Papercraft Inspirations 172 on sale in the UK 2nd November

Issue 172 is packed with fantastic Christmas card ideas as well as projects that will see you well into the new year. If you want to try an alternative to standard card blanks, we’ve got plenty of projects featuring steppers, easels, z-folds and more! We’ve even got a template for a folding Star of David… 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

Free templates from issue 145

Polar bear templates

If you’ve found inspiration in issue 145, you can find everything you need to make some fantastic crafty creations with our fab free templates. There’s everything from pop-up polar bears to beautiful festive bird house boxes! Happy crafting!  

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 133

Download the free templates from issue 133, including the shapes for this gorgeous Christmas garland. Want more ideas for Christmas decorations for your home? Take a look at our fantastic Christmas projects, including geometric baubles and sparkling place settings. Find more great projects and step-by-step guides in our ‘How to…‘ section. Download the free Pets in Hats digi… Continue reading

Bonus card project from Penny Black!

Look out for our ‘Meet the Designer’ interview in issue 133 – we speak to US designer Jill Foster about her latest work for Penny Black. Even better, Jill’s shared a bonus card project with Papercraft inspirations readers! This cute stamped card is perfect for Christmas, or make it for a winter birthday celebration. Warm… Continue reading

Send your Christmas cards to the elderly with Festive Friends

festive friends charity

Crafter Philippa Griffin got in touch to tell us about Festive Friends, a new project she’s launched in partnership with the charity Contact the Elderly. Philippa is seeking volunteers to make and send Christmas cards to be distributed to isolated elderly individuals in the North West who are supported by Contact The Elderly. Many of these elderly… Continue reading

Christmas blog party 2013: Fancy Pants Designs projects…

Jodi from Fancy Pants Designs introduces our next project set, “Hello, fellow papercrafters!  I am thrilled to be a part of this fabulous Christmas Blog Party!  My name is Jodi Sanford and I am the Owner and Director at Fancy Pants Designs.  I LOVE crafting and I especially love this time of year because there… Continue reading

Christmas blog party 2013: Festive projects from Wild Rose Studio…

We have three fab projects from Lorraine Aquilina to share with you! Lorraine is a designer for Wild Rose Studio and her projects use their cute Christmas Bluebell stamps! Lorriane says, “I am thrilled to have been asked to take part in this fabulous Christmas Blog Party/Blog Hop! I am sure it will be a… 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