Top 5 Ways to Use Cardstock

Sure, everyone loves their Designer Papers (and we do, too!) – but remember that every scrapbooker and crafter’s collection is incomplete without some high-quality, photo-safe Cardstock! And, now’s the perfect time to stock up on it during our Cardstock Buffet. If you’re wondering what the hype is about Cardstock or how you can use it, we’ve got just the post for you! Here’s our list of the Top 5 Ways to Use Cardstock!


Mat Photographs

Make photo mats around your pictures using a Cardstock color to complement your Designer Paper Packs.

Add Accents with Borders & Punches

Draw attention to your Border Maker Cartridge designs by adding accentuating Cardstock! Use Punches with your Cardstock to create your own embellishments – they’ll layer perfectly with your Designer Papers!

Make a Background

Cardstock is perfect to use as a background for your layout or even a card base!

Use it for Journaling

Tell your story – journal your special memories on a backdrop of photo-safe Cardstock! You can also cut strips of Cardstock to use as journal lines.

Creating Shapes


Pair Cardstock with our Custom Cutting System and make any shape perfectly! We currently offer patterns such as circles, ovals, rectangles, gemstones and jumbo hexagon.

So, those are the Top 5 Ways to Use Cardstock, at least on our list! Do you have any additional ways that you use it? Comment below and let us know how you use Cardstock!

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