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Sep 3, 2021

Center Step Card for Double Trouble Challenge

Hello and welcome!

Double Trouble challenge has a new Crazy Cousin! Me! I was invited to join the challenge as a guest designer (a.k.a Crazy Cousin) for the month of September. And today I'm showing you my first card. I will be back with a second card later this month for the second September theme at Double Trouble!

For those of you new to the Double Trouble challenge, here's how it works: 

  • Thing one (Trouble Maker) will give you the  main (required) theme which this time is "Make a Fun Fold Card". 
  • Thing Three (Twisted Sister) will give you a twist, which is optional. This time it's "Stamped Image and a Playdoh Color from the Playdoh Mascot above." (purple, red, green, blue, orange, and/or yellow)
  • Thing 2 (Double Dare) where you may link up your card with Creative Creases challenge if you made a fun fold card with a stamped image (optional). 

Hope you'll join in the fun and don't forget to link up with Thing 2 (Creative Creases Challenge) too if you've made a fun fold card!

I made a Center Step card for my fun fold card. It's been a while since I've done one of these, but they are actually easy to make! I've included a link to this tutorial further down in the post.

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The cute image is one of my newer Penny Black stamps, called Flying By. Stamped with Memento Tuxedo ink and colored with Copic markers. Thing 3 wants to see at least one Playdoh color on the image, I chose yellow and green.

The cloud die cuts were done with an old Memory Box die set. This set is probably long retired but there are plenty of cloud dies available.

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I decorated my folded card with papers from my stash. These are all by Stampin'  Up, but I'm thinking at least 10 years old.   

I stamped just the flower from the image two more times, colored and fussy cut to add to the card. The "hills" on the bottom of the card were done with an old die set from Whimsy stamps. This die set is similar. And if you look closely you can see some sparkles on the flowers. I once again used Hero Arts iridescent ink that came in the October 2018 My Monthly Hero kit. (No longer available).  

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You can find the detailed instruction on how to make a Center Step card fold HERE

If you want more ideas for some other Fun Fold cards, check out these links:

10-15 Minute Tutorials for Easy Fun Fold Cards
Checkout this Fun Fold with Belly Band - Connie Stewart 
Side Fun Fold Card - Mary Deatherage 
Crossover Pointy Card or Diamond Point 

Thanks so much for visiting!

I'm linking my card up here:
Make My Monday - Fun Folds // Crafty Gals Corner - Summer Fun // Double D Challenges - Anything with a Tail // Little Red Wagon - For Kids // Simon Says Stamp - Stamp It // The Paper Funday - AG // Crafty Sentiment Designs - AG // Ike's World - AG // 2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Critters // 2 Sisters On The Blog - Children's Cards // Clever Dexter Challenge - Glitter // Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Patterned Papers // Let's Craft & Create Challenge - Dots and/or Stripes // Get Creative Challenges - AG // Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Glimmer and Sparkle // Use Your Stuff - AG // A Gem of a Challenge - AG // Penny Black Saturday Challenge - PB Stamps


kiwimeskreations said...

What a sweet card Ellie - love the image and you have mounted it beautifully with the fold and fabulous papers. Love your 'hills' too.
Stay safe

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Ellie this is super sweet and so precious the image is cute I love both the card fold and papers a super creation and congratulations on your GDT
lorraine x

Jennifer said...

This is adorable!

Curated By Jennifer

Kate said...

Such an incredibly darling card! Fabulous design and colours too!

Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week!

Small Bits of Paper

Alyson Mayo said...

Oh, this is adorable! I love the fancy fold and I really like that adorable little bunny!

Suzanne Reynolds said...

What a cute scene you created within your fun fold... bunny is adorable, great coloring and love the mixture of design papers. Thanks for being our Crazy Cousin for this month, can't wait to see your next project will be.

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Don't forget to enter your card in Creative Creases.

Joanne said...

I still have some of those designer papers from Stampin up! In my stash. I am LOVING this new fold that I have not seen before. I can't wait to try it out! Pinned.

Amy Johnson said...

This is just the cutest card and looks like so much work!

Caroline said...

Such a lovely cute card.
thanks for charing it with us at 2Sistersontheblog.
Love Caroline Dt

Annettes Hobby Rosettes said...

What a beautiful creation you have made here. Nice work. Love the design.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for

Kellianne said...

This card is absolutely adorable! So glad you made Crazy Cousin with your awesome talents! :)

Billie A said...

Cute card. Great design and so glad you shared over at Make My Monday, Crafty Gals Corner, Crafty Sentiments.

Nicolette said...

A lovely card.
Thank you for sharing with us over at 2Sistersontheblog.
Nicolette DT

Ginny said...

Thanks for joining us over at the Clever Dexter Challenge Blog. We think your cleverly concocted creation is awesome. All the best!
--- DT - Gina Ang ---

Tammy L said...

Gorgeous card! I love the colors you used and such a cute image! Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff and hope to see you again soon.
Tammy DT. Co-ordinator.

Jane Savage said...

Such a cute and creative stepper card! Adore the colours!
Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles Gem of a Challenge! Jane S (DT) Paper, Pencils & Pretty Things xxx

Debbie Mageed said...

Oh, Ellie, this center step card is so sweet! Love the images and lovely papers, too. Thank you for playing with Creative Creases and hope you can join in again soon.
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Join my Creative Creases Challenge for fun folds!

Debbie Mageed said...

Well, lookie there! I'm back again to comment on this wonderful card over at Make My Monday! I just love it, Ellie. You make wonderful fun folds!! Thank you for playing with us and hope you can join in again soon.
Secrets To Stamping
Join my Creative Creases Challenge for fun folds!

Anonymous said...

Totally adorable!


Wendy Ann Batchen said...

Such a sweet card. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
Wendy DT Member for

Donna Walls said...

This is such a sweet image and wonderful fold! Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Funday Challenges. Donna

papercraftingprincess said...

Such a creative branch on our family tree! Thanks for joining our fun family at Double Trouble.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Absolutely wonderful, love your design and shapes, love the bunny, beautifully coloured. Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies this week. Good Luck and I’m looking forward to seeing you again in our next challenge.
Faith A DT

Roberta Cercato said...

I love your project!
Thanks for taking part in the Clever Dexter challenge.
I hope see you again.
Good luck,
Roberta DT Clever Dexter

Helen said...

Such a cute image and a great card fold too.

Thanks for joining us at the Clever Dexter Challenge.

Helen x

excopic said...

So cute!
Thank you for playing along with us this month in the Clever Dexter Challenge - DT Irene - Clever Dexter Challenge