Curious About Cardstock? 5 Ways You Can Use It!

True scrapbookers know that there are some jobs where regular paper just doesn’t cut it. These projects require a paper that’s stronger, more colourful and more reliable than standard paper. This is where the cardstock packs from Creative Memories come in. Not only is our cardstock durable and sturdy, but our selection of colours is second-to-none, and our new shimmer colour selection gives you the ability to make your projects shine like never before. Want to see how you can use cardstock in fun and exciting ways? Read on to check out 5 ideas for how to use cardstock paper!


Mat Photographs

Make photo mats around your pictures using a cardstock colour 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.

Get the New Cardstock Buffet Colours

Want to put these methods to the test? Check out these limited-edition cardstock colours AND find out how you can get FREE exclusive Violet Cardstock packs during our Cardstock Buffet — now through 28 Aug. at 11:59pm AET or while supplies last. Is there a way that you use cardstock paper that we forgot to mention in this blog? Comment below and tell us how you use your cardstock paper!

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