Card Making 101 Designer Series Paper Stampin' Up!

Cutting Designer Series Paper

Here’s a quick tip in cutting designer series paper. Beautifully printed papers are essential for paper crafting. Adding a layer of gorgeous print adds interest and also the easiest and most effective way to bring your projects to life. How many times have you reached for your Designer Series Papers when you needed to make a card in a hurry? It’s my go-to when pressed for time.

Designer Series Papers (DSP) usually come in big sheets of double-sided 12 x 12 inch. That’s a big sheet so you need to cut them to size.

I like to have different prints so that I have something for any occasion. Rule of thumb is to have a small variety of each so you can make cards for any occasion that may arise.

  • Flowers and greenery for birthdays and everything in between
  • Graphics and geometrical images for male cards
  • Christmas prints for the holidays
  • Baby images to welcome babies and first birthdays
  • Metallic or glittery printed papers are great for weddings and milestone birthdays.

I find great satisfaction when I cut my papers to size. I’m more inspired to use them for card making, scrapbooking, packaging, journals and memory-keeping.

It’s a shame to waste your Designer Series Papers especially when the prints are so pretty. They are just too precious! So, here’s a quick tutorial on how you can maximise your 12×12 DSP.

I hope that you enjoyed what I’ve shared with you today. I encourage you to cut your papers so that when inspiration strikes you’re ready to create.

Check out the stunning Designer Series Papers and Stampin’ Up!’s new and improved Paper Trimmer & Scoring Tool.

Order your supplies and start cutting your designer series paper so that you’re always inspired to use them.

Happy crafting!

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