Simple Saturday: Back to Black Designer Series Paper


Stampin up stamping pretty demonstrator blog and many more stamp set back to black simple card ideas

Quick, coordinated, sophisticated!  Today’s note card takes just minutes to put together, including lining the envelope.  The key to pulling the look together is the Stampin’ Up! Back to Black Designer Series Paper, one of My Favorite Things from the Annual Catalog.

GOOD NEWS!  Stampin’ Up! is offering a Buy 3 DSP (Designer Series Paper), Get 1 FREE! promotion through July 31!  It’s a great time to stock up.  More details on this offer below.


  • A Stampin’ Up! 1″ Square Punch produced all those sweet black and white squares from Back to Black Designer Series Paper.  Each is propped up on Stampin’ Dimensionals for a 3-D effect.

Stampin up stamping pretty demonstrator blog and many more stamp set back to black simple card idea

  • And Many More is my “little black dress” of sentiment essentials.  It includes “happiness always” which I used on today’s card.  And Many More is on My Favorite Things list.
  • The little things.  A single Real Red Candy Dot (Brights Candy Dots) adds an instant WOW!

Stampin up stamping pretty demonstrator blog and many more stamp set back to black simple cards idea

  • Even the envelope gets lined with a coordinating pattern from Back to Black Designer Series Paper.  My Stampin’ Up! Envelope Liners Framelits Dies make the job easy!


BUY 3 DESIGNER SERIES PAPER PACKS, GET 1 FREE:  Have you been waiting for a great deal on Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper? Well, wait no longer!  When you purchase three Designer Series Paper Packs during the month of July, you’ll get one absolutely FREE. Don’t miss out on this chance to stock up and save on our beautifully designed paper!   July 1 – July 31.

There is no limit to the number of free Designer Series Paper packs you can receive. For each three purchased, you will receive one free.  Here are the choices for this promotion.  All other designer series paper is excluded.

Item #




Flowerpot Designer Series Paper

$10.95 US


Flashback Designer Series Paper

$10.95 US


Sweet Taffy Designer Series Paper

$10.95 US


Confetti Celebration Designer Series Paper

$10.95 US


Park Lane Designer Series Paper

$10.95 US


Maritime Designer Series Paper

$10.95 US


Lullaby Designer Series Paper

$10.95 US


Back to Black Designer Series Paper

$10.95 US


MY STAMPIN’ PRETTY SUPPLIES LIST:  Please click on product images below for more details or easy, on-line shopping.


  1. Great card, simple and clean, but so sophisticated. There is absolutely nothing like classic black and white.

  2. I absolutely adore the simplicity of the card and the black and white designer series paper.

  3. love it!
    I’m waiting for my new products from our new catalog…and these papers are still in the UPS box!

  4. Black and white is one of my favorite combos. Your card says so much very simply. I am always prompted to get busy making a card by your inspiring use of color and design. Thank you Mary for your help in so many ways!

  5. Very sharp, clean and stylish card. Love the spot of red. Perfect added touch. Thanks for sharing with us.

  6. Two of my favorite new products used on one PERFECT card. Going to give this card a whirl for Skype Sunday with Hailey. Thanks for sharing. LOVE IT!

  7. Classic. Love it. 🙂

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