Pile up the presents with Jane's Doodles

Let’s welcome Jane to the party – it’s Jane Beljo the creative talent behind Jane’s Doodles.  Perhaps you’ll also recognize Jane’s name from our recent Masterclass feature on using moulds for creating polymer clay embellishments (See Papercraft inspirations issue 90 for great ideas!) But did you know too that Jane designs her own digital stamp images… Continue reading

Make something special with Sizzix

  Yeh, Sizzix have arrived with a tree-mendous treat for us all! A layered 3D Christmas tree and a scalloped border – our Christmas is now complete. Here’s Stacey Roger’s guide to creating a gorgeous card…   Shopping  List Sizzix® Big Shot™ machine  655268 Sizzix® On the Edge™ Scallops, 656627 Sizzix® Bigz™ Tree, Christmas Layered,… Continue reading

Deck the halls with a card from Lawn Fawn

  Here’s another party guest!  It’s the sweet ladies from Lawn Fawn – yay! We’re so glad they’ve been able to make it, as Lawn Fawn is a hot new stamp company with the cutest clear stamps. “I couldn’t resist bringing a card to the party using our new Ornate Ornaments stamps set,” says Lawn Fawn-card… Continue reading

Win Christmas stamps from Lawn Fawn

  We’re absolutely tickled pink to have these fabulous Lawn Fawn stamps to give away at our Christmas party! We can’t decide what we’d try first. It’s a close thing between building a snowman with the Frosty Friends set (just look at those ear muffs!) or stamping oodles of baubles with the Ornate Ornaments set…. Continue reading

Make poinsettias with Lili of the Valley

  Hello and welcome to Lili of the Valley! We can’t wait to share the stamping treats brought along by their fabulous designer Claudia Rosa. Let’s get started!     Shopping list   Stamp: Lili of the Valley “Pretty Poinsettia” – from www.liliofthevalley.co.uk Sentiment: Stampin up Copic X-Press Blending Cardstock Bazzill cardstock Basic Grey “Eskimo Kiss”… Continue reading

Make a jolly card with American Crafts!

    We’re thrilled to welcome our friends from American Crafts to join our celebrations – especially when we know they’ll have some adorable inspiration for us too. Take a look at this card made by designer Lindsey Hansen – her bright & bold festive card uses the new ‘Hollyday’ range. It’s certainly getting us in the Christmas… Continue reading

Welcome to our Christmas party!

Hello and welcome to the Papercraft inspirations online Christmas party! To celebrate our spectacular December issue hitting the shops on the 26th October, we’ve invited some of the hottest names in craft to join us for a weekend of stunning card projects and stash giveaways! Whether you’re already up to your knees in glitter and… Continue reading

Watch our digital paper piecing tutorial!

[youtube:jXR01wbJka4] You’ll find a fab digital crafting Masterclass in issue 93 of Papercraft inspirations. We loved Mel McCarthy’s digital paper piecing, so we thought we’d show you the technique in action! You’ll need Adobe Photoshop software, a digi image and some digital patterned papers. In this video, Jenny’s using Adobe Photoshop Elements, but any version… Continue reading

New card making challenge!

  Try a card making challenge to stretch your creative juices. Here’s our latest suggestion for you to whip up a card (or two!) with an inspiring card making challenge. This month’s challenge – in your Papercraft inspirations issue 92, November, on sale now! – is to use vellum on your card. And with all the fabulous… Continue reading

How to make a Christmas baubles card

Make this easy Christmas card for a cheerful Christmas greeting. We’ve got free templates and a step-by-step guide for you! You will need: Your basic card kit, plus… Two blue card blanks Blue, pink, white & green card Assorted patterned paper Gem embellishments Circle die Pink & green ribbon Christmas greeting Scalloped scissors Step 1 Use… Continue reading

More ideas for using vellum

Our card making challenge this month is to use vellum so I couldn’t resist coming up with another idea to rise to this challenge!   I’m trying to whip up some fast and easy Christmas cards in the evenings, to boost my stash. (Then save the weekends for designs that’ll take a bit more time!) I… Continue reading

Christmas cupcake recipe!

Creative editor Angela Poole is known not only for her fantastic card designs and expert craft skills – she’s also loved for her amazing cakes! We’re delighted that Angela’s brought some delicious Christmas cupcakes to our party, and, even better, she’s sharing the recipe! Read on for the full step-by-step recipe, and you can join… Continue reading