Mollie Makes confetti cuteness!

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When our friends at Mollie Makes asked to borrow our collection of circle punches, we had no idea what they had in store, but we’re just loving what they made – amazing giant confetti in funky colours and geometric prints. It’s easy to create the look yourself for parties and weddings. Simply choose a few… Continue reading

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Quick links for our Summer Blog Party

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Don’t worry if you missed our Summer Blog Party over the Bank Holiday weekend, we’ve popped quick links to all the posts right here. Enjoy! And make sure you enter all the competitions asap – as the closing date for all comps except for the Boomf competition is 31st August 2014. Good luck! Boomf –… Continue reading

Boomf – win your instagrams on scrumptious marshmallows!

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Here’s a special treat just for our blog party – our friends at Boomf are giving you the chance to win a batch of special marshmallows printed with your very own instagram photos! Just the thing for a special crafternoon, or even a birthday treat to go with a handmade card. You can find out… Continue reading

Win a copy of Handmade Celebrations!

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Don’t miss Handmade Celebrations, a special-edition bumper magazine filled with great craft ideas for special occasions. As well as cards and decorations to make in paper, the mag will guide you through crafting up soft decorations in cross stitch and crochet, baking delicious treats for your friends, and serving up delicious cocktails! Whether you’re celebrating… Continue reading

Free Teatime Treats printables from the Papercraft inspirations archives!

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Hope you’re enjoying our summer blog party! Here’s another freebie from the Papercraft inspirations archives – Lucille Randall’s Teatime Treats papers and toppers from October 2010! Click here to download your free printables now (PDF). Happy crafting!   Keep popping in to our blog party for more crafty treats, from 23rd-25th August 2014!

Win a mega craft stash bundle!

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Buttons, books, letter stickers, embellishments, papers and MORE! We’ve chosen our favorite papercraft products and put them together into a massive prize for one lucky reader! To be in with a chance of winning all this and more, click the link below and fill in the easy online competition form. Good luck! Click here to… Continue reading

Free wedding illustration downloads from the Papercraft inspirations archives

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We’re having a mini blog party this weekend – bookmark our website now, and keep popping back for great giveaways and more! As a special treat, we’re bringing you another chance to download Angela Poole’s wedding card illustrations from Papercraft inspirations issue 86, back in spring 2011. These beautiful illustrations have been our most popular… Continue reading

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

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 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!

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 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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