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Simple Card Layout That’s Perfect for Making Easy Christmas Cards

Hello stamping friends. I’m excited to share a simple card layout that’s perfect for making easy Christmas cards. I’ve got a bonus today too–a great Tutorial with 10 layouts using Designer series paper. You’ll use this tutorial year round; just change papers and stamps and you’ll be good to go!

How do you make beautiful Christmas cards? Start with some paper scraps!  Cut strips of some of your Designer Series Paper and get to crafting! 

I’ve also got a bunch of tips for using the Banners Pick a Punch–you are going to love this punch! Makes card making super simple!

And, as if that is not enough, it’s my monthly blog hop with my international stamping friends so they all have projects to share with you too!  You better grab a cup of coffee before you read on, there is a lot to read about!

A simple card layout makes it easy to create Christmas cards.

It’s Blog Hop Time

I am excited to once again bring you fun projects from my international friends! After you check out my cards today, make sure to scroll to the bottom for the list of all my friends and check out their projects!!!!

Then, hop back here to place your order for any Stampin’ Up! products that you need/want.

Simple Card Layout for Easy Christmas Cards | Video Tutorial

I think you’re gonna love this simple card layout for easy Christmas cards. We all need some time savers and even when we love to make handmade Christmas cards it’s the time of year where we often need to make A LOT of them so layouts that you can make up fast are a problem solver for sure!


Simple Card Layout Card 1 Measurements

This is an easy card layout design that works perfect with any Designer Series Paper (DSP). Make sure to watch the whole video because I share several other cards using different papers and stamps made with this layout, as well as over 20 different cards from my DSP Card Layout Tutorial!

This simple card layout uses strips of designer paper and a fun banner craft punch.

Card Recipe

  • Card Base:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • (5) pieces of DSP:  4″ x 1″
  • Coordinating scraps for greeting
  • Inside:  5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″
Since you're saving time with the simple card layout make a matching envelope to complete the look

The measurements are the same for all the cards.

Check out the different ways that I did the greeting “banner” on each of the 3 different cards. I am in love with this BANNERS PICK A PUNCH!  Make sure to watch the video to catch all my tips for using this very versatile punch!   I think it is going to become a staple on my stamping desk!

This banner punch completes the look on these simple card layouts.

Designer Series Paper Sale

Don’t forget that this month, many of the gorgeous Designer Series Papers (both in the Annual Catalog & the Mini) are on sale. Great time to grab all your favorites.

Designer Series Paper Sale

Simple card layouts work for Christmas and beyond when you just change the paper and stamped greeting.

Simple Card Layout with Designer Series Paper Tutorial

Do you like making quick and easy cards using Designer Series Paper as the focal point?  Do you have lots of pretty papers sitting around and not quite sure what to do with them?  I have the solution for you!  check out my Designer Series Paper Cutting Layouts Tutorial.  My card today is just one of the different ideas in this tutorial.

10 card making layouts in one tutorial

Visit my tutorial store to check out this tutorial, plus the others I have for sale.

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Time to Hop Around the World and Check Out the Blog Hop Projects

Check out all my international friends projects, then come on back to my blog to place your order for any products you want.  Remember, this month many of the Designer Series Papers are on sale.  It’s time to pick up your favorites at a 15% discount!

October Designer Series Paper Sale

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10 thoughts on “Simple Card Layout That’s Perfect for Making Easy Christmas Cards”

  1. Love watching your video’s Jackie – they are so inspiring and innovative, thank you for sharing.

    Hugs from Australia – cheers Jan


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