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!

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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

Autumn Friends free printables from Papercraft Inspirations issue 143

Beautiful autumn woodland printables

Bring a touch of autumn to your cards with these beautiful Autumn Friends free printables designed by Jenny Ellory. If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to get your freebies…

Free templates from issue 143

Get making with our fabulous free templates from the October issue of Papercraft Inspirations. If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to download your templates.

Issue 142 out now with luxury foil card kit for you!

  Don’t miss the September issue, filled with fresh ideas to inspire your cardmaking. If you love cute characters as much as we do, join us on a birthday bear picnic with adorable teds from Lili of the Valley. Your free gift  is a fantastic set of foiled toppers and patterned papers for beautiful vintage garden… Continue reading

Get 3 issues for £5 when you subscribe!

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Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door each month! Subscriber benefits Your first 3 issues for just £5 Then just £22.49 every 6 issues when you pay by Direct Debit  Save 25% on the shop price Subscription prices are inclusive of delivery  Receive the fantastic FREE… Continue reading

All the competitions from Papercraft Inspirations 142

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Win Craft Creations Collections You’ll love this super-versatile bundle from Craft Creations, bursting with ways to make amazing papercrafts! Each includes the new ‘Colourables’ pre-printed sheet packs, Pop-Up Box Card blanks, Eco Flecked Kraft Card plus Creative Toppers and Banners. 15 winners will receive one prize bundle each! Click here to enter our Craft Creations… Continue reading

Festival fun free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 142

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Make colourful holiday cards or scrapbook your own adventures with these vibrant free printable papers and toppers from illustrator Jenny Ellory! If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to get your freebies… Now click the thumbnail images below to download your free printables now. Happy crafting!  

Free templates from issue 142

Here are the free templates you’ll need for our projects in the September issue of Papercraft inspirations! If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to download your templates.    

Free Wild Rose Studio dies & paper pad when you subscribe

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You’re going to love making cards with this gorgeous Wild Rose Studio gift – yours when you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations! The Peach Blossom papers are filled with summer blooms that will suit all kinds of occasions, and the floral and butterfly dies add wonderfully intricate texture and detail to corners and edges. Happy crafting! Subscriber… Continue reading

Holiday Snaps free printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 141

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Make ‘bon voyage’ cards or scrapbook your own travels with these vibrant free printable papers and toppers from illustrator Naomi Skinner! If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to get your freebies…

All the competitions from issue 141

Papercraft inspirations competition 141

WIN! An Xcut Xpress die-cutting machine & dies from Docrafts The Xcut Xpress cuts with dies of up to A4 in size and can be used to cut paper, card, fabric, foam, thin plastic and more. Create shapes for use in card making, scrapbooking, home décor, sewing and even patchwork projects. There are hundreds of… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 141

Here are the free templates you’ll need for our projects in the August issue of Papercraft inspirations! If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to download your templates.

Issue 141 out now, with free Bebunni stamp & papers for you!

Papercraft inspirations issue 141

Don’t miss your August issue, filled with ideas for summer card making. Your free gift this issue is a fantastic Bebunni stamp with patterned papers and die-cut toppers from Crafter’s Companion! Inside your magazine, you’ll find a great mix of card projects, from Jo Kill’s cool camper vans to Fleur Pearson’s shabby-chic characters and Jenny… Continue reading

Issue 140 out now, with free Embellishment Kit for you!

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Don’t miss your July issue, packed with pretty projects for spring and summer celebrations! Your free gift this month is an elegant Embellishment Kit, with 10 flower embellishments, 60 adhesive gems and pearls, and two pretty lace trims. Even better, we’ve got free papers to match your Embellishment Kit – download them here right now!… Continue reading

Save up to 40% on subscriptions!

Papercraft inspirations 140

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door each month! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to 40%, with each issue costing you from just £3. We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1… Continue reading

Vintage Lace free printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 140!

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Designer Jenny Ellory has designed this beautiful Vintage Lace paper set especially to coordinate with issue 140′s free Embellishment Kit! Combine the papers and toppers with lace, gems and flowers to make your own cards for birthdays, weddings and more. If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to get… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 140!

gift box template

Here are the free templates you’ll need for our projects in the July issue of Papercraft inspirations, including this pretty wedding gift box by Jenny Hodges! If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to download your templates.

All the competitions from issue 140

Papercraft inspirations 140 competition

Win a deluxe 22-pen set of Chameleon Pens! Always wanted to colour your stamped designs with gorgeously smooth tones? Well, now it’s easy! Chameleon Color Tones Pens are alcohol markers with a difference – each pen produces a range of tones, thanks to a clever ‘mixing chamber’ built into the pen. Just 20 pens can… Continue reading

Free printables for new baby cards!

Paper baby shoes template

How cute is the new Princess Charlotte? To celebrate her birth this weekend, here are some of our favourite baby-themed craft printables from the archives, including one of our most popular downloads ever – Angela Poole’s paper baby shoes from issue 103! If you’re reading on our blog homepage, click the headline above to find links… Continue reading

Free glitter découpage with June issue!

Trimcraft glitter decoupage

Don’t miss your June issue, out now with a free Trimcraft Glitter Découpage gift for you! The pack comes with 10 die-cut sheets and 10 matching patterned papers, all starring the adorable characters from Trimcraft’s Fun Fair collection. Inside, you’ll find gorgeous new projects for spring and summer celebrations, including great ideas for Father’s Day,… Continue reading

Save up to 40% when you subscribe!

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations!

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door each month! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to 40%, with each issue costing you from just £3. We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1… Continue reading

All the competitions from issue 139

Papercraft inspirations 139 competition

Win Gorjuss stamps & more from docrafts! The enchanting central character in the Santoro Gorjuss range is a high street favourite for bags, stationery and accessories as well as a popular choice for card makers and scrapbookers. This spring sees a brand-new range of Gorjuss crafting products featuring beautifully illustrated characters, borders and embellishments. For… Continue reading