It’s BLOG HOP time and I am excited to share with you 10 simple greeting cards that are beautiful & quick to make. Now, I made my cards today as sympathy cards and I used the Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP.) BUT, the greetings can easily be changed out to make these as thank you cards, thinking of you cards or whatever!!!

This month the blog hop team is actually using 2 different papers, so you will see others using this paper, plus a few posts using a fun Halloween Paper!

After checking out these 10 simple greeting cards, make sure to HOP AROUND THE WORLD and see what my international stamping friends made with this same paper!!!


10 Simple Greeting Cards

This month I really wanted to let this beautiful paper be the focus of my cards.  I chose to make sympathy cards because this paper is just so pretty, calming and I wanted to have a stash ready to go to let people know I cared. BUT, make change out the greetings for whatever occasion you need. I love how quickly these 10 simple greeting cards can be made!



10 Simple Greeting Cards Video Tutorial:

I have a fun paper saving tip I share in the video, as well as showing you how easy this elegant card was to make.  Make sure to watch all the way to the end so you can see all 10 of the cards I have to share with this beautiful paper.


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Card Recipes


All 3 of the above cards have the same recipe….just used a couple different colors of yardstick.

  • Card Base — Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede, or Rocco Rose:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • DSP:  5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Layer — Very Vanilla, Night of Navy:  5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″
  • Inside:  Very Vanilla:  4″ x 5 1/4″


10 Simple Greeting Cards Made with 1 Piece of Paper = 7 Cards

These next 7 cards were made from one piece of paper.  It is printed to easily cut apart for 7 different cards.  And, there are 4 sheets of it in the package so with just a little bit of card stock you could make 28 cards!


Left Card Recipe:

  • Whisper White:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Night of Navy:  3 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
  • DSP:  3″ x 5 1/2″

Right Card Recipe:

  • Very Vanilla:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • DSP:  4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″

Make sure to watch the video to see the insides of all of the cards!


Left Card Recipe:

  • Mossy Meadow:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Very Vanilla:  5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″
  • DSP:  5″ x 3 3/4″

Right Card Recipe:

  • Rocco Rose:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2
  • Mossy Meadow:  5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″
  • DSP:  5″ x 3 3/4″


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Left Card Recipe:

  • Mossy Meadow: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Very Vanilla:  3 3/8″ x 3 3/8″
  • DSP:  3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″

Right Card Recipe:

  • Crumb Cake:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Very Vanilla:  3 3/8″ x 4 3/8″
  • DSP:  3 1/4″ x 4 1/4″

Bottom Card Recipe:

  • Soft Sea Foam:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Pear Pizzazz:  3 3/8″ x 3 3/8″
  • DSP:  3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″

Make sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of this post for a complete list of all the supplies I used.


Designer Series Paper Sale!!!

I am thrilled that this paper is included in this months Designer Series Paper Sale!!!

Time to Hop Around the World

Now it’s time to “hop around the world” and see the lovely projects my international demonstrator friends made!  And remember, if you are from the US, make sure to come back her to place your order.  Here are the links to the other blogs:



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