Need simple card ideas? You’ll love the easy & the wow! Learn how to make birthday cards simple to stepped up. You can make all 3 cards quickly!

The card making video tutorial will show you how to step up a simple Birthday card by just adding some colored card stock.  And then, we will step it up a bit more by adding a punch and some ribbon. Simple card ideas for free and you’re well on your way to making beautiful Birthday cards!


This is an older favorite stamp set of mine called BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP.  I previously made some stunning cards with it that I am including towards the bottom of this post, so make sure to scroll all the way through so you don’t miss them.

Simple Card Ideas | Simple Stepped Up Card Ideas that Pack a Wow

Are you a beginner card maker?  If so–this video is for you. BUT, it’s also for everyone who wants some great stamping tips and needs simple card ideas. Want to step it up (still easy to make) you can learn how in this video as I share 3 different versions of the card that are all easy cards to make!


I hope you enjoyed the video and the tips I shared today.  This stamp set is perfect for making those quick and easy cards, but it’s also so easy to step it up with just the addition of a few items.


Simple Card Ideas- The Details:

The top one uses a 3 1/2″ x 5″ Notecard and Envelope.  This makes is super simple because you do not have to cut any cardstock!

And then, to step it up a bit, here is the recipe for the bottom card:


  • Petal Pink:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Whisper White:  4 1/2″ x 3 1/4″
  • Basic Black:  4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″
  • Inside: Whisper White:  4″ x 5 1/4″


Want to Make These Simple Card Ideas?

Here are the main products that I used today in case you’d like to place an order.  Just click any of the little pictures below to go directly to the online store and order.

More Simple Card Ideas Using Beautiful Friendship

What I love about this stamp set is that you can use any colors.  And it truly changes the feel of a card when you use more pastels verses bright bolds.


These are a set of cards that I shared a while back.  If you’d like the details on these, just CLICK HERE.

If you missed the video that is filled with tips to make all of the above cards, here it is:


And then, here are a few more….


CLICK HERE for the details on these.





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