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How To Turn Cactus Cuties Into Awesome Simple Handmade Cards

Whether you’re a beginner at card making or just love to make simple handmade cards you will pick up some great tips in this video tutorial! The Cactus Cuties stamp set is so CUTE! And super easy to make simple cards with.

Today I want to show you how to start your simple handmade cards with a SIP – stamps, ink and paper, and then–STEP IT UP! I hope you like the projects!


Check out the video for all the tips I give you; especially for using “multi-image” punches!

Simple Handmade Cards |Video With Great Tips

These simple handmade cards are perfect to send to a friend “just because.”

👉 Which of these cards was your favorite? I’d love to hear! And, if you haven’t already check out some of my other SIP cards!

Below you will find pictures of all the cards I shared in the video, as well as the measurements and supplies I used. Don’t miss the “IMPORTANT STUFF” at the end of my post!

If you’d like to make these simple handmade cards, I’d certainly be thrilled if you picked me to be your Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator!

Simple Handmade Cards Start with a SIP – Then Step it Up!

Remember, making simple handmade cards does not have to be overwhelming, especially when starting. You don’t need a lot of supplies! Start with a SIP – stamps, ink, and paper!


Then, step it up a little with a couple of card stock layers.

For the middle card (above and below), I simply added:

  • Basic White Layer: 2 1/2″ x 4″
  • Black Layer: 2 5/8″ x 4 1/8″

These are layered onto the same note card that I made the first card on. Can you see how easy it is to step it up with a little cardstock!


A little more “step up!” On the 3rd card, I added a layer of Designer Series Paper, as well as punched or cut out the images! Super Simple handmade cards with quite a WOW!

  • Designer Series Paper: 3″ x 4 1/2″
  • Basic Black Layer: 3 1/8″ x 4 5/8″

Because I thought these simple handmade cards were so cute, I had to share a couple more pictures! They look so cute next to the little potted plants on my shelf, don’t they?


If you have questions, reach out! Leave me a comment or send me an email. I love to hear from you.

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Save these simple handmade cards to your favorite card making boards!

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4 thoughts on “How To Turn Cactus Cuties Into Awesome Simple Handmade Cards”

  1. Thank you so much
    Jackie. I’m a crafter. Your videos are so helpful. Love that there isn’t a lot of “cut chat”


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