100 Cards in 100 Days: Day 49

A few weeks ago (or is it a few months ago?), Shannon and I made a few of these adorable patchwork cards:

I'm not cheating - these aren't the cards for day 49...keep reading :)
The idea for these came from this blog post I found on Pinterest. What a perfect way to use up small scraps! However I needed to make a template, because simply cutting scraps wasn't going to cut it (pun intended).

To do this I used the inspiration pic as my guide. I took my scoreboard and started scoring lines. Below is the back of my template (please ignore the silly quote I wrote on there - I was being funny when Shannon was over).

The template looked just like this on the front after scoring, but in reverse (lines indented instead of embossed).

Then I colored in the boxes I needed for the card:

That's what the front of my template now looks like. I measured the sides of each box and wrote down the measurements so I knew what size to cut.

Today, I used this template to make up a cute patchy Christmas card:

Supplies Used:
MS Scoreboard
Kraft card stock
Stampin' Up! More Merry Messages stamp set
Memento Cottage Ivy
Recollections Jolly & Bright paper pad
Anna Griffin Holiday Traditions paper pad
Stampin' Up! Basic Black marker


  1. Very cute! Great way to use scraps, too! :)

  2. Wow. I think I'm going to put these dimension in my silhouette machine to make doing this card even easier. Thanks for the photo with the measurements!

  3. This one is awesome... In my head I'm changing the papers to all Christmas ones. Just love it!

  4. That is a very clever idea. I am going to try this! Thanks for sharing.