Create new looks with felt

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We’re loving Julie Kirk’s 10 Inspirations for Felt feature in issue 129 of Papercraft inspirations. Here’s a peek at one of Julie’s clever card designs – cover the inner section of a frame charm with PVA glue, then press on lots of felt snippets. Julie’s even added a heart-shaped piece to create a fun focal… Continue reading

Issue 129 of Papercraft inspirations out now, with free Folded Flower Card Kit!

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Don’t miss our fantastic September issue, on sale now! Your free gift this month is a brilliant Folded Flower Card Kit, with everything you need to make 10 pretty flower embellishments and 5 gorgeous cards – die-cut patterned papers, luxury adhesive pearls and designer card blanks. Inside your mag, you’ll find some irresistible card projects…. Continue reading

Issue 128, on sale now!


Don’t miss your August issue of Papercraft inspirations, in shops now. Your free gift this month is a handy scoring board and bone folder, especially designed for making paper rosette embellishments! Inside your mag, we’ve got great summer card projects for you to try. As well as our adorable Cutie Pie cover star from Little… Continue reading

Free rosette maker with Papercraft inspirations 128 – out now!

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Our scrumptious August issue is on shops now, with this fantastic free gift for you – a scoring board and bone folder, specially designed for making paper rosettes for your cards! We’ve got a step-by-step guide inside the magazine, plus great card ideas to get you started. We just know you’re going to love making… Continue reading

Make fab 3D embellishments with our issue 127 masterclass!

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Have you tried Melt-It  yet? This magical powder turns into a liquid when heated, then you can use it with silicone moulds to create your own amazing 3D embellishments! In our issue 127 masterclass, Julie Kirk guides you through two great Melt-It projects, including how to add glitter and other colour effects to your makes…. Continue reading

Issue 127 in shops now!


Our fantastic July issue is in shops now, with a free Ice Cream Sundae card kit of micro beads, papers and toppers for you! This zesty summer issue is filled with inspirational projects, including pretty découpage designs from Trimcraft, funky tennis cards from Jo Kill and scrumptious strawberries from Jenny Hodges. Learn to make your… Continue reading

Enjoy free Ice Cream Sundae papers & micro beads with your July issue!


Make the most scrumptious summer cards with this month’s fab free gift! Issue 127 comes with this brilliant Ice Cream Sundae card kit – 3 pots of pretty pastel micro beads, plus a 6x6in paper pack which includes sweet toppers to decorate. Inside your mag, we’ve got great ideas to get you started too. Check… Continue reading

Sequin inspiration!


Crafting queen Julie Kirk is back in issue 126, this time with 10 great new ideas for using sequins in your cards. We adore this idea – dress up printed images on patterned papers or stickers with sequins that match the image’s colours. This little bird has a fantastic vintage look, we love the flash… Continue reading

Treat yourself to the mega June issue!


Don’t miss issue 126, in UK shops now! The issue comes with a free Lily Rose stamp set and matching papers, plus great card ideas, so you can get crafting straight away! Inside your mag, there are some fantastic projects to inspire you. Hunkydory Crafts have created an exclusive project starring their gorgeous Fairy Sweethearts… Continue reading

FREE stamps & papers with issue 126!


Your June issue is in shops now – and it comes with this gorgeous free gift for you! The Lily Rose stamp set and matching patterned papers make magical summer scenes for your cards. As well as Lily Rose herself, the stamp set includes a cute family of ducks, pretty vintage roses, two butterflies and… Continue reading

Save up to 34% when you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations!


When you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, you can make massive savings on the shop price! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you’ll save 34%, with each issue costing you just £3.31! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save up to 34% on… Continue reading

May issue on sale now!


Don’t miss issue 125 of Papercraft inspirations, on sale now. Your free gift this month is a fantastic luxury card kit with gorgeous foiled accents, and there’s even more to enjoy inside your mag! You’ll love Jenny Hodges’ beautiful stamped cards, with watercolour effects and gorgeous texture touches. You can also say hello to Bebunni… Continue reading

Save up to £53 when you subscribe!


When you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, you can make massive savings on the shop price! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you’ll save £53, with each issue costing you just £2.95! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save up to £53 on… Continue reading

FREE luxury card kit with issue 125!


Our fantastic May issue hits UK shops on 1st April, and we’re so excited about this month’s free gift! Your Spring Bouquet luxury card kit includes 13 stunning foiled toppers and 5 foiled patterned papers to match. The kit is filled with gorgeous flower and butterfly designs, and there are great greetings to add to… Continue reading

New Made in Paper, out now!


Celebrate giving with the new issue of Made in Paper – from making beautiful paper jewellery and gifts to wrapping them in stylish, unique ways. Expert paper crafters and award-winning gift wrappers share their ideas for beautifully packaged presents – you’ll never be stuck for ideas again! The magazine is ideal for anyone who loves making pretty things with paper, whatever your skill… Continue reading

Free découpage kit with your April issue!


Issue 124 comes with this bumper Hugs With Henry découpage kit, with all the patterned papers and toppers you need to make the most adorable cards ever. Henry and his chums are illustrated by the wonderful Nicola Storr from The Bright Agency – we just love her whimsical style! Your kit includes 10 cute découpage… Continue reading

Fresh ideas for ribbons!

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Your April issue includes a fantastic 10 Inspirations for Ribbons article by crafty genius Julie Kirk! Here’s one of our favourite ideas – wrap little strips of ribbon around cocktail sticks to make mini flags for your cards. What a great way to use up ribbon scraps – you could use the same method with… Continue reading

Save up to £53 when you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations!

When you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations, you can make massive savings on the shop price! To get the very best price, subscribe for two years – you’ll save £53, with each issue costing you just £2.95! We also have great offers on subscribing for 6 months or 1 year. Subscriber benefits: Save up to £53… Continue reading

Daffodil card base step-by-step!


April’s Papercraft inspirations includes this gorgeous daffodil card project from Sarah Hurley. We’ve got a full step-by-step in the magazine, but here’s a closer look at how the base for the card is constructed! Step 1 Take two square card blanks. Open them out, and then overlap the right flap of one over the left… Continue reading

Ideas for envelopes!


We’re loving Julie Kirk’s 10 ideas for envelopes in the March issue of Papercraft inspirations – here’s one of our favourites! Simply line a small envelope with pretty paper, then cover with sweet punched hearts and fix to your card front. So simple, but it looks really special. Find more of Julie’s envelope inspirations in… Continue reading

Try our digi edition for free!

If you’ve got an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, you can enjoy the digital issue of Papercraft inspirations from Apple Newsstand – even better, issue 123 comes with an exclusive bonus iris folding video! Our digital mag is great value, and you can can even enjoy a no-obligation one month subscription, so you can try… Continue reading

Free stamp set with issue 123 – out now!

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Hooray, issue 123 of Papercraft inspirations is finally here! You’re going to love your free gift this month – a set of 86 Happy Day clear stamps, perfect for spring cards. Sweet motifs include cute birds,bunting flags and banners, plus a really useful mini alphabet for greetings and messages. We’ve got great card ideas to… Continue reading

Never fear – issue 123 is on the way!


We’re so excited to share our new March issue with you – but sadly you’ll have to wait a few extra days to see it in the shops. Poor weather conditions stopped our lovely free gifts from being delivered to their port on time, so the magazine will be distributed just a few days later than… Continue reading

Win Creative Crafts Show tickets!

The Creative Crafts Show comes to Shepton Mallet 24th-27th April and we’ve teamed up with the organisers to offer some free pairs of tickets to the show to 16 lucky winners. The show is always a great day out – stock up on stash and check out the latest goodies for your spring crafting! To… Continue reading

Win a mega bundle from Papercutz


Our friends at Paperctuz have put together some bumper collections of some of their most popular ranges for you to win! We have some fantastic Mystery Boxes up for grabs, as shown on the Papercutz website at The boxes contain 1000 sheets of goodies, including colour printer paper and card, white printer paper and… Continue reading

Win divine digikits from DaisyTrail


DaisyTrail’s new Divine Collection digikits cater for a variety of occasions including birth, marriage and remembering our loved ones too. Featuring stunning hand-illustrated elements, these will make beautifully personal crafts for all those milestone moments. Up for grabs are six bundles of the complete collection, including a copy of DaisyTrail’s award-winning software – CraftArtist 2… Continue reading

Win Bebunni craft bundles!


Fans of Crafter’s Companion’s cute Bebunni collection will be delighted to hear there are now two new ranges for you to get crafting with – Baby and Love. Each collection includes a CD-ROM and four adorable stamps and we have four prize bundles of these to give away! Visit to check out more products… Continue reading

Win springtime goodies from Stampin’ Up!


Stampin’ Up! launched their Spring/Summer Seasonal Catalogue on 28th January and to celebrate we have some fabulous stamping goodies to be won in our competition for March! The Stampin’ Up! Spring/Summer ranges include some gorgeous springtime, coordinating papers and ribbons – the perfect choice for Mother’s Day, Easter and for everyday occasions. There are plenty… Continue reading

Quick links for issue 121 & 122!


Hi everyone! Thanks for being so patient while our website was being fixed. Here are some quick links to our recent comps and free downloads if you’re having trouble with the menus at the top. Parisian papers, issue 122 Templates, issue 122 Competitions, issue 122 Retro papers, issue 121 Templates, issue 121 Have a great… Continue reading

New spring issue of Made in Paper

The spring issue of Made in Paper has arrived! Start your crafting year with this beautiful paper crafting magazine, packed with stylish (and fabulously thrifty!) project ideas for creating your own home décor, gifts, wedding stationery, partyware, Mother’s Day gifts and more, all from paper. We interview three talented crafters from all over the world… Continue reading