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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! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you can save up to £43, with each issue costing you just £3.31. We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1… Continue reading

Simply Crochet’s papery project!

Ooh, look out for issue 28 of our fabulous sister mag Simply Crochet – we’re thrilled that one of the gorgeous ruffled projects on page 67 pages stars the rolled-up flowers from our fab free Mother’s Day papers! The little blooms are easy to make – just cut out the curly scalloped shapes (on the… Continue reading

Free Easel Card Kit with Papercraft Inspirations 136

Look out for Papercraft Inspirations 136, in shops 3rd February. It comes with a free Floral Fancies Luxury Easel Card Kit for you! The kit contains everything you need to make 10 brilliant easel cards – pre-scored shaped card bases, die-cut toppers and embellishments, plus a pack of 49 colourful adhesive gems, so your makes can… Continue reading

All the competitions from issue 136!

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 card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 136

Here are all the free card making templates you’ll need for the projects in issue 136, including this amazing box card by Jenny Hodges! This design is ideal for Mother’s Day, birthdays and more! Want more Mother’s Day card ideas? We’ve got lots of Mother’s Day projects and free downloads for your to try! We… Continue reading

Free Spring Flower printables from Papercraft Inspirations 136

We’ve got a gorgeous freebie for you from issue 136 – free flower printables filled with beautiful spring flowers, perfect for birthday cards! Love these designs? Take a look at more of our great designs, ideas and free downloads: Flower card ideas Spring lamb and wool-themed printables Free manor house and gardens printables Summer card ideas… Continue reading

Free découpage card kit with issue 135!

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

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 printables from Naomi Skinner!

Make pretty cards for new arrivals with these beautiful free baby printables from illustrator Naomi Skinner! Click here to download the printables now (PDF) Dawn Phillips used the printables to create some gorgeous cards in issue 135 of Papercraft Inspirations. Love these baby printables? Check out Naomi’s website here. We love to see what you’ve… Continue reading

Free Valentine’s printables from Papercraft Inspirations 135

Jenny Ellory‘s got a great freebie for you in issue 135 – free Valentine’s printables with your favourite romantic holiday scenes, perfect for Valentine’s Day! From tropical beaches to the Eiffel Tower, these free printable papers, toppers and sentiments are so romantic! Love these designs? Take a look at more of our fantastic Valentine’s ideas… Continue reading

Free bird templates from Papercraft Inspirations 135

Here are all the free bird templates you’ll need for the lovebirds projects in Papercraft Inspirations issue 135. You’ll also find sweet heart and tulip templates, too! Want more brilliant bird designs? Take a look at our fantastic bird card ideas and free downloads! We love to see what you’ve been making, so don’t forget… Continue reading

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

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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

How to make a grape hyacinth card

Papercraft inspirations hyacinth card

We love this gorgeous grape hyacinth card by Jenny Hodges, from issue 134. In fact, we love it so much we’re sharing Jenny’s step-by-step guide with you, so you can make these stunning paper flowers, too! Love this design? Take a look at more fantastic flower card ideas! 3D grape hyacinth You will need: Your… 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

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 Papercraft Inspirations 133

Download the free templates from issue 133, including the shapes for this gorgeous Christmas garland. Want more ideas for Christmas decorations for your home? Take a look at our fantastic Christmas projects, including geometric baubles and sparkling place settings. Find more great projects and step-by-step guides in our ‘How to…‘ section. Download the free Pets in Hats digi… 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 133

Free printables santa card

Craft the most adorable Christmas cards with our free printables – Cute Christmas by Jenny Ellory. Featuring jolly Santas, festive snowmen, Christmas trees and reindeer, these lovely designs are full of seasonal joy! How to download free festive papers To download the free papers, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag… 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, 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 bow, you can tape them… Continue reading

Bonus card project from Penny Black!

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

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

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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