Easy Handmade Card Designs For Fall

Design Team member Kate here with two handmade card templates that showcase both sides of a patterned paper. I'm always on the lookout for interesting card layouts and I think I've found two that you are going to like!

Save these easy handmade card designs and use them again and again for lots of different occasions. 

Ready to get started? Let's make these pretty handmade fall cards.

easy handmade fall card design

Handmade Fall Card Design #1

  • Cut one piece to 4" x 3 1/4" and one to 2 1/2" x 3"
  • Use a label die, shaped die, or the embellishment of your choice as the focal image or sentiment.
handmade card sketch using fall patterned papers

handmade fall card design cutting instructions

Handmade Fall Card Design #2

  • Cut one piece at 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" and two pennant flags at 1" x 4" inches (trim the bottom in a "v" shape)
  • Cut one circle 2 1/4" in diameter
  • Cut a sentiment strip with a die or just cut a skinny rectangle with a paper cutter
handmade card sketch for fall

These handmade card designs rely heavily on pretty patterned papers, so if you need some new papers for your stash, be sure and check out all the pretty scrapbook paper at 12x12 Cardstock Shop. 


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Here's another easy handmade card design.


  • Valda Ritter

    I needed a “quickie” card for Thanksgiving as we have had a death in the family. Thank you so much.

  • Mary

    Thank you, Kate, for sharing your beautiful creation. I love everything about it and am inspired to create.

  • Cindy

    Kate, I love all of your card designs. Thanks for sharing them!

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