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 Christmas penguin printables from Papercraft Inspirations 172

These super-cute penguin printables – from Papercraft Inspirations 172 – are ideal for recipients of all ages. These designs feature interactive slider elements to add some clever movement to your cards, too – making them all the more fun to receive! Enjoy adding cuddly penguins, pretty Christmas trees, snowy papers and sentiments to your creations…. 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

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 171 on sale in the UK 5th October

Our December issue is packed with fun and vibrant Christmas projects that will easily take pride of place on your recipient’s mantelpiece this festive season. From quick washi tape makes and contemporary tree decorations, to stylish Scandi-inspired designs and a light-up-Christmas-card masterclass, there are plenty of ideas for some wonderfully creative Yuletide cards and gifts. Take… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 170 on sale in the UK 7th September

We’ve got Christmas card making all wrapped up in our November issue! With lots of festive inspiration for handmade cards, plus a free gift, papers and printables, you’ll find everything you need to get a head start on your Yuletide papercrafts. If you’re not quite in the festive spirit yet, you’ll also find great ideas… 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

Free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 170

Make spine-tingling Halloween cards and cool Christmas projects, using our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 170. Find a cute Christmas cracker gift box template, too! How to download free templates 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… 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

Baking free printables and card making templates

Free baking printables issue 153

Fans of The Great British Bake Off, Mrs Beeton and other baking greats, will love receiving one of these culinary cards. Download our collections of free papers, templates and printables, and you’ll soon be whipping up a batch of handmade cards fit for Mary Berry herself! Put your papercrafting skills to good use (there should be plenty of… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 169 on sale in the UK 10th August

Whether you want to make cards for friends and family, add some pretty papercraft to your home or find unique ways to present a gift, we’ve got plenty of fantastic ideas for your to try in issue 169. Find top tips for card making and papercrafting, learn new techniques and download our free card-marking templates… 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

Best bird card ideas using our free downloads

Make your own handmade bird cards using these fantastic ideas and free downloads – they’re perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day and much more! From tropical flamingos and wise owls to graceful swans and sweet songbirds, cards featuring our fabulous feathery friends are super-cute and hugely on trend. Download our free printables and handy card-making templates, to get… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 168 on sale in the UK 18th July

We’ve got plenty of ideas for homemade cards and papercraft projects in Papercraft Inspirations 168. Whether you’re new to crafting or more experienced, use our card-making templates and free papers, to help you get a head start on your next makes. Learn a new technique or discover different ways to add special touches to your papercraft projects, Here’s… Continue reading

Afternoon tea free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 168

Delicate china teacups perched daintily on little saucers, vintage-style teapots and a touch of florals here and there, these free papers by Jenny Ellory embody the elegance and decadence of taking afternoon tea. The wonderful feminine designs from Papercraft Inspirations 168 are perfect for ladies who lunch, or those who enjoy the simple pleasure of… Continue reading

Free card making templates from Papercraft Inspirations 168

Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 168. Discover lots of great papercraft ideas in the issue, including shaped cards, and cute gift boxes! How to download templates 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. You can find more free… 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

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

Papercraft Inspirations magazine 167 on sale in the UK from 15th June

Find loads of ideas for homemade cards and papercraft projects in Papercraft Inspirations 167. Whether you’re new to crafting or more experienced, we’ve got lots of card making templates and free printables, to help you get a head start on your next makes. Learn a new technique or discover different ways to add special touches to… Continue reading

Cherry Blossom Joy free papers

Papercraft Inspirations 167 comes with a gorgeous Cherry Blossom Joy embossing folder, stamp and mini die set, complete with patterned paper and toppers. You can order a copy online today! You can also download extra papers and toppers to use with your free Cherry Blossom Joy gift! Love these designs? Download our Japanese Dream free papers and… Continue reading

Free tropical printables from Papercraft Inspirations 167

Add a touch of the tropics to your handmade cards and papercraft projects, with our fantastic free tropical printables by Esther Curtis. With lots of exotic flowers and leaves, these eye-catching designs, from Papercraft Inspirations 167, are perfect for layering up to create découpage cards. Add a bird, chameleon or hula girl among the foliage, and… 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

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 167

Download our free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 167. Discover lots of great papercraft ideas in the issue, including a trailing vines project, and sweet little gift boxes! How to download templates 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…. 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