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

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

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

How to make a twirling greeting

We’re so excited to bring you this project by Sonia Sellers. Learn how to make a card with a twirling greeting hidden inside! Read on for Sonia’s instructions. Find loads more step-by-step guides and fantastic card ideas in our How to… section, too! You will need: Your basic card kit, plus… A4 card Kebab skewer Twine… 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

How to make a cute toadstool card using our free template

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 PDF You will need: Green card blank Blue, green, red & white card Blue patterned paper Paper… 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

Make a toolbox card for dad!

Dad toolbox card

This little toolbox is perfect for birthdays and Father’s Day. Scroll down to find our step-by-step instructions and your free downloadable template! Click here to download your card template as a PDF You will need Your basic card making kit, plus Blue, cream, red & white card Red textured card Small circle punches Blue fineliner… Continue reading

How to make a smiley snail card using our free template

This sweet character card is great for men’s birthdays and is a fun way to show off your favourite patterned papers. We’ve got a step-by-step guide plus a handy template, so you can make this design yourself!  Click here to download your snail card template as a PDF You will need Your basic card kit,… Continue reading

Free Out of This World papers from Papercraft Inspirations 81

Download this fantastic futuristic set of exclusive Out of This World free papers from issue 81 of Papercraft Inspirations – perfect for the little budding astronauts and adventurers in your life! From colourful robots to spaceships and alien lifeforms, children and adults alike will love these fun vibrant designs. Use the papers to make children’s birthday cards,… Continue reading