Papercraft Inspirations 174 on sale in the UK 28th December

Grab a copy of Papercraft Inspirations 174 for some gorgeous ideas that are perfect for spring projects and Valentine’s Day cards! The issue also comes with a free gift of a vellum découpage easel card kit, to help you make special cards for birthdays, Mother’s Day and more! Take a look at what’s inside Papercraft Inspirations 174 Free… Continue reading

Free spring printables from Papercraft Inspirations 174

Vegetable patches filled with award-worthy produce and mischievous bunny rabbits are the focus of Naomi Skinner’s sweet spring printables from Papercraft Inspirations 174. Use these gorgeous designs to create your own garden and allotment scenes, featuring your favourite veg, then add the adorable bunny toppers, revelling in the garden bounty! Pretty patchwork papers are just the… Continue reading

Free valentines paper from Papercraft Inspirations 174

Romance is in the air! For Valentine’s Day, send sweet notes with this gorgeous collection of valentines paper, toppers and sentiments designed by Jenny Ellory for Papercraft Inspirations 174. Valentine’s Day is perfect for telling someone how much they mean to you. Whether it’s your partner, a treasured friend or family member, let the people who… Continue reading

Card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 174

Find all the templates you need for the projects in Papercraft Inspirations 174. With shaped, bee-themed cards; pretty gift boxes; fancy folds and more, get stuck in to your next papercraft project! From beehives to hexagon honeycomb designs, our free templates will help you create some trendy bee-themed cards to wow your recipients. Love these… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 174

For a chance to boost your stash, enter our fantastic giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 174! With Kaisercraft paper pads, craft show tickets and more, there are some great prizes to be won! Deadline for entries is 8th February 2018. Win fairy stamps from Crafter’s Companion There’s no need to search for these magical creatures –… Continue reading

Valentine’s card ideas and free downloads

If you’re feeling the love and want to create some special cards and greetings – whether it’s for a partner, someone you secretly admire, or you just want to let friends and family know how much they mean to you – we’ve got loads of great Valentine’s card ideas and projects to get you started, including free downloads!… Continue reading

How to make a dachshund card with our free templates

Our free sausage-dog templates will help you make this on-trend dachshund card for the animal lovers in your live. Perfect for birthday cards, Christmas cards and more! Simply add a sentiment to suit your occasion. Love this design? Take a look at more Christmas card ideas using our free downloads! Find more ideas and step-by-step… Continue reading

Make Christmas decorations for your home

Want to know how to make Christmas decorations for your home? We’ve got some gorgeous papercraft projects that will show you how to create brilliant and simple festive designs. From contemporary baubles to sparkling place settings, get the whole family crafting together and enjoy these fabulous homemade Christmas decorations projects. Find more great ideas and step-by-step… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 173 on sale in the UK 30th November

Find loads of feel-good makes to kick-start the new year in Papercraft Inspirations 173, complete with hummingbird stamp set free gift! Whether you want to add shape, sparkle or a touch of vintage charm to your papercrafts, we’ve got plenty of ideas to get you started. Take a look at what’s inside issue 173… Pick… Continue reading

Free vintage sewing printables from Papercraft Inspirations 173

These beautiful vintage sewing free printables were designed by Emily Waite for Papercraft Inspirations 173, and include themed papers, toppers and sentiments that are perfect for those in your life who love haberdashery, cross-stitch or just being crafty! We love all things vintage and retro, as they bring a lovely sense of stylish nostalgia to any project. The pretty… Continue reading

Vintage letter free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 173

Despite the speed and convenience of modern-day email and text messages, there’s still something a little bit special and exciting about receiving a handwritten letter or card among the usual pile of household bills and junk mail that land in your hallway. A heartfelt note wishing someone happy birthday, or simply saying ‘hello’, is something… Continue reading

Free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 173

Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 173, to give you a head start with your papercrafting! Get ideas for shaped cards, framed art for your home, and amazing 3D dioramas (shown above)! Love this beehive card? Take a look at more of our fantastic bee-themed shaped cards and free templates. Watch our YouTube video to… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 173

For a chance to boost your stash, enter our fantastic giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 173! With Trimcraft paper pads (shown above), craft show tickets and more, there are some great prizes to be won! Deadline for entries is 11th January 2018. Win First Edition paper pads from Trimcraft We’ve teamed up with Trimcraft to celebrate… Continue reading

How to use stencils on cards

Stencilling is a great way to quickly build up designs on your homemade cards. Stencils provide a template that you can use with inks or other media to add colour and pattern to papercraft projects. Simply use a sponge to dab your ink through the apertures of the stencil design, to transfer the pattern onto… Continue reading

Make pretty stamped flower cards

Spark memories of balmy summer days with this fresh jam jar vase card filled with stamped flowers. Kay Carley designed these floral stamps for PaperArtsy’s Eclectica³ range, so who better to show us what lovely things we can make with them? Kay says, “These stamps have been designed so you have main imagery and supporting imagery… Continue reading

How to make a sunburst card

Follow our simple step-by-step guide to find out how to make a sunburst card! This is a great way of using up leftover strips of patterned papers to create incredibly trendy, contemporary and stylish cards. The sunburst, or starburst, technique uses triangular sections of paper, radiating out from a central point, to create beautiful backgrounds for cards…. Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 172 on sale in the UK 2nd November

Issue 172 is packed with fantastic Christmas card ideas as well as projects that will see you well into the new year. If you want to try an alternative to standard card blanks, we’ve got plenty of projects featuring steppers, easels, z-folds and more! We’ve even got a template for a folding Star of David… Continue reading

Free Christmas penguin printables from Papercraft Inspirations 172

These super-cute penguin printables – from Papercraft Inspirations 172 – are ideal for recipients of all ages. These designs feature interactive slider elements to add some clever movement to your cards, too – making them all the more fun to receive! Enjoy adding cuddly penguins, pretty Christmas trees, snowy papers and sentiments to your creations…. Continue reading

Free gingerbread printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 172

Set aside your cookie cutters, grab a pair of scissors and these free gingerbread printables from Papercraft Inspirations 172, then start making some deliciously cute homemade Christmas cards! With plenty of festive patterned papers and seasonal toppers, you can have lots of fun coming up with different combinations and designs that’ll really hit the crafting… Continue reading

Free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 172

Have a go at making lots of different cards with our handy templates from Papercraft Inspirations 172. From slider elements (as seen on our cute penguin cards, featuring our FREE printables) to a fantastic folding Star of David card and a sweet mug-shaped gift box, there are plenty of projects for you to try. How… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 172

Win Sara Signature Cute Christmas collection Crafter’s Companion is offering nine lucky people the chance to win a complete set of Sara Signature Cute Christmas crafting supplies, worth a total of £122 each. Perfect for making festive cards and decor, this Christmas and beyond! The fantastic new range includes seven super-cute character die sets – penguin,… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 171 on sale in the UK 5th October

Our December issue is packed with fun and vibrant Christmas projects that will easily take pride of place on your recipient’s mantelpiece this festive season. From quick washi tape makes and contemporary tree decorations, to stylish Scandi-inspired designs and a light-up-Christmas-card masterclass, there are plenty of ideas for some wonderfully creative Yuletide cards and gifts. Take… Continue reading

Free Christmas wreath printables from Papercraft Inspirations 171

Use our free Christmas wreath printables, from Papercraft Inspirations 171, on your homemade cards, to add some festive cheer! With lots of cards to make at Christmas, it’s great to have quick designs in the bag that will help you whip up a batch in next to no time! Yet you still want them to look good enough… Continue reading

Cute wintry free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 171

This collection of winter free papers, from Papercraft Inspirations 171, comes with cute penguins, polar bears and reindeers in colourful knitwear! Ideal for Christmas cards, winter birthdays and more, these sweet characters are sure to warm your recipient’s heart! Mix and match these designs with our fantastic wool-themed free printables from issue 163, which come… Continue reading

Free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 171

Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 171 and make contemporary, geometric Christmas tree decorations, candy dispensers and shaped gift boxes. Plus, you’ll find templates to make circuits for light-up Christmas cards! Want more ideas for Christmas decorations for your home? Take a look at our fantastic Christmas projects, including festive garlands and sparkling place settings. Find… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 171

Win a Hunkydory festive bundle Give your festive stash a huge boost this Christmas with this luxury prize bundle from Hunkydory Crafts! Packed with richly illustrated collections, from the cute to the traditional, as well as plenty of essentials, such as glitter, mirri card and acetate, the lucky five winners of this competition could well be… Continue reading

Free colouring sheets from Millie Marotta’s latest colouring book

Millie Marotta’s latest colouring book, Beautiful Birds and Treetop Treasures, is full of gorgeous designs, featuring everything from hummingbirds and bullfinches to koalas and red squirrels. Colour in the wonderfully detailed, intricate patterns to create some fabulous end results that capture the flora and fauna of woodlands and rainforests across the globe. Animal lovers will cherish… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 170 on sale in the UK 7th September

We’ve got Christmas card making all wrapped up in our November issue! With lots of festive inspiration for handmade cards, plus a free gift, papers and printables, you’ll find everything you need to get a head start on your Yuletide papercrafts. If you’re not quite in the festive spirit yet, you’ll also find great ideas… Continue reading

Free Christmas printables from Papercraft Inspirations 170

Your Christmas cards will definitely be merry and bright once you’ve added some of our cheerful Christmas printables from Papercraft Inspirations 170! Build up colourful villages, populated with sweet snowmen and visited by a special reindeer-drawn sleigh. Layer the houses in different sizes, starting with larger images in front and smaller ones in the back, then… Continue reading

Christmas free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 170

Decorating Christmas trees with glinting baubles, shining stars and sprigs of holly is a tradition that many people look forward to as 25th December creeps ever closer. With this collection of Christmas free papers and toppers designed by Jenny Ellory for Papercraft Inspirations 170, you can have fun adding all these elements to your cards, too! Here,… Continue reading