Papercraft Inspirations issue 164 on sale in the UK 23rd March

Papercraft and card making ideas in the May issue of Papercraft Inspirations magazine Discover different ways to use embossing powder on your projects, for some stunning effects. Learn how to add 3D elements to cards in our masterclass – there’s projects for beginners and more advanced crafters. Find designs for shaker cards, using die-cutting and… Continue reading

Free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 164

Download our free papers for your cards 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… 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

Mother’s Day ideas for homemade cards and gifts

Make Mother’s Day cards What could be nicer than a homemade Mother’s Day card to show your mum how much she means to you? Whether or not you’re new to card making, we’ve got lots of Mother’s Day ideas for cards and gifts that you can make. From gorgeous flower cards, cute animal cards, and impressive box… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 163 is out on 23rd February in the UK

Inside the April issue of Papercraft Inspirations There’s plenty of great ideas to impress. Find out how to make the most of double-sided papers, create spring cards with our knitted-flower printables, add vibrant colour to projects with our doodle free papers. We’ll also show you how to make exploding box cards in our masterclass. Plus, enjoy your cover… 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

Download free printables for your cards 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… Continue reading

Free doodle printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 163

Download our free papers for your cards 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. To download the papers, click on the one you want, to… Continue reading

All the templates from Papercraft Inspirations 163

Get even more inspiration for your crafting, using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 163 – there are plenty of ideas in the issue, including impressive exploding box designs, a coffee mug gift container, and beautiful origami petals for your cards! To download the templates, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag and drop the image… Continue reading

Craft projects for your home

Home craft ideas

Home craft ideas Want DIY craft ideas for things to make for your home, or gift ideas to make for family and friends? Take a look at five of our amazing papercraft projects. How to make a chalkboard Make shopping lists and share family reminders with this handy chalkboard. For this project, you’ll need a chalkboard… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 162 is out on 26th January in the UK

Our March issue is filled with fabulous Mother’s Day makes and gorgeous spring colours! Show mum how special she is with an elegant jewellery gift card, inject a burst of colour to your projects with our vibrant Russian doll free papers, or use this issue’s free printables to delight a mum who is To the Manor Born! Reflect the… Continue reading

Free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations 154

Pinwheel makes

There are lots of gorgeous things to make in Papercraft Inspirations 154, from lemonade shaker cards to pretty pinwheels and sweet baby mobiles for the nursery. To download the template you want to use, click on the image to make it bigger then right-click and select ‘save as’ or ‘print’. Click here to see some… Continue reading

Six papercraft projects to make this weekend

Decoupage drawers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine

Get up to some weekend crafting with these fabulous free papercraft projects from Papercraft Inspirations magazine, including cute decoupage drawers, embroidery hoop portraits, crepe paper daffodils, cactus desk decorations and a stunning papercraft chalkboard for your kitchen! Just follow the links to find lots of fantastic things to make. Happy crafting! 1. Decoupage drawers (pictured… Continue reading

How to make your own paper daffodils

Crepe paper daffodils

Make your own host of golden crepe paper daffodils with Zoë Patching’s radiant floral templates from issue 150. You know that spring is really on its way when the daffodils are bursting into bloom and looking simply beautiful in your garden! And what better way to keep them blossoming all year round in your home than… Continue reading

Make papercraft embroidery hoop portraits

Embroidery hoop portraits

Hoop hoop hurray for these fabric-inspired frames from issue 149 designed by Zoë Patching! Hoop art is everywhere, framing everything from stitching and fabrics to patterned papers and your favourite snaps from the family album. It’s the perfect way of making something extra special to decorate your home, which is just what our creative designer… Continue reading

Free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations 150

Crepe paper daffodils

Get crafting with our handy free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 150. Grow your own beautiful paper daffodils using the templates – they’re a perfect way to brighten up a room all year round! To download the templates, please click on the image you like to enlarge it then right-click and select ‘print’ to… Continue reading

Free Easter egg printables from Papercraft Inspirations 150

Pretty Easter egg basket from Papercraft Inspirations 150

Vicky Bailey has cooked up some fabulous cards using Naomi Hocking’s pretty free Easter egg printables from Papercraft Inspirations 150. Spring has truly sprung and Vicky’s found some brilliant seasonal inspiration for her sweet Easter makes. With her clever card ideas, you’re bound to want to make eggcellent Easter cards by the dozen! One of… Continue reading

Quirky quilling

Frog quilling by Natasha Molotka

We’ve spent this month in a dreamy whirl of colourful twisted paper shapes – all gathered together in one lovely Pinterest board. Our collection includes this fab design by Russian-born artist Natasha Molotkova of www.papergraphic.co.uk. Fancy giving it a go? Join us on Pinterest to find some beautiful ideas that are sure to kick off… Continue reading

Make pretty découpage drawers

Decoupage drawers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine

Personalise plain storage with Zoë Patching’s gorgeous set of découpage drawers. Tidying up has never been so much fun! These sweet drawers are ideal to house all kinds of treasures, whether it’s ribbons, trimmings and buttons for your favourite hobby, or cherished photos and keepsakes that deserve a special home. However you choose to use the… Continue reading

Papercraft basics – folding card

Papercraft basics - folding

  When it comes to card making, folding card is an essential skill. In our handy video, we’ll take your through the basic techniques to ensure that your homemade cards are perfect every time! To get started, just watch the video below. If you’re looking for more information to get your card making hobby going,… Continue reading

Make a framed silhouette picture step-by-step

Silhouette picture frame

Turn your photo memories into a beautiful silhouette picture with Zoë Patching… Capture a special moment by turning photos into silhouette pictures. These mini works of art look fantastic framed and hung in your home and they make brilliant gifts, plus they’re surprisingly easy to create with basic craft stash! “Traditionally silhouettes were stark black… Continue reading

Papercraft basics – what you’ll need to begin card making

Papercraft basics

  If you’re new to papercraft it can be difficult to know where to start – which tools should you buy? What skills do you need to make fabulous cards? Don’t worry! We’ve made a series of videos to help you get started and soon you’ll be making your own stunning creations! Just watch the… Continue reading