Free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 164

Chocolate, strawberry, banana or vanilla, whatever your favourite flavour, milkshakes conjure up memories of fun-filled childhood days, as well as trendy cafes with grown-up appeal. With enticing summery colours and fun designs, these dreamy milkshake-themed papers by Jenny Ellory are ideal for making birthday cards, party bags, or even just a cheery ‘hello’ to let someone… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 164

Make great cards and papercraft projects with our free templates Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 164. There are lots of great papercraft ideas in the issue, including party bags and this sweet washing line card, which you can make using our free printables.   You can also download our free milkshake-themed papers and create paper pinwheels,… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 164

Win Chameleon Color Tones Pencils These specially designed double-ended pencils flip over to blend colours beautifully! These unique artist-quality pencils take the guesswork out of choosing different colours for blending and shading, as the right shade is at the other end! Each pencil features two colours that have been custom matched to deliver captivating colour blends… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 163

Win Mixed Media dies from Crafter’s Companion Following last year’s popular Mixed Media die collection, Die’sire is releasing some more fabulous designs that are sure to inspire you. The nine new designs from Crafter’s Companion include ribbon buckles, rosettes, pennant banners and a blossoming tree. These extra-thick dies will allow you to die-cut with ease…. Continue reading

Wool-themed free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 163

These spring lambs, florals and woollen themes will look great on your papercraft projects. Our printables by Naomi Hocking are bursting at the seams with colour and cute elements. Whether you’re looking to make a design for a keen knitter, or want some new ideas for seasonal cards, there’s plenty of fun to be had… Continue reading

Doodle-themed free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 163

Here are some colourful papers that will make perfect cards for someone who likes to go all out on their birthday. These brilliantly creative doodle papers were designed by Jenny Ellory, and will add plenty of pizzazz to your projects. Use this paper collection by itself, or combine the colourful designs with our other free papers and… Continue reading

Free printable Russian doll papers from Papercraft Inspirations 162

These beautifully contemporary cards are so easy to make with the vibrant Russian doll papers Jenny Ellory has designed. They’re bright and colourful and are the perfect way to celebrate any happy occasion – birthdays, Mother’s Day, new homes, even new babies and christenings! With spring on its way, they’ll inspire you to get crafting… Continue reading

Traditional Christmas free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 159

Traditional Christmas free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 159

Jenny Ellory has come up with a wonderful selection of festive cards for these Traditional Christmas free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 159. They offer a versatile backdrop to any Christmas greetings, and you can mix-and-match them to build impressive Yuletide projects in no time at all. Team the papers with understated toppers in festive reds… Continue reading

All the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 159

Christmas stocking free template

Help is at hand with your Christmas crafting! Make some sparkling cards and gifts using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 159 – including this sweet stocking box! Once you’ve created your stocking box, decorate it with our fantastic FREE Christmas printables and papers! You can also create this cute dachshund card, using the free templates below… Continue reading

Jolly Santa free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 159

Jolly Santa printables from Papercraft Inspirations 159

There’s no better way to say ‘Christmas’ than with a fabulously handmade Santa project. Everybody loves the festive season’s most famous character. Bold and bright in his famous red coat, laden with beautifully wrapped gifts, he’s our adorable festive friend. Our selection of gorgeous Jolly Santa free printables by Jenny Ellory delivers a host of… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 158

Papercraft Inspirations 158 template

Download our free templates to help you make the gorgeous projects from Papercraft Inspirations 158, including this beautiful Christmas-tree gift box and some stag place settings templates. Want more ideas for Christmas decorations? Take a look at our fantastic Christmas projects, including geometric baubles and festive garlands. Find more great projects and step-by-step guides in… 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

Retro Baking free printables from Papercraft Inspirations issue 156

Retro Baking free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 156

Get your apron on and rustle up a batch of lovely cards using these brilliant retro baking free printables created by Naomi Skinner and find inspiration with Vicky Bailey’s card designs. Kit out your cards with lots of fun printable elements from wooden spoons and spatulas to oven mitts and mixers. The printables combine perfectly with… Continue reading

Country Quilt free digital papers from Papercraft Inspirations 156

Country Quilt free digital papers

We love all things crafty here at Pi HQ, and we’re completely taken with these autumnal Country Quilt papers designed by Jenny Ellory. Piece all the different patchwork textures together to make fabulously-crafted patterns that are perfect for cosy cards. Team these colourful free papers with a sprinkling of button toppers, natural twine and stitched… Continue reading

Doily gift bag bonus project!

Doily gift bag

Transform a plain white pre-made gift bag using this adorable mini doily die and some fabulous bright colourful design papers – perfect for a special occasion. Designer Debbie Simpson says, “Shape and layer the doily die-cuts to create a beautiful flower centre piece, then finish with a few of your favourite decorative embellishments.”   What… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 155

Rolling robot card free templates

Make this funky rolling robot card using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 155! Simply piece together the parts to make this groovy little fellow. Wouldn’t this be perfect for a child’s birthday? Want more awesome robot designs? Take a look at our fantastic free downloads! Free robot printables Free ‘robot rainbow’ papers Robot card… Continue reading

Vintage Sewing free printables from issue 155

Vintage Sewing cards from Papercraft Inspirations 155

Charm your friends with these elegant vintage sewing cards designed by Vicky Bailey. Combine these beautiful free printables by Esther Curtis to make lots of stylish looks sure to please your sewing pals. Pair the mannequins and sewing machines with a scatter of fussy-cut butterflies and bows embellished with a cluster of paper flowers. Layer… Continue reading

Cute Camping free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 155

Cute camping free digital papers 155

Pitch up and make some adorable cards with these fantastic Cute Camping free digital papers, toppers and sentiments designed by Naomi Skinner. Sarah Jackman-Read has created these lovely cards that can be adapted to lots of occasions and would be perfect to make cards for all of your outdoorsy friends. They give a taste of… Continue reading

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

Papercraft Inspirations 154 – out on 16th June!

Papercraft Inspirations issue 154

We’re very excited about Papercraft Inspirations 154, which goes on sale in the UK on 16th June. We’re celebrating the British summer with this special double gift issue! If you’re still dreaming of the beach, get crafting with the Seaside Card Collection papers and toppers. If you need a cuddle after a wet and windy summer,… Continue reading

Free ice cream printables and templates

PIN 141 ice cream card

Scoop up all of your favourite flavours to craft loads of delicious ice cream cards this summer using our free ice cream printables, papers and templates. Whether you’re longing for baking summer days on the beach or simply craving something sweet to make, these ideas are sure to satisfy you. Ice cream waterfall card (pictured… Continue reading

Fruit Salad free digital papers – Papercraft Inspirations 154

Fruit Salad free digital papers – Papercraft Inspirations magazine download

Jenny Ellory’s beautiful Fruit Salad free digital paper designs look so delicious that we think they definitely should count as one of our five-a-day. Whether you’re slicing papers to make a pretty pear card or choosing glossy cherry toppers, you can’t help feeling cheerful when making these vibrant designs. Click here to see what you… Continue reading

New look Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 – out on 19th May

Papercraft Inspirations issue 153

We’re unveiling a fresh new look in Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 – out on 19th May – that we’re completely dotty for! You’ll still find all your favourite sections, giveaways, projects and advice inside – plus new features and treats. How about the yummy cake shop printables, Summer Kite papers and sweet jam jar vases… Continue reading

Summer Kite free digital papers from Papercraft Inspirations 153

Summer kite free digital papers

Jenny Ellory has lifted our spirits with these gorgeous Summer Kite free digital papers, which can be used in lots of different combinations to make a collection of truly scrumptious cards. Make large kite cards edged with wavy ric-rac ribbon and finished with an adorable rainbow ribbon tail. You can also use the papers in… Continue reading

Free baking printables from issue 153

Free baking printables issue 153

Create a batch of truly scrumptious cards with Naomi Skinner’s gorgeous free baking printables. We’ve been indulging our sweet tooth this month with these delicious cards and gift bag designed by Vicky Bailey.  The joy of printables is that you can piece them together in any way you like to make your own designs without… Continue reading

Free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations 152

Wedding card and paper flowers from Papercraft Inspirations issue 152

Download these free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations 152 to start making your own gorgeous papercraft makes and card designs. Use the wedding card templates below to piece together a happy bride and groom. You can also cut out petal templates to make your own amazing paper roses! Our YouTube tutorial shows you how it’s done…… Continue reading

Gardening free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 152

Papercraft Inspirations 153 gardening printables

We all know someone who likes spending their free time pottering around the garden, digging up the allotment or hiding in their beloved sanctuary – the garden shed. Vicky Bailey’s been busy raising up some beautiful shed-inspired cards to suit gardeners who love to spend time outdoors in the fresh air. You’ll have great fun… Continue reading

Vintage racing car free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 152

Vintage racing cars free printable papers

Head for the open road with these beautiful vintage racing car free printable papers and cards, designed by Jenny Ellory – you can almost feel the wind in your hair! We think these would be ideal for all of your Father’s Day makes – why not make a gift box to match? Take a look… Continue reading

Free bicycle-themed summery printables from Papercraft Inspirations 151

Free bicycle printables from Papercraft Inspirations issue 151

These beautiful bicycle printables designed by Naomi Skinner have put a spring in our step – we just can’t wait to piece together some pretty bike cards. Love these designs? Take a look at more fantastic summer card ideas using our free downloads! Don’t forget to email us with your pictures or share them with… Continue reading

Free birthday printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 151

Birthday cards made using free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine issue 151

Make some truly brilliant cards with these free-to-download birthday printable papers! We all know someone who deserves a homemade card adorned with sweet cupcakes, so use these delicious designs by Jenny Ellory to whip up some very special creations. With coloured and patterned papers, you can make loads of great birthday cards, party invites and more!… Continue reading