Paper rosettes

Our readers have been busy crafting some wonderful rosette flowers, hearts, butterflies and more, using the scoring board free gift from Papercraft Inspirations, issue 164. We love all the fabulous creations you’ve come up with, so we just had to share them! Take a look at these lovely designs and get some inspiration for your… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 166 on sale in the UK from 18th May

Papercraft and card making ideas in issue 166 of Papercraft Inspirations magazine Whether you want to learn a new technique or discover different ways to add special touches to your papercraft projects, you’ll find plenty of ideas in Papercraft Inspirations magazine issue 166. Here’s just a taste of what’s inside… Find ideas for using your beautiful swan… Continue reading

Lido free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 166

Download our lido-themed free printables for your cards and papercraft projects With energetic divers, colourful bathing huts, synchronised swimmers and even a little mermaid or two, you can add plenty of fun to your cards with these printables from Papercraft Inspirations magazine, issue 166. These nostalgic open-air-swimming-pool designs by Naomi Skinner are perfect for summer card… Continue reading

Flower garland free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 166

Download our free papers to add beautiful floral elements to your cards and papercraft projects Flowers never go out of style and are always gratefully received by recipients. If you need a few ideas for arranging these blooms on your cards, just take a look at the wonderful designs by Jenny Ellory, from Papercraft Inspirations… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 166

Make great cards and gift boxes with our free templates Download our handy templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 166, to get a head start on creating some fun papercraft projects. From gorgeous gatefold cards to a campervan gift box, there are plenty of designs to help you get a few extra card making ideas. You… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 166

Win Chameleon Color Tops bundles Be among the first to own the brand new Color Tops, which work with Chameleon Color Tones pens to create superb blended effects. Color Tones pens are a unique way to create beautiful shaded, light-to-dark effects on paper and are a favourite with many artists and crafters. Brand new to the… Continue reading

Best flower card ideas

Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 floral jars

Add a floral element to cards with these fabulous flower designs Flowers never go out of fashion and are always appreciated by recipients. There are so many ways to add flowers to cards, from die-cut petals to 3D origami blooms, ready-made paper roses or paper pieced designs – the choice is yours! Whether for birthday cards,… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 165 is out on 20th April in the UK

Papercraft and card making ideas in the June issue of Papercraft Inspirations magazine Find plenty of ideas for how to use your heart and flower die free gift. Make borders, 3D flowers, and more! Learn how to colour on kraft card and shade designs like a pro, with our masterclass. Discover how to add hidden pockets to… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Make great cards and papercraft projects with our free templates Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165. Discover lots of great papercraft ideas in the issue, including a mini gift basket, cards with hidden pockets, cupcake wraps, floral art, and more! How to download templates To download the templates, click on the one you want, to enlarge… Continue reading

Free printables from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Download our free printables for your cards Use these nautical free printables to create beautiful windswept seascapes, rolling waves and shell-speckled shores on your papercraft projects. Download papers, cut-outs and sentiments, designed by Esther Curtis and use them straightaway on your cards. The soft colours in these printables, from issue 165, work well for different… Continue reading

Free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Download our free papers for your cards Enjoy using these gorgeous pastel-hued papers by Jenny Ellory to capture the magic of summer fetes on your papercraft projects. With candyfloss tones, sweet bunting and designs good enough to eat, you can’t go wrong with these free papers from issue 165! Whether you spend your time dancing around… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Win a new set of dies from Crafter’s Companion These brand new additions to the Fancy Edge’ables range are a great way of adding a beautifully intricate finish to any card. With six stunning new designs – including Art Deco Flower, Countess Crown, Cupid’s Bow and Chantilly Lace – these ornate dies can be used in a… Continue reading

Free Easter printables for your papercraft projects

Download our free Easter printables Take a look at a selection of our adorable free Easter printables, perfect for card making and papercraft projects. From Easter Bunny bunting to cheery chicks and Easter egg baskets, we’ve got everything you need to make some lovely cards for friends and family. You can even use our handy… Continue reading

Egg die ideas

How to use egg dies Egg dies aren’t just for Easter – we’ll show you how to make great cards with them all year round. These versatile die-cuts will soon become one of your top craft essentials, as you discover more and more alternative ways to use egg dies on your cards and papercraft projects…. Continue reading

Get colouring in for World Craft Week!

In the run up to the first ever World Craft Week, we’ve been busy crafting and colouring to inspire you to get involved! Why not join in the fun and have a go at colouring in the World Craft Week logo? Watch our colouring video for some inspiration, download the logo (you’ll find instructions below), then get… 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

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

Manor house Mother’s Day free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 162

Mother's Day free printables downloads

Make these sophisticated cards, complete with cute cats and dogs as well as colourful peacocks, all set amid the peaceful gardens and grounds of grand manor houses. Perfect for feminine Mother’s Day cards, to make your mum feel extra-special! We’ve got lots more Mother’s Day card ideas as well as pretty flower card designs and free downloads… 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

All the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 162

Get even more inspiration for your crafting, using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 162 – there are plenty of ideas in the issue, including a princess palace gift bag! To download the templates, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag and drop the image onto your desktop, or right-click on the larger image.

Russian doll free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 162

These beautifully contemporary cards are so easy to make with the vibrant papers Jenny Ellory has designed. They’re bright and colourful and are the perfect way to celebrate any happy occasion – birthdays, Mother’s Day, new homes, even new babies and christenings! With spring on its way, they’ll inspire you to get crafting with colour… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 159 is out on 3rd November in the UK!

Papercraft Inspirations 159

We’re well into the swing of Christmas now, and the office is suitably awash with seasonal cheer – you can enjoy the fruits of our festive labours in this issue of Papercraft Inspirations, which is bursting at the seams with ideas that will see you right through to Christmas – and beyond! Our Jolly Santa… Continue reading

Bonus project – Cricut Christmas decorations

Cricut Christmas bonus projects

We’re already planning our Christmas crafting and these fabulous Christmas decorations from Cricut are definitely on our to-do list! Make a pretty holly cake topper, a snowflake candle wrap and a Christmas card following our step-by-step guides. Holly cake topper A simple but stunning cake decoration for your festive table using an embossable holly die and… Continue reading

Retro Robin free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 158

Papercraft Inspirations 158 retro robin printables

Sometimes we just like to spoil you, and that’s exactly what we’ve done with this month’s free printables. These sweet robin designs by Naomi Skinner are sure to add charm to your Christmas makes in so many ways – just as they have done for Vicky Bailey. Inspired by their soft, cosy colours and cute… Continue reading

Jolly Snowman free digital papers from Papercraft Inspirations 158

Jolly snowman free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 158

Send warm winter wishes to your friends and family with these Jolly Snowman free digital papers designed by Jenny Ellory from Papercraft Inspirations 158. We love the way the cool blue and whites work with the cosy Fair Isle design and the Scandi red and white motifs. With more than 30 sentiments to add to the… Continue reading

Winter Woodland free printables from Papercraft inspirations issue 157

Add frosty enchantment to your Christmas cards and create wintry cards with Winter Woodland printables designed by Esther Curtis. Vicky Bailey has transformed the watercolour illustrations into four seasonal scenes to inspire your festive card making. She says, “Plain white paper makes great snowy scenes – simply tear the edge and add some glitter. Multiple… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft inspirations issue 157 to download

  Get creative with all of the fantastic free templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 157 – like these lovely elf paper piecing makes. Whether you fancy making any of these cuties or crafting your own crackers, you’re sure to find something here that you want to make! To download the templates, click on the one… Continue reading

Papercraft inspirations issue 157 – out in the UK on 8th September

  Papercraft inspirations issue 157 is out on the UK on 8th September in the UK, and comes with a Festive foils embossing kit that makes it easy to make your own sparkly foil toppers. We’re upping the sparkle factor with the first of our festive magazines editions! Start with your Sparkle Embossing Folder and Foils Gift. You… Continue reading

Merry & Bright free digital papers from Papercraft inspirations issue 157

Dig out your sewing machine and stitch a batch of beautiful cards using our Merry & Bright papers, toppers and sentiments designed by Jenny Ellory. Forget the traditional festive reds and greens – you can add a fresh modern feel to your cards with pinks, purples and yellows. Experiment with layering and add zig-zag stitching… Continue reading