If your ink pads are starting to dry out, store them upside down so that the ink can soak through to the top of the pad. If this doesn't work, squeeze a few drops of a re-inker over the pad, ensuring that the whole surface is covered.
Use this template to make a side stepper base card and then decorate it however you like. We love Dawn Phillips' design, below, featured in issue 81 of Cardmaking & Papercraft.
Click on the PDF to download your free template.