How to make side stepper cards

With just a few simple cuts and folds, follow our step-by-step guide to discover how to make side stepper cards. We love creating different styles of card bases – it’s a great way to add extra interest to a design and will often provide you with extra space to add lovely papers and embellishments. To make this… Continue reading

How to make origami flower petals cards with our free template

Learning how to make origami flower petals is a great skill to have, as you can use the petals in lots of different ways to embellish your cards and papercraft projects. This gorgeous card design has been created by folding die-cut circles into petals then layering them to create a flower-head. Use double-sided paper for this… Continue reading

Make a z fold card in 7 simple steps

Before you even start picking out papers or deciding which die cuts and decorations to use, you can have great fun by getting creative with your card bases and learning how to make a z fold card. Making an alternative base shape is a simple way to add extra interest for recipients, especially as you… Continue reading

How to do quilling – beginner projects

If you want to learn how to do quilling, or if you’ve just been wondering ‘what is quilling?’, we’ve got ten fantastic projects, designed by Sarah Jackman-Read, to get you started with this versatile papercraft technique. First, you’ll need some quilling strips and a quilling tool. But what are quilling strips and, for that matter, what is a… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 178 on sale in the UK 1st May

You’ll find plenty of fantastic ideas in Papercraft Inspirations 178. From fabulous ideas for summery party invitations and decorations, to a pop-up card masterclass and gorgeous fairy-tale designs! Issue 178 comes with an amazing 30-piece greetings tag die and stamp set, which includes sentiment stamps for everything from birthdays and ‘thinking of you’ to ‘may all… Continue reading

Free car printable collection from Papercraft Inspirations 178

This fun, colourful, car printable collection is perfect for motoring fans, and ideal for Father’s Day cards, too! The men in our lives can sometimes be difficult to make cards for, but these clever car printables, illustrated by Emily Waite for Papercraft Inspirations 178, make crafting super easy. There are lots of vehicles to choose from, including classic racing… Continue reading

Free coffee printable paper from Papercraft Inspirations 178

Coffee-lovers will adore this collection of printable paper, sentiments and toppers from Papercraft Inspirations 178. Taking time to enjoy a decent cup of coffee and a generously-sized pastry is many people’s ideal way to kick-start the day. From fun sentiments to coffee-cup toppers, this special blend of themed printable paper and embellishments is well suited… Continue reading

Free papercraft templates from Papercraft Inspirations 178

We’ve got plenty of fantastic card-making and papercraft templates to help you get a head start on the projects in Papercraft Inspirations 178. From a gorgeous tropical garland, to a cute, castle-shaped gift bag and pop-up card base, you’ll be spoilt for choose for your next papercraft creation! There’s even a handy template for a sunburst… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 178

Give your stash levels a boost by entering our fantastic giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 178! With goodies from Wild Rose Studio, Dovecraft, Heartfelt Creations and more up for grabs, there are some great prizes to be won! Deadline for entries is 12th June 2018. Stix2 Anything has pulled out all the stops to offer one lucky… Continue reading

Make a fox card for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

Make a pretty patchwork card for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

Make a bouquet flower card for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

Make a sweet boat card for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

Free templates for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

How to make a swing card

We’re here to help your crafting go with a swing, and this fun interactive design will certainly do the trick! This swing card has a central panel that flips from side to side as you move the card, which means you can add even more pretty papers and embellishments to your designs! World Craft Week… Continue reading

How to make a slider card

Conceal a sweet message with this fun, interactive design! Create a slider card with a little tab at the back that, once pulled, will move the top section of the card to reveal a greeting underneath! World Craft Week This swing card has been designed for us by Sarah Jackman-Read to help celebrate World Craft Week 2018, which… Continue reading

How to make a Twist and Pop card

Interactive cards are great fun to make – and receive! Find out how to create an impressive ‘twist and pop’ card with our simple step-by-step guide, so you can add the element of surprise to your next papercraft project! World Craft Week This twist and pop card has been designed for us by Sarah Jackman-Read to help celebrate World… Continue reading

Free floral papers from In the Moment

If you love creating pretty floral cards, we’ve got a real treat for you! Our sister magazine, In the Moment, has shared these gorgeous patterned papers with us, and they’re free for you to download! Whether you want a bright burst of colour, or subtle, soft shades, these flower- and leaf-patterned papers are just the thing… Continue reading

How to partial die cut – step-by-step guide

Want to take your die-cutting skills to the next lever? Discover how to partial die cut with our handy step-by-step guide! You may already be a fan of using dies on your cards and papercraft projects – whether it’s to create apertures, shakers or shaped toppers. With just a few simple tips and tricks, we’ll… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 177 on sale in the UK 9th April

Pick up a copy of Papercraft Inspirations 177 and get awesome ideas for cards and papercraft projects for loads of different occasions! Issue 177 is bursting with beautiful ideas for flower cards, to help you make your projects become the pick of the bunch! The issue also comes with a fantastic Twist and Pop card pack free gift… Continue reading

Free lavender papers from Papercraft Inspirations 177

Whisk away a loved one to the lavender fields of Provence with this collection of lilac and lavender papers from Papercraft Inspirations 177. Perfect for a birthday, holiday or a retirement card, this collection features fluttering butterflies, in shades of on-trend purple, which bring a real breath of fresh air to the classic combination of… Continue reading

Free royal printables from Papercraft Inspirations 177

Discover the famous kings, queens and palaces from British history, with these fantastic free royal printables! The British royal family are known and admired around the world. These free printable images, designed by Naomi Hocking for Papercraft Inspirations 177, are so much fun and can be used for a wide variety of cards. The royal palaces… Continue reading

Free papercraft templates from Papercraft Inspirations 177

There are loads of fantastic projects to make with our free papercraft templates from Papercraft Inspirations 177. From super-cute dinosaur-shaped cards to iris-folding designs, gift bags and much more, get a head start on your next papercraft project with our free templates! The adorable dinosaur templates work really well for children’s cards or party invitations. Add… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 177

Give your stash levels a boost by entering our fantastic giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 177! With goodies from Kaisercraft, Crafter’s Companion, Stampin’ Up! and more up for grabs, there are some great prizes to be won! Deadline for entries is 16th May 2018. WIN Kaisercraft papers, stamps and collectables The stunning new Fleur collection from Kaisercraft (shown… Continue reading

Take part in our 2018 card making & papercrafting survey!

We’d love to find out more about the types of papercraft projects you make and the techniques you use, as well as your other card making/papercrafting likes and dislikes! We’d like to invite you to take part in our quick survey, which will take around 15 minutes and is available to complete online until 11:59pm on… Continue reading

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Papercraft Inspirations 176 on sale in the UK 27th February

Want some new ideas for handmade cards and papercraft projects? Papercraft Inspirations 176 is filled with fabulous designs for you to create! Spring has arrived, and we’ve got projects that are bursting with gorgeous colours and cute designs that can be used for lots of different occasions. From children’s birthday cards, get well cards and romantic makes… Continue reading

Fairground carousel free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 176

The twinkling lights, the whirling rides, the soft sound of music, and the enticing smell of warm popcorn and toffee apples – all are captured in Rhiannon Bull’s beautiful fairground carousel free printables. Put these wonderfully retro, nostalgic designs to fabulous use by creating a gorgeous collection of papercraft projects. The fun, colourful designs make… Continue reading

Free weather printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 176

We’re forecasting plenty of gorgeous cards are going to be made with these wonderful weather printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 176! Designed by Jenny Ellory, these papers, toppers and sentiments feature colourful rainbows, sunbeams, wellington boots, umbrellas and more! Whether you use April showers as a good excuse to stay tucked up indoors catching up on… Continue reading

Free papercraft templates from Papercraft Inspirations 176

There are loads of fantastic projects to discover in Papercraft Inspirations 176, including ones that use our free papercraft templates! From sails for origami boats, to interactive swing cards and a seashell-shaped gift bag, download the free templates here, to get a head start on your next papercraft project. You can also use the free fairground printables from… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 176

Give your stash levels a boost by entering our fantastic giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 176! With goodies from Hunkydory, Trimcraft, Crafter’s Companion, Lawn Fawn and Heartfelt Creations up for grabs, there are some great prizes to be won! Deadline for entries is 10th April 2018. Win a mega Hunkydory stash bundle Hunkydory is offering five lucky… Continue reading