Summer Card Designs

Displaying 1 - 39 of 39 items found.

Surf's Up Summertime Card
Wire mesh accents set the mood for sun and sand, enhanced by warm summer colors and playful embellishments.
Designed by
Kathleen Paneitz
"Beach Style" Tag
Here's a great accessory to add to any summer scrapbook page.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Kathleen Paneitz
Barbecue Party Invitation
It's time for a barbecue! Invite your friends over for a favorite summer party with this DIY invitation.
Designed by
Carolyn King
Beach Sunset
Share the glory of a summer sunset on a sandy shore. Rich dye inks add vivid hues to the peaceful scene. This e-pattern was originally published in the July 2010 issue of CardMaker magazine.

Size: 5 3/8" x 5 3/4".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Lisa Cook
Birthday Wishes Accordion Fold Card
Send her specially handcrafted birthday greetings. Simple but creatively trimmed accordion folds enhance the pretty floral print paper -- or any complementary pattern you may choose. This e-pattern was originally published in Fabulous Folds for Card Making.

Size: 2 3/4" x 6".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Lisa Silver
Bright Butterflies Card Design
Colorful quilled butterflies flit across a crimped background on a card evocative of the warm and inviting days of summer. This e-pattern was originally published in Quill It Easy.

Size: 7" x 5".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Sandy L. Rollinger
Busy Bumblebee Card Design
Warm summer sunshine radiates from this dry-embossed little bee aloft on ethereal vellum wings.

Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Susan Huber
Celebrate Good Times Card
Gather your friends to make your July 4th party the best ever! Get the party started by sending this star-studded patriotic card.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Cindy Smith
Cheerful Cherries Card
The simple perfection of juicy fruit stars on this quilled greeting card, a great way to brighten a special friend's day. This e-pattern was originally published in Quill It Easy.

Size: 2 3/4" x 3".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Ann Martin
Citrus Thanks
Craft a heartfelt expression of appreciation with the flavor of warm tropical sunshine. This e-pattern was originally published in Quill It Easy.

Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Susan Stringfellow & Ann Martin
Deepest Sympathy
Embossed layers, self-adhesive pearls and clear dimensional glaze add depth and a touch of shimmer to a quietly eloquent sympathy card. This e-pattern was originally published in the March 2011 issue of CardMaker magazine. Stamps not included. Size: 4 1/2" x 6".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Linda Beeson
Dive
An easy scrapbook layout to create and remember the summer memories of swimming at the pool and that favorite swimsuit.
Designed by
Lisa Turley
Dragonfly Dreams Card Design
Make this card for any occasion!

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Susan Huber
Family BBQ Card-making Design
Download this card-making design for a welcoming, DIY barbecue invitation. Your friends and family will love this festive, summer invitation.
Designed by
Patti Milazzo
Flirty Flower Card Design
Shower someone with this spring floral card.

Finished size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Elizabeth Neumann
Fun in the Sun
Embellish a cheerful card with all the happy memories summer brings. Makes a great invitation for all those warm-weather celebrations.

Size: 7" x 5".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Mary Ayres
Fun in the Sun
Let your creativity flow in a bright greeting card bursting with the joy of a summer day at the beach. Watercolor markers and dye ink pads provide splashes of vivid color. Clear dimensional gloss adds depth. This e-pattern was originally published in the July 2011 issue of CardMaker magazine. Stamps not included.

Size: 4 1/4" x 5".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Elizabeth Allan
Game in Action
Two easy scrapbook layouts to showcase your favorite photographs of the summer ball games your children played in.
Designed by
Lisa Turley
Hook, Line & Sinker
A little flirty, a lot of fun. Embossed bubbles backdrop an endearing greeting embellished with colorful eyelets and iridescent glitter for your favorite angler. This e-pattern was originally published in the July 2011 issue of CardMaker magazine. Stamps not included.

Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Lee Murphy
It's a Pool Party Card
Throw a pool party for all your friends and family with these adorable invitations!

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Melanie Douthit
Just a Note
Paint the tranquil watercolor background and serene yet colorful character of this friendly greeting with no fuss. Masking liquid ensures a clean image on which to showcase your painting talents. This e-pattern was originally published in the July 2011 issue of CardMaker magazine. Stamps not included.

Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Jeanne Streiff
Lemonade Set Paper Craft Project
Create this sweet little summer treat gift set for your closest friends.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Kathleen Paneitz
Mahalo
Let this quick and easy sunset image transport you to the islands. Dye ink markers and a mist of water combine for a soft watercolor effect. This e-pattern was originally published in the July 2011 issue of CardMaker magazine. Stamps not included.

Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Melanie Muenchinger
Near the Sea Card
Remember the summer fun by the beach with a fresh-from-the-seashore card.
Designed by
Kathleen Paneitz
Pool Party Invitation Card-making Design
Announce your big bash with this fun, DIY invitation. This pocket card design includes a pull-out where you can list all the details.
Designed by
Michelle Buschur
Sand Dollar
Send warm greetings evocative of summer sunshine. Our tag pocket card features a cleverly quilled icon of joyous days spent at the beach. This e-pattern was originally published in Quill It Easy.

Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/4".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Ann Martin
Simple Thank You
Whip up a batch of thank you cards in no time at all with this quick and easy stamped design. This e-pattern was originally published in the May 2010 issue of CardMaker magazine.

Size: 4 3/4" x 4 3/4".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Carolyn King
Splashing Good Time Invite
A die-cut scalloped frame encirles this joyful little moose on an embossed pool party invitation.
Designed by
Jeanne Streiff
Stars of the Sea Card
Fanciful die-cut starfish parade across a backdrop of soft ocean blue on a warm summer greeting.

Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Susan Huber
Summer Sweets Card-making Design
Invite your friends to a fun, summer party with this popsicle invitation card-making design. They'll be impressed by your creative, DIY invitation. This free card design was originally published in the July 2010 issue of CardMaker magazine.

Size: 4" x 5 1/4", excluding handle.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Nichole Meiners
Sunflower Defined
Quilling adds a distinctive touch to this sunny sunflower card.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Kathleen Paneitz
Sunflower Mosaic Card Design
Create in 10 minutes or less and make it look like it took hours to complete!
Designed by
Golden
Sunflower Trio Card Design
Cheerful embossed sunflowers parade across a card glowing with rich metallics to relay special birthday wishes. This e-pattern was originally published in 10-Minute Cards to Give & Share.

Size: 6 1/2" x 5".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Alice Golden
Sunshine and Seashells Card
Save your memories of a trip to the beach with this scrapbook page.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Melanie Douthit
Sunshine Card Set
Crumpled tissue paper is the base for these inexpensive, citrus-hued gift sets.
Designed by
Susan Huber
Sweet Summertime Card Design
The main attraction on this lavishly decorated card doubles as a sweet treat for the recipient. This e-pattern was originally published in the July 2010 issue of CardMaker magazine.

Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Susan Stringfellow
Unique as a Seashell Card Design
Brushed dye inks softly shade the embossed and beaded seashell and layers of decorative scallops.
Designed by
Trudee Sauer
Vacation Memories
Photo pages fold into an embellished box that holds bulky mementos of a favorite family trip.

Size: 7 1/4" x 1 3/4" x 7 1/4".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Beth Watson
With Heartfelt Sympathy
Autumnal hues created from dye ink markers are set off by the herringbone-embossed backdrop. The stamped scripted message is framed in a scallop-punched oval. This e-pattern was originally published in the September 2011 issue of CardMaker magazine. Stamps not included.

Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Jennie Harper

Free Card Designs for Summer

Any season that includes BBQs, beach time and vacation is a hit. Here at Free-CardMaking.com, you'll discover plenty of free card and paper-craft projects to help you spread the summer love around.

Planning a summer BBQ? Make it special when you make invitations with these free card-making ideas. Try your hand at embossing with our Barbeque Party invitation. Just learning how to make cards? Our Summer Sweets card-making project would also work well for an outdoor summer picnic invitation, and it is an easy and fun card to make.

Enjoy the long days of summer when you share your love of sunshine by making greeting cards to send to your friends and family. Take a look around our collection of summer-inspired handmade cards and paper-craft projects and get creative!

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