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4 ways to use patterned paper- Waffle Flower Patterned Paper Release

Today, there is an amazing and exciting new release from Waffle Flower! They are venturing into the world of patterned paper! And honestly, these are like no other patterned paper that I have ever used. Here is just a little bit about why they are so amazing. These are paper pads designed by cardmakers, for cardmakers!

Paper Weight: 80lb Cover
You will need to feel it to see the difference! This is a premium cardstock.

Paper Type: Uncoated Smooth Cardstock
You can stamp on it!

Pattern on 1 side
So that you don’t have to choose between the sides! Try stamping and coloring on the blank side of the paper – we’ve been loving it!

Paper Size: 5.5″x8.5″
This is a half-page of US Letter size. Fold in half to make a standard side-folding A2 sized card; Trim in half to make 2 card fronts for either top-folding or side-folding A2 cards.

As a cherry on top, these paper pads are printed in highest quality right here in the USA.


Today I want to show you 4 ways to use JJ’s Rainbow patterned paper for cardmaking. To watch me make these cards, watch the video below!

Now let’s take a look at the cards.

Use as a background
Sentiment die cut
Back a panel die
Die cut inlay

Do you like using patterned paper? What are you favorite ways to use it? Let me know in the comments down below.

For today’s hop, Waffle Flower is giving away the entire Everyday Paper Bundle to THREE lucky winners. You can leave a comment on this blog and along the hop by 11:59pm EDT on April 12th, 2020 for your chances to win. Winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the posts in this blog hop and will be announced on the Waffle Flower Blog on 4/15/2020.

A kind reminder from Waffle Flower:”We appreciate every order we receive but we also recommend at this time of uncertainties, reserve your resources and use what you have first! Stay positive and healthy!”

From now till 11:59pm EDT on April 12th, all orders at $50 and over, placed at will receive a mysterious gift!

For those of you who are new to Waffle Flower, they have a Last Chance section on their website that lists many goodies for 25% off until they are gone! This would be a great place to start your collection!

Join us on the hop!

Waffle Flower Blog (Nina)
Alix Davis
Channin Pelletier
You are here! Elyse Robinson
Galina Halyna Filippenko
Jeanne Jacana
JJ Bolton
Keeway Tsao
Mindy Eggen
Rebecca Keppel
Amy Rysavy
Cathy Zielske
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Kelly Latevola

Patterned Paper Packs and Pads:

Products used in the Video:


157 thoughts on “4 ways to use patterned paper- Waffle Flower Patterned Paper Release

  1. I love all your inspiration for using this new paper pack. Great job on the cards and the video.

  2. I like patterned paper and find that, for me, it’s best when used in small doses on a card front. That way, my sentiment or element can still shine. Love your cards!

  3. Oh, my! How do I pick my favorite?? I really love them all and you have so sold me on this paper and also several of the dies! Gracious. Awesome!

  4. Hi, Love the Hello die with the rainbow paper. Simple but colorful and happy. I may copy your design.

  5. Beautiful, colorful, cheery cards!! So excited to get my hands on these papers! Thank you for sharing.

  6. Gorgeous cards. I love how you created the Hello card using that great new rainbow 🌈 paper.

  7. I love what you’ve done with these papers, beautiful cards! I don’t use much patterned paper anymore but I would use these a LOT. They’re so versatile and I like the heavier weight of them.

  8. Gorgeous rainbow paper. I like to use patterned paper on my cards, I sometimes just use it as is, sometimes I like to stencil over it and it adds more texture and interest.

  9. Gorgeous cards–love this new release of papers from Waffle flower, love the size, perfect for card makers!

  10. I love the size of this paper, there is little or no waste and I like that the paper is cardstock weight. Then it gets even better, the pattern on the paper lines up with the die. That is so awesome!

  11. These are all awesome cards! I think my favorite is the Kraft paper with the rainbow die cut hello on top! Such fun papers!

  12. I adore these papers, so bright and cheerful. Plus the size is so perfect. Your cards are so lovely, and will definitely put a smile on someone’s face.

  13. All of your cards are beautiful and came together so quickly! These papers are awesome! I love the CAS look of your Hello card!

  14. Great cards! I like how easily you can do the rainbow die cut inlay. So much easier that trying to cut each color of card stock!

  15. Wow you’ve been just as busy as Alix. I’m loving the sentiments that you have used on your fabulous cards, so much inspiration, Thank you X X

  16. Wow! You’ve sold me on these paper packs. I love all the fun cards you created with the rainbow paper. My favorite is the die cut inlay.

  17. Echoing the others: an array of fabulous cards that showcase the beauty and versatility of these wonderful papers! Inspired and inspiring! I often use patterned papers as backgrounds or for die-cuts. Need to explore more options, including the inlay style you used! Love the rainbows!

  18. Thank you for the terrific video highlighting the new papers. Loved your cards, especially the rainbow hearts. Always in fashion!

  19. Favorite?,! Impossible, but I am so partial to paper piecing I choose the 1st. Then again, the happy birthday on Vellum is cherry on the Sundae! Loving this release, too bad they call it paper, sure looks, acts, and quacks like premium cardstock. Thanks and Please be well!

  20. What fun cards! I love your die cut inlay rainbow card. 🙂 I usually use patterned paper as backgrounds on my cards. I really like how the hello sentiment looks die cut from the rainbow paper; I may have to give that a try with some of the patterned paper I have!

  21. Hi from Tin Can Bay, Australia! Your cards are beautiful! So much colour happening! Thanks so much for sharing. 🥰

  22. Seriously after reading your thoughts on the pattern paper, I wanna try them. They look so beautiful and are great for making quick cards. Love your take on them.

  23. Beautiful rainbow cards! Love the colors! I love using patterned papers for die cutting! It can add such a fun look!

  24. Great video showing the quick card making using the pad and dies. I like how well that was designed and the US made is fantastic.

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