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

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

Make a paper-cut squares Christmas card

Papercut bird card

If you’ve never tried paper cutting before, this paper-cut squares Christmas card designed by Julie Kirk from issue 132 is the perfect place to start! The four elements are small squares that you can focus on individually and complete without too much effort. You’ll enjoy backing the finished design with coloured card too – it… Continue reading

Make little robin Christmas card embellishments

FIMO Christmas robin

FIMO polymer clay is a versatile material for card decorations and embellishments – try this robin Christmas card design by Charlotte Stowell, from Papercraft Inspirations 144, and see for yourself! This robin design is made by piecing FIMO shapes together and the addition of FIMO gold powder lends some festive sparkle. This simple and effective jigsaw… Continue reading

How to make Christmas paper pine cone decorations

Christmas paper pine cones

Decorate your home for winter with Zoë Patching’s intricate Christmas paper pine cone decorations. Bring the beauty of the outside indoors this Christmas, with Zoë’s deliciously tactile and glittery pine cones from Papercraft Inspirations 144. Pine cones are always a festive favourite when it comes to decorating your house for the holidays, and these paper versions… Continue reading

Issue 144 is out now with Belle & Boo decoupage papers

Papercraft Inspirations issue 145

You’ll have guessed from the gold logo on our cover that we’re well into the festive flow in issue 144! There’s still plenty of time to make cards for all the people in your life and we’ve got lots of ideas to make each card just as special as they are.

Winter skating free printable papers from issue 144

Festive skater papers from issue 144 of Papercraft Inspirations

Jenny Ellory’s feeling the chill this winter with these cool winter skating free printable papers from issue 144.

How to make a paper lantern with our free templates

Paper lanterns

Whatever the occasion or celebration, these pretty vellum lanterns are sure to set the scene perfectly. We’re going to show you how to make a paper lantern, step by step – it’s so easy! These stylish home detraction are created using just a few materials and tools, and are straightforward to make. With two methods… Continue reading

Issue 133 on sale now, with free embossed card kit for you!

Papercraft inspirations 133 cover

Don’t miss your Christmas issue, with a fantastic free Embossed Card Kit for festive makes! Inside your magazine, you’ll find brilliant Christmas card projects to suit all your friends and family! Try Dawn Phillip’s cute stamped cards, craft a magical party with The Snowman & Snowdog, or make funky modern designs with Jodi Sanford’s Fancy… Continue reading

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

Free printable digi stamps – Pets in Santa Hats!

Free printables pets christmas

Here’s a special treat from our Christmas 2014 issue (on sale 11th November)! Naomi Skinner has designed these cute Pets in Santa Hats digi stamps for your Christmas cards – just print onto white card, colour and cut out, or print onto different colours and layer up, découpage-style. We can’t decide which of these festive… Continue reading

Cute Christmas free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 133

Free printables santa card

Craft the most adorable Christmas cards with our free printables – Cute Christmas by Jenny Ellory. Featuring jolly Santas, festive snowmen, Christmas trees and reindeer, these lovely designs are full of seasonal joy! How to download free festive papers To download the free papers, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag… 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

Papercraft inspirations 132 on sale now

Papercraft inspirations 132

Don’t miss our fantastic December issue, packed with projects and ideas to kick-start your Christmas crafting! Your free gift this month is a gorgeous Festive Flourishes card kit, with gold-foiled toppers and papers to help you make luxurious festive cards this season. There’s enough in your kit to make at least 10 cards! Inside the magazine,… Continue reading

Free card kit with issue 132

Papercraft inspirations free gift 132

Our December issue comes with a fab free gift for you! This Festive Flourishes Luxury Card Kit is filled with gorgeous foiled papers and toppers – everything you need to make gorgeous Christmas cards. We’ve got card ideas inside the magazine to get you started too. Issue 132 is out in UK shops on 14th… Continue reading

Free Nativity digi stamps from Papercraft inspirations issue 131

To celebrate our 10th anniversary issue, we have bonus printables for you! Create cards telling the Christmas story with these sweet digi stamps, illustrated by Scott Joyce. We’ve got great ideas for your stamps in issue 131 of Papercraft inspirations, on sale 16th September 2014! Click the thumbnails below to download the Nativity digital stamps and the… Continue reading

Free Festive Scandi printables from Papercraft Inspirations 131

Make Christmas cards with our latest free papers and toppers, with a red-and-white, Scandinavian theme. You can find these pretty papers and more in issue 131. The classic designs of these Scandi-Inspired designs will provide a burst of colour at Christmas. With a variety of different papers plus lots of toppers and sentiments, you’ve got all… Continue reading

FREE Gingerbread Lane stickers, papers and die-cuts with issue 120 of Papercraft inspirations

Issue 120 of Papercraft inspirations is on sale now – and comes with not one but three amazing gifts; 56 Glittered Chipboard Shapes 25 Patterned Paper Sheets 14 Dimensional Stickers Perfect for all your Christmas crafting – available in all good newsagents until 9th December – make sure you don’t miss out! Can’t find an… Continue reading

Goodbye – come back soon!

Our Christmas party is over, but we’ve had so much fun! We hope you’ve enjoyed our card projects and are filled with festive ideas. Don’t forget, you can still enter our giveaways – click on the handy links below to find them. Come back and find out who the winners are on Monday 31st October…. Continue reading

Hang up your stockings with Pebbles Inc!

  Look who’s just arrived… It’s our friends from Pebbles Inc, and they’ve brought a super card idea with them, created by Sarah Champion. We’re loving this modern idea in classic festive colours – perfect inspiration for their new ‘Welcome Christmas’ collection!   Shopping list 751176 Santa’s Workshop Paper 751182 Santa’s List Paper 751177 Deck The… Continue reading

Stamp a scene with Penny Black

  Is that another knock at the door we hear?! Welcome Cathy to the party – she’s bringing an adorable card idea from Penny Black! Doesn’t this design just have oodles of wow factor? We wish that computer screen were 3D then we could really show off all the depth in her wonderful layered card!  … Continue reading

Make festive mice with Katz & Co Craft

  Welcome to Katz & Co Craft. They’ve not come alone, they’ve brought the cutest critters with them. We know you’ll love stamping these little festive friends!   Shopping list Stamp – St Nick Mouse HMLR057 by Stampabilities Archival ink pad, black Letraset Christmas rub-ons Buttons – Lasting Impressions Paper – Snowy Serenade from BoBunny… Continue reading

Make it merry with Basic Grey!

  When a collection of patterned papers and embellishments is as scrummy as the new Nordic Holiday collection by Basic Grey, we’re keen to make sure they’re on our invitation list to come to the party! And with this gorgeous card idea to share they’ve not disappointed us, don’t you agree? Shopping list Nordic Holiday NOR-3445… Continue reading

Trim the tree with Tiffany Doodles!

  We’re thrilled to welcome Tiffany to the party – of Tiffany Doodles fame! And we just know that she’ll have a fun card idea for us, because we love her digital download designs. Take a look at this lovely festive card full of rustic charm using one of our favourite’s: kraft coloured card – and download… Continue reading

Make snowflakes with Tonic Studios

  We’re thrilled to have Tonic Studios arrive at our party. They’ve brought along this simple yet striking Christmas card – amazingly it takes no more than 10 minutes to make!     Shopping list Tonic Studios 735e Snowflake Multi Detail Punch Pink, purple & white card White satin ribbon     Start here to make… Continue reading

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