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Thursday with Sandiebella: Triple Diamond Step Card

Before I share Sandiebella’s latest amazing tutorial with you, I have some exciting news! Our new release is almost here. That’s right! Gorgeous new blue rubbah is ready to start winging its way to your craft space next week. Release day is Monday 4th March, and we have some incredible previews lined up for you over the weekend, starting on Saturday.

While you wait for that, check out Sandie’s tutorial, as she shows us how to create a beautiful…

Triple Diamond Step Card


Bundle Girl Beekeeper rubber stamp (Bees)

Designer paper (used: Carta Bella, Flower Garden)
Stitched circle and stitched pennant dies
Scoring board and bone folder
Adhesives – wet glue, foam tape or dots
Heavy acetate

How to:
Cut card:
(1x) 11″ x 6″ – card base
(1x) 4-1/8″ square – large diamond
(1x) 3-5/8″ square – medium diamond
(1x) 3-1/8″ square – small diamond
(1x) 2.75″ x 5.75″ – back panel
(1x) 2.75″ stitched circle
Cut paper:
(1x) 4″ square – large diamond
(1x) 3.5″ square – medium diamond
(1x) 3″ square – small diamond
(1x) 2 -7/8″ x 5-7/8″ – back panel
(1x) 2.5″ stitched circle
(1x) 2.75″ x 5.75″ – large panel
(1x) 1.25″ x 5.75″ – middle panel
(1x) 0.75″ x 5.75″ – front panel

How to:

Stamp the Bundle Girl with Dragonflies andthe Bees from Bundle Girl Beekeeper.Colour using your preferred medium and then fussy cut around the outline of all images. Stamp the sentiment from Bundle Girl with Butterflies on to a piece of card measuring approx. 3.5″ x 1″. Cut our using a pennant die approx. 5/8″ x 3″

Score the 11″ x 8″ piece of card on the long side at 3″, 6″, 7.5″, 9″ and 10″.

Mountain fold the 3″ score line, then alternate valley/mountain as below.

Adhere the paper layers to the card panels.

Adhere the paper squares to the card squares to make the ‘diamonds’

Adhere the white card to the paper to create the message panel.

Adhere the message panel to the back of the card.

Turn the large square so that the point is at the top. Apply adhesive under the widest part.

Adhere to the large panel, centering horizontally.

Repeat with the middle diamond, ensuring to only apply glue to where the diamond meets the step.

Repeat with the front diamond, using foam tape or wet glue.

Create a background on the stitched circle.

Adhere to the front diamond using foam tape.

Adhere Bundle Girl to the circle, again using foam tape or dots.

Cut 2 strips of acetate.

On the back of each of the dragonflies and bees, apply a small piece of foam tape or a small foam dot.

Adhere the insect to the acetate and then apply a small piece of foam tape to the front of the acetate, at the bottom.

Adhere the acetate strips to the back of the diamonds, using different lengths of acetate

Trim the sentiment strip to slot in behind the front diamond to complete the card.

One Comment

  1. slbt says:

    very nice! Thanks for sharing!

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