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The Perfect Card Every Beginner Can Make With Success From The Start

Where do I start if I want to make my own greeting cards? Today I’ve got the perfect card making for beginners tutorial.

Are you more advanced in your skills? Stick around because I’m using my SIP Method of card making today and have ‘stepped up’ versions–perfect for those short on time. These cards are easy for anyone to make with minimal supplies.

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Get the Complete Guide to Card Making for Beginners

Getting started on your card making journey can be overwhelming at first.  This “Getting Started” guide will help you determine the best products to start with, as well as give you some ideas as to what you can make with those products.  Start with just a few items, then build on that as you go!

The guide focuses on three different “getting started” collection of products, as well as card ideas using the products.  Pick and choose what YOU like based on these suggestions.

And then….. watch your email for weekly card making ideas and inspiration

Card Making for Beginners (Or Anyone Needing A Quick Pretty Card Idea)

Card making should not be hard or overwhelming. Watch how to keep it simple and then step it up a bit if you want to.

How do you make a simple paper card?

I was so excited when I saw the Sale-a-bration brochure and that there were coordinating dies to go with this stamp set. When I originally planned these cards to share with you, I did not know about the dies. Now, you can still make a simple card, but you can add dimension and texture.


Card Making for Beginners: What You Need To Start

Stamps, ink and paper go along way when it comes to card making. The first card uses just that for some quick and easy cards. You can stamp up a whole set in no time to have ready to pop in the mail to family and friends.


These first cards simply use the Note Cards & Envelopes. Easy peasy! Simply use any color and change the greetings to make cards for different occasions.

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Add a Couple Card Stock Layers

It is so easy to step up your cards a bit by just adding a couple of layers of cardstock. Same basic layout, just an extra touch.



  • Note Card & Envelopes
  • Basic White: 4 1/2″ x 3″
  • Basic Black: 4 5/8″ x 3 1/8″

And then with just a few added supplies, look at this gorgeous card you can make.


Card Supplies

  • Basic White Thick: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Crumb Cake: 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″
  • Basic Black: 3 5/8″ x 4 5/8″
  • Scraps: Basic White

Quite a few cards today! I hope you liked them and see how easy it is to make cards with just stamps, ink and paper. Start with a SIP, but then easily step them up with just a few more supplies.

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you were inspired and enjoyed the project. If you have any questions about today’s post or project, make sure to leave me a comment. I’d love to hear from you.


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4 thoughts on “The Perfect Card Every Beginner Can Make With Success From The Start”

  1. I received my catalog today and I was so excited! So excited that i picked it up out of my mailbox on my way to the grocery store and I just stopped in my driveway and ripped open the envelope!!
    Thanks for the catalog and all your wonderful card ideas


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