6×6 paper pad makes 66 cards – Save The Crafty YouTuber Video Hop

Save The Crafty YouTuber Video Hop May 2019

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In today’s video I will be showing you how to use simple templates so you can create 66 cards from a 36 page 6×6 pattern paper pad.

The template works with 6 pieces of pattern paper, creating 11 cards each time, so you can make as few or as many cards as you like! I’m adding stamped & coloured images from some of the new Lawn Fawn release, and you can see how I coloured them in the companion colouring video, also linked below.

The beauty of using a set of templates like this, is that it takes the guess-work out of how to cut up your pattern papers to achieve a great card. For those times when your mojo has gone MIA, but you need to get some cards made fast … this template has you covered! You don’t have to follow it strictly … feel free to move the elements around, add more, layer with extra paper or mats and add as few or as many embellishments as you like!

Don’t have 6×6 paper pads? Cut down six 12×12 papers, and make 4 sets … that’s 44 cards! Only have 24 pieces in your paper pad? That’s still 44 cards! Don’t need 66 cards? Just make one batch using the templates from 6 pieces of 6×6 pattern paper, and you still have 11 cards.

And what about those paper pads that are really 6.5×6.5? Simply trim them down to 6×6, and use those extra half inch strips to add more features to your cards … or make a whole new design and get more than 11 cards!

When you read on you will find links to the products I used for today’s video, the printable template & sketch PDF for you to download, as well as two videos (card construction and a colouring companion video).

Today I am part of the Save The Crafty YouTubers video hop, and there are over 50 prizes on offer. To be in the running, leave comments on as many of the videos as possible. If you find a new favourite crafty YouTuber, support their channel by subscribing, and if you like the projects, give them a thumbs up for all the work they put into their video. If you’re wondering what this hop is about … here’s some info …

The Save the Crafty YouTuber Video hop is a celebration of cardmaking video tutorials created by a group of talented crafters of all different styles and levels. We are coming together to give our viewers a chance to discover other amazing cardmakers and help reach monetization goals! All you have to do is watch, like the video, consider subscribing, and click the link in the video description below to hop to the next video. Let yourself be inspired! Don’t forget to comment because we have tons of prizes to give away. Please indicate if you are located in the USA or International so that prizes can be awarded appropriately as some prizes (not all!) have restrictions on them.


Justine Hovey’s blog post, with all the details of this hop
Templates – See Below
The Craft Room Podcast
Lawn Fawn Smooth Sailing stamp set
Lawn Fawn Say What? Pets stamp set
Lawn Fawn Keep On Swimming stamp set
Lawn Fawn On The Beach stamp set
Lawn Fawn Birthday Before N Afters stamp set
Neenah Solar White Cardstock 80lb
Neenah Solar White Cardstock 110lb
XPress It Blending Card
Down By The Shore 6×6 paper pad
Nuvo Drops, Morning Dew
3mm double sided tape
MISTI mini stamping tool
Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
Ranger Archival Jet Black ink pad

The Template

Click this image to download the free PDF printable.


If you enjoyed this project, please do consider subscribing to my YouTube channel, and if you’d like notifications, there’s a bell icon you can click to make that happen. If you use this template, I would really love to see your cards, so please do send me photos via Facebook or Instagram DM, or email.

Thank you so much for joining me today!


  1. Heather Parry

    Great video Dawn. Thank you for the very clear instructions with images to match. The template is just what i need to use up some of my stash! By chance i was using your one sheet wonder template last week to make 8 cards.

    1. Dawn Lewis

      Thanks Heather! It is just like the One Sheet Wonder, but with 6 small sheets LOL


  2. pam lewis

    Love this idea, will help me in my card making

    1. Dawn Lewis

      So glad you’ve enjoyed this project, Pam!


      1. Sharon

        What a great use of a paper pad… and some scraps! Thank you for idea and inspiration

  3. Kelli

    Love this will definitely be doing this to reduce the number of paper pads I have.

    1. Dawn Lewis

      Hope you have fun with it Kelli!


  4. Bonnie Pfanenstiel

    You are helping me to do 61 cards in 12 hours. BIG THANK YOU!

  5. Jill Saunders

    Thank you so much Dawn. I’m so pleased to find this post. I’m a Brit, but live in Greece and am quite new to Stampin Up and cardmaking. I’ve been confused about paper sizes and made a few mistakes because most of the videos I’ve watched have originated fro USA – I wondered why the A4 sheets ( my supplies come from UK) we’re not quite the right size. Now I understand. Thank you so much

    1. Dawn Lewis

      So glad you found that helpful!

  6. Ronnie wilson

    Thank you so much for these wonderful ideas and the map for cutting the pieces. I have sooo much paper and this will help me immensely make some beautiful cards
    Ronnie Wilson from Maryland USA

    1. Dawn Lewis

      I always knew I couldn’t be the only collector of pretty paper! I hope you have fun making many cards, Ronnie!


  7. Judy Inukai

    I just discovered this post through Pinterest and found it so very helpful. I have a HUGE stash of pattern paper and this gives me some ideas for reducing it. Thanks for the wonderful video as well as the PDF with the card sketches.

    1. Tech Support Dawn Lewis

      So glad you found this helpful Judy, and always a pleasure to meet a fellow pattern paper afficianado!!


  8. Pam Sparks

    I can’t find a link to your you tube channel! Ugh. I’m on my iPhone and there’s no link in the menu!

  9. Kym Lafontaine

    These are great. I will be trying it soon as I have a few hundred donations cards that I make for seniors homes hospitals and clubs in my area. Just joined your blog. Happy Crafting


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