Cutting Cardstock

Do you struggle deciding what size to cut your cardstock layers when making cards? Do you know how to cut your own card base? I have the solution for CUTTING CARDSTOCK TEMPLATES that will save you time and hassle. Make your own set and keep them handy when you are card making.

Cutting cardstock for layering and card bases is so easy with this template tutorial.

How to Cut Cardstock:

First – Cut Your Card Base

A full sheet of card stock will make 2 cards. Simply cut it in half in either direction. Either way will give you the same size “card front” to create on.

Learn how to cut an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of cardstock to make 2 handmade card bases.

Next – Cut Your Layers

If you struggle with cutting layers, here is a solution. Make yourself a set of these templates.

Cutting your own layering templates will save you time in the future when you make cards.

Sizes to Cut Layers

  • 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ (card front size)
  • 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″
  • 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • 4 7/8″ x 3 5/8″
  • 4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″
  • 4 5/8″ x 3 3/8″
  • 4 1/2″ x 3 1/4″

Video Tutorial – Card Stock Cutting Templates

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