Making greeting cards from cardstock scraps

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Making greeting cards from cardstock scraps is a fun and easy way to recycle and up cycle materials you might otherwise throw away. And the best part is, you can make them as simple or as elaborate as you like! Here’s what you’ll need:

– Cardstock scraps in various colors and patterns. You can use cardstocks of any color like white cardstock, black cardstock, blue cardstock, pink cardstock, red cardstock, yellow, or green cardstock, brown & tan or a grey cardstock.

– A sharp craft knife or scissors

– A cutting mat or other protective surfaces

– Glue or double-sided tape

– A pencil

First, decide on the size and shape of your card. You can also choose cardstock types from glitter cardstock, smooth or textured cardstocks, and patterned cardstock.

Then, use your scissors or craft knife to cut your cardstock scraps into pieces that will fit your design. If you’re using a cutting mat, be sure to use a ruler or other straight edge to get clean, straight cuts.

Once your pieces are cut, it’s time to start assembling your card. Begin by laying out your design on a flat surface, then glue or tape your pieces in place. If you’re using glue, be sure to apply it sparingly so that it doesn’t show through to the front of your card. Once your card is assembled, use a pencil to write your message on the inside. Then, fold your card along the score line and you’re done! Making greeting cards from cardstock scraps is a great way to add a personal touch to your correspondence, and it’s a fun way to recycle materials you might otherwise throw away.

You can use an alternative way to make your cardstock greeting card. You can collect all the needful equipment from 12 x 12 cardstock.

  1. Start by cutting your cardstock papers into equal rectangles. You can make them any size you want, but we recommend making them at least 4 inches by 6 inches.
  2. Once you have your rectangles cut out, fold them in half so that the long sides are touching.
  3. Use your ruler or straight edge to crease the fold.
  4. Open up your card and use your pencil to draw a design, message, or anything else you want on the front of the card.
  5. Carefully cut out your design using your craft knife.
  6. Fold your card back up and you’re done!

So get creative and have fun!