafting Yvonne xx

Monday, February 27, 2012

Tutorial for C5 Landscape Step card

Many thanks to Jak Heath for the Build a Blossom
and the beautiful background papers, 
I have used for this tutorial
Jak very kindly add free downloads to her blog regularly, 
and have lots of different ones to choose from

Card Recipe 
3 x Sheets of A4 card
2 Different backgrounds from the 
spring background selection from Jak heath,
Build a blossom sheet from Jak Heath
1 x A5 Silver card 
1 x 6 cm by 21 cm embossed strip of white card
1 x 4cm by 21cm strip of blue card
1 x 3 -1/2 inch punched scalloped circle
1 x 3 inch punched circle 
1.   Score an A4 sheet of card in half

2.    Score the 2nd sheet on the base side of the  crafters companion box maker side, on the 3rd line, 6th line, 9th line, fold card on the last score line, and place score line against the butt bar, and score again on the 3rd line., this will give you a mounting fold, valley fold, mountain fold, and valley fold with a 11cm panel at the end,  stick the 11cm panel to the inside of the A5 card, to the back wall.

3.    Cut and Stick a 14 ½ cm by 21 cm panel to the back wall, to cover the join neatly.

4.    Stick your insert to the inside of the C5 card, and add some extra double sided tape to the ends of the insert to stop it moving.

5.    Stick the 12cm by 18cm printed floral paper to the 13cm by 19cm plaid paper, and stick the paper layers to the 14cm by 20cm silver panel, stick these to the front of the main card centrally.

6.    Stick the embossed panel 7cm by 21cm across the front of your card.

7.    Stick the punched 3 inch circle (Happy Birthday) to the blue 3. 1/2 inch scalloped circle, and raise it on foam pads, stick it towards the top of the right hand side of your card.

8.    Stick the Printed 3cm by 21cm floral strip to the  4cm by 21cm blue strip and stick them to the front step.

9.    Cut out the flowers and butterflies, and give each flower layer a curled edge with the back of  your scissors, build up the layers with foam tape, and stick the piece of card candi to the centre of each flower,

10.   Arrange the flowers and butterflies on your card, (see image 1 for inspiration)


  1. Wow, what a wonderful site you have.
    Your cards are beautiful.
    Thank you for posting easy to follow tutorials.

  2. Yvonne,
    The tutorial is just BRILLIANT.
    Love the different shaped easel (At lease different for me)
    Had SO much fun making it just had to say a big 'THANK YOU'
    Looking forward to workshop on Saturday P.G.

  3. thank you so much, when you get a comment on a project you design it make running the blog worth while, enjoy your crafting


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