It’s a busy time of year but we’re certain you’ll enjoy these 5 minute cards! Gina and I have paired up again to provide you with a great card layout perfect for Christmas cards or any other stamping project. 

A card sketch, also known as a card layout, is the perfect starting point to your handmade greeting cards. What makes this card layout even faster is the amazing Tailor Made Tags die cut tags. We’ve got your holiday card ideas covered – and then some! Don’t forget to download your free project sheet below.

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Adorable Christmas Cards | Video

Let’s create a stack of adorable cards with these 5 minute cards. Quick and easy cards begin with a great card layout!

5 minute christmas cards






Adorable Christmas Cards | Caroling Mice

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adorable christmas card

The Tailor Made Tags Dies include two different tag designs, each in 3 layering sizes plus grommet dies to adorn the top of your tags. Creating tags for holiday gift giving or to add to a greeting card just got a whole lot easier!

handmade christmas card


Adorable Christmas Cards | Penguin Place

This penguin couldn’t be easier to create thanks to the coordinating Penguin Builder Punch. Add one of the numerous accessories to use the image all year long or tuck him inside a snowbank for quick and easy holiday cards.

penguin card

Missing a ribbon to match your project? Grab your Stampin’ Blends alcohol based markers and color white seam binding ribbon. It dries in under a minute and provides perfect coordination every time!

handmade penguin card stampin up


Adorable Christmas Cards | Sweet Songbirds

Once again a coordinating builder punch comes to the rescue! Create this quick card to announce a birthday, engagement or baby.


handmade holiday cards

The sign and nest were stamped on Crumb Cake cardstock to avoid coloring. It’s a great tip for those detailed images that are challenging to color.

holiday card ideas


Gina’s Card | Snowman Magic

This card has all the “winter feels” using the Storybook Gnomes Designer Paper. Stampin’ Up!’s award winning designer papers are double-sided providing options well beyond their original theme.


snowman card

The Snowman Magic Bundle (stamp set + coordinating dies) eliminate the fussy cutting of small pieces but allows you to enjoy the detail. 

snowman magic bundle stampin up

Gina’s Card | Framed Florets

The Framed Florets stamp set and coordinating dies are on pre-release now through January 4, 2023. But what’s even more special is the coordinating limited edition designer paper! You won’t want to miss it because it’s only available while supplies last through January 4. 


handmade greeting card

Gorgeous bouquets are easy to create! Make the perfect bundle of flowers in seconds using the dies that fit some of the designer paper designs. 

gina hawley handmade greeting card

Gina’s Card | Hello Ladybug

Birthday cards and baby shower cards or invitations are easily created using the Hello Ladybug Bundle. The Bundle includes the stamp set and the coordinating punch to give some of the ladybug images in the set an instant 3D appearance. 


diy ladybug card

Photopolymer stamp sets are clear and allow for easy alignment. And don’t stop at red and black ladybugs. Try pinks and blues for cute baby announcements and invitations. 

handmade ladybug card

Click on the red tutorial box below to view and/or download the card measurements and the supplies. Click on any product in the download and it will redirected to my online store where you can view them larger and/or add them to your cart. I offer exclusive and generous online ordering REWARDS, too!







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5 minute christmas card layout tutorial



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