Bonus project – Cricut Christmas decorations

Cricut Christmas bonus projects

We’re already planning our Christmas crafting and these fabulous Christmas decorations from Cricut are definitely on our to-do list! Make a pretty holly cake topper, a snowflake candle wrap and a Christmas card following our step-by-step guides. Holly cake topper A simple but stunning cake decoration for your festive table using an embossable holly die and… Continue reading

Christmas wreath card bonus project!

Stampin' Up! Christmas wreath card

Make this beautiful Christmas wreath card designed by Charlotte Harding! When making this project, you can achieve a mottled look by making your own ink pad. Simply fold up a wet wipe and drip liquid ink all over it, then use it in the same way as a normal ink pad. You can find more… Continue reading

Bonus step-by-step project – grape hyacinth card!

Papercraft inspirations hyacinth card

You might have spotted this gorgeous grape hyacinth card by Jenny Hodges on the cover of issue 134 – we love it so much we’re sharing Jenny’s step-by-step guide for making the stunning paper flowers! 3D grape hyacinth You will need: Your free templates Purple & green papers Wooden skewer Green floral tape Step 1… Continue reading

Bonus free printables! ‘Talking Heads’ from issue 134

Here are Kirsty Neale’s quirky ‘Talking Heads’ free printables from our January issue – mix ‘n’ match to make the cutest characters for your cards. You could even make paper likenesses of your friends or family! Print onto white card and colour, or print straight onto coloured card and patterned papers for super-quick cards. Click… Continue reading

Bonus card project from Penny Black!

Look out for our ‘Meet the Designer’ interview in issue 133 – we speak to US designer Jill Foster about her latest work for Penny Black. Even better, Jill’s shared a bonus card project with Papercraft inspirations readers! This cute stamped card is perfect for Christmas, or make it for a winter birthday celebration. Warm… Continue reading

More ideas for your Flock Card Kit!

Stephanie from Papercraft HQ couldn’t wait to try issue 131’s Snowflake Forest Flock Card Kit – and we love these cards that she made! Here’s Stephanie’s step-by-step guide. She says ‘If découpage isn’t your thing, try these instead!’ You will need Snowflake Forest Card Kit Square white card blanks Blue & lilac coloured card Large… Continue reading

Bonus project – Jenny Hodges’ 10th anniversary card!

Issue 131, on sale 16th September 2014, is our 10th anniversary issue! Jenny Hodges designed this gorgeous card especially for the occasion; here’s Jenny’s step-by-step guide so you can recreate the look yourself for big anniversaries and birthdays… Anniversary card  You will need: Your basic craft kit plus… White & kraft card Patterned paper Buttons,… Continue reading

Bonus project: Mini bunting card!

Kelly’s got a real treat for her final guest post – a fun card project that’s perfect to make this weekend. Happy crafting! As a popular choice for summer picnics and parties, floral bunting is right on trend and makes for a lovely card design too! This project is in perfect time for the weekend, so… Continue reading

Guest project AND digi-stamp giveaway by Jo Davies!

Regular readers might recognise Jo Davies from the testers pages in Papercraft inspirations! We had a chat with her and found out that as well as being an amazing card maker, she’s also a super-talented digi-stamp designer with her very own Etsy shop – Time for Tea Designs!  For our Easter blog party, she’s designed this… Continue reading

Special Sizzix Sunday free project AND Big Shot giveaway!

To kick off the third and final day of our blog party, we’ve teamed up with Sizzix to bring you this gorgeous bonus project, and a fab giveaway including a Big Shot starter kit (including a Big Shot machine!) and one of the dies you need to make this gorgeous Easter gift bag!  To get… Continue reading

FREE project download from The Making Spot

As part of the Easter blog party, we’ve got this free download from the Papercraft inspirations archives on The Making Spot! Debi Potter shows you how to make cute sheep cards using a range of different papercrafting techniques. Click here to get your free project. You need to sign up to The Making Spot to get… Continue reading

FREE digi-stamp AND guest project from Sarah Hurley!

As part of our big Papercraft inspirations Easter blog party, the wonderfully talented Sarah Hurley is putting one of her super-cute bunny digi-stamps on her blog for you to download for FREE. They’ll look great on your Easter cards, but if you’re stuck for inspiration – don’t worry! Sarah’s designed a gorgeous designed a gorgeous… Continue reading

Bonus project from Little Darlings Rubber Stamps!

It’s coming to the end of day one of our big Papercraft inspirations Easter blog party, but don’t fear! There are still two more days to go, and we’ve got a gorgeous bonus project to end day one with a bang!  Janiel Corley from the fabulous Little Darlings Rubber Stamps design team has created a… Continue reading

A guest post from Paige Evans at American Crafts!

During our Christmas blog party, the super-talented Paige Evans from American Crafts made us three gorgeous cards, and she’s back for Easter with this fabulous bonus card for you to make! She’s even put together a supplies list and step-by-step instructions to help you to make it!  You will need:  – White card – Assorted… Continue reading