Cards for friends

No one needs an excuse to send a card just to say ‘hello’ to friends and family, especially those we may not have seen for a while. But, if an excuse was needed to create cards for friends, our fabulous free downloads may spur you on to pick up paper and scissors (or even die-cutting… Continue reading

Free découpage card kit with issue 135!

Your February issue comes with a fantastic Découpage Card Kit, starring the cutest characters and patterned papers from The Hobby House. The kit contains character découpage sheets to cut out and layer with sticky foam pads, plus background papers that match perfectly. Just add your choice of card blanks and your favourite embellishments to create… 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

Create new looks with felt

felt card

We’re loving Julie Kirk’s 10 Inspirations for Felt feature in issue 129 of Papercraft inspirations. Here’s a peek at one of Julie’s clever card designs – cover the inner section of a frame charm with PVA glue, then press on lots of felt snippets. Julie’s even added a heart-shaped piece to create a fun focal… 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

Fresh ideas for ribbons!

Your April issue includes a fantastic 10 Inspirations for Ribbons article by crafty genius Julie Kirk! Here’s one of our favourite ideas – wrap little strips of ribbon around cocktail sticks to make mini flags for your cards. What a great way to use up ribbon scraps – you could use the same method with… Continue reading

Ideas for envelopes!

We’re loving Julie Kirk’s 10 ideas for envelopes in the March issue of Papercraft inspirations – here’s one of our favourites! Simply line a small envelope with pretty paper, then cover with sweet punched hearts and fix to your card front. So simple, but it looks really special. Find more of Julie’s envelope inspirations in… Continue reading

Discover machine stitching in issue 119!

Have you got your December issue of Papercraft inspirationsyet? If not, be quick – it’s available to buy in shops and online now! This month’s mag includes Jenny Hodges’ fantastic machine stitching Masterclass, we know you’re going to love it! Jenny shares her hints and tips for stitching through card and paper, plus two step-by-step… Continue reading

Papercraft inspirations teams up with The Hobby House!

We teamed up with The Hobby House to bring you a super special project in the July issue of Papercraft inspirations. Hobby House designer, Sue Sayles has designed five projects for you to create using the gorgeous pre-coloured toppers from The Hobby House. The toppers feature the cutest character illustrations for a whole host of… Continue reading

Love Forever Friends? You're going to love the July issue of Papercraft inspirations!

We’re so excited about the Forever Friends project by Charlotte Stowell in issue 114 of Papercraft inspirations. There are five fab creative ideas for projects you can’t wait to make. They’ve all got moveable parts, giving them a fun interactive element that your recipient is sure to love. After all, who doesn’t love cute characters?!