Where to Buy Cardstock

A collection of 12x12, 8.5x11, plain, textured and glitter cardstock.If you’re wondering where to buy cardstock for your scrapbooking projects, I’ve picked out some beautiful cardstock from Amazon for you to look at.

By buying online, you can get these heavier weight paper shipped to your doorstep. You can take your time to select your paper colors, as it can get a bit overwhelming to shop for paper by standing at the aisles and staring endlessly at the paper choices.

Take your time to browse through different types of card stock at your laptop, tablet or smartphone screen. And Amazon does offer one of the best prices around.

You can even get to read some reviews if you’re unsure about the card stock choice you’re making.

Cardstock in White Color

After playing around with various cardstock colors for a while, you might begin to see that white cardstock is probably the most versatile color in the whole lot. You can use it as the background paper, you can use it to mat your photos, you can draw, stamp, color on it and then use it as an embellishment.

When it comes to white, there’s a good number of ways you can use it in your scrapbook projects.

Below are some white cardstock. Most of these are good smooth cardstock. If you’re looking for textured cardstock, check out the one by Bazzill Basics.

 Bazzill Basics 12 by 12-Inch 25-Sheet Cardstock, White White Cardstock 12×12-Inch Darice GX-2200-18 20-Piece Card Stock Paper, 12 by 12-Inch, White

Cardstock Paper Pack

Buying cardstock in bulk can let you enjoy some savings.

With cardstock being one of the staples in scrapbooking supplies, getting a cardstock paper pack might offer you a wider variety of colors and build up your cardstock arsenal quickly.

 Darice Core’dinations Value Pack Cardstock, 12 by 12-Inch, 100-Pack Diecuts with a View Match Makers 12 Inch by 12 Inch Cardstock Stack American Crafts 12×12 Cardstock Pack: Brights, 60 Sheets

Cardstock Mini Album Tutorial

With cardstock, you can be creating a mini scrapbook album. Right below is a video tutorial that will show you step-by-step on creating a cardstock mini album that will put your cardstock into wonderful use!

The best part with this type of mini album is that by setting aside time to do it in advance, you can create a number of mini scrapbook albums to give away as birthday or Christmas gifts to your family members or friends. A highly personalized and handmade gift idea.

If you feel that you don’t have the experience or time to do the paper and embellishment coordination work, get a mini album scrapbook kit to save you time, and let you create a scrapbook album in quick time and yet let you achieve a designer look.

Here’s a mini album kit that contains cardstock and a bunch of die-cut accents to embellish your album. It takes away the guesswork of paper and accent selection, and let you sit down and play with making an album right away.

Melissa Frances GNJA005 The Sweet Life Mini Album Kit, 8 Cardstock Pages and Die-Cut Accents, 4.5-Inch x 6-Inch

12×12 Cardstock

12″x12″ cardstock is probably the most popular sized cardstock that scrapbookers would purchase. They can use it for their scrapbooking projects, print on their personal die-cut machines, or use it for cardmaking.

While cardstock usually comes with a smooth texture, there are also textured cardstock that can enhance the look of the cardstock.

Just take a peek at the double-sided Bo Bunny cardstock, one side of the cardstock comes with cute polka dots.

All these cardstock stacks come in assorted yummy colors.

 American Crafts American Crafts Smooth Cardstock Pack, 12 by 12-Inch, 48-Pack, Primaries Brights Assortment 12×12 Bo Bunny Double Dot Cardstock Collection Pack, 12 by 12-Inch, Bold and Bright, 20-Pack

8.5×11 Cardstock

If you scrapbook in the 8.5″x11″ cardstock size, right below are some of the most sought-after cardstock colors, such as yellow cardstock and red cardstock. Each of these solid colors come with 25 sheets in a pack.

Then there’s a pack of assorted colors which is always a good pack to have on hand if you scrapbook 8.5″x11″ scrapbook pages.

 Darice Core’dinations Value Pack Cardstock, 8.5 by 11-Inch, 160-Pack Bazzill Prismatic Cardstock 8.5×11 Bazzill Prismatic Cardstock 8.5×11

Glitter Cardstock

Some of you might already have built up a solid collection of cardstock and is looking to jazz up your cardstock collection with some cardstock that has a difference to it. If so, check out the glam looking glitter paper!

Glitter cardstock certainly adds a degree of sophistication to your scrapbooking layouts. Different textures enhance the cardstock in different ways, and glitter is a great way to add some shine and sparkle. Just look at how pretty the colors are.

Below you can find cardstock in 6″x6″, 4.5″x6.5″ and 12″x12″ sizes. You can use the glitter cardstock as page borders, photo mats, or for your personal die-cutting machine.

 Diecuts With A View MS019052 Paper Stack, 6 by 6-Inch, Glitzy Glitter, 24-Pack Diecuts With A View Glitter Cardstock 4-1/2 Inch by 6-1/2 Inch Mat Stack, 48 Sheets/Pad Diecuts with a View 12 Inch by 12 Inch Solid Glitter Paper Stack

Make Some Cardstock Flowers

You can also use your cardstock and transform them into pretty blooms for your scrapbook layouts.

If you create a bunch of them in assorted colors, you will have a collection of cardstock flowers to embellish your pages as you fancy.

I’ve found a video which will show you step by step to creating cardstock flowers. The woman used three different sized punches to punch out the circles, and used another tool to make the flower circles curled up a little by the edges.

Maybe my laptop speaker volume wasn’t loud enough, I couldn’t hear the woman’s voice very clearly but I could follow along her action steps well.

If you don’t want to spend money on buying circle punches or the curling tool, you can always buy premade cardstock flowers to dress up your layouts pretty.

Pebbles 100-Piece Garden Party Flower-Packet Cardstock Shapes

To see how I’ve used mainly cardstock to create two different layouts, you can check out this article about using cardstock.

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