6 Scrappy Strip Card Designs – Stampin’ Up! Gilded Autumn

This weekend I have been doing a bit of card making with scraps! Well after all of the autumn themed cards I have been sharing with you, it’s easy to see why I have accumulated a few piles of scrap pieces of paper. So today I have 6 different scrappy strip card designs to share that feature the Stampin’ Up! Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) and the Beautiful Autumn Bundle.

Background Strip Design

As you may know, autumn is one of my favorite seasons! So I had a blast sitting down and using up these scrap pieces of the Gilded Autumn DSP. This DSP has some beautiful earth tones on one side and gold or copper foil designs on the other. You can easily mix and match the designs to create a fun look! These first two cards feature a great way to use up 1/2 inch wide pieces of cardstock or DSP to create a fun background for the card.

Simply cut seven 1/2 x 4 inch strips of cardstock or patterned paper. Space them evenly across the card front before adhering them. The first card features the use of cardstock for the strip design. The second card features DSP. Both cards have the same background design, I simply decorated them differently.

Any Size Scrappy Strips

You can use absolutely any size scraps in your card making! The first card features a 2 x 4 inch and 2 x 3 inch scrappy strips of DSP. I snipped the end of the 2 x 3 inch piece into a little banner and layered the pieces on the card. One of my favorite ways to use up scraps is simply to layer them together and then add a focal point.

The second card is a great way to use up any size scraps! Simply cut a 3 x 4 inch piece of cardstock and adhere the scrappy strip pieces side by side across the cardstock. You don’t have to worry about cutting them to the correct size either. Just choose a few pieces of scraps that hang over the edge of the cardstock (in this case they would be longer than 3 inches). Once you have all of the scraps adhered to the cardstock piece, trim off the excess with your scissors. Then embellish the card as desired.

Quick Scrappy Strip Designs

The last two card ideas I have to share with you feature some quick scrappy strip designs. The first card is a simple angle card design. Find a variety of 1/2 inch wide strips of DSP and adhere them, on an angle, across a piece of Early Espresso cardstock. You can cover the entire piece of cardstock or just half of the cardstock. Create a fun focal point and embellish as desired.

The second card idea is a great way to use a variety of different sized strips of DSP. This card features 1/2, 3/4 and 1 inch strips of DSP. This time I did a little bit of paper tearing on the strips for a fun look! Adhere the strips side by side across a 5-1/4 x 4 inch piece of Crumb Cake cardstock. Add a greeting stamped on a 3/4 x 4 inch piece of Crumb Cake cardstock (tear the edges to match the strips).

More Autumn Themed Card Ideas

So if you are loving these autumn themed products, then I invite you to join me for my World Card Making Day event on Saturday, October 3, 2020! I will be hosting a LIVE card making session featuring 10 cards created with the Beautiful Autumn Bundle and the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper! The event is FREE and will be LIVE streamed to my Facebook and YouTube channels.

10 Beautiful Autumn Card Ideas - World Card Making Day Event

You can stamp right along with me using your own supplies or you can grab one of my Beautiful Autumn Card Making kits! If you are interested in a card making kit, you must reserve it by September 27, 2020 if you want to receive it before World Card Making Day. You can find a complete list of supplies and get all of the details on this event HERE.

I hope you will join me for World Card Making Day! Have a fun and creative day my friends! ~ Lynn

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2 thoughts on “6 Scrappy Strip Card Designs – Stampin’ Up! Gilded Autumn”

  1. thank you for sending a new batch of awesome card ideas! I definely have plenty of useable scraps (I TRY my best to discard the tiny ones!!) to morph to make a card.

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