Lido free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 166

With energetic divers, colourful bathing huts, synchronised swimmers and even a little mermaid or two, you can add plenty of fun to your cards with these printables from Papercraft Inspirations magazine, issue 166.

These nostalgic open-air-swimming-pool designs by Naomi Skinner are perfect for summer card making. The beautiful imagery is sure to brighten up even the dullest of days, reminding recipients of holidays abroad or long, hot summer days spent by the pool.

With a bit of imagination, and minimal extras from your stash, you can create some lovely designs. The printables work really well with a pop of citrus colour, for a fresh, vibrant feel.

Sarah Jackman-Read has put these printables to good use, and has created some really good card designs. Take a look at Sarah’s ideas, then download the printables and get creative! You can also download our handy template to make a dimensional diver card, using clear acetate to make the diver appear to hover in mid air.

Use acetate to make a diver hover in mid air above this stepper card design.

For more aquatic appeal, take a look at our nautical free printables, too, complete with cute marine creatures, windswept seascapes, compasses and shells.

How to download printables

Simply click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag and drop the image onto your desktop. You can also right-click on the larger image to save it. Find more free printables and ideas for cards in our Downloads section.