Papercraft Inspirations magazine 170 on sale in the UK 7th September

We’ve got Christmas card making all wrapped up in our November issue! With lots of festive inspiration for handmade cards, plus a free gift, papers and printables, you’ll find everything you need to get a head start on your Yuletide papercrafts. If you’re not quite in the festive spirit yet, you’ll also find great ideas… Continue reading

Free Christmas printables from Papercraft Inspirations 170

Your Christmas cards will definitely be merry and bright once you’ve added some of our cheerful Christmas printables from Papercraft Inspirations 170! Build up colourful villages, populated with sweet snowmen and visited by a special reindeer-drawn sleigh. Layer the houses in different sizes, starting with larger images in front and smaller ones in the back, then… Continue reading

Christmas free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 170

Decorating Christmas trees with glinting baubles, shining stars and sprigs of holly is a tradition that many people look forward to as 25th December creeps ever closer. With this collection of Christmas free papers and toppers designed by Jenny Ellory for Papercraft Inspirations 170, you can have fun adding all these elements to your cards, too! Here,… Continue reading

Baking free printables and card making templates

Free baking printables issue 153

Fans of The Great British Bake Off, Mrs Beeton and other baking greats, will love receiving one of these culinary cards. Download our collections of free papers, templates and printables, and you’ll soon be whipping up a batch of handmade cards fit for Mary Berry herself! Put your papercrafting skills to good use (there should be plenty of… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 169 on sale in the UK 10th August

Whether you want to make cards for friends and family, add some pretty papercraft to your home or find unique ways to present a gift, we’ve got plenty of fantastic ideas for your to try in issue 169. Find top tips for card making and papercrafting, learn new techniques and download our free card-marking templates… Continue reading

Autumn free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 169

Our awesome autumn free papers, from Papercraft Inspirations 169, replicate the joys of the season, with pretty patterned papers and individual leaf toppers. The crisp rustle of leaves underfoot is one of the many delights of autumn, as the ground becomes paved in gold, orange and rust-red foliage – use the fall toppers for découpage designs… Continue reading

Best bird card ideas using our free downloads

Make your own handmade bird cards using these fantastic ideas and free downloads – they’re perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day and much more! From tropical flamingos and wise owls to graceful swans and sweet songbirds, cards featuring our fabulous feathery friends are super-cute and hugely on trend. Download our free printables and handy card-making templates, to get… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 168 on sale in the UK 18th July

We’ve got plenty of ideas for homemade cards and papercraft projects in Papercraft Inspirations 168. Whether you’re new to crafting or more experienced, use our card-making templates and free papers, to help you get a head start on your next makes. Learn a new technique or discover different ways to add special touches to your papercraft projects, Here’s… Continue reading

Afternoon tea free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 168

Delicate china teacups perched daintily on little saucers, vintage-style teapots and a touch of florals here and there, these free papers by Jenny Ellory embody the elegance and decadence of taking afternoon tea. The wonderful feminine designs from Papercraft Inspirations 168 are perfect for ladies who lunch, or those who enjoy the simple pleasure of… Continue reading

Free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 168

Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 168. Discover lots of great papercraft ideas in the issue, including shaped cards, and cute gift boxes! How to download templates To download the templates, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag and drop the image onto your desktop, or right-click on the larger image. You can find more free… Continue reading

Vintage printables

Vintage Sewing cards from Papercraft Inspirations 155

We love all things retro, from Art Deco designs to fabulous 50s artwork. Here, you’ll find loads of free vintage-style printables, perfect for handmade birthday cards, Valentine’s Day, Christmas cards and more! This stylish imagery is also perfect for scrapbooking and découpage makes. Download the free printables and start making retro cards today – there… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 167 on sale in the UK from 15th June

Find loads of ideas for homemade cards and papercraft projects in Papercraft Inspirations 167. Whether you’re new to crafting or more experienced, we’ve got lots of card making templates and free printables, to help you get a head start on your next makes. Learn a new technique or discover different ways to add special touches to… Continue reading

Cherry Blossom Joy free papers

Papercraft Inspirations 167 comes with a gorgeous Cherry Blossom Joy embossing folder, stamp and mini die set, complete with patterned paper and toppers. You can order a copy online today! You can also download extra papers and toppers to use with your free Cherry Blossom Joy gift! Love these designs? Download our Japanese Dream free papers and… Continue reading

Fairy free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 167

Capture your recipient’s imagination, and inject a little bit of magic into their day, with these spellbinding fairy cards from Papercraft Inspirations 167. With enchanted-garden backing papers, toppers and sentiments, you’ve got everything you need for some dreamy homemade cards, all in the beat of a fairy’s wing. For an extra-special sprinkling of fairy dust, add… Continue reading

Hearts and flowers cards

We love the multi-heart-and-flower die free gift from Papercraft Inspirations 165, as well as the fantastic designs our readers have made with it! From pretty, lacy borders to 3D flowers, take a look at our readers’ handmade cards and gift boxes, and don’t forget to share yours with us by email, Facebook or Twitter. Want to… Continue reading

Father’s Day card ideas and templates

Make Father’s Day cards, using our free templates and printables, to show your dad how much he means to you. Whether you’re looking for ideas to complement dad’s favourite pastime, or simply want to find a nice sentiment, we’ve got some fun homemade card ideas to suit. Download one of our free papercraft templates to… Continue reading

Summer card ideas using our free downloads

Take a look at these summer card ideas and free downloads for your papercraft projects! Hazy, sunny days spent on the beach, in the garden, by the pool or having fun at summer fetes, whatever makes you think of summer, we’ve got some great, creative ideas for homemade cards. Perfect for summer crafting, these cards… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 166 on sale in the UK from 18th May

Papercraft and card making ideas in issue 166 of Papercraft Inspirations magazine Whether you want to learn a new technique or discover different ways to add special touches to your papercraft projects, you’ll find plenty of ideas in Papercraft Inspirations magazine issue 166. Here’s just a taste of what’s inside… Find ideas for using your beautiful swan… Continue reading

Lido free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 166

With energetic divers, colourful bathing huts, synchronised swimmers and even a little mermaid or two, you can add plenty of fun to your cards with these printables from Papercraft Inspirations magazine, issue 166. These nostalgic open-air-swimming-pool designs by Naomi Skinner are perfect for summer card making. The beautiful imagery is sure to brighten up even the dullest of… Continue reading

Flower garland free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 166

Download our free papers to add beautiful floral elements to your cards and papercraft projects Flowers never go out of style and are always gratefully received by recipients. If you need a few ideas for arranging these blooms on your cards, just take a look at the wonderful designs by Jenny Ellory, from Papercraft Inspirations… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 166

Make great cards and gift boxes with our free templates Download our handy templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 166, to get a head start on creating some fun papercraft projects. From gorgeous gatefold cards to a campervan gift box, there are plenty of designs to help you get a few extra card making ideas. You… Continue reading

Best flower card ideas

Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 floral jars

Add a floral element to cards with these fabulous flower designs Flowers never go out of fashion and are always appreciated by recipients. There are so many ways to add flowers to cards, from die-cut petals to 3D origami blooms, ready-made paper roses or paper pieced designs – the choice is yours! Whether for birthday cards,… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 165 is out on 20th April in the UK

Papercraft and card making ideas in the June issue of Papercraft Inspirations magazine Find plenty of ideas for how to use your heart and flower die free gift. Make borders, 3D flowers, and more! Learn how to colour on kraft card and shade designs like a pro, with our masterclass. Discover how to add hidden pockets to… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Make great cards and papercraft projects with our free templates Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165. Discover lots of great papercraft ideas in the issue, including a mini gift basket, cards with hidden pockets, cupcake wraps, floral art, and more! How to download templates To download the templates, click on the one you want, to enlarge… Continue reading

Nautical free printables from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Use these nautical free printables to create beautiful windswept seascapes, rolling waves and shell-speckled shores on your papercraft projects. Download papers, cut-outs and sentiments, designed by Esther Curtis, and use them straightaway on your cards. The soft colours in these printables, from issue 165, work well for different schemes and occasions. You can create distinct cards… Continue reading

Summer fete free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Enjoy using these gorgeous pastel-hued papers by Jenny Ellory to capture the magic of summer fetes on your papercraft projects. With candyfloss tones, sweet bunting and designs good enough to eat, you can’t go wrong with these free papers from issue 165! Whether you spend your time dancing around a maypole, sneaking another slice of homemade… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Win a new set of dies from Crafter’s Companion These brand new additions to the Fancy Edge’ables range are a great way of adding a beautifully intricate finish to any card. With six stunning new designs – including Art Deco Flower, Countess Crown, Cupid’s Bow and Chantilly Lace – these ornate dies can be used in a… Continue reading

Free Easter printables for your papercraft projects

Take a look at a selection of our adorable free Easter printables, perfect for card making and papercraft projects. From Easter Bunny bunting to cheery chicks and Easter egg baskets, we’ve got everything you need to make some lovely cards for friends and family. You can even use our handy templates to create some paper… Continue reading

Egg die ideas

Egg dies aren’t just for Easter – we’ll show you how to make great cards with them all year round. These versatile die-cuts will soon become one of your top craft essentials, as you discover more and more alternative ways to use egg dies on your cards and papercraft projects. From birthday card balloons, Russian… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 164 on sale in the UK 23rd March

Papercraft and card making ideas in the May issue of Papercraft Inspirations magazine Discover different ways to use embossing powder on your projects, for some stunning effects. Learn how to add 3D elements to cards in our masterclass – there’s projects for beginners and more advanced crafters. Find designs for shaker cards, using die-cutting and… Continue reading