CottageCutz Mountain Lodge & Stair Step Card

Hello and thanks for stopping by to see my CottageCutz Mountain Lodge & Stair Step Card.

I made this card to submit to Splitcoaststampers Free For All Challenge (F4A383) last week that was hosted by the sweet Shirley (wannabcre8tive).  Her challenge was to “use something made of Old Wood”. This three, stair-step card is my submission to the challenge.

I used a 5-1/2″ x 10-1/2″ piece of SU paper that is a wood grain DSP to create the stair-step card base. The center step includes a mountain lodge made from “old wood”.  I found a photo of “old wood” on the Internet and down loaded it to modify and print onto card stock. This was used for the main pieces of the mountain lodge. The roof, porch, and steps were made with the SU wood grain DSP.

The back step includes a mountain range landscape that I drew, colored, and added to it three die cut trees. The front step obviously includes die cuts of a deer, jeep, and road.

I had so much fun creating this CottageCutz Mountain Lodge & Three Stair Step Card. The mountain lodge and Jeep took some time to assemble as there are a lot of tiny, tiny pieces to the items.  Regardless, it was worth it.

To create the stair-step card base,

  • Cut a 5-1/2″ x 10-1/2″ piece of card stock
  • Score the piece at the 1-1/4″, 2-1/2″, 4-1/4″, 6″, and 8-1/4″ marks
  • Fold according to the following:
    • 1-1/4″ score is a mountain fold
    • 2-1/2″ score is a valley fold
    • 4-1/4″ score is a mountain fold
    • 6″ score is a valley fold
    • 8-1/4″ score is a mountain fold
  • Decorate to your desire.

I hope you enjoy my CottageCutz Mountain Lodge & Stair Step Card, and will return to Guneaux Designs!

Paper:  White CS, Desert Storm CS, Old Wood CS (Digi), and SU Natural Composition Specialty DSP

Ink:  Copics

Accessories:  CottageCutz Mountain Lodge, Rustic Sign & Trees, Jeep, Spring Grass, and Deer Dies; and Lawn Fawn Road Border Dies



God’s Blessings!
Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen
Firm Reliance on Divine Providence!

Ezekiel 38:18-19

“This is what will happen in that day:  When Gog attacks the land of Israel, my hot anger will be aroused, declares the Sovereign Lord.  In my zeal and fiery wrath I declare that at that time there shall be a great earthquake in the land of Israel.” 

Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest

Hello, my friends!!  Thanks for stopping by!  It has been over two weeks since I last posted as I have been participating in a Splitcoaststampers Falliday Fest 2016.  I will share more on that in my next several posts.  Today’s card share is a response to a Splitcoaststampers Color Challenge.  The talented Mary (MaryR917) hosted the color challenge, CC603, “Real Honey w/ a Crazy Olive Twist”.  The colors she chose are Stampin’ Up!’s Real Red, Hello Honey, Cajun Craze, Old Olive, and Tangelo Twist.  My card for the challenge features the Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest Dies

Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest

My card is a Center Step Card.  I used all five of the colors, blending them where needed. I added another color, blue, for the sky.  I initially planned to only have the scene on the middle section of the step card.  But after finishing the image, I decided to extend it to both sides. That was a difficult challenge, but I carefully laid two pieces of white card stock together, did some measuring to determine where each color started and stopped, and then began sponging on colors.  I think I matched it up nicely!


A tutorial for a Center Step card is on my site HERE.  Enjoy and thanks for stopping by.


Stamps: Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest

Paper: Neenah Solar White Card Stock and SU Hello Honey Card Stock

Ink: SU Real Red, Hello Honey, Cajun Craze, Old Olive, Tangelo Twist, and Copics

Accessories: Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest Dies, Sponge Daubers, and Mounting Tape




God’s Blessings!

Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen

“Worship the Lord your God, and His blessing will be on your food and water.  I will take away sickness from among you, and none will miscarry or be barren in your land.  I will give you a full life span.”  Exodus 23:25-26