FREE Wild Rose Studio stamp & paper set with issue 134!

Papercraft inspirations free wild rose studio stamp

We just know you’re going to love this month’s free gift – a cute Blackberry Lane clear stamp and coordinating paper pad from Wild Rose Studio! The paper pad has lots of great backgrounds to work with the adorable stamp design. We’ve got card ideas inside the magazine to get you started too! If you… Continue reading

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Papercraft inspirations subscription offer

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door. Don’t forget, it makes a great Christmas gift for a crafty friend too! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to 45%, with each issue costing you just £2.75! We… Continue reading

Bonus step-by-step project – grape hyacinth card!

Papercraft inspirations hyacinth card

You might have spotted this gorgeous grape hyacinth card by Jenny Hodges on the cover of issue 134 – we love it so much we’re sharing Jenny’s step-by-step guide for making the stunning paper flowers! 3D grape hyacinth You will need: Your free templates Purple & green papers Wooden skewer Green floral tape Step 1… Continue reading

Bonus free printables! ‘Talking Heads’ from issue 134

Here are Kirsty Neale’s quirky ‘Talking Heads’ free printables from our January issue – mix ‘n’ match to make the cutest characters for your cards. You could even make paper likenesses of your friends or family! Print onto white card and colour, or print straight onto coloured card and patterned papers for super-quick cards. Click… Continue reading

Free printables! Chalkboard Thank Yous from Papercraft inspirations issue 134

Papercraft inspirations free thank you papers

Jenny Ellory‘s got a special treat for you in our January issue – chalkboard-style papers and toppers with ‘thank you’ greetings in lots of different styles (and languages!). Click the thumbnail images below to download your printables now. Happy crafting!   Love Papercraft inspirations? Subscribe & save on the cover price!

Free templates from issue 134

Here are all the free templates you’ll need for the projects in our January issue. Click the thumbnail images below to download each page. Happy crafting!   Love these? Click here for more free downloads from Papercraft inspirations!    

All the competitions from issue 134

Papercraft inspirations 134 competition

Win a Roald Dahl digikit collection & software After selling 100 million books worldwide, the enthralling stories of Roald Dahl are now available as fabulous digital crafting kits from DaisyTrail – the popular online crafting community. The Roald Dahl Digikit Collection contains an awe-inspiring selection of Quentin Blake illustrations from some of Dahl’s best-selling books…. Continue reading

Free papers & découpage sheets from The Beginner’s Guide to Papercraft

Beginners Papercraft Cover

Know someone who’s a new card maker? Or perhaps you just want to brush up on some essential techniques? Then don’t miss The Beginners Guide to Papercraft, out now in all good newsagents! This special edition magazine features the best of technique tutorials from Papercraft inspirations, and it’s filled with tips, ideas and tutorials to help… Continue reading

Issue 133 on sale now, with free embossed card kit for you!

Papercraft inspirations 133 cover

Don’t miss your Christmas issue, with a fantastic free Embossed Card Kit for festive makes! Inside your magazine, you’ll find brilliant Christmas card projects to suit all your friends and family! Try Dawn Phillip’s cute stamped cards, craft a magical party with The Snowman & Snowdog, or make funky modern designs with Jodi Sanford’s Fancy… Continue reading

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Papercraft inspirations subscription

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door. Don’t forget, it makes a great Christmas gift for a crafty friend too! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to 45%, with each issue costing you just £2.75! We… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 133

paper flower garland free template

Here are the free templates from our Christmas issue, on sale 11th November 2014, including the shapes for this gorgeous Christmas garland. Click on the thumbnail images below to download your printable templates now. Happy crafting! (Your free Pets in Hats digi stamps are over here!)   Love this? Find more great free downloads for… Continue reading

Free printable digi stamps – Pets in Santa Hats!

Free printables pets christmas

Here’s a special treat from our Christmas 2014 issue (on sale 11th November)! Naomi Skinner has designed these cute Pets in Santa Hats digi stamps for your Christmas cards – just print onto white card, colour and cut out, or print onto different colours and layer up, découpage-style. We can’t decide which of these festive… Continue reading

Cute Christmas free printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 133!

Papercraft inspirations Cute Christmas papers

Craft the most adorable Christmas cards with our new free printables – Cute Christmas by Jenny Ellory. You can find these bright papers and toppers along with fun card ideas in our Christmas issue, in UK shops 11th November. Just click the thumbnail images below to download your printables. Happy crafting!   Love these? Check… Continue reading

All the competitions from issue 133

Papercraft inspirations 133 comp

WIN! Spectrum Noir AquaTint sets & stencils Crafter’s Companion are launching an exciting new AquaTint range of craft paints, and are offering bumper prize sets of the paints, plus some Sheena Douglass stencils, to five lucky winners in our competition! AquaTint is a highly concentrated liquid water paint with high-quality pigment. It adds colour to… Continue reading

Video: How to tie a triple-loop bow!

If you love Julie Kirk’s ribbon bow masterclass in issue 133 (on sale 11th November), check out this video! We tried out Julie’s triple-loop bow technique, using a homemade bow maker tool. We’ve used Blu-Tack to stick the wooden skewers to the desk, but if you find your sticks topple over as you’re tying your… Continue reading

Bonus card project from Penny Black!

penny black exclusive card

Look out for our ‘Meet the Designer’ interview in issue 133 – we speak to US designer Jill Foster about her latest work for Penny Black. Even better, Jill’s shared a bonus card project with Papercraft inspirations readers! This cute stamped card is perfect for Christmas, or make it for a winter birthday celebration. Warm… Continue reading

Send your Christmas cards to the elderly with Festive Friends

festive friends charity

Crafter Philippa Griffin got in touch to tell us about Festive Friends, a new project she’s launched in partnership with the charity Contact the Elderly. Philippa is seeking volunteers to make and send Christmas cards to be distributed to isolated elderly individuals in the North West who are supported by Contact The Elderly. Many of these elderly… Continue reading

Websites for crafters for only £50pa!

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Papercraft inspirations sponsored blog post What is Clikcraft? Clikcraft is a new service targeted at any crafts person who wants a website without the cost and hassle of setting one up. The service combines an easy-to-use admin system with a wide choice of stylish templates designed especially for crafters. Minimal expertise is required, so users… Continue reading

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Papercraft inspirations 132 on sale now

Papercraft inspirations 132

Don’t miss our fantastic December issue, packed with projects and ideas to kick-start your Christmas crafting! Your free gift this month is a gorgeous Festive Flourishes card kit, with gold-foiled toppers and papers to help you make luxurious festive cards this season. There’s enough in your kit to make at least 10 cards! Inside the magazine,… Continue reading

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Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to 45%, with each issue costing you just £2.75! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1… Continue reading

Free card kit with issue 132

Papercraft inspirations free gift 132

Our December issue comes with a fab free gift for you! This Festive Flourishes Luxury Card Kit is filled with gorgeous foiled papers and toppers – everything you need to make gorgeous Christmas cards. We’ve got card ideas inside the magazine to get you started too. Issue 132 is out in UK shops on 14th… Continue reading

Free Art Deco Christmas printables

Free craft papers Papercraft inspirations

Make elegant festive cards with our new free papers and toppers – Art Deco Christmas by Jenny Ellory. You can find these vintage-style papers and more in our December issue, in UK shops 14th October. Just click the thumbnail images below to download your printables. Happy crafting! Love these? Click here to find more free… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 132

Hot chocolate card template

Here are all the free templates from our December issue, on sale 14th October 2014, including a fantastic hot chocolate card by Jo Chivers. Click on the thumbnail images below to download your printable templates now. Happy crafting! Love these? Click here for more free card making templates!  

All the competitions from issue 132

xcut competition

Win a set of festive Xcut dies from Docrafts To celebrate the launch of their new website, Docrafts have joined forces with us to offer a host of fab prizes in this month’s competition. The new-look site www.docrafts.com has a fresh and creative feel and provides super-functionality for crafters. With community inspiration like no other,… Continue reading

FREE printables! SJ Dowsett’s Advent boxes from Handmade Christmas

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Handmade Christmas is out now – a special edition magazine filled with gorgeous treats to make this festive season! Don’t miss SJ Dowsett’s stunning advent calendar – cute mini gift boxes for you to fill with sweets or tiny gifts. Even better, SJ’s created a special download kit of templates and images for you to… Continue reading

More ideas for your Flock Card Kit!

Flock Christmas cards by Steph

Stephanie from Papercraft HQ couldn’t wait to try issue 131′s Snowflake Forest Flock Card Kit – and we love these cards that she made! Here’s Stephanie’s step-by-step guide. She says ‘If découpage isn’t your thing, try these instead!’ You will need Snowflake Forest Card Kit Square white card blanks Blue & lilac coloured card Large… Continue reading

Fab flock card kit with issue 131!

Papercraft inspirations 131 gift

Our bumper November issue is in shops now, with a fantastic Snowflake Forest Flock Card Kit for you! The kit stars adorable Snowflake Forest characters created by talented illustrators Karen Sapp, Gillian Flint and Colleen Whittaker from The Bright Agency. You’ll love the cute penguins, bears and bunnies, and there’s a smiley snowman too. In… Continue reading

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Papercraft 131 subscription

When you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, you can make massive savings on the shop price! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you’ll save over £43, with each issue costing you just £3.31! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save over £43 on… Continue reading

Bonus project – Jenny Hodges’ 10th anniversary card!

10th anniversary card

Issue 131, on sale 16th September 2014, is our 10th anniversary issue! Jenny Hodges designed this gorgeous card especially for the occasion; here’s Jenny’s step-by-step guide so you can recreate the look yourself for big anniversaries and birthdays… Anniversary card  You will need: Your basic craft kit plus… White & kraft card Patterned paper Buttons,… Continue reading

Free Nativity digi stamps from Papercraft inspirations issue 131

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To celebrate our 10th anniversary issue, we have bonus printables for you! Create cards telling the Christmas story with these sweet digi stamps, illustrated by Scott Joyce. We’ve got great ideas for your stamps in issue 131 of Papercraft inspirations, on sale 16th September 2014! Click the thumbnails below to download the Nativity digital stamps and the… Continue reading