How to make side stepper cards

With just a few simple cuts and folds, follow our step-by-step guide to discover how to make side stepper cards. We love creating different styles of card bases – it’s a great way to add extra interest to a design and will often provide you with extra space to add lovely papers and embellishments. To make this… Continue reading

Make a z fold card in 7 simple steps

Before you even start picking out papers or deciding which die cuts and decorations to use, you can have great fun by getting creative with your card bases and learning how to make a z fold card. Making an alternative base shape is a simple way to add extra interest for recipients, especially as you… Continue reading

How to do quilling – beginner projects

If you want to learn how to do quilling, or if you’ve just been wondering ‘what is quilling?’, we’ve got ten fantastic projects, designed by Sarah Jackman-Read, to get you started with this versatile papercraft technique. First, you’ll need some quilling strips and a quilling tool. But what are quilling strips and, for that matter, what is a… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 167 on sale in the UK from 15th June

Find loads of ideas for homemade cards and papercraft projects in Papercraft Inspirations 167. Whether you’re new to crafting or more experienced, we’ve got lots of card making templates and free printables, to help you get a head start on your next makes. Learn a new technique or discover different ways to add special touches to… Continue reading

Cherry Blossom Joy free papers

Papercraft Inspirations 167 comes with a gorgeous Cherry Blossom Joy embossing folder, stamp and mini die set, complete with patterned paper and toppers. You can order a copy online today! You can also download extra papers and toppers to use with your free Cherry Blossom Joy gift! Love these designs? Download our Japanese Dream free papers and… Continue reading

Free tropical printables from Papercraft Inspirations 167

Add a touch of the tropics to your handmade cards and papercraft projects, with our fantastic free tropical printables by Esther Curtis. With lots of exotic flowers and leaves, these eye-catching designs, from Papercraft Inspirations 167, are perfect for layering up to create découpage cards. Add a bird, chameleon or hula girl among the foliage, and… Continue reading

Fairy free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 167

Capture your recipient’s imagination, and inject a little bit of magic into their day, with these spellbinding fairy cards from Papercraft Inspirations 167. With enchanted-garden backing papers, toppers and sentiments, you’ve got everything you need for some dreamy homemade cards, all in the beat of a fairy’s wing. For an extra-special sprinkling of fairy dust, add… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 167

Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 167. Discover lots of great papercraft ideas in the issue, including a trailing vines project, and sweet little gift boxes! There’s also a template to help you create make side stepper cards. If you love this paper plant template, take a look at more great papercraft plant projects! Make sweet paper succulents… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 167

Win brand new Kinetic dies from Crafter’s Companion New to Die’sire’s Create-a-Card range are these fabulous dies and accessories. Crafters can choose from the Circle Swing or Diamond Swing design, allowing them to create beautiful cards with ease! There are also three decorative panel dies, created to suit each design, with ornate backgrounds and pop-out… Continue reading