May issue on sale now!


Don’t miss issue 125 of Papercraft inspirations, on sale now. Your free gift this month is a fantastic luxury card kit with gorgeous foiled accents, and there’s even more to enjoy inside your mag! You’ll love Jenny Hodges’ beautiful stamped cards, with watercolour effects and gorgeous texture touches. You can also say hello to Bebunni… Continue reading

Top tips – send in and win!

Letters page

One of our favourite tasks each month is putting together the Papercraft inspirations letters page! Did you know that every letter printed wins a great prize from our friends at Craft Creations? It’s hard to choose from all the gorgeous cards and letters our readers send each month, but here are some top tips that’ll… Continue reading

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Book early and save on tickets to The Big Stamp & Scrapbooking Show!


The Big Stamp & Scrapbooking Show, the UK’s biggest papercraft show, takes place on the 12th and 13th April 2014 at Alexandra Palace in London. You can browse the latest products from over 60 craft retailers, and enjoy free demonstrations and plenty of inspiration! Visit the website and book your tickets before 5:30pm on Tuesday, 8th April… Continue reading

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Save up to £53 when you subscribe!


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 £53, with each issue costing you just £2.95! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save up to £53 on… Continue reading

Win a mega mystery box from Papercutz!


Our friends at paper megastore Papercutz are running a fantastic competition on Facebook! Visit their page here and click ‘Like’ to enter: Don’t forget to tell your friends about this great giveaway – it’s open to crafters in the UK. Good luck, everyone!

FREE luxury card kit with issue 125!


Our fantastic May issue hits UK shops on 1st April, and we’re so excited about this month’s free gift! Your Spring Bouquet luxury card kit includes 13 stunning foiled toppers and 5 foiled patterned papers to match. The kit is filled with gorgeous flower and butterfly designs, and there are great greetings to add to… Continue reading

Visit The Big Stamp & Scrapbooking Show!


Don’t miss The Big Stamp & Scrapbooking Show, the UK’s biggest papercraft show! From 12th-13th April 2014, the show will take place at Alexandra Palace in London, with over 60 craft retailers showing off all the latest products, plus free demonstrations and plenty of inspiration. You can also enjoy free parking, cloakroom and courtesy buses…. Continue reading

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Enter crafty comps from issue 125


Win Bumper prize bundles from Hunkydory Crafts! Create cards for friends and family to celebrate those Special Moments and Milestones in life! These collections of A4 toppers by Hunkydory Crafts are beautifully designed and accent-foiled to perfection, giving them that special Hunkydory seal of approval! Images include adorable teddies with flowers for Mum, pretty parrots to wish… Continue reading

Free Japanese Dream printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 125!


Your May issue (on sale 1st April 2014) includes these gorgeous Japanese-themed patterned papers and toppers for your cards. If you don’t want to chop your magazine up, you can download them right here!

Your free templates from issue 125!


Here are all the templates from your May issue (on sale 1st April), full-size and ready to download! Click the thumbnail images below to download each template page. Happy crafting!

All the downloads from Made in Paper 4

The new issue of Made in Paper is out now, and we’ve got all the free downloads from the mag right here! Just click the links below to get your free papers and templates now… Made in Paper 4 free papers Made in Paper 4 templates Find out more about the new issue of Made… Continue reading

New Made in Paper, out now!


Celebrate giving with the new issue of Made in Paper – from making beautiful paper jewellery and gifts to wrapping them in stylish, unique ways. Expert paper crafters and award-winning gift wrappers share their ideas for beautifully packaged presents – you’ll never be stuck for ideas again! The magazine is ideal for anyone who loves making pretty things with paper, whatever your skill… Continue reading

Enter our mega Facebook comp!

Post by PaperCraft inspirations. Got a Facebook account? Want to be in with a chance of winning a bumper bundle of craft stash? Then enter our MEGA FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY! The giveaway is open to everyone – to enter, just ‘Like’ our page and leave a comment on this post (if you’ve already ‘Liked’, just leave… Continue reading

Free découpage kit with your April issue!


Issue 124 comes with this bumper Hugs With Henry découpage kit, with all the patterned papers and toppers you need to make the most adorable cards ever. Henry and his chums are illustrated by the wonderful Nicola Storr from The Bright Agency – we just love her whimsical style! Your kit includes 10 cute découpage… Continue reading

Fresh ideas for ribbons!

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Your April issue includes a fantastic 10 Inspirations for Ribbons article by crafty genius Julie Kirk! Here’s one of our favourite ideas – wrap little strips of ribbon around cocktail sticks to make mini flags for your cards. What a great way to use up ribbon scraps – you could use the same method with… Continue reading

Save up to £53 when you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations!

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 £53, with each issue costing you just £2.95! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save up to £53… Continue reading

Make a cute Hugs With Henry card with issue 124′s free decoupage kit!


Our guest designer Stephanie got hold of issue 124′s fab free Hugs With Henry decoupage kit and came up trumps with this super-cute Mother’s Day card. If you’d like to have a go at making a card just like this, check out Stephanie’s step-by-step guide below. To get a Hugs With Henry kit of your… Continue reading

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Lili of the Valley Facebook comp!

Hooray, another fab Facebook competition! Our friends at Lili of the Valley are giving you the chance to win these gorgeous stamps, papers and more – just click over to the LOTV Facebook page and ‘Like’ to be in with a chance of winning. Open to crafters in the UK and the US until 16th March 2014… Continue reading

Try a free digital magazine!


If you’ve got an iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), you can enjoy a free digital copy of one of these four gorgeous crafty magazines – Mollie Makes, The Simple Things, Love Patchwork and Quilting and Simply Crochet! Mollie Makes is a lifestyle and crafting mag for a new generation of crafters who love handmade, and The Simple Things is… Continue reading

Made in Paper giveaway winners!

Hooray, the winners of our Made in Paper giveaway have been drawn! Congratulations, everyone – your magazines will be with you very soon. Jennifer Thorpe, Coventry Lisa Williams, Newquay Chrissie Dinnage, Crowborough Brian Webb, Hartlepool Lisa Wilkinson, Hull

Daffodil card base step-by-step!


April’s Papercraft inspirations includes this gorgeous daffodil card project from Sarah Hurley. We’ve got a full step-by-step in the magazine, but here’s a closer look at how the base for the card is constructed! Step 1 Take two square card blanks. Open them out, and then overlap the right flap of one over the left… Continue reading

Bonus ‘Hello’ greetings from issue 124!


Your April issue includes a set of cute friendship-themed bird cards by Jenny Phin – and we’ve got two bonus printable greetings to help you make them. Click here to download your ‘Hello’ and ‘Best Friends’ greetings now Happy crafting!

Free Easter Celebration printables from issue 124!

Your April issue includes these wonderful patterned papers and toppers designed by Jenny Ellory – but if you don’t want to cut into your magazine, you can download them right here! Choose from pretty floral backgrounds and borders, plus bright Easter eggs, frames and bird motifs for your cards. Everything you need to make gorgeous… Continue reading

All the competitions from Papercraft inspirations 124!


Win a bundle of Me to You Easter goodies from Trimcraft! We’re so excited as Tatty Teddy and friends are back in some gorgeous new papercraft ranges! Me to You, with the world’s cutest bear, Tatty Teddy, has a new home at Trimcraft and an all-new Easter collection of colourful patterned papers, découpage and embellishments to… Continue reading

Your free templates from issue 124

Here are all the full-sized templates you need for the April issue of Papercraft inspirations, including this gorgeous spring gift basket from Sarah Hurley. Note that the Birdhouse Clock template runs over two pages – just print them both out and tape them together. Click the small images below to download your templates pages now…. Continue reading

Ideas for envelopes!


We’re loving Julie Kirk’s 10 ideas for envelopes in the March issue of Papercraft inspirations – here’s one of our favourites! Simply line a small envelope with pretty paper, then cover with sweet punched hearts and fix to your card front. So simple, but it looks really special. Find more of Julie’s envelope inspirations in… Continue reading

Make a sweet bunting card with your free stamp set from issue 123!


Our fantastic March issue comes with a free 86-piece stamp set, filled with sweet birds, bunting and a full alphabet for messages! We’ve got some great card ideas in the magazine to get you started – and here’s a bonus step-by-step from our guest designer, Stephanie Smith. This is a great design for using up patterned… Continue reading

Win a copy of Made in Paper 3!

Our sister magazine launched its spring issue last month, bringing plenty of gorgeous ideas for paper crafting for the home, celebrating and more, as well as a special chapter all about wedding crafts, from invitations to decor – perfect if you or a family member are planning on getting hitched! We have five issues of… Continue reading

Try our digi edition for free!

If you’ve got an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, you can enjoy the digital issue of Papercraft inspirations from Apple Newsstand – even better, issue 123 comes with an exclusive bonus iris folding video! Our digital mag is great value, and you can can even enjoy a no-obligation one month subscription, so you can try… Continue reading

Free stamp set with issue 123 – out now!

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Hooray, issue 123 of Papercraft inspirations is finally here! You’re going to love your free gift this month – a set of 86 Happy Day clear stamps, perfect for spring cards. Sweet motifs include cute birds,bunting flags and banners, plus a really useful mini alphabet for greetings and messages. We’ve got great card ideas to… Continue reading