Cardmaker of the Year 2018 competition

Papercraft Inspirations issue 181 - Cardmaker of the Year 2018

Our Cardmaker of the Year 2018 competition is officially open! The event is here for the 14th year running, giving you the opportunity to share your amazing cards with us for the chance to win some fabulous crafty prizes.

This year, we’ve offering a prize bundle worth more than £4930, thanks to our generous sponsor, Create and Craft.

The judging panel for the Cardmaker of the Year 2018 competition features team members from Papercraft Inspirations and Cardmaking & Papercraft. They’re looking for talented card makers from across the UK to share their fabulous cards, to be in with a chance to win great crafty prizes and even become a member of our prestigious design team.

You could win:

Our winner will receive over £2000 worth of crafting goodies and a chance to feature in Papercraft Inspirations as a member of our design team! Their prize bundle will include a Brother ScanNCut CM900 machine, as well as accessories, including the Brother ScanNCut Embossing Starter Kit. Low Tack Adhesive Mat and Tattered Lace Perfect Patterns USB and Paper Pad. The winner will also get a whopping £500 credit to spend at Create and Craft – just think of the possibilities!

The winner and second-place winner will both receive the TODO Multi-Functional Crafting Machine with accessories, plus a Die Template Set, worth over £500! Overall, the second-place winner will get prizes worth over £1590, including a Screen Sensation bundle, a Snap Machine for die cutting and embossing, craft supplies, and more.

Plus, we’re offering a prize worth £129 each to not one, not two, but ten runners-up! Each runner-up will be delighted to receive a Go Press and Foil Deluxe Machine – to help you achieve effects such as letter pressing and hot foiling with your die-cutting machine.

How do I enter the Cardmaker of the Year 2018 competition?

All you need to do is send us three different cards, that you’ve made yourself, using any materials you like from your stash. Winning entries should show off a range of techniques and your versatility as a card maker. Please post all three of your cards, together with your completed entry form (you’ll find this inside Papercraft Inspirations issue 181), to us by Friday 14th September 2018. Please note that we are, unfortunately, unable to return any of the cards that are sent to us.

We can’t wait to see this year’s entries – good luck, everyone!

You can find out more about our wonderful sponsor by heading over to, or tuning in to Create and Craft’s TV channel 24 hours a day, with live shows from 8am to 10pm.

Please note, this competition is open to UK entrants only and closes on Friday 14th September 2018. Full terms and conditions can be found with the entry form in Papercraft Inspirations issue 181.

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