Happy Easter Step Card
3D Card Making with 3D Pictures for Reference

This Easter Step Card is fun to make although you might need to put in more time and effort to complete it. I made this Happy Easter card one afternoon with no design in mind. All I wanted to do was to try making a step card and since it's approaching Easter, I thought why not make it a happy spring card to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. 

So I chose pink as the dominant colour for this card and a Magnolia rubber stamp as the focus point. I also added die cut butterflies as well as punched borders. And not forgetting the flower stamp by Inkadinkado.

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easter step card/Happy Easter Card

Card Making Supplies

  • Step Card Template
  • 15cm x 21cm card stock
  • White cardstock
  • steel ruler
  • x-acto knife
  • pencil
  • Magnolia rubber stamp: Tilda running
  • Inkadinkado rubber stamp: flowers
  • Martha Stewart Crafts: border punch
  • Memento Ink: Angel Pink
  • Versafine Ink: Smokey Gray
  • Hero Arts Design Blocks: S5435 Graph Background
  • Message Rubber stamp (unknown): Celebrate this moment...
  • Hero Arts Cling Stamp: Happy Easter
  • Stampabilities rubber stamp: GR1014 - John 3:16
  • Spellbinder: small frame die cut
  • Glitter Glue
  • Scissors
  • Copic Markers for Dress, Butterflies & Frame: V93 Early Grape, R85 Rose Red, RV34 Dark Pink, RV95 Baby Blossoms
  • Copic Markers for T-Shirt and Lace Trimming: B12 Ice Blue
  • Copic Markers for Skin: E51 Milky White, YR00 Powder Pink, E0000 Floral White, E00 Skin White, E02 Fruit Pink
  • Copic Markers for Hair & Shoe: C1 Cool Gray No. 1, C3 Cool Gray No 3, C5 Cool Gray No 5, C7 Cool Gray No. 7, C9 Cool Gray No. 9

Set A

copic markers/Copic Markers for Tilda's Dress

Set B

copic markers/Copic Markers for Tilda's skin

Set C

copic markers/Copic Markers for Tidla's hair


easter step card tutorial/Easter Step Card
  • Download Template for this Easter Step Card and print onto thick copy paper.
  • Transfer to 15cm x 21cm card stock.
  • Cut and fold where indicated on template.
  • Stamp flowers with Angel Pink ink on left border of white card stock for front panel (see above pic).
  • Measure and cut to size to fix front of step card.
  • Stamp flowers with Angel Pink ink on another white card stock to fit into the side narrow panel. 
  • Stamp graph background with Angel Pink ink on a strip of 2.5cm x 15cm card to fit lower front panel.
  • Use dauber or sponge to apply Angel Pink ink on edges of all white cards.
  • Attach the pieces to step card with glue or double-sided tape.
  • Punch border flowers with Martha Stewart Crafts punch.
  • Use dauber to colour the top borders with Angel Pink ink.
  • Layer on white panel card from centre to the right edge and also on the right narrow panel.
  • Stamp Magnolia's Tilda with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on white card stock.
  • Color with Copic Markers.
  • Trim and attach to from of card with double-sided foam tape for 3d picture look.
  • Die cut butterflies, coloured with markers and glue bodies to front panel.
  • Add glitter glue.
  • Die cut and emboss small frame.
  • Stamp Happy Easter with Smokey Gray ink.
  • Edge with Angel Pink and go over with copic markers (Set A).
  • Attach to card front panel with double-sided foam tape.
easter step card/Side View of Easter Card

Decorating the Inside of Easter Step Card

For the inside of this step card, I just trace accordingly and cut out white cards to fit into each panel. On the top panel, I stamped the words "Celebrate this moment..." in Memento black ink and the scripture verse John 3:16 also in black on the top centre panel. On the side panels, I used a fine marker to hand write 'JOY' and 'HOPE'. I had some smudges so to cover those, I doodled flowers. The lower panel, I left blank for a more personal handwritten message. View this image below to have a better idea of this Easter Step Card.

easter step card inside/Inside Easter Card

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