How to Make New Friends… Out of Paper!

Papercrafting is best when you’re with friends, but it can be tricky to work around conflicting schedules and long distances. If you find you aren’t able to see your friends quite as often as you’d like, here’s an idea: Make some new ones!

Paper Pals Stamp + Thin Cuts #ctmh #papercrafting #paperpals

…out of paper of course! While these fun paper dolls won’t be a complete substitute for real-life friends (you’ll want to keep those people around!), the Paper Pals collection gives you the tools to create a whole gang of perky, cheerful buddies who are always there for you and who would be glad to help in a variety of ways! They’ll help you accent a scrapbook layout, brighten a card with their smile, or just hang out and keep you company!



The collection includes four stamp sets with coordinating Thin Cuts shapes. Use the base set to start your Paper Pal, then decorate and accessorize using the boy and girl sets. Be sure to make your paper pal a pal of their own using the Paper Pal Pets set! Each of these sets is available individually, but can also be purchased together at a discount in the Paper Pal Bundle!

Paper Pals Stamps + Thin Cuts #ctmh #papercrafting #thincuts #paperdoll

While the clothing items and accessories are packaged into “girl” and “boy” sets, most of the items can used on pals of either gender! The overalls pictured above are included in the “boy” set, but look perfectly feminine in this example. You have total control over the clothes based on your paper and ink choices.

Also, note the difference between the boy and girl hair styles: While the “boy” hair style sits on top of the head like any other paper shape, the “girl” style die cuts a slit that allows you to slide it over the head, for a more lifelike look.



These Paper Pals are so much fun to play with that before long, we’re sure your other friends will be begging you to invite them over to play, too! We hope that you’ll be a good friend and share your new pals with them. And don’t worry, you can always take satisfaction knowing that these Paper Pals were your friends first. 😉

Paper Pals Stamp + Thin Cuts #ctmh #papercrafting #scrapbooking #thincuts #paperdoll


12″ x 12″ Yay for a Field Trip Layout
Make It from Your Heart™ Vol. 3—Pattern 4 (p. 12)
C1749 My Acrylix® Something Fierce—Cardmaking Stamp Set, C1725 My Acrylix Simply Said Stamp Set, E1039 My Acrylix® Erin’s Hand Stamp Set, Z4269 Paper Pal Bundle, X7240B Something Fierce Paper Packet, X7241B So Much Happy Paper Packet, X7242B I Heart Us Paper Packet, X6027 White Daisy Cardstock, X6028 Black Cardstock, X5986 Mint Cardstock, X5998 Canary Cardstock, X6020 Saffron Cardstock, X6005 Goldrush Cardstock, X5997 Almond Cardstock, X6025 Toffee Cardstock, X6002 Espresso Cardstock, Z3271 Archival Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z6509 Candy Apple Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2896 Smoothie Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z6502 Peach Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z6501 Ballerina Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2812 Raspberry Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z6508 Bluebird Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2848 Sapphire Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2895 Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2843 Canary Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2851 Saffron Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2823 Goldrush Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2827 Almond Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2828 Toffee Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2829 Espresso Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z2831 Charcoal Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, X7240E Picture My Life™ Cards—Something Fierce, X7241C So Much Happy Complements, X7240C Something Fierce Complements, Z4254 So Much Happy Puffy Stickers, Z4253 Something Fierce Puffy Stickers, Z4242 Watercolor Pencils, Z1151 3-D Foam Tape, Z2060 Thin 3-D Foam Tape, Z1979 Marcy® Uchida® LePen™ Journaling Pen

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3 thoughts on “How to Make New Friends… Out of Paper!

  1. I am fairly new to collecting Paper Pal sets. I decided I want to use them with my neighbor girls who love to do crafts with me. I was sad to see there are no new things in the books coming out next month (I stole a sneak peek). I also have been unable to find any stamp sets other than what is in our current books. I also cannot find a resource to find the names of older paper pal sets. Can you point me to a resource? Also can you let me know if paper pals are being retired?


    Sue Brunke

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