Learn how to make 4 easy greeting cards in 15 minutes! This project will teach you how to cut and start awesome cards with designer paper or scrapbook paper.

I’m using the ‘Whale of a Time’ designer series paper so I can share some tips with how to cut that paper.  Sometimes the prints on the papers is just a bit large, so cutting can be tricky— follow along with me and we’ll get some cute cards made in no time!


This paper and other coordinating products from the ‘Whale of a Time’ suite is so “stinkin’ cute!”  And the best part–you can make some awesome easy greeting cards!

Cutting the Whale of a Time 6″ x 6″ paper can be a bit tricky, so make sure to check out my video as to how I made these 4 fun cards.


Easy Greeting Cards | How to Cut Designer Series Paper

I’m excited to show you how to make easy greeting cards today! I love how the Stampin’ Up! Whale Done stamp set can be used for so many occasions–birthday cards, thank you cards, encouragement and more. It’s great for kids and kids at heart!


I just think these cards are so dang cute and will be fun to send to just about anyone!!!

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Easy Greeting Cards: A Closer Look 

Below are the cutting dimensions for all 4 cards that I shared on the video.


  • DSP:  3 3/4″ x 5″
  • Granny Apple Green:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″
  • Bumble Bee:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″


  • DSP:  4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Pacific Point:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″


  • DSP:  3″ x 3″
  • Pretty Peacock:  3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″
  • Pool Party:  4 1/4″ x 11″


  • DSP:  3″ x 3″
  • Calypso Coral:  3 1/8″ x 3 1/8″
  • Granny Apple Green:  (2) 1/2″ x 4 1/4″
  • Shaded Spruce:  4 1/4″ x 11″


Tips For Punching Images From DSP

I love when a punch not only coordinates with stamped images, but also images on the Designer Series Paper!


For all of the cards I shared today I punched the whale from the DSP.  Now, you also could stamp and punch a whale, or even–use a scissors to fussy cut.

Make sure to watch the video for my tip for punching images from a piece of Designer Series Paper.


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