Gorgeous free birdy designs

It’s almost 2009, how exciting! If you’re still struggling with thank you notes, why not download and print these gorgeous bird silhouette notelets from the wonderful Paperseed blog. They were originally posted last year as a festive treat, but I think they’re gorgeous enough to use in card making all year round!

Fabulous free fonts!

If you’re into crafting with your computer, click over to www.dafont.com for fantastic free seasonal fonts! Not only will you be able to print your own gorgeous greetings, but you’ll also find all kinds of fun ‘Dingbat’ symbol fonts to use in your card designs. I love the wintry snowflakes … but I couldn’t resist… Continue reading

Cute New Year topper!

New Year is a great time to send cards and letters to far flung friends and family, especially if you missed them over Christmas. If you got some lovely new stash in the sales, it’s time to get cracking with New Year cards! There are lots of free printable New Year greetings online – we… Continue reading

Relax and dream up your next crafty project!

We hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas! I wonder how many of us got scrummy new stash goodies in our stockings? If any of your gifts deserve an extra special thank you, take a peek at this amazing amazing thank you note tutorial by Jeffery Rudell!

Happy Christmas!

Merry Christmas from all of us at PaperCraft HQ! We hope everyone found some fab crafty stash under the tree this morning. If, like us, you can’t bear to throw away all the gorgeous wrapping paper from your gifts, why not save it to make this trendy festive wreath or a cute paper bow to… Continue reading

Ooh, it’s Christmas Eve!

If you’ve finished your crafty cards and gifts but are still itching for a festive project, why not use your favourite patterned paper to make a gorgeous ornament for the tree with this fab CraftStylish step-by-step? Just be sure to get to bed before Father Christmas turns up!

All wrapped up?

Two days to go! Check out these cute free printable wrapping papers from Family Shopping Bag. Not only are the Christmas designs perfect for a last-minute giftwrap emergency, but the comic characters make fun card toppers and gift tags!

FREE Templates from your January issue…

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 56 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes templates for Punctuation cards, Crown cards and also the beautiful cards Angela Poole has made with your free Laura Ashley ribbons! It’s in shops 19… Continue reading

Christmas ideas galore for your papercrafting!

Great excitement hit PaperCraft inspirations HQ today when the new copy of Martha Stewart Living arrived, fresh from America! It seems Martha’s getting into Christmas papercrafting (and who can blame her?!) and she’s posted a link of ideas for gift envelopes (including some scrummy stockings too!)… Take a peek at www.marthastewart.com/photogallery/gift-envelopes Zoe x ps what… Continue reading

How to make a card for a busy stitcher!

Love sewing? Want to design a card for other stitch enthusiasts? Here’s an easy step-by-step guide to try! Remember, you can always doodle stitches if you don’t have a sewing machine! You will need a basic card kit, plus: White card blank K&Co Amy Butler ‘Belle’ paper pad, from HobbyCraft Making Memories ‘Noteworthy’ Glitter Die-Cuts,… Continue reading

Free Calendar Collection printable papers

Love crafting all year round? Download a free set of exclusive Calendar Collection papers from issue 55 of Papercraft Inspirations! Use the 12 seasonal patterned papers and additional toppers to make a desktop calendar as well as lots of colourful makes throughout the year! Bursting with vibrant designs, these papers are perfect for Valentine’s Day cards,… Continue reading

FREE Bonus 2009 Calendar Months!

Click below to download your FREE Bonus Calendar Months to complete your 2009 desktop calendar featured in issue 55 of PaperCraft inspirations! Simply download and print out as many times as you like. We’ve even marked the dates that PaperCraft inspirations is on sale so there’s no excuse to ever miss a copy! Click on… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your Christmas issue…

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 55 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes templates for Voucher cards, Magic cards and also the beautiful butterfly from our Chalking Masterclass! It’s in shops 21 November and it’s crammed with fab… Continue reading

Bonus Gift Box Template

Click below to download your Bonus free template for the Retro Gift Box featured in issue 54 of PaperCraft inspirations! This month’s issue was so full of fabulous templates that we just didn’t have room for this gift Box! So we have put it here for you to download and print as many times as… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your December issue…

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 54 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes templates for Pop-up cards and our new bumper Christmas section! It’s in shops 24 October and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all!… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your November issue…

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 53 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes templates for Saucy Undies and Sleepy Owls cards! It’s in shops 26 September and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all! Click on… Continue reading

Twit-twoooo! Bonus Template for yooooooou!

Click below to download your Bonus free template for the Owls Gift bag featured in issue 53 of PaperCraft inspirations! This month’s issue was so full of fabulous templates that we just didn’t have room for this gift bag! So we have put it here for you to download and print as many times as… Continue reading

Loving this link!

We’re loving this website… www.papercrave.com … it’s a cute little site which trawls the best of the web for free and fun papercrafting ideas… the main posts at the time I put this live are a 3D paper whale and find out where to download 3D flower templates… Happy crafting everyone!

FREE Templates to download from your Christmas Supplement!

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from your “Christmas Cards” supplement FREE with issue 52 of PaperCraft inspirations! Click on these links to download pdf files of these 4 templates pages… ? Supplement templates 1.pdf (Page 1 – 180KB) ? Supplement templates 2.pdf (Page 2 – 160KB) ? Supplement templates 3.pdf… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your October issue…

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from issue 52 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes templates for our shaped Animal and splashingly good Dolphin cards! It’s in shops 1 September and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all!… Continue reading

5 ways with flowers

Take one pot of flower embellishments and try these five ways of adding them to your cards… 1) Mix and match different sized blooms and fix them in place with brad flower centres! 2) Twist craft wire into stalks and tendrils to top up your blooms 3) Snip away one petal then tie ribbon around… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your September issue…

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from issue 51 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes templates for our Masterclass on making envelopes and cute Doll cards! It’s in shops 1 August and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your August issue…

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 50 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our Woven Ribbon cards and cute Baby cards! It’s in shops 4 July and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all! Click on… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your July issue…

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 49 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our Art Deco glass painting cards and girly ‘me time’ cards! It’s in shops 6 June and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun… Continue reading

Card making eyecandy

Nikki from Derbyshire, we LOVE your card making blog! http://nikkiscardsandnews.blogspot.com/

FREE Templates from your Cards for Men Supplement!

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from your “Cards for Men” supplement FREE with issue 48 of PaperCraft inspirations! Click on these links to download pdf files of these 4 templates pages… ? Supplement templates 1.pdf (Page 1 – 172KB) ? Supplement templates 2.pdf (Page 2 – 172KB) ? Supplement templates… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your June issue…

Click below to download your two free pages of templates from issue 48 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our ‘blooming’ marvellous ribbon flower cards and chic window shopping cards! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all!… Continue reading

Something for the weekend

Take a look at this fun new blog from Hero Arts… / it’s jam packed full of ideas for you to try – enjoy!

FREE Templates from your May issue…

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from issue 47 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue has more fabulous templates than ever before, including our glamorous bathroom cards and box cards for men! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab… Continue reading

Free gingham paper!

Thanks to PaperCraft inspirations designer Rachel Hyde for sharing this top tip with us… you can download gingham papers for FREE on the Activity Village website… Your cards have already started flooding in with this month’s papers. My favourite so far is Jenny McRoland’s fantabulous table of treats! (if you’re reading this Jenny thanks for… Continue reading