There are some patterns of background paper that are so attractive to be used alone for handmade greeting cards. I wanted to use one of the patterns from the Stampin’ Up! Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper to make a double layer card. Watch to see how to use just one sheet instead of two!

Click to watch my how to make a double layer card tutorial here if the video is not playing on your mobile device.

Learn how to make a double layer card! Stampin' Up! Garden Impressions card designed by Shelly Godby of with Stampin' Up! Abstract Impressions Stamp SetIt’s a piece of cake to make two layer cards for one piece of background paper! And, think of all the paper and cardstock you’ll save.

The measurements and supplies to make my two layer Garden Impressions card are below.

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Garden Impressions Card Measurements

8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ Shaded Spruce Cardstock

4″ x 5-1/4″ Garden Impressions 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper

3-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ Shaded Spruce Cardstock

3-1/4″ x 1-1/4″ Shaded Spruce Cardstock

3″ x 1″ Whisper White Cardstock

4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White Cardstock


All the supplies to make my double layer card are pictured below and available to order now in my online store


July 2018, only, Buy 3 Get 1 FREE Designer Series Paper! Click HERE to the ten packs of background paper to choose from. The Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper is one!


Garden Impressions Double Layer Card Supplies


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Now you know how easy it is to make a double layer card from one piece of background paper!

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