Do you have stacks and stacks of 12×12 patterned papers?

Here is a QUICK way to cut them up and make them into stacks of cards ready to give away as gifts, donate to a good cause or send to your friends and family!

Watch this video for tips on how to quickly cut each piece of your 12″ x 12″ patterned paper into 3″ x 4″ pieces so that you can make TWELVE cards out of each piece!

It’s easy and there are SO MANY different things you can do with those 3″ x 4″ pieces.

I like to keep a stack of them handy so I can just grab one when I have time to make a card.

Here are a few cards my daughter Rachel made yesterday with 3″x 4″ patterned paper pieces…

Happy Birthday Card with 3x4 Patterned PaperColors: Bermuda Bay & Lemon Lime Twist

Colors: Cherry Cobbler & Dapper Denim

Tip: Cut a 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ card stock mat to layer behind your 3″ x 4″ patterned paper piece.

Colors: Emerald Envy & Night of Navy

Tip: Cut your card base 4-1/4″ x 11″ OR use a hobby blade to cut a slit in the fold of your card base to wrap ribbon around your card like Rachel did above. 

Colors: Basic Black & Pink Pirouette

Tip: Use washi tape to add even more patterns or colors to your card!

 

And here a couple cards that I made with 3″ x 4″ patterned paper pieces this morning…

Colors: Tranquil Tide, Soft Sky, Berry Burst & Lemon Lime Twist

Colors: Basic Black & Pink Pirouette

Tip: Don’t have the color ribbon that you need? Here’s how to make white ribbon any color you want: www.inkitupwithjessica.com/how-to-color-with-sponge-daubers

 

And here are a few MORE cards that you can make with 3″ x 4″ papers: www.inkitupwithjessica.com/add-ribbon-to-cards

 

What will YOU make?

Grab a piece of 12×12 patterned paper, cut it into 3″ x 4″ pieces and get creative.

Happy Stamping!

Jessica

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