Best bird card ideas using our free downloads

Make your own handmade bird cards using these fantastic ideas and free downloads – they’re perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day and much more!

From tropical flamingos and wise owls to graceful swans and sweet songbirds, cards featuring our fabulous feathery friends are super-cute and hugely on trend.

Download our free printables and handy card-making templates, to get a head start on these papercraft projects. Get creative and mix-and-match the designs, too!

Find lots more ideas on our Bird Cards Pinterest board.

Tropical bird printables

Flamingos and parrots are among the ornithological delights on display in this trendy set of tropical printables. Plus there are pineapples, flowers, foliage and tempting cocktails, too!

Download these designs, from Papercraft Inspirations 167, to create your own shaker, side-stepper or spinner card!

Watch our video tutorial to find out how to make a dancing hula-girl rocking card, too!

Pretty peacock printables

Use our stylish, sophisticated set of printables to make this beautiful peacock card. The collection also comes with characterful cats and dogs, all set amid the gardens of grand manor houses.

Download these designs, from Papercraft Inspirations 162, for your own homemade cards and papercrafts!

The sentiments included in the set are suitable for Mother’s Day or your mum’s birthday. Find more inspiration for Mother’s Day card and gift ideas on our website!

Valentine’s Day bird printables

Fall in love with these gorgeous garden birds. Ideal for lovebirds on Valentine’s Day, use these designs for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and more, too!

Download these free printables and start making your own special cards.

Nautical printables

Our wonderful nautical designs, from Papercraft Inspirations 165, feature cute little puffins, as seen on this sandy shaker card.

The set includes whales, octopuses, seahorses, shells and more, along with these handsome sea birds, so you can download plenty of wildlife designs to add to your nautical makes!

Origami petal template

Show off your favourite double-sided papers with this elegant swan card, from Papercraft Inspirations 163.

Use our origami template to create a flower, by layering individual folded petals. Add a swan topper embellishment at the centre of the petals to complete this graceful card.

Birdhouse gift box

Make Valentine’s Day, wedding or anniversary gifts extra-special by housing them in this beautiful lovebird gift box. Download our handy template to get started.

Cute camping card from Papercraft Inspirations magazine

Camping free papers

Add little decoupage birds to countryside scenes with this cute collection of camping papers and toppers. Cut the birds out and adhere them onto your cards, using sticky foam pads, for a dimensional effect.

Download the designs for your summer cards today! Find more inspirational and free downloads for summer card ideas on our website!

Gatefold easel card-making template

Make this sweet, feminine, die-cut card with the Xcut Ornate Birdcages die set.

Download our templates from Papercraft Inspirations 166 to make this easel gatefold card with real wow factor.

Bird topper template

Make a quick and easy card by downloading our stylised-bird topper template. Add a couple of pieces of folded patterned papers for the wing then embellish as you like. Simple!

Mum and baby owl card

Owl templates

Use our free templates and step-by-step guide to create cute little owl cards and gift boxes. They’re a real hoot to make!

Free sentiment printables

Make a duo of soaring birds by using small die-cut scalloped circles for the bodies then cutting out wing shapes from more scalloped circles.

Download our free printables sentiments, to complete your card.

Easter chick printables

Enjoy making lovely Easter cards by downloading this collection of spring printables from Papercraft Inspirations 164.

Find little chick and bunny toppers amid the collection, to brighten your recipient’s day.

Wintry penguin printables

Make great Christmas cards and seasonal greetings with this cute printables collection featuring adorable penguins! The set also includes templates for slider elements, to help you make moving characters on your cards! Haven’t made a slider card before? Take a look at our handy penny slider card tutorial.

Vintage Parisian papers

Get wonderfully romantic papers, featuring feminine, retro designs with swallows in flight. Download the collection for Valentine’s Day, birthdays and more!

Find lots more lovely vintage-style printables and card ideas on our website.