Make a papercut bird card

Papercut bird card video

This crafty papercut bird card is impressive and surprisingly easy to make – just watch the video below to learn how to make your own stylish card at home! This clever design comes from Papercraft Inspirations issue 132. You can download the bird template here. You can find more creative makes on our YouTube channel…. Continue reading

Coffee break reading – A-Z of Crafting

A-Z of Crafting

Grab a coffee and have a good read of the latest A-Z of Crafting magazine – it’s your guide to all the best places to stock up on craft supplies, plus there’s some handy discount codes too! Read it here.

Categorised as: Blog

Free colouring pages for adults to help you relax!

Zen Colouring BOTANICALS free printables

There’s nothing we like better than unwinding with a spot of colouring. We’ve managed to get our hands on some beautiful free colouring pages for adults, which come from two new books from GMC: Zen Colouring Pad – Botanical, priced £12.99, and Zen Colouring – The Ultimate Collection, priced £9.99. To download the pictures, just click on… Continue reading

All the competitions from issue 145

Stix2Anything goodies

We’ve a fantastic array of crafty prizes to be won from our issue 145 – are you feeling lucky? There’s only one way to be a winner… pick up the magazine today to get your entry codes and enter our brilliant competitions!   Win Stix2Anything goodies and calendar Add sparkle to your season with this… Continue reading

Bonus gift worth over £60 when you subscribe!

Subscribe to 145

Can’t wait to get your hands on the latest issue? You can get Papercraft Inspirations delivered to you door when you subscribe – plus you’ll receive a bonus gift worth over £60! Your gift includes… Christmas Penny black stamps Santa’s Workshop card making pack Marianne Designs Xmas 11 part kit Subscriber offer Receive your bonus… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 145 is here!

Papercraft Inspirations issue 145

Papercraft Inspirations issue 145 is out now! It’s packed with fabulous festive things to make this month including pop-up polar bear cards, Christmas wreath projects, jam jar snowglobes and more. Plus this month’s gift is a brilliant embossing folder and foil kit – perfect for all your Christmas makes. If you’re keen to get crafting,… Continue reading

Make a holiday cottage card with Karen Burniston

Karen Burniston's holiday cottage card

Learn how to make this cute Christmas cottage created by Karen Burniston of Elizabeth Craft Designs with this fabulous festive video tutorial. To find out how to create your own lovely seasonal card with lashings of glitter, just put your feet up and watch the video below. Don’t forget to send a picture of your… Continue reading

Spooktacular Halloween cards

Pumpkin card

With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve conjured up some truly spooktacular Halloween cards for you to try at home! Just follow the steps for each card, or use them as the basis for a creepy card design of your own. Don’t forget to share your makes with us on Facebook or Twitter!   Perfect… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 145

Polar bear templates

If you’ve found inspiration in issue 145, you can find everything you need to make some fantastic crafty creations with our fab free templates. There’s everything from pop-up polar bears to beautiful festive bird house boxes! Happy crafting!  

Retro festive free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 145

Papercraft Inspirations issue 145

Add a touch of nostalgia to your festive creations with these gorgeous retro festive free printables! To download the papers, simply click on the image you’d like then go to File and Print – easy peasy. Don’t forget, we always love to see what you make with your papers, so please email us, post them… Continue reading

The A-Z of Crafting is here!

A-Z of Crafting

Would you like a list of crafty shops along with some lovely discount codes? You might want to read this then… The new A-Z of Crafting magazine is online now and it’s only available for a limited time, so put your feet up and have a good read!

Categorised as: Blog

Have a hoot with parliament of owls cards

Owl card

Jenny Hodges shows you how to use silicone moulds to fab effect with these parliament of owls cards. We can’t wait to make this gorgeous selection of owl-themed cards and a gift box! Perfect for all occasions, they’re adorned with a variety of clever embellishments that are all created from silicone moulds. Jenny has showcased… Continue reading

Make perfect triple loop bows every time with this easy trick!

Perfect triple loop bows

  Want to know how to make perfect triple loop bows every time? We’ve got it covered with our quick video tutorial! All you’ll need is some mounting putty, two pieces of thin wooden dowel and some ribbon. To find out how, just watch the video below.   Tie perfect triple loop bows every time… Continue reading

Make pretty découpage drawers

Decoupage drawers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine

Personalise plain storage with Zoë Patching’s gorgeous set of découpage drawers. Tidying up has never been so much fun! These sweet drawers are ideal to house all kinds of treasures, whether it’s ribbons, trimmings and buttons for your favourite hobby, or cherished photos and keepsakes that deserve a special home. However you choose to use the… Continue reading

Gelatos sticks masterclass – make a sunset background

Dreams card

You’ll love the effects you can achieve with Gelatos pigment sticks. These two vibrant designs by Cathy Andronicou are ideal for all sorts of occasions! Want to create gorgeous blended backgrounds and images that pack a colour punch? Then you’ll love Faber-Castell’s Gelatos! These twist-up, acid-free pigment sticks come in sets of four or 12… Continue reading

Issue 144 is out now with Belle & Boo decoupage papers

Papercraft Inspirations issue 145

You’ll have guessed from the gold logo on our cover that we’re well into the festive flow in issue 144! There’s still plenty of time to make cards for all the people in your life and we’ve got lots of ideas to make each card just as special as they are.

Winter skating free printable papers from issue 144

Festive skater papers from issue 144 of Papercraft Inspirations

Jenny Ellory’s feeling the chill this winter with these cool winter skating free printable papers from issue 144.

Christmas wreath free printables from issue 144

Poinsettia printables

These Christmas wreath free printables are perfect for adding some greenery to your Christmas cards – your imagination’s the only limit!

All the competitions from Papercraft Inspirations 144

144 competitions

We’ve rounded up a host of spectacular prizes this issue including giant Hunkydory goodbags, Christmas dies and Docraft prize bundles.

Save 40% when you subscribe online

Papercraft Inspirations issue 145

Get Papercraft Inspirations from just £2.99 per issue (normally £4.99)!   Subscriber benefits: Save up to 40%* on the shop price – save £1.99 on every issue. Just £19.99 every 6 issues by Direct Debit saving 33%, or £77.99 for 2 years by credit or debit card saving 40% Includes free delivery to your door… Continue reading

Papercraft basics – folding card

Papercraft basics - folding

  When it comes to card making, folding card is an essential skill. In our handy video, we’ll take your through the basic techniques to ensure that your homemade cards are perfect every time! To get started, just watch the video below. If you’re looking for more information to get your card making hobby going,… Continue reading

Make a framed silhouette picture step-by-step

Silhouette picture frame

Turn your photo memories into a beautiful silhouette picture with Zoë Patching… Capture a special moment by turning photos into silhouette pictures. These mini works of art look fantastic framed and hung in your home and they make brilliant gifts, plus they’re surprisingly easy to create with basic craft stash! “Traditionally silhouettes were stark black… Continue reading

Papercraft basics – what you’ll need to begin card making

Papercraft basics

  If you’re new to papercraft it can be difficult to know where to start – which tools should you buy? What skills do you need to make fabulous cards? Don’t worry! We’ve made a series of videos to help you get started and soon you’ll be making your own stunning creations! Just watch the… Continue reading

Make pretty paper flowers

Paper flowers

Summer’s here and we’re really feeling the flower power, so we’ve been gathering up lots of gorgeous paper flower images, tips and ideas on our pretty paper flowers Pinterest board. We’ve fallen for these paper blooms and some of them look good enough to be mistaken for the real thing! If you’re looking for more… Continue reading

Save up to 40% when you subscribe!

Papercraft Inspirations

Get Papercraft Inspirations from just £2.99 per issue (normally £4.99)!   Subscriber benefits: Save up to 40%* on the shop price – save £1.99 on every issue. Just £19.99 every 6 issues by Direct Debit saving 33%, or £77.99 for 2 years by credit or debit card saving 40% Includes free delivery to your door… Continue reading

Issue 143 is out now with luxury Woodland Cottage stamps for you!

Papercraft Inspirations issue 143 cover

Don’t miss the October issue – out now! It’s packed with crafty loveliness to keep you busy this month. Your gift in issue 143 is a gorgeous set of luxury Woodland Cottage stamps – ideal for decoupage and paper piecing. These snowy scenes are sure to get you in the festive mood! This issue also… Continue reading

Make a paper cactus step-by-step

Paper cactus

Grow a cactus that’s sure to raise a smile this summer! Zoe Patching shows how to make a paper cactus step-by-step … Liven up a study desk or an empty shelf with a colourful paper cactus! Made from bright patterned papers and embellished with ribbon and beads, it’s even prettier – and less prickly –… Continue reading

Filigree free printables from Papercraft Inspirations issue 143

Zentangle printables

Is it too early to make a start on the Christmas cards? We think not! Get in a festive mood with these lovely free printables.

All the competitions from Papercraft Inspirations 143

First Edition Graphic Markers

You lucky things! In Papercraft Inspirations issue 143 we’ve rounded up a whole host of fabulous prizes to be won! Take a peek at the prizes below to see what takes your fancy.

How to make a paper lantern step-by-step

Paper lanterns

Whatever the occasion or celebration, these pretty vellum lanterns are sure to set the scene perfectly. We’re going to show you how to make a paper lantern step-by-step – it’s so easy! They’re created using just a few materials and tools, and are straightforward to make. With two methods to choose – cutting out negative… Continue reading