Are you ready to spark joy this season and make simple Christmas cards with your designer paper scraps? In 5 minutes your handmade Christmas card can be completed and in the mail!

Something you will love about today’s card idea, is that you can stretch your designer paper any way you want. We all love saving money on our crafting supplies and today’s idea will help you do just that — by stretching it so it goes further.

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Make Simple Christmas Cards | Video Tutorial

Make simple Christmas cards with this layout or change it up to create cards for another occasion! I always love quick and simple cards that I can make quickly and adapt easily. This tutorial walks you through the steps you need to complete this handmade craft.

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👉  Do you have lots of Designer Series Paper scraps that need to use up? Are you going to try today’s technique to make simple Christmas cards or cards for another occasion? Let me know!


Ready to Create these Simple Christmas Cards or All Occasion Cards?

What I love most about these cards is that I can make my Designer Series Paper go a little further. It’s also a wonderful way to use up some pieces that I have lying around that just feel too small to do anything with. This time of year I can make simple Christmas cards so quickly which means I can mail more cards out.

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Christmas to Remember Stamp set and Santa Express Designer Series Paper (DSP)
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Lovely You Stamp set and Butterfly KissesDesigner Series Paper (DSP)

CARD #1

  • Real Red: 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score at 4 ¼”
  • Shaded Spruce: 3 ⅞” x 4 ¼”
  • DSP: 3 ½” x 4”, cut in half 1 ¾”
  • Basic White: 2” x 3 ⅞”
    • 3 ¾” x 5”

CARD #2

  • Real Red: 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score at 4 ¼”
  • Shaded Spruce: 3” x 5 ⅛”
  • DSP: 2 ¾” x 4 ¾”, cut in half 2 â…”
  • Basic White: 2” x 5 ⅛”
    • 3 ¾” x 5”

CARD #1

  • Calypso Coral: 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score at 4 ¼”
  • Parakeet Party: 3 ⅞” x 4 ¼”
  • DSP: 3 ½” x 4”, cut in half 1 ¾”
  • Basic White: 2” x 3 ⅞”
    • 3 ¾” x 5”

CARD #2

  • Calypso Coral: 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score at 4 ¼”
  • Parakeet Party: 3” x 5 ⅛”
  • DSP: 2 ¾” x 4 ¾”, cut in half 2 â…”
  • Basic White: 2” x 5 ⅛”
    • 3 ¾” x 5”

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Make Simple Christmas Cards Pinterest-ing

Follow me on Pinterest and save this layout when you want to make Simple Christmas Cards or All Occasion cards!

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Wasn’t that a fun idea? And so easy too. Of course, fast is always a plus when we need a card in a hurry. I love to make simple Christmas cards with this layout!

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