I so loved 'The Next Step' blog. I was so sorry to hear they wer unable to continue to to ill health. Anyway, I finally got round to using one of the templates that are still available to download. The instructions are excellent and easy to follow. Here are a couple of examples of cards I made using the template.
DigiStamps: Vase of Hearts & Perfume Bottles by Sketching Stamper
DigiKit: Peachy Keen free from Nana's Attic
Embossed Flower: Majestic Keepsake Board by the Glitter Girls
Colouring: Sakura Stardust pens, Lyra Aquacolours, Colour Box chalk ink pads