Mementoes In Time

Free Backing Papers

On this page you can find the links to free printable backing papers. You can download these PDFs and save them to your computer to use as many times as you like.

These downloads are for members of this site and remain the property of Mementoes in Time. You are welcome to save them to use them in your card and other papercraft projects but please do not copy them into any other medium, publish them on a blog or website or use them for anything other than your own personal projects, without obtaining permission first.


Easter Paper


A free Easter Egg paper for you to use. Simply cut out and apply to the front of a card blank for a super easy Easter notelet to accompany a festive gifts. Click here for the file.


Valentine's Day Simple Heart Papers



Here are some free papers with simple hearts designs, as used in the demo cards for Valentine's Day (example above). Click here for the download.



Here are some heart papers for your 'love' themed projects. One design, four colourways.Click the link below


Click here for file


Vintage Backing Papers

This is one of the newly retired full printable files, we've moved to the free stuff pages.


 Reminiscent of 1950's, this super value backing paper set is perfect for using with our Apron Card Template and includes 28 sheets in lovely pastel tones. Click the picture for the file.

Easter Eggs


 Here is a quick backing paper of Spotty Easter Eggs, to compliment the printable and digital eggs files already posted on the Free Stuff pages.


Love Words


A set of backing papers to use with your Valentine's Day projects.

Love words in different languages and 8 colours. Have fun!

Sheets 1 - 3

Sheets 4 - 6

Sheets 7 - 9

Note: If your viewer shows words missing, don't worry they are still there and will print. Use Adobe to view!

Tea Time Backing Paper



To celebrate the launch of our new digital stamp collection, featuring heaps of original tea and coffee themed images and wording, here is our latest free download. Click here  for 3 sheets.

Father Words

A page with 'Father/Dad' in different languages, ideal for Father's Day cards or birthday cards for the most special man in the family! Look on the free digitals page for some 'Father' themed wording to use with this paper.
 Click here for the PDF


Mother Words

 A page with 'Mother' in different languages, ideal for Mother's Day cards or birthday cards for the most special female in the family! Look on the free digitals page for some 'Mother' themed wording to use with this paper.

 Click here for the PDF


Baby Backing Papers


To celebrate the launch of our first downloadable backing papers, here are three free sheets for you - stripes, flowers and gingham. Click here to  download the PDF.

Toddler Backing Papers


Here are two free samples from our Toddler themed backing papers. This set is great value with 45 sheets of designs ideal for your toddler cards and projects. Click on the images below to get the PDF.




Vintage Pastels

Here is a sample from our new backing papers kit 'Vintage Pastels'. For just $2.00 you get a huge 28 sheets of lovely pastel designs. Find them on our backing papers page. Click here for the PDF



Cooking Words

  Another fab freebie for our members. Here is a sheet of cooking themed words in 6 different colourways. Use it on your cards and other projects as a backing paper for someone who is keen on cooking. Click here.


You can reduce the size of the printable sheet to get smaller wording, by simply changing the page scaling when you go to print on Adobe. If you change to 'Multiple Pages per Sheet', you can print at A5 size, which scales down the size of the wording.


Halloween - Orange Stripe


A sheet of orange stripe paper, ideal for using with our free digital image 'Itsy Bitsy Witch'. Click here for the PDF.



Gingerbread Man Backing Papers


A free set of gingerbread man backing papers in different colourways. Click here for the PDF.

Use with our free Christmas Cooking Printables on the Free Printables page.





Hearts Backing Paper


 Click here for a sheet of pretty pink hearts for use on your Valentine and other card projects. Note this file is a JPEG file rather than PDF, due to its large size.






Free Dotty Papers - Ten Sheets


These papers are just perfect for using with our templates. Choose from two different styles, each in 5 different colour ways, so that is ten sheets in all! Click the links below to access the PDF files


 Dotty Papers Style 1

 Dotty Papers Style 2


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