A thrifty festive card from issue 119

We couldn’t resist showing you Kirsty Neale’s gorgeous card from this month’s Thrifty Crafter page! Can you guess how Kirsty’s transformed boring old kitchen ties to make this funky striped tag design? Find out more and read Kirstie’s brilliant column in issue 119 of Papercraft inspirations, in UK shops now. If you love this, be… Continue reading

Issue 119 is in shops now!

The December issue of Papercraft inspirations is in shops now, packed with great gifts, top technique guides and card projects you’ll love!  Your magazine comes with two fantastic free gifts – a découpage kit and luxury glitters for making your own snowglobe shaker cards, and Angela’s got cute card ideas to get you started too. Don’t… Continue reading

Free découpage kit and glitters with issue 119 of Papercraft inspirations!

There are two fantastic free gifts with this month’s issue – a découpage kit plus three luxury glitters! Use your gifts to make five fantastic snowglobe shaker cards, starring the cutest penguin characters illustrated by Karen Sapp. The découpage kit also includes 25 cut-out embellishments and greetings, so you can really make the cards your own…. Continue reading

Join us for a make-and-take session at the Knitting and Stitching Show!

The Autumn Knitting and Stitching Show kicks off tomorrow (running from 10th to 13th October at Alexandra Palace, London) and Papercraft inspirations will be there with a special project for you to make! This stunning ice-skate card certainly has the ‘wow’ factor and it’s straightforward to make too! We’ll be demonstrating how to make it… Continue reading

Win floral digikits & crafting software

Inspired by nature, each digikit in DaisyTrail’s new Darling Bud Collection contains beautiful floral elements and multiple ready-made card layouts, perfect for printing off at home. There over 250 elements included in the range! For more information visit www.daisytrail.com. Thanks to our friends at DaisyTrail, we have five full sets up for grabs, complete with digital… Continue reading

WIN a Sizzix Big Shot & dies!

Sizzix are offering seven lucky winners the chance of winning a Big Shot Machine along with a selection of dies from their latest collection, Shabby Chic. Get the Shabby Chic look and create beautiful, distinctive designs with this classic collection of dies, which features everything from ornate frames and stylish bird cages to elegant flowers,vines and flourishes. This… Continue reading

Win a Docrafts Capsule craft bundle!

We just love the Papermania Capsule Spots & Stripes range from Docrafts, but our favourite collection so far has to be the new Jewels range. The vibrant colours are perfect for festive and everyday crafting and products include papers, baker’s twine, ribbons, buttons, die-cuts and more! We’ve 10 bundles of goodies to give away. Click here… Continue reading

Win Imagination Crafts bundles!

Looking to give your Christmas cards and crafts a little extra sparkle? Thanks to our friends at Imagination Crafts, we’re giving away special bundles of papercrafting goodies, including Holly Arch and Nativity Stencils, Sparkle Medium Golden Pine, Detail Sparkle Berries, Spatula and 10 minute Stencil & Sparkle DVD. Use your goodies to create gorgeous cards… Continue reading

Make a Christmas card with your bumper Forever Friends kit with issue 118 of Papercraft inspirations!

  Christmas always starts early for card makers. This month’s issue is full of festive inspiration and comes with a bumper kit of Forever Friends crafting treats! This fantastic kit includes an adorable Forever Friends stamp, 30 chipboard shapes, a pack of 15 coordinating patterned papers and a gold glitter gel pen! Our guest designer, Stephanie Smith… Continue reading

Win! A craft tote of Tilda goodies

We’ve teamed up with Readicut to give 5 lucky winners a tote packed with Tilda craft products!Here’s your chance to win the perfect collection of fabrics and accessories for letting your creativity run wild. The Tilda collection is filled with essential home crafting gems that will bring your crafting to life!  In the Tilda Fabric… Continue reading

Create a pretty card with your FREE gift with issue 117 of Papercraft inspirations!

We just LOVE the gorgeous patterned papers and chipboard shapes that are free with this month’s issue! The newest member of the Papercraft inspirations Design Team, Stephanie Smith has created this beautiful card using the free gift – and we couldn’t wait to share it with you! “I created this card for my friend Tanya’s… Continue reading

WIN! Fizzy Moon digi-kits!

DaisyTrail’s brand-new range of Fizzy Moon digikits are great for crafters wanting to add charm and cuteness to cards using the free crafting software, CraftArtist Compact, or the digital crafting tool, CraftArtist 2 Professional. There are six digikits in the range worth £4.99 each – all available as an electronic download from DaisyTrail.com. We have… Continue reading

All the competitions and giveaways from issue 116 of Papercraft inspirations!

The September issue of Papercraft inspirations has five fantastic giveaways and competitions for you! To enter, click the links below and click on follow the instructions. All you’ll need to enter if the code from issue 116 of Papercraft. Good luck!  ✿ Debbi Moore CD-ROM bundle competition ✿ Crafts for Christmas Glasgow tickets giveaway ✿ Docrafts Tilly Daydream… Continue reading

Meet the brand new Lili of the Valley characters in issue 116 of Papercraft inspirations!

Open up the September issue of Papercraft inspirations to meet the newest additions to the Lili of the Valley family! Cute characters Jack the Rabbit, Patch the Dog and Puss the Cat will look lovely on your cheery birthday cards. We teamed up with Dena Concienne from the Lili of the Valley Design Team to… Continue reading

Fabulously frilly flamingo cards by Julie Kirk!

We can’t get enough of these pretty and pink flamingo cards by Julie Kirk from issue 116 of Papercraft inspirations! Check out the issue to find four more brilliantly bright birdy card ideas, a step-by-step walk-through for creating your own flamingo and templates!

Sizzix Download Day: FREE Happily Ever After gift wrap project!

Once you’ve made a card using the exclusive free Sizzix papers and embellishment printables and one of the free projects we posted earlier (find them here and here), it’s time to start crafting a gift bag for the happy couple to unwrap on their big day! Follow the step-by-step instructions below to create yours!  … Continue reading

Sizzix Download Day: FREE wicker heart wedding decoration project!

This decorated wicker heart will make a great wedding present or wedding decoration for your own big day. It’d even make a lovely gift for a loved one, and it’s so easy to make with some simple Sizzix dies, your exclusive free Sizzix papers and embellishments and some sparkly self-adhesive pearls!        … Continue reading

Sizzix Download Day: FREE papers and embellishments!

To kick off the super Sizzix Download Day, we’ve got all the papers and embellishments you’ll need to make the four projects that we’ll be posting throughout the day. To find out more about the Sizzix Download Day, click here, or follow the links below to get your free printable papers and embellishments! ? Toppers… Continue reading

Welcome to the Sizzix Download Day!

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Sizzix to bring you a day full of fabulous free downloads and papery projects with a wonderful wedding theme! We’ll be putting up five posts on our blog today, with six free papers, 18 toppers and two borders for you to download, as well as step-by-step instructions for… Continue reading

Issue 116 hits the shops today!

You’ll find the September issue of Papercraft inspirations in newsagents and supermarkets as of today! Issue 116 is jam-packed full of bright ideas and inspiration, free papers and printables that we think you’re going to love.  On top of 78 free printables and papers, there’s also a fab FREE gift of 22 Paw Prints clear… Continue reading

Get your exclusive FREE Ailie Busby Paw Prints stamps with the September issue of Papercraft inspirations!

We can’t get enough of the free gift from the September issue of Papercraft inspirations! The gorgeous free Paw Prints stamp set by Ailie Busby is beautifully illustrated and simply perfect for card making. The 22 piece clear stamp set features the cutest cats and dogs in all shapes and sizes – some are even… Continue reading

Your FREE retro caravan printables by Naomi Hocking!

We just love this cool, retro printables set! You can create the cutest caravan cards using this fabulous printable kit by the super-talented Naomi Hocking. Naomi’s kit include everything you need to mix and match, and layer up fun summer cards, and even includes a 3D caravan you can print and construct to make a… Continue reading

WIN! Debbi Moore crafting goodies!

This month’s prize bundle of a selection of CD-ROMs from Debbi Moore Designs has something for everyone! We have 11 selections of CD-ROMs & DVDs from Debbi Moore Designs worth £99 each to be won! You will never again be stuck when that last-minute card request or forgotten birthday arrives. If you’re making cards for… Continue reading

WIN! Crafts for Christmas show tickets!

We have teamed up with the organisers of Crafts for Christmas to offer 15 lucky readers a chance to win a pair of tickets to the show at the SECC, Glasgow from 24-27th October 2013. This exciting show is a treasure trove full of unique gifts, crafts and treats from over 100 exhibitors, which will… Continue reading

Win Tilly Daydream craft goodies!

Docrafts’ gorgeous new Tilly Daydream range features craft goodies in pretty pastel and patchwork themes. The range includes an A5 Stitched Decoupage Card Kit, Die-cut Sentiments, Mini Round Notelets, Fabric Paper, A4 Ultimate Die-cut & Paper Pack, Fabric Covered Buttons and more! We’ve a bundle of goodies from the range to give away to five… Continue reading

FREE Surf’s Up! papers from Papercraft Inspirations 116

Surf’s up, papercraft-style! Check out these fun surfing papers by Jenny Ellory – perfect for making cool cards for the summer! Issue 116 of Papercraft Inspirations features four pages of fun papers for you to enjoy – including pretty backgrounds, matching borders, toppers and greetings! Want more summery papers and cards? Take a look at our fantastic summer… Continue reading

WIN Craft glues from Scotch!

Our friends at Scotch are offering 20 readers the chance to win two new Scotch Super Glue Precision Applicators and a Scotch Super Glue Pen. The Precision Applicator ensures accurate results every time you use it. It draws the liquid back in when you stop squeezing, creating 60% less mess than traditional metal tubes. The… Continue reading

Get on your bike with these fun cards by Julie Kirk!

In issue 115, Julie Kirk shows you five ways to use two different bicycle stamps, proving that they’re a worthy investment to your craft stash! From flowery and frilly finishes, to more masculine ideas, Julie shows you how to make bike stamps work for you. There’s also ideas from our team of Papercraft testers to… Continue reading

Say hello to Lillibet – Trimcraft's brand new cute character!

In our August issue, we welcomed Trimcraft‘s brand new cute character, Lillibet, to our cards and crafts in a stunning set by Maxine Norman. We just love the pretty paper rosettes and soft pastel palette. What do you think? To find out where you can get your hands on the Lillibet collection, visit the stockists… Continue reading

Introducing Papercraft TV!

We’re so excited to announce the launch of our brand new YouTube channel, Papercraft TV! When you log on, you’ll find amazing tutorial videos, expertly narrated by our very own Commissioning Editor Angela Poole! We’ll be uploading regular videos and sharing all of our top card making tips, from what to have in your craft… Continue reading