When it comes to sending out cards, the ones I like to send best are the ones that are unexpected and don’t need to be mailed on a certain date. I love sending birthday cards, but they are often late, and sometimes sending out a bazillion Christmas cards can be overwhelming.

That’s why Thinking of You cards are the best! You can literally send them out whenever you want to and they are never late!!

Calypso Coral card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″
Whisper White: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Floral paper: 3″ x 4″
Calypso Coral: 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″

This is one of my favorite card layouts because you can cut your 12×12 pretty paper up into TWELVE 3″x4″ pieces with no waste. Check out other ways you can use those 3″x4″ pieces here.


The third thing I love about this card is the subtly embossed background. I used the Scripty 3-D embossing folder and if you’ve ordered a 3-D embossing folder lately you may have noticed that they are thinner than the old 3-D folders. That means you need a Specialty Plate to add to your sandwich for a good deep embossed impression.

But do you really need it? It does give a great impression but for this card, I just added 4 half sheets of card stock to my embossing sandwich to act as a shim and it gave me a really lightly embossed look that I adore.


You can make a card like this in minutes (no background embossing required!) so go grab a piece of pretty paper and make a thinking of you card to send to a friend.

Happy Stamping!


Supplies Used:  (click an image below for more info or to order from my online store)

Seaside Notions Cling Stamp Set *no longer availaable*

Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper
*no longer available*

Scripty 3D Embossing Folder *no longer available*

Story Label Punch
*no longer available*

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