Monday, 22 February 2010


Good morning and welcome to a new challenge at Die Cut Dreams. The theme this week is


This is the first Side Step Card I have ever made and after taking ages to enlarge the original pattern I had - I think it may be my last one too - but again I am pretty pleased with it so may well just give it another try rofl.


Creative Belli - Butterflies or Dragonflies
Corrosive - Wings
fun with shapes and more - Spotted
Inky Impressions - Think Spring
Kaboodle Doodles - Fancy Folds
Practical Scrappers - Stamps
Stamp Something - Touch of Spring
Your Next Stamp - Spring Colours


Side Stamp: Easter Bunny by Lili of the Valley
Step Stamps: Haribo
Ink: Copic Ciao
Paper: From scrap box
Frames: Nestabilities
Chalks: I kan dee
Glaze to eggs
Glamour Dust

Thanks for stopping by today.
Nicola -x-


Sally said...

This is gorgeous! Now that you have a pattern, it should be a snap to make another one. LOL. Don't give up..

CraftyC said...

Oh Nicola, this is gorgeous. Still not got round to trying one of these, will put it into my todo list. Fab images of course. A great card!

nessy said...

gorgeous "spring" card nicola ~love lotv bunny!!.. don`t think i will try that shape card ~looks very difficult to make ~well done you
vanessa xx

Michelle said...

Oh Nicola it's beautiful! You have to do more, lol! Besides it should be easier now that you've done one, right? :o)

Jill said...

Really love your side step card Nicola. Thanks for joining in Kaboodledoodles this week. Jill

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

beautiful! and brave. i haven't even given an easel card a shot yet - go figure!

hugs ;)

Heidi M said...

Hi Nicola! Awesome card! Those bunnies are darling.

Thanks for joining our challenge at Practical Scrappers.

Heidi :)

Cheryl said...

wow hun this is brilliant love that stripey paper hope you are okay hun hugs cheryl xxxxx

Lilacanglia said...

Brilliant card,
Super Fancy Folds,
Thanks for joining in Kaboodledoodles this week.

Anonymous said...

Oh what beautiful projects!! I adore that little bunny!! Fab colors too!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stamp Something this week!! BIG HUGS Hope you're doing well!!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Nicola it is amazing!
Such cute images and love your paper and detail!
kim x

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Nicola,i love your images and papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Faye said...

Wow, this card is amazing, truly amazing. Thanks for playing at Kaboodles. x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is adorable. I hope you make more. I have yet to tackle one of these, they look so complicated but must try especially after seeing this beauty. Thanks for playing along at Kaboodle Doodles. Hope to see you back for the next challenge. Marianne x

Shirley N said...

Wonderful side step card Nicola!

Jodi said...

Oh Nicola!! Gorgeous gorgeous and adorable!! LOVE this girl! So cute and so much fun!!
Jodi =)

BA said...

such a cute card!!! love it
thanks for joining us at fw shapes & more
xoxo BA

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow Nicola this is brilliant not only do I love the side step fold card but those images are totally adorable. I have a template for this type card and I have enlarged it but yet to try it out just hope it works as good as yours lol.

Lorraine x

Danni said...

Oh this is so cute! Fabulous job!

mudmaven said...

This is a wonderful card - your images are just too cute. I definitely think you should give it another try - you totally rocked this one! Thanks for playing our Kaboodle Doodle challenge. ~chris

cabio's craft corner said...

Such an adorable side step card. Very springy and wonderful easter theme. Funny that I made a step card too last week :o) Thank you so much for joining us at YNS Challenge!

AmandaB said...

What a super cute card.. The stamps you used are adorable.. Thanks joining at Practical Scrappers this week...

Amanda :0)

Charlene said...

You did a great job on the side step. I haven't tried this yet but your sweet card is great inspiration.

Stempeltiger said...

Such a gorgeous card Nicola!
I love the sweet bunnies :-)

Thank you for joining us at Fun with Shapes and more.

Hugs, Swantje

Susie Sugar said...

Totally amazing card Nicola I love your fancy fold you are so clever I would have no chance with this fold , I love it
Hugs Susie xx

Crystal said...

AWWW so so so cute!!! LOVE these images!!! Great card design!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Inky Impressions!

Jayma Malme said...

I love these sidestep cards...and love your take on it! Thanks for playing at Practical Scrappers :)


Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is the cutest Nicola!! I just love your images and your side stair step creation!! Your rock GF!! Awesome take on Inky's Spring challenge.

Liz Williams said...

Such a delightful Easter card. Thanks for joining us in the Belli Challenge.

Karen Wilson said...

You did an awesome job, Nicola!! I love all the little bunnies on there. How cute and WTG on all those challenges too!

Erin... said...

Oh how stinkin cute is this???? Look at his little sparkly tail, just precious!!! Love it hun~! Thanks for sharing it with us at Stamp Something this week!

Marcea said...

your perseverance has paid off becaus e this is just fab mum. What a great card full of so many wonderful details

Kerri said...

This is absolutely adorable!!! What a fun fold~but it does look complicated LOL! Thank you so much for joining us at Your Next Stamp!!!

Fern said...

WOW, not for sure I could make a Side Step Card, but yours is beautiful!!! Love all of the Easter images!!! Super cute!!! Thanks for playing along with us over on the Belli Challenge!!!

Betty said...

lovely card Nicola well worth the effort

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

AWESOME card, have always wanted to try that fold but haven't yet. Thanks so much for playing at Kaboodle Doodles!