British biscuit printables from Papercraft Inspirations 160

Nothing beats a comforting cup of tea with a crunchy biscuit on the side, all ready to be dunked! If you’re a fan of the great tea break tradition you’ll love these cards, made using fab biscuit printables illustrated exclusively for Papercraft inspirations by Esther Curtis. With their enticing pastel shades and contemporary style, this… Continue reading

Make a Summer Kite birthday card with our free papers

Summer Kite birthday card

Use Jenny Ellory’s beautiful Summer Kite free papers from issue 153 to make this sweet card – perfect for a summer birthday! Follow the steps below to make your own version. It’s quick and easy to make, which is ideal when you need to whip up a card in a hurry. Don’t forget to share… Continue reading

Create a pretty card with your FREE gift with issue 117 of Papercraft inspirations!

We just LOVE the gorgeous patterned papers and chipboard shapes that are free with this month’s issue! The newest member of the Papercraft inspirations Design Team, Stephanie Smith has created this beautiful card using the free gift – and we couldn’t wait to share it with you! “I created this card for my friend Tanya’s… Continue reading

Get your exclusive FREE Ailie Busby Paw Prints stamps with the September issue of Papercraft inspirations!

We can’t get enough of the free gift from the September issue of Papercraft inspirations! The gorgeous free Paw Prints stamp set by Ailie Busby is beautifully illustrated and simply perfect for card making. The 22 piece clear stamp set features the cutest cats and dogs in all shapes and sizes – some are even… Continue reading

Your FREE retro caravan printables by Naomi Hocking!

We just love this cool, retro printables set! You can create the cutest caravan cards using this fabulous printable kit by the super-talented Naomi Hocking. Naomi’s kit include everything you need to mix and match, and layer up fun summer cards, and even includes a 3D caravan you can print and construct to make a… Continue reading

Download the free printable sentiments from Julie Kirk's Father's Day cards in issue 113

If you’re looking for a card that’s a bit different for Father’s Day, then Julie Kirk’s manly cards are for you! Julie’s used wide ribbon to create rosettes and ties that look great on your cards! The sentiments can all be printed out in an instant, making it really easy to piece together a quick… Continue reading

FREE quick Father's Day printables by Angela Poole!

We’d all love to put some time and effort into a card for Dad, but sometimes it’s just impossible! If you’re running on a tight schedule but you’d like to make something sweet for your father, just print out one of Angela’s super-cool beer glass or trophy printables and layer it on to patterned paper… Continue reading

Join in the make-and-take sessions at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show!

The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show kicks off today and we’re so excited to meet you all! We’ve been working hard at Papercraft HQ to find the perfect project to demo at our make-and-take sessions and we simply couldn’t resist this amazing pop-up cupcake card!  If you weren’t able to make the show or you… 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

How to create the vintage card from the PanPastel Masterclass

We love the vintage-style card by Brenda Brown in issue 103’s PanPastel Masterclass. The card has so many little details that make it really special, and the PanPastels create a gorgeous antique background effect. In this post, you’ll find the full shopping list and step-by-step instructions for this fabulous card. You will need your basic… 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 quick card man-friendly birthday printable

Are you looking for inspiration for those tricky male birthdays? Louise Fortune has created a fabulous set of cards for the August issue’s Quick Cards section. Full instructions for the above card are in issue 102 of Papercraft inspirations, and you can find the numbers printable by clicking the link below!  ? Numbers printable

FREE cute cat card printables

These cuddly cats by Angela Poole will make a purrrfect addition to your cards! There are three pages of printables – the cats coloured in for cards in a hurry, the cat outlines for colouring in yourself, and also a sheet of sweet sentiments! You’ll find full instructions and more inspiration for our cat cards in… Continue reading

Take home an amazing Stampin' Up birthday collection!

It’s time to celebrate with a fantastic kit from Stampin’ Up. It’s all yours when you subscribe to Papercraft inspirations! Whether you’re creating a birthday card for a friend or making your own party invitations, it has everything you need. Each kit includes 36 sheets of luscious colours of card, 12x12in patterned papers, rub-on greetings… Continue reading

Make a cute teacup card!

This sweet design is perfect for a birthday celebration or a simple ‘hello’ greeting! Read on for our step-by-step guide and your free printable template! Click here for your free teacup template You will need: Your basic card kit, plus… Pink & white card Pink patterned papers Scalloped scissors Brown fineliner pen Step 1 Snip,… Continue reading

FREE downloads: Quick & Easy Cards from issue 97!

The March issue of Papercraft inspirations hits the shops on 15th February, and many lucky subscribers will receive their copy this week! Be sure to check out the Quick & Easy Cards for birthdays, thank yous, get well greetings and more. To help you along, designers Jenny, Louise and Shirley have got some free downloads… Continue reading

Make a sweet giraffe card!

Create this fun character card to cheer up grey days. We’ve got a free template and step-by-step guide for you, so read on and get crafting! Click here to download your free giraffe template (JPG) You will need:  Your basic card kit, plus… Yellow card blank Brown, green orange, yellow & white coloured card Yellow… Continue reading

Bonus project: Sonia's twirling greeting!

Learn how to make fancy-fold cards in our February issue (in shops 18th Jan)! We’ve got a fantastic Masterclass that shows you how to make cards that twist, swing and cascade using amazing folding techniques. We’re so excited to bring you this bonus project by Sonia Sellers –  a card with a twirling greeting hidden inside!… Continue reading

Free downloads: Angela’s apron cards!

You’ll love Angela Poole’s apron-shaped cards for every hobby – look out for them in your new February issue, in shops 18th January. To get you started, we’ve got some free downloads for you! Click the thumbnail image to print out the templates page – remember you’ll need to enlarge the apron piece to 200%… Continue reading

Make this bright birthday card!

Christmas is almost here, but don’t forget to treat those with a December birthday to a special handmade card! This cheerful balloon card is perfect for birthday boys and girls, and it’s fun to make too. Scroll down for your step-by-step guide and free printable template! Click here for your free balloon card template You… Continue reading

FREE downloads: Angela Poole's celebration images for men!

Don’t miss issue 95 of Papercraft inspirations (in shops 21st Dec) – Angela Poole’s got some stylish card ideas for the men in your life! Get started now with these fantastic free JPG downloads: Men’s cards download 1 Men’s cards download 2 Men’s cards download 3 Men’s cards greetings Happy crafting!  

FREE downloads: Greetings for your ribbon cards!

Our cracking Christmas issue comes with a Bumper Ribbon Pack, and we’ve got some great card ideas for you too! The magazine’s in shops on 23rd November, and you can get started now by downloading these printable greeting strips. Simply snip them up and stick them on your cards! Check out pages 6-7 of issue… Continue reading

Kirsty Neale's paper doll templates!

Don’t miss Kirsty Neale’s gorgeous gift cards in issue 93 of Papercraft inspirations (in shops 26th October). Kirsty’s sharing the templates for her adorable paper doll dress-up card – just click the link below to download then print out as many times as you like! Click here to download Kirsty’s doll templates For more crafty… Continue reading

Download Jacqui Eccleson's pocket card printables!

Jacqui Eccleson’s got some great manly card ideas in issue 93 of Papercraft inspirations (in shops 26th Oct). Click below to download her handy printable backgrounds and details! In Control pocket & stitch background details Sorted pocket & stitch background details Take It Easy & Business As Usual details Happy crafting!  

Bonus project: Make a kimono card!

This pretty card is perfect for birthdays – use card and buttons in the recipient’s favourite colours to create a custom mini kimono! Scroll down to find your step-by-step guide and free downloadable template. Click here to download your kimono card template now! You will need: Your basic card kit, plus… Blue, dark green, lime… Continue reading

Make a cute summer card!

Say hello with this smiley crab card. It’s easy to make with the free template below, and it’s sure to be a hit with kids during the summer hols! Click here to download your free cute crab template! You will need Your basic card kit, plus… Blue card blank Green, pink, yellow & white card… Continue reading

Bonus project: Make a cute floral card

This sweet card makes the most of your favourite patterned papers and ribbon. Scroll down to find your step-by-step guide and free templates! Click here to download your flower card templates (jpg) You will need Your basic card kit, plus… Square card blank Blue & red card Red patterned paper Red buttons Patterned ribbons Seed… Continue reading

Craft a cute toadstool card!

This cute card has a touch of texture and is really easy to make – perfect for summer birthdays. Scroll down now for your free template and step-by-step guide! Click here to download your toadstool template as a JPG Click here to download your toadstool template as a PDF You will need: Green card blank… Continue reading

How to make a 3D flower card

This pretty flower card is perfect for birthdays. Scroll down for your step-by-step guide and free templates! Take a look at more fantastic flower card ideas, too! Click here to download your flower card template as a PDF You will need: Assorted patterned papers Turquoise, green & purple card Acetate Seed beads 1in circle punch… Continue reading