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Easy Card Layout Using Designer Series Paper

Do you have lots of Designer Series Paper lying around that you just don’t know what to do with? I can help! I have an easy card layout using Designer Series Paper for a super quick card that is perfect for all levels of stampers – even those of you who are beginner card makers.

This card layout does not require a lot of supplies so it is perfect when you need a quick card. All it requires is your favorite patterned paper, a piece of coordinating colored card stock, and a greeting stamp for the occasion! Any greeting will work with this easy card layout using Designer Series paper, so you can easily make whatever kind of card you need.

3 thank you cards made following a template for an easy card layout using designer series paper.

So grab your stack of unused Designer Series Paper, some coordinating card stock, and the greeting/sentiment of your choice, and let’s learn to make this easy card layout using Designer Series Paper! After watching the video, make sure to scroll down to grab the supply list for the cards I made, as well as all the cutting diagram to make these yourself.

Video Tutorial | Card Layout Using Designer Series Paper

Ready? Let’s create! I hope you love this idea and use it over and over. It’s a standard layout that I go to often when I need a quick card or need to make a whole stack of cards and I don’t have a lot of time.

Measurements & Supplies

Make sure to check out the video to learn how to best cut a 6″ x 6″ piece of Designer Series Paper so that you don’t have hardly any waste.

Three thank you cards that were designed by following an easy card layout for designer series paper. One card is closed to see the front of the card and the other two cards are open to see how the inside of the cards are designed.


  • Designer Series Paper – see chart below for the best way to cut a 6″ x 6″ piece
    • You will need three pieces: 4″ x 5 1/4″, and (2) 1″ x 5 1/4″
  • Coordinating Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″
  • Inside: 4″ x 5 1/4″

Designer Series Paper Cutting Diagram

You will want to start with a 6″ x 6″ piece of Designer Series Paper (DSP.) If your paper is 12″ x 12″, simply cut it in quarters to get the 6″ x 6″ piece.

Start by cutting off the 3/4″ piece from the bottom, then cut the other three pieces that you will use for your card. This easy card layout using Designer Series Paper is perfect for a 6″ x 6″ piece of DSP because you will have very little waste. Or no waste, use that other scrap for a little pop on another card that you make!

cutting chart for a 6" x 6" piece of designer series paper to create a handmade greeting card
3 cards made using Designer Series Paper with the sentiment THANK YOU on them

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