All the competitions from issue 136!

Papercraft inspirations 136 competition

WIN! A Spectrum Aqua pens collection & CD-ROM The next addition to the Spectrum colour family is the brand-new Spectrum Aqua range, and to celebrate our friends at Crafter’s Companion are kindly giving away some fabulous Spectrum Aqua prizes in this month’s bumper competition! Whatever your style, Spectrum Aqua combines the performance of water-based colour… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 136

mother's day box card papercraft inspirations

Here are all the free templates you’ll need for the projects in our March issue, including this amazing box card by Jenny Hodges! If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to download your templates.

Free Spring Flowers printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 136

Papercraft inspirations 136 free papers

We’ve got a gorgeous freebie for you in our March issue – free craft papers and toppers filled with beautiful spring flowers, perfect for birthday cards! If you’re on our blog homepage, click the main headline above to see how to get your freebies…

There’s a fab new magazine for crafters!

SSM01_Cover_RGB_NObarcode[4]

We have a new magazine launching on the 12th Feb! Simply Sewing is a practical magazine for women who sew, or would like to start sewing. Make everything from home furnishings to simple garments and soft toys and bags. Plus each issue comes with a gorgeous FREE gift. Subscription offer! Get the first 3 issues… Continue reading

Free découpage card kit with issue 135!

papercraft inspirations 135 covergift

Your February issue comes with a fantastic Découpage Card Kit, starring the cutest characters and patterned papers from The Hobby House. The kit contains character découpage sheets to cut out and layer with sticky foam pads, plus background papers that match perfectly. Just add your choice of card blanks and your favourite embellishments to create… Continue reading

All the competitions from issue 135

papercraft inspirations 135 competition

Win chic products from the Sweet Paris collection! Dovecraft is a brand leader in the UK papercraft market. Working with key illustrators, new collections are launched each season, with stunning designer paper packs and accompanying embellishments such as ribbons, stamps, doilies and much more! Fall in love with the romance of Dovecraft’s latest collection, Sweet… Continue reading

Free baby card printables from Naomi Skinner!

new baby card free printable illustrations

Make pretty cards for new arrivals with these beautiful free printables from illustrator Naomi Skinner! Click here to download the printables now (PDF) And check out Dawn Phillips’ cards using the printables in issue 135 of Papercraft inspirations, out 6th January! Love these? Check out Naomi’s website here!

Free Romantic Getaways printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 135

PIN135.free_papers.fan

Jenny Ellory‘s got a great freebie for you in our February issue – free papers and toppers with your favourite romantic holiday scenes, perfect for Valentine’s Day! Click the thumbnail images below to download your printables now. Happy crafting!    

Free templates from issue 135

Here are all the free templates you’ll need for the projects in our February issue. Click the thumbnail images below to download each page. Happy crafting!

FREE Wild Rose Studio stamp & paper set with issue 134!

Papercraft inspirations free wild rose studio stamp

We just know you’re going to love this month’s free gift – a cute Blackberry Lane clear stamp and coordinating paper pad from Wild Rose Studio! The paper pad has lots of great backgrounds to work with the adorable stamp design. We’ve got card ideas inside the magazine to get you started too! If you… Continue reading

Save £££ when you subscribe!

Papercraft inspirations subscription offer

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door. Don’t forget, it makes a great Christmas gift for a crafty friend too! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to 45%, with each issue costing you just £2.75! We… Continue reading

Bonus step-by-step project – grape hyacinth card!

Papercraft inspirations hyacinth card

You might have spotted this gorgeous grape hyacinth card by Jenny Hodges on the cover of issue 134 – we love it so much we’re sharing Jenny’s step-by-step guide for making the stunning paper flowers! 3D grape hyacinth You will need: Your free templates Purple & green papers Wooden skewer Green floral tape Step 1… Continue reading

Bonus free printables! ‘Talking Heads’ from issue 134

Here are Kirsty Neale’s quirky ‘Talking Heads’ free printables from our January issue – mix ‘n’ match to make the cutest characters for your cards. You could even make paper likenesses of your friends or family! Print onto white card and colour, or print straight onto coloured card and patterned papers for super-quick cards. Click… Continue reading

Free printables! Chalkboard Thank Yous from Papercraft inspirations issue 134

Papercraft inspirations free thank you papers

Jenny Ellory‘s got a special treat for you in our January issue – chalkboard-style papers and toppers with ‘thank you’ greetings in lots of different styles (and languages!). Click the thumbnail images below to download your printables now. Happy crafting!   Love Papercraft inspirations? Subscribe & save on the cover price!

Free templates from issue 134

Here are all the free templates you’ll need for the projects in our January issue. Click the thumbnail images below to download each page. Happy crafting!   Love these? Click here for more free downloads from Papercraft inspirations!    

All the competitions from issue 134

Papercraft inspirations 134 competition

Win a Roald Dahl digikit collection & software After selling 100 million books worldwide, the enthralling stories of Roald Dahl are now available as fabulous digital crafting kits from DaisyTrail – the popular online crafting community. The Roald Dahl Digikit Collection contains an awe-inspiring selection of Quentin Blake illustrations from some of Dahl’s best-selling books…. Continue reading

Free papers & découpage sheets from The Beginner’s Guide to Papercraft

Beginners Papercraft Cover

Know someone who’s a new card maker? Or perhaps you just want to brush up on some essential techniques? Then don’t miss The Beginners Guide to Papercraft, out now in all good newsagents! This special edition magazine features the best of technique tutorials from Papercraft inspirations, and it’s filled with tips, ideas and tutorials to help… Continue reading

Issue 133 on sale now, with free embossed card kit for you!

Papercraft inspirations 133 cover

Don’t miss your Christmas issue, with a fantastic free Embossed Card Kit for festive makes! Inside your magazine, you’ll find brilliant Christmas card projects to suit all your friends and family! Try Dawn Phillip’s cute stamped cards, craft a magical party with The Snowman & Snowdog, or make funky modern designs with Jodi Sanford’s Fancy… Continue reading

Save £££ when you subscribe!

Papercraft inspirations subscription

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door. Don’t forget, it makes a great Christmas gift for a crafty friend too! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to 45%, with each issue costing you just £2.75! We… Continue reading

Free templates from issue 133

paper flower garland free template

Here are the free templates from our Christmas issue, on sale 11th November 2014, including the shapes for this gorgeous Christmas garland. Click on the thumbnail images below to download your printable templates now. Happy crafting! (Your free Pets in Hats digi stamps are over here!)   Love this? Find more great free downloads for… Continue reading

Free printable digi stamps – Pets in Santa Hats!

Free printables pets christmas

Here’s a special treat from our Christmas 2014 issue (on sale 11th November)! Naomi Skinner has designed these cute Pets in Santa Hats digi stamps for your Christmas cards – just print onto white card, colour and cut out, or print onto different colours and layer up, découpage-style. We can’t decide which of these festive… Continue reading

Cute Christmas free printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 133!

Papercraft inspirations Cute Christmas papers

Craft the most adorable Christmas cards with our new free printables – Cute Christmas by Jenny Ellory. You can find these bright papers and toppers along with fun card ideas in our Christmas issue, in UK shops 11th November. Just click the thumbnail images below to download your printables. Happy crafting!   Love these? Check… Continue reading

All the competitions from issue 133

Papercraft inspirations 133 comp

WIN! Spectrum Noir AquaTint sets & stencils Crafter’s Companion are launching an exciting new AquaTint range of craft paints, and are offering bumper prize sets of the paints, plus some Sheena Douglass stencils, to five lucky winners in our competition! AquaTint is a highly concentrated liquid water paint with high-quality pigment. It adds colour to… Continue reading

Video: How to tie a triple-loop bow!

If you love Julie Kirk’s ribbon bow masterclass in issue 133 (on sale 11th November), check out this video! We tried out Julie’s triple-loop bow technique, using a homemade bow maker tool. We’ve used Blu-Tack to stick the wooden skewers to the desk, but if you find your sticks topple over as you’re tying your… Continue reading

Bonus card project from Penny Black!

penny black exclusive card

Look out for our ‘Meet the Designer’ interview in issue 133 – we speak to US designer Jill Foster about her latest work for Penny Black. Even better, Jill’s shared a bonus card project with Papercraft inspirations readers! This cute stamped card is perfect for Christmas, or make it for a winter birthday celebration. Warm… Continue reading

Send your Christmas cards to the elderly with Festive Friends

festive friends charity

Crafter Philippa Griffin got in touch to tell us about Festive Friends, a new project she’s launched in partnership with the charity Contact the Elderly. Philippa is seeking volunteers to make and send Christmas cards to be distributed to isolated elderly individuals in the North West who are supported by Contact The Elderly. Many of these elderly… Continue reading

Websites for crafters for only £50pa!

website

Papercraft inspirations sponsored blog post What is Clikcraft? Clikcraft is a new service targeted at any crafts person who wants a website without the cost and hassle of setting one up. The service combines an easy-to-use admin system with a wide choice of stylish templates designed especially for crafters. Minimal expertise is required, so users… Continue reading

Categorised as: Blog

Papercraft inspirations 132 on sale now

Papercraft inspirations 132

Don’t miss our fantastic December issue, packed with projects and ideas to kick-start your Christmas crafting! Your free gift this month is a gorgeous Festive Flourishes card kit, with gold-foiled toppers and papers to help you make luxurious festive cards this season. There’s enough in your kit to make at least 10 cards! Inside the magazine,… Continue reading

Subscribe and save £££!

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations

Subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, make massive savings on the shop price and get the magazine delivered to your door! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to 45%, with each issue costing you just £2.75! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1… Continue reading

Free card kit with issue 132

Papercraft inspirations free gift 132

Our December issue comes with a fab free gift for you! This Festive Flourishes Luxury Card Kit is filled with gorgeous foiled papers and toppers – everything you need to make gorgeous Christmas cards. We’ve got card ideas inside the magazine to get you started too. Issue 132 is out in UK shops on 14th… Continue reading