Win Me To You craft stash!

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Everyone loves Tatty Teddy, star of the Me To You craft collection! We’ve got 6 sets of Me To You craft goodies to give away, including a cute wooden stamp, paper pack, découpage pack and cardstock stickers – everything you need to make your cutest-ever cards. Click here to enter our Me To You giveaway…. Continue reading

Fab giveaway from 3M!

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If you loved Jane Means’ gift wrap tutorial, be sure to enter this fantastic giveaway from our chums at 3M! 3M makes some of the best adhesives around, including Scotch Double-Sided Tape, Magic Tape and ATG Adhesive Transfer Tape. We’ve got two great prizes to give away to lucky crafters – each prize includes Magic Tape… Continue reading

Step-by-step with wrapping expert Jane Means

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Sometimes wrapping even the simplest of gifts can be tricky, with tangles of tape and ripped paper. But gift wrapping needn’t be stressful! Gift wrapping specialist Jane Means shares her top technique for creating a professional look for a special gift. Once you’ve tried this, be sure to click over and enter our fantastic 3M… Continue reading

Issue 130 out now, with free Paper Bow Card Kit for you!

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Don’t miss your October issue of Papercraft inspirations, in UK shops now! This issue comes with a fantastic Paper Bow Card Kit, with everything you need to make 3D Christmas cards – designer card blanks, patterned papers and toppers, mini peg embellishments, plus a reusable paper bow template that’s handy for all kinds of festive… Continue reading

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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 £1.68! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save over £43 on… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Claire Gould, pick of the week from Kirstie Allsopp!

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“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with. Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two. I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so… Continue reading

Free Fifties Kitchen printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 130!

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Make gorgeous cards with our latest free papers and toppers, with a retro Fifties Kitchen theme. You can find these stylish papers and more in our October issue, in UK shops 19th August 2014. Just click the thumbnail images below to download the printables, then get crafting!   Love Papercraft inspirations? Subscribe and save on… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 130!

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Here are all your free templates for the projects in our October issue (on sale 19th August), including this sweet teacup card by Jenny Hodges. Click the thumbnail images below to download your full-sized templates pages. Enjoy!

All the competitions from issue 130!

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Win a set of Vintage Christmas craft goodies! Be inspired by the spirit of Christmas past with the Vintage Christmas collection from Crafter’s Companion. Containing designs reminiscent of Victorian times, this collection will allow you to create a wealth of beautiful, traditional festive papercraft projects. Colouring fans will be in for a treat with the… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – say hello to Craftwork Cards!

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We’re so excited about The Handmade Fair! Join Kirstie Allsopp and a host of craft experts for a day of making beautiful things. The show runs from 19th-21st September at the beautiful Hampton Court Palace in London. We spoke to Julie Hickey from Craftwork Cards, who told us about her inspiration, the latest launches from Craftwork… Continue reading

Create new looks with felt

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We’re loving Julie Kirk’s 10 Inspirations for Felt feature in issue 129 of Papercraft inspirations. Here’s a peek at one of Julie’s clever card designs – cover the inner section of a frame charm with PVA glue, then press on lots of felt snippets. Julie’s even added a heart-shaped piece to create a fun focal… Continue reading

Origami Master Class: Flowers – special book offer for origami fans!

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If you’re an origami addict, Origami Master Class: Flowers will take your skills to the next level. Craft intricate roses, lilies, orchids and more beautiful blooms with step-by-step instructions from some of the world’s top origami experts. We’ve got a special offer just for you – save £1.99 on the cover price and get free UK P&P… Continue reading

Issue 129 of Papercraft inspirations out now, with free Folded Flower Card Kit!

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Don’t miss our fantastic September issue, on sale now! Your free gift this month is a brilliant Folded Flower Card Kit, with everything you need to make 10 pretty flower embellishments and 5 gorgeous cards – die-cut patterned papers, luxury adhesive pearls and designer card blanks. Inside your mag, you’ll find some irresistible card projects…. Continue reading

Free Vintage Treasures printables from Papercraft inspirations 129!

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Make gorgeous cards with our latest free papers and toppers, with a beautiful Vintage Treasures theme. You can find these pretty papers and more in our September issue, in UK shops 22nd July 2014. Just click the thumbnail images below to download the printables, then get crafting!

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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 £1.68! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save over £43 on… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 129!

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Here are all your free templates for the projects in our September issue (on sale 22nd July), including Jenny Hodges’ gorgeous folded paper dresses. Click the thumbnail images below to download your full-sized templates pages. Enjoy!

All the competitions from issue 129!

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Win a special bundle of craft goodies from Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Up! launched their latest annual catalogue on 1st July and to celebrate, they’re giving 10 lucky winners a bunch of brilliant stamp and craft goodies! The new Annual Catalogue runs until 30 June 2015 and is packed with bright, vibrant project designs created using… Continue reading

Do you have a crafty blog?

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Then tell us all about it! Every issue, we feature a ‘Blog of the Month’, sharing pics and quotes from the best crafty bloggers around! If you’ve got a craft blog that you want to tell the world about, email us at papercraft@futurenet.com so we can take a peek! Don’t forget to include a link,… Continue reading

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Fresh ideas for brads

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Got lots of odd brads in your stash? Then check out Julie Kirk’s 10 Ideas for Brads feature in issue 128 of Papercraft inspirations. Here’s a peek at one of our favourite looks – a mosaic-style flower made of brads. Sketch the shape on the back of the card, then poke holes and push brads… Continue reading

Issue 128, on sale now!

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Don’t miss your August issue of Papercraft inspirations, in shops now. Your free gift this month is a handy scoring board and bone folder, especially designed for making paper rosette embellishments! Inside your mag, we’ve got great summer card projects for you to try. As well as our adorable Cutie Pie cover star from Little… Continue reading

Save £££ when you subscribe!

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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 34%, with each issue costing you just £3.31! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save up to 34% on… Continue reading

Free rosette maker with Papercraft inspirations 128 – out now!

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Our scrumptious August issue is on shops now, with this fantastic free gift for you – a scoring board and bone folder, specially designed for making paper rosettes for your cards! We’ve got a step-by-step guide inside the magazine, plus great card ideas to get you started. We just know you’re going to love making… Continue reading

Enjoy a crafty day out!

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If you love stamping, don’t miss the Artstamps exhibition at The Grandstand Newbury Racecourse on the 5th and 6th of July! This international stamping and papercraft fair is a chance to shop for all the latest supplies, and enjoy demonstrations and free workshops from experts. “Artstamps has a policy that any one stamp range will… Continue reading

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FREE templates from issue 128

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Here are all your free templates for the projects in our August issue (on sale 24th June)! There are templates for  fab cocktail cards, funky pirate designs and your free papers! Click the thumbnail images below to download your full-sized templates pages. Enjoy!

Free Summer Beach printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 128!

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Create beautiful cards with our latest free papers and toppers, with a cool Summer Beach theme. We love the cute bikinis and flip-flops! You can find these gorgeous papers and more in our August issue, in UK shops 24th June 2014. Just click the thumbnail images below to download the printables, then get crafting….

All the competitions from issue 128!

Lili of the Valley comp

Win a complete set of Lili of the Valley paper pads! Here’s your chance to win a complete set of the most gorgeous Lili of the Valley Raspberry Road Designs paper pads! Each pad has a sumptuous palette of colours – from sugar sweet pastels in the Baskets and Bunnies set to beautiful blues, whites… Continue reading

Bonus project: Mini bunting card!

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Kelly’s got a real treat for her final guest post – a fun card project that’s perfect to make this weekend. Happy crafting! As a popular choice for summer picnics and parties, floral bunting is right on trend and makes for a lovely card design too! This project is in perfect time for the weekend, so… Continue reading

Get crafty for Father’s Day!

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Here’s another great guest post from Kelly, who’s been looking at crafty ideas for dads. Love it! It’s Father’s Day this Sunday! A day dedicated to celebrating fathers – what a great opportunity to get creative and make something special for your dad. Why not let us know what you’re up to via Facebook or… Continue reading

Top 5 papercraft boards on Pinterest

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Today we’ve got a fab guest post by Kelly, who’s doing some crafty work experience here at Papercraft HQ. Enjoy! Have you tried Pinterest? Pinterest is a fun way for you to explore, collect and share ideas in relation to your personal interests. Simply search for key words such as ‘papercraft’ and see what you… Continue reading

Make fab 3D embellishments with our issue 127 masterclass!

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Have you tried Melt-It  yet? This magical powder turns into a liquid when heated, then you can use it with silicone moulds to create your own amazing 3D embellishments! In our issue 127 masterclass, Julie Kirk guides you through two great Melt-It projects, including how to add glitter and other colour effects to your makes…. Continue reading