Saturday, June 21, 2014

Bloomi-ful Day

This is my first attempt at a 'side step card', just a fun card for a wonderful friend who is about to have a milestone birthday.

Doodle Pantry is the proud sponsor this week at the Sugar Creek Hollow challenge #89 -Flowers'. Do hope you take some time to hop over and have a go! Don't forget Doodle Pantry  has a challenge on too, see here and the theme is 'Make it Manly'!

Card recipe.
 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch card. Instructions for a Side step card can be found on Splitcoast Stampers. You must be a member to access the site but if not a member  the internet has many side step card instructions out there!
Stamps: Doodle Pantry digital stamp set 'Pansy Turtle'; Sentiment from same stamp set.
Card Stock: Stampin' Up's  whisper white, garden green, tangerine tango and some leftover dark green paper from  stash
Colour Medium: Prismacolour Markers
Ink: Stampin Up's garden green (for inking around green panel)
Die Cuts:  Memory Box 'Kensington Branch', Spellbinders for the sentiment frame and the grass is Impression Obsession
Embossing folder: Bricks
Other: green half pearls, green epoxy stickers(on the flower centers)

1. Craft for the Craic: June #5 Something Summery or with flowers
2. Crafitude:Challnge #67 Use Flowers and/or Lace
3 Jo's Scrap Shack: FFC#55  Summer Fun
4.Sister Act Card Challenge:#62 Anything Goes
5. Sweet pea Stampers: -Shaped Card
6. Wags' n Whiskers: Challenge #131 Fancy Folds
7. Crafty Girls Challenge: #20 Anything Goes
8. Creative Knockouts:#42 Embossing ( dry embossed the panel on the left with an embossing folder called Bricks)
9. Paper Crafting Journal: Anything Goes
10. Crafting for all Seasons:  #79 Don't be Square'


  1. This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and

  2. Love the colors and the crisp embossing on this one your card
    Dr Sonia

  3. Oh, the details! So pretty and bright. NancyD

  4. Cute card - love the little turtle!!!

  5. Ah, such a cute card. Thank you for sharing your card at Sweet Pea Stampers. We wish you good luck and we hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-member

  6. WOW, what a fantastic color combo, Glenda! Love all the swirlies and the butterflies die cut. Gorgeous!

  7. Gorgeous card..thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge..Sue DT x

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  9. This is a beauty, Glenda. Gorgeous coloring of the image, rich color palette and beautiful die cuts. Love the fold and texture.

  10. Love the bright colours. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for the Sweet Pea Stampers shaped card challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  11. Glenda, what gorgeous colors and beautiful embossing and dies. That little fella is so darn cute. Love your card, what a perfect first attempt for this fold!


  12. Wonderful creation. Thanks for playing along over at Creative Knockouts. Monica, DT

  13. Very cute. I love those vibrant colors!!!!

    Thanks for joining us at The Sweet Pea Stampers.


  14. So cute!! Thanks for joining in at Sweet Pea Stampers -Shaped Card challenge- this time . Good Luck
    Sue x

  15. Great step card and love the brick wall embossing and all the die-cuts
    carol x

  16. Very colorful & cute card! Great job doing a side step card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls Challenges! Angie-DT

  17. Wow Glenda I love the bright colors...This is such a great side step card. I love it. Hugs, joann

  18. Hi Glenda, thanks for joining my blog, did you put your name down for the candy, hope so...and love your cute bright card, it's gorgeous and love the butterfly border die...cheers, aNNIe xx
    The Journey is the Start

  19. I really like your card here. Love the awesome colors.

  20. Oh I love this side step card Glenda… it works so well with the grass verge and the wall panel… and love that cute little turtle… so adorable! the colours are lovely and fresh and Summer-like.
    Hope you are keeping well
    Hugs Sue xx

  21. Hi Glenda what a fabulous side step card, I am sure your friend will be blown away by it! Susan xx

  22. Wow, how cute!!! Thanks so much for joining FFC!

  23. Love your card and colours, a very cute turtle Glenda.
    Sue xx

  24. In Love with this card! I see a strong case of CASING...everything is fabulous!

  25. What a fabulous card, love the shape and colour and turtle so cute..Thank you for joining us at Sweet Pea Stampers and hoping you would like to join us again soon. Good luck in draw..Hugs Lozzy x

  26. Wonderful card !!!! I love the colors and the design is lovely !!! Thank you so much for joining us for Jo's Fun Friday Challenge !!! Hope you have a wonderful day !

  27. Very cute card, love it. Thank you for joining us for this months challenge. Sylvie, Craft for the Craic Dt

  28. This is adorable! Love the fancy fold, and your brick with ivy, and everything!

  29. That is cute.I love it. Thank you for playing with us on Craft for the Craig. Henryka DT.

  30. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card Glenda, thank you so much for showing me how to do it! The sponged background bricks bring out the flowers and that turtle is so darn cute!