Ready to see 6 simple cards that will be your favorites? It’s all about showing how pretty scrapbook papers, or designer series paper as we call it in the Stampin’ Up! world, make beautiful cards so quickly. You’ll love these cards and this method is certain to be a favorite for learning how to make a card that is simple.

You’ll want to make sure to watch the video in its’ entirety because I give a lot of tips in it for how to cut your 6″ x 6″ designer paper and also how to use vellum on these 6 simple cards.


Did you know you can make simple cards with just a sheet or two of beautiful designer series paper a.k.a. scrapbook paper?


6 Simple Cards That Will Be Your Favorites | Video Tutorial

With such gorgeous paper, it doesn’t take a lot of stamping to make your cards.  If you’re a beginner and wondering how to make a card this is the perfect tutorial for you! With the ‘Feels like Frost’ designer paper, you can grab any greeting stamps to make cards for all occasions! Make sure to scroll down to see all the cards I shared on the video along with the recipe for each.


Let’s Look at the 6 Simple Cards!



The card on the right is the one that I made on the video and gave you several tips for.  Both of these cards are made from one of the pieces of the Feels Like Frost 6″ x 6″ paper.

Card Recipe:

  • Card Base (Balmy Blue or Whisper White):  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • DSP:  3″ x 4 1/4″
  • Night of Navy:  3 1/8″ x 4 3/8″
  • Inside:  Whisper White:  5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Inside:  Night of Navy:  5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″

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

As I mentioned, you can use many different greetings with these papers.  The card on the left I used the MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL stamp set.  The one on the right uses WOVEN HEIRLOOMS



These 2 cards were also made from one piece of the 6″ x 6″ paper.  Each piece is 3″ x 5 1/2″

Card Recipe:

  • Purple Posy:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2:
  • DSP:  3″ x 5 1/2″
  • Layer (Night of Navy or Highland Heater):  3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″

Make sure to scroll to the bottom of this post for a complete list of all the products I used to make all of today’s cards.



For this card I was not able to get 2 cards out of the one sheet of paper, but the lefter over scraps will be perfect for adding a special touch to other cards!

Card Recipe:

  • Balmy Blue:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Night of Navy:  5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″
  • DSP:  5″ x 3 3/4″


My Favorite of the Simple Cards:


Out of all the cards, I think this was my favorite!

Card Recipe:

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


Products I used:

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