Looking for a greeting card layout that will make life easy? Look no further than the front cover of the Stampin’ Up catalog! The layout from the card in the corner really caught my eye so I decided to create it myself… and then another, and another! It’s such a simple layout whether you use stamped cardstock or Designer Series Paper.


Greeting Card Layout Will Make Life Easy | Video Tutorial:

Do you love easy card making ideas? Love learning how to make greeting cards with paper in various configurations? This quick and easy greeting card layout will be a life saver!


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Which greeting card layout is YOUR favorite? Let me know!

I thought I would share a Creative Juice sketch for today’s video too! I encourage you to print or save these for quick inspiration. You can rotate the sketch in different directions for a totally different look!


Join Connie in a big glass of Creative Juice! Fun sketches to get your creative juices flowing. A new set of sketches every week! www.SimplySimpleStamping.com

Free Tutorial Download:

I even have a free tutorial you can download so you can create this card!



    • Whisper White Thick – 4 ¼” x 11”, score and fold at 5 ½”
    • Pool Party – Rectangular Postage Stamp Punch
    • Mango Melody – 1” x 4 ¼”
    • Whisper White – 3” x 4”
    • Gold Metallic Trim – 16″

Here are the supplies you need to create the “Just Because” card. Click a pic to start your order!


    • Seaside Spray – 5 ½” x 8 ½”, score at 4 ¼” and 4 ¼” x 5 ½”
    • Crumb Cake – 2 ¾” x 4 ¼”
    • Seaside Spray Scallop Linen Ribbon – small knot



Stitched Rectangles Die Measurements are (inside measurement):

  • 2 ⅞” x 4 ⅛”
  • 1 ¼” x 2 ⅝”
  • ⅞” x 2 ⅝”

Here are the supplies you need to create the baby card. Click a pic to start your order!

    • Misty Moonlight – 5 ½” x 8 ½”, score at 4 ¼”
    • Night of Navy – 3 ¼” x 4 ¼”
    • Whisper White – 1″ x 3 ¼” and 4″ x 5 ½
    • Playing with Patterns Designer Series Paper – 3″ x 4″ and 1 ½” x 2″
    • Misty Moonlight Ribbon – 6″

Here are the supplies you need to create the baby card. Click a pic to start your order!

In tonight’s Youtube Premiere, I mentioned a great collection of tutorials to help get your creative juices flowing. If you love sketches, I have two great Creative Juice Tutorial Collections for you. It’s a great way to have all that inspiration in one place.

Each collection contains:

  • (25) different sketches shown 4 different ways
  • (3) photos of cards I created with each sketch
  • Measurements for the cards
  • Supply list for the cards


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Thank you all so much for being here! I hope you were inspired by the cards I and to share and that you enjoy those free downloads too. I love to share free tutorials every now and then and those sketch ideas are always great to print and have on hand when you are struggling for ideas.

Enjoy the rest of your week and I look forward to sharing ANOTHER tutorial (yep, it’s free too) on Saturday so be sure to stop in again!


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