Doily gift bag bonus project!

Doily gift bag

Transform a plain white pre-made gift bag using this adorable mini doily die and some fabulous bright colourful design papers – perfect for a special occasion. Designer Debbie Simpson says, “Shape and layer the doily die-cuts to create a beautiful flower centre piece, then finish with a few of your favourite decorative embellishments.”   What… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 155 – out on 14th July!

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This month your issue of Papercraft Inspirations comes with an exclusive Multi-Bow die gift – perfect for adding intricate little bows to all of your cards! As well as lots of great ways to use your Multi-Bow die set, this issue is crammed with lots of beautiful projects for you to make. Tailor elegant cards… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 155

PIN 155 giveaway

We’ve rounded a real treasure trove of giveaways in Papercraft Inspirations issue 155! You have until 18th August 2016 to enter the giveaways using the keywords found in the issue. Good luck! Win a stamp set from Chloe’s Creative Cards (pictured above) There’s never a better time to celebrate than the summer months, which is… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 155

Rolling robot card free templates

Make this funky rolling robot card using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 155! Simply piece together the parts to make this groovy little fellow. Wouldn’t this be perfect for a child’s birthday? To download the free template, simply click on the image below to enlarge it then right-click and select ‘print’ to start crafting… Continue reading

Vintage Sewing free printables from issue 155

Vintage Sewing cards from Papercraft Inspirations 155

Charm your friends with these elegant vintage sewing cards designed by Vicky Bailey. Combine these beautiful free printables by Esther Curtis to make lots of stylish looks sure to please your sewing pals. Pair the mannequins and sewing machines with a scatter of fussy-cut butterflies and bows embellished with a cluster of paper flowers. Layer… Continue reading

Cute Camping free digital papers from issue 155

Cute camping free digital papers 155

Pitch up and make some adorable cards with these fantastic Cute Camping free digital papers, toppers and sentiments designed by Naomi Skinner. Sarah Jackman-Read has created these lovely cards that can be adapted to lots of occasions and would be perfect to make cards for all of your outdoorsy friends. They give a taste of… Continue reading

How to ink a sunset card background video tutorial

Inked sunset card background

Watch our YouTube video tutorial to learn how to ink up a gorgeous sunset card background using simply masking techniques. Experiment with this technique to make your own stunning card designs at home. In this video tutorial, we try Jo Austin’s technique for inking a background scene with Distress inks from Papercraft inspirations issue 134…. Continue reading

Bonus Seaside Collection supplement with issue 154

Seaside Collection cards

Papercraft Inspirations issue 154 – out on 16th June – comes with a special bonus Seaside Collection supplement. This fabulous collection includes great card ideas, step-by-step guides and sweet scenes to build, with 96 fun and fresh designs to cut and layer! Naomi Skinner’s beautiful illustrations capture everything we love about a day at the… Continue reading

Make a Summer Kite birthday card with our free papers

Summer Kite birthday card

Use Jenny Ellory’s beautiful Summer Kite free papers from issue 153 to make this sweet card – perfect for a summer birthday! Follow the steps below to make your own version. It’s quick and easy to make, which is ideal when you need to whip up a card in a hurry. Don’t forget to share… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 154 – out on 16th June!

Papercraft Inspirations issue 154

We’re very excited about Papercraft Inspirations 154, which goes on sale in the UK on 16th June. We’re celebrating the British summer with this special double gift issue! If you’re still dreaming of the beach, get crafting with the Seaside Card Collection papers and toppers. If you need a cuddle after a wet and windy summer,… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 154

Storage4Crafters

Wow! We’ve got a bumper crop of goodies for you this month, including this incredible stash storage unit from Storage4Crafts worth £1170 (pictured above)! If that’s not enough, we also have some great giveaways with prizes worth £1015, including show tickets, Sheena Douglass stamps and more… You have until the 28th July 2016 to enter… Continue reading

Get a £30 jewellery making workshop for just £5!

JewelleryMaker work shop

Ever fancied making your own gorgeous jewellery to accompany your cards? We’ve teamed up with JewelleryMaker to give you the chance to attend a beginner’s taster jewellery making workshop for just £5 (normally £30)!* You’ll visit JewelleryMaker’s beautiful studios at Ivy House, Studley, Warwickshire and spend three hours learning how to make a genuine gemstone… Continue reading

Free ice cream printables and templates

PIN 141 ice cream card

Scoop up all of your favourite flavours to craft loads of delicious ice cream cards this summer using our free ice cream printables, papers and templates. Whether you’re longing for baking summer days on the beach or simply craving something sweet to make, these ideas are sure to satisfy you.   Ice cream waterfall card… Continue reading

Free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations 154

Pinwheel makes

There are lots of gorgeous things to make in Papercraft Inspirations 154, from lemonade shaker cards to pretty pinwheels and sweet baby mobiles for the nursery. To download the template you want to use, click on the image to make it bigger then right-click and select ‘save as’ or ‘print’. Click here to see some… Continue reading

Fruit Salad free digital papers – Papercraft Inspirations 154

Fruit Salad free digital papers – Papercraft Inspirations magazine download

Jenny Ellory’s beautiful Fruit Salad free digital paper designs look so delicious that we think they definitely should count as one of our five-a-day. Whether you’re slicing papers to make a pretty pear card or choosing glossy cherry toppers, you can’t help feeling cheerful when making these vibrant designs. Click here to see what you… Continue reading

Make paper baby shoes to celebrate a new arrival

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Welcome a new arrival with these adorable miniature paper baby shoes designed by Angela Poole! Download our free templates to make your own pretty booties using some gorgeous designer papers. Follow the steps below or print off the instructions here. You can download the templates you’ll need here.   What you’ll need: Templates Card Patterned… Continue reading

New look Papercraft Inspirations – out today in the UK!

Papercraft Inspirations 153

We’re very excited to share the first look at Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 with you, which is out today in the UK! We’ve pinned down our busy editor, Hannah Bellis, to give you the lowdown on the new issue and the fabulous new issue and what you can find inside. Watch the video below for… Continue reading

Project Calm – a beautiful new magazine for you!

Project Calm

If you want to try a new craft or would simply like something relaxing to read or a new project to make, take a look at this gorgeous new magazine which focuses on ‘Mindfulness through making’. With four distinct sections covering Nature, Home, Travel and Mind & Body, Project Calm taps into the mindfulness zeitgeist,… Continue reading

Six papercraft projects to make this weekend

Decoupage drawers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine

Get up to some weekend crafting with these fabulous free papercraft projects from Papercraft Inspirations magazine, including cute decoupage drawers, embroidery hoop portraits, crepe paper daffodils, cactus desk decorations and a stunning papercraft chalkboard for your kitchen! Just follow the links to find lots of fantastic things to make. Happy crafting! 1. Decoupage drawers (pictured… Continue reading

New look Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 – out on 19th May

Papercraft Inspirations issue 153

We’re unveiling a fresh new look in Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 – out on 19th May – that we’re completely dotty for! You’ll still find all your favourite sections, giveaways, projects and advice inside – plus new features and treats. How about the yummy cake shop printables, Summer Kite papers and sweet jam jar vases… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 153

Papercraft Inspirations 153 Downton Abbey giveaway

There’s so many fabulous competitions to enter from Papercraft Inspirations 153! We’re giving away prizes worth £1,102 which include Downton Abbey dies, craft show tickets and more. Read on for more information on how to enter… To enter our competitions you must have the keyword provided in issue 153. Competitions close for entries on 30th… Continue reading

Summer Kite free digital papers from Papercraft Inspirations 153

Summer kite free digital papers

Jenny Ellory has lifted our spirits with these gorgeous Summer Kite free digital papers, which can be used in lots of different combinations to make a collection of truly scrumptious cards. Make large kite cards edged with wavy ric-rac ribbon and finished with an adorable rainbow ribbon tail. You can also use the papers in… Continue reading

Free baking printables from issue 153

Free baking printables issue 153

Create a batch of truly scrumptious cards with Naomi Skinner’s gorgeous free baking printables. We’ve been indulging our sweet tooth this month with these delicious cards and gift bag designed by Vicky Bailey.  The joy of printables is that you can piece them together in any way you like to make your own designs without… Continue reading

All of the templates from Papercraft Inspirations 153

Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 floral jars

Download all of the fabulous free templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 here. There are lots gorgeous things to make this month, from beautiful gift boxes to stunning floral jam jar cards. To start crafting right away, simply click on the template you want to enlarge it, then right-click and select ‘print’ or ‘save as’… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 152 – out on 21st April!

Papercraft Inspirations issue 152

We’re very excited about Papercraft inspirations issue 152, which will be on sale in the UK on 21st April! This month’s fantastic free gift is an exclusive Butterflies & Lace embossing folder and vellums gift set, which can be used to create a range of beautiful makes such as butterfly exploding box cards, miniature gift… Continue reading

All the competitions from Papercraft Inspirations 152

Sara Davies prize

You lucky things! We have brilliant prizes worth £1013 to be won in issue 152 of Papercraft Inspirations. To enter the competitions, you must use the key words which can be found in the magazine. The competitions close for entries on 10th June 2016.   Win Sara Davies’ brand new collection (pictured above) We have… Continue reading

Free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 152

Wedding card and paper flowers from Papercraft Inspirations issue 152

Download these free printables templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 152 to start making your own gorgeous papercraft makes and card designs. Use the templates below to piece together stunning wedding cards and cut out petals to make your own amazing paper roses! To download the templates, right-click on the one you like to enlarge it, then… Continue reading

Gardening free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 152

Papercraft Inspirations 153 gardening printables

We all know someone who likes spending their free time pottering around the garden, digging up the allotment or hiding in their beloved sanctuary – the garden shed. Vicky Bailey’s been busy raising up some beautiful shed-inspired cards to suit gardeners who love to spend time outdoors in the fresh air. You’ll have great fun… Continue reading

Vintage racing car free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 152

Vintage racing cars free printable papers

Head for the open road with these beautiful vintage racing car free printable papers and cards designed by Jenny Ellory – you can almost feel the wind in your hair! We think these would be ideal for all of your Father’s Day makes – why not make a gift box to match? To download your… Continue reading

How to make your own paper daffodils

Crepe paper daffodils

Make your own host of golden crepe paper daffodils with Zoë Patching’s radiant floral templates from issue 150. You know that spring is really on its way when the daffodils are bursting into bloom and looking simply beautiful in your garden! And what better way to keep them blossoming all year round in your home than… Continue reading