How to make a tunnel card with our free printables

The gorgeous fairground printables from Papercraft Inspirations 176 can be used to create loads of fantastic designs – here, we show you how to make a tunnel card. This type of card lets you build up dimensional scenes on your papercraft projects, and it works really well with the toppers included in the fairground printables collection…. Continue reading

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 make a swing card

We’re here to help your crafting go with a swing, and this fun interactive design will certainly do the trick! This swing card has a central panel that flips from side to side as you move the card, which means you can add even more pretty papers and embellishments to your designs! World Craft Week… Continue reading

How to make a slider card

Conceal a sweet message with this fun, interactive design! Create a slider card with a little tab at the back that, once pulled, will move the top section of the card to reveal a greeting underneath! World Craft Week This swing card has been designed for us by Sarah Jackman-Read to help celebrate World Craft Week 2018, which… Continue reading

How to make a Twist and Pop card

Interactive cards are great fun to make – and receive! Find out how to create an impressive ‘twist and pop’ card with our simple step-by-step guide, so you can add the element of surprise to your next papercraft project! World Craft Week This twist and pop card has been designed for us by Sarah Jackman-Read to help celebrate World… Continue reading

How to make an easel gatefold card with our free template

Use our free template and step-by-step tutorial, to discover how to make an easel gatefold card! This design has been created by Kat Waskett, and it’s perfect for an extra-special project to celebrate birthdays, Mother’s Day and more! We’ve also got a handy YouTube video to show you each step in more detail. Love this design?… Continue reading

How to make an easel drawer card

Make an easel card and gift box, all in one go, with this simple drawer card step-by-step guide from Debbie Simpson! This great design is perfect for delivering jewellery and small gifts in style – perfect for birthdays, Mother’s Day and more! You could even hide some chocolate treats inside the drawer for Easter or Christmas!… Continue reading

How to make a hidden sentiment slider card

Hidden sentiment slider card

This mechanical card is known as a double slider card and is perfect for adding an extra element of surprise! Once your recipient pulls the tab, two secret panels pop out of each side, to reveal a special message or a favourite image. It’s a great opportunity to be creative, and to add your own… Continue reading

How to make a stepper card base

This gorgeous daffodil card project was created by Sarah Hurley for Papercraft Inspirations 124. The card uses a stepper card base, and you can find out how to make your own with our step-by-step guide! Find more great ideas and step-by-step guides in our How to… section of the website! We love to see what you’ve been… Continue reading