How to make paper baby shoes to celebrate a new arrival

Welcome a new arrival with these adorable miniature paper baby shoes, designed by Angela Poole! Download our free templates to make your own pretty booties using some gorgeous designer papers. Follow the steps below or print off the instructions here. What you’ll need: Templates Card Patterned paper Scissors Tacky PVA glue Glue dots Buttons Needle… Continue reading

Fab 50s housewife printables!

Retro papercrafting is so on trend, so to help you get your cards up to date we’ve got 33 gorgeous 50s housewife printables by Angela Poole. The fun, fresh and funky housewives are perfect for popping on girlie birthday cards, but they can easily be adapted for all sorts of other occasions! So what are… Continue reading

Download Angela Poole’s beautiful bouquet printable kit!

We can’t get enough of Angela Poole’s gorgeous bouquet cards in issue 110 of Papercraft inspirations. They’re simply perfect for Mother’s Day, but they’ll also make beautiful cards for lots of different occasions. Angela’s created an amazing printable kit, exclusive to Papercraft inspirations! The kit includes nine patterned papers, 24 different flowers and foliage illustrations,… Continue reading

FREE birdbox gift box template!

If you’re thinking about what to craft for your loved-one for Valentine’s Day, you’re going to love this beautiful birdbox template from issue 109 of Papercraft Inspirations! Love this design? Take a look at more great ideas featuring our feathered friends as well as more of our fantastic Valentine’s ideas and free downloads. Find your free birdbox… Continue reading

FREE Strictly fabulous dancer printables by Angela Poole

Angela Poole’s set of handy printables is sure to go down a treat with any ballroom dancing fans! Angela’s strictly fabulous collection features a stunning selection of elegant dancing figures. Simply mix and match, using pre-coloured or black-and-white printables, and embellish them any which way you choose. A few sequins, feathers and pearls will add… Continue reading

How to make a chocolate coin Christmas card

Chocolate and Christmas go hand-in-hand, and our very own Angela Poole has designed this Christmas card to bring two of our favourite festive treats together (chocolate and card making!). You can find simple step-by-step instructions below, as well as a full list of what you’ll need. Enjoy! Find more ideas and step-by-step guide in our… Continue reading

CrossStitcher's Handmade Cards book is out now!

Our friends over at CrossStitcher have just brought out this fab new book that we think you’ll love!    Handmade Cards is jam-packed full of cross-stitched cards. With over 200 designs from 20 different designers, you’ll be spoilt for choice! There are cards for lots of different occasions, so you’ll never be without inspiration. There’s… Continue reading

How to use your free shrink plastic gift

Your August issue of Papercraft inspirations hits the shops today! We’ve got two fantastic free gifts for you this month – a sheet of gorgeous shrink plastic designs plus an ideas book to get you started. The ideas book is filled with tips and advice, and there are great cards to inspire you too. If… Continue reading

Ahoy, sailor! Try out this ship bonus card

This bonus ship card is perfect for male birthdays and bon voyage cards, but can be easily adapted to suit any occasion. It’s super quick and easy, making it great for last-minute cards. With summer (supposedly!) around the corner, there’s no better time to start crafting this ship-shape card! Click here to download your free… Continue reading

FREE camera gift box template

Download this free camera gift box template for the budding photographers among your friends and family! The gift box is easy to make – simply cut out the template from patterned paper and fold into shape. Use hi-tack double-sided tape to hold in place and decorate using ribbon and fabric. You can also download our… Continue reading

Your July issue, in shops now!

Don’t miss issue 101 of Papercraft inspirations, in shops now! It’s packed with fantastic ideas for all occasions, from birthdays and celebrations to anniversaries and welcoming new babies. Put some ooh la la in your cards with Angela Poole’s fun French style cards, created with the latest stamps from Penny Black!  Get creative with pretty… Continue reading

Getting ready for Stitch & Craft 2012!

Here’s an exciting sneak peek of our Papercraft topiary trees growing before your eyes. We’re really excited about the flower shop theme we’re having for our stand at this year’s Stitch & Craft show! I’ve just started crafting four topiary trees and I’m really pleased with how cute they’re looking… however, this is just the… Continue reading

Free apron cards templates

You’ll love Angela Poole’s apron-shaped cards for every hobby! Whether you know a keen cook or DIY master, adapt the free templates to suit your recipient! How to download free templates To download the templates, click on the image, to enlarge it, then drag and drop the image onto your desktop, or right-click on the larger image… Continue reading