Papercraft Inspirations 179 on sale in the UK 25th May

Papercraft Inspirations 179 is on sale in the UK from 25th May, and it’s packed with loads of brilliant summery projects! Rather than always buying materials, we love discovering clever ways to use products we already have in our stash piles! In issue 179, we show you some fab ideas for using your circle nesting… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 176 on sale in the UK 27th February

Want some new ideas for handmade cards and papercraft projects? Papercraft Inspirations 176 is filled with fabulous designs for you to create! Spring has arrived, and we’ve got projects that are bursting with gorgeous colours and cute designs that can be used for lots of different occasions. From children’s birthday cards, get well cards and romantic makes… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 175 on sale in the UK 25th January

Don’t miss out on Papercraft Inspirations 175, complete with some fantastic floral projects, ideal for spring projects, Mother’s Day cards, birthdays, Valentine’s ideas and lots more! The beautiful projects included in issue 175 are sure to lift your spirits (and your recipient’s, too!) with vibrant colours, floral designs and cute characters. The issue also comes with an exclusive… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 174 on sale in the UK 28th December

Grab a copy of Papercraft Inspirations 174 for some gorgeous ideas that are perfect for spring projects and Valentine’s Day cards! The issue also comes with a free gift of a vellum découpage easel card kit, to help you make special cards for birthdays, Mother’s Day and more! Take a look at what’s inside Papercraft Inspirations 174 Free… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 173 on sale in the UK 30th November

Find loads of feel-good makes to kick-start the new year in Papercraft Inspirations 173, complete with hummingbird stamp set free gift! Whether you want to add shape, sparkle or a touch of vintage charm to your papercrafts, we’ve got plenty of ideas to get you started. Take a look at what’s inside issue 173… Pick… Continue reading

How to use stencils on cards

Stencilling is a great way to quickly build up designs on your homemade cards. Stencils provide a template that you can use with inks or other media to add colour and pattern to papercraft projects. Simply use a sponge to dab your ink through the apertures of the stencil design, to transfer the pattern onto… Continue reading

Make pretty stamped flower cards

Spark memories of balmy summer days with this fresh jam jar vase card filled with stamped flowers. Kay Carley designed these floral stamps for PaperArtsy’s Eclectica³ range, so who better to show us what lovely things we can make with them? Kay says, “These stamps have been designed so you have main imagery and supporting imagery… Continue reading

How to make a sunburst card

Follow our simple step-by-step guide to find out how to make a sunburst card! This is a great way of using up leftover strips of patterned papers to create incredibly trendy, contemporary and stylish cards. The sunburst, or starburst, technique uses triangular sections of paper, radiating out from a central point, to create beautiful backgrounds for cards…. Continue reading

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

Free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 172

Have a go at making lots of different cards with our handy templates from Papercraft Inspirations 172. From slider elements (as seen on our cute penguin cards, featuring our FREE printables) to a fantastic folding Star of David card and a sweet mug-shaped gift box, there are plenty of projects for you to try. How… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 172

Win Sara Signature Cute Christmas collection Crafter’s Companion is offering nine lucky people the chance to win a complete set of Sara Signature Cute Christmas crafting supplies, worth a total of £122 each. Perfect for making festive cards and decor, this Christmas and beyond! The fantastic new range includes seven super-cute character die sets – penguin,… Continue reading

Free Christmas printables – perfect for festive cards, gift tags & more!

free art deco card printables

Whatever time of year you start your festive crafting and card making, our fantastic collections of FREE Christmas printables will help you get a head start on your projects. Download printable papers and toppers in a range of styles for your handmade cards and more! Whether you prefer traditional retro designs or cute contemporary cards,… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 170

Win the new Cute Christmas collection by Sara Davies Looking to add some fun to your festive makes? Look no further than the Cute Christmas collection, a new addition to Sara’s popular Signature range. There’s something for everyone, with fabulous silver-foil patterned card, super-cute die sets, a beautiful background embossing folder, a fun stamp set… Continue reading

Free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 169

Download our free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 169. Find lots of great papercraft ideas in the issue, including Diwali iris-folding cards, fairy-tale-princess projects, and trapeze cards. There’s also templates for gift boxes and a squirrel card topper! How to download free templates To download the templates, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag and… Continue reading

Autumn free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 169

Our awesome autumn free papers, from Papercraft Inspirations 169, replicate the joys of the season, with pretty patterned papers and individual leaf toppers. The crisp rustle of leaves underfoot is one of the many delights of autumn, as the ground becomes paved in gold, orange and rust-red foliage – use the fall toppers for découpage designs… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 169

Win Crafter’s Companion embossing folders & stamps These new embossing folders and stamps, hand-drawn by talented artist Sheena Douglass, are perfect for this year’s Christmas projects. Featuring a quirky vintage style, the folders and stamps have been designed to work perfectly together to create cards with a professional finish. In this exciting new collection, you’ll… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 168

Win a giant stash bundle from Hunkydory crafts Don’t miss your chance to win one of these five great prize bundles from our friends at Hunkydory Crafts! As well as a whole host of their luxurious card collections, toppers and papers, this prize includes the quality Adorable Scorable and mirri card, glitter for highlighting, and… Continue reading

Vintage printables for papercrafts

Vintage Sewing cards from Papercraft Inspirations 155

We love all things retro, from Art Deco designs to fabulous 50s artwork. Here, you’ll find loads of free vintage-style printables, perfect for handmade birthday cards, Valentine’s Day, Christmas cards and more! This stylish imagery is also perfect for scrapbooking and découpage makes. Download the free printables and start making retro cards today – there… Continue reading

Fairy free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 167

Capture your recipient’s imagination, and inject a little bit of magic into their day, with these spellbinding fairy cards from Papercraft Inspirations 167. With enchanted-garden backing papers, toppers and sentiments, you’ve got everything you need for some dreamy homemade cards, all in the beat of a fairy’s wing. For an extra-special sprinkling of fairy dust, add… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 167

Win brand new Kinetic dies from Crafter’s Companion New to Die’sire’s Create-a-Card range are these fabulous dies and accessories. Crafters can choose from the Circle Swing or Diamond Swing design, allowing them to create beautiful cards with ease! There are also three decorative panel dies, created to suit each design, with ornate backgrounds and pop-out… Continue reading

Summer card ideas using our free downloads

Take a look at these summer card ideas and free downloads for your papercraft projects! Hazy, sunny days spent on the beach, in the garden, by the pool or having fun at summer fetes, whatever makes you think of summer, we’ve got some great, creative ideas for homemade cards. Perfect for summer crafting, these cards… 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

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

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

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

Nautical free printables from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

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 schemes and occasions. You can create distinct cards… Continue reading

Summer fete free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

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 a maypole, sneaking another slice of homemade… 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

Take a look at a selection of our adorable free Easter printables, perfect for card making and papercraft projects. From gorgeous 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. With plenty of pretty patterns and floral designs, you can… Continue reading