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

Egg die ideas

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. From birthday card balloons, Russian… 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

Papercraft Inspirations 163 on sale 23rd February in the UK

There are plenty of great ideas to impress inside Papercraft Inspirations 163. We’ll show you how to make the most of double-sided papers, including paper pleat designs and origami flower folds! There are sweet spring cards that you can recreate with our knitted-flower printables, or how about adding vibrant colour to projects with our doodle free papers? We’ll… Continue reading

Free manor house Mother’s Day printables from Papercraft Inspirations 162

Mother's Day free printables downloads

Make these sophisticated cards, using our free Mother’s Day printables, complete with cute cats and dogs as well as a colourful peacock or two, 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! Love these designs? Take a look at more… Continue reading

Free printable Russian doll papers from Papercraft Inspirations 162

These beautifully contemporary cards are so easy to make with the vibrant Russian doll 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… 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

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 details, Vicky has turned this versatile collection into traditional festive greetings, quirky snowcapped cottages and the sweetest little… Continue reading

Jolly Snowman free 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 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 mix, you can… Continue reading

Retro Baking free printables from Papercraft Inspirations issue 156

Retro Baking free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 156

Get your apron on and rustle up a batch of lovely cards using these brilliant retro baking free printables created by Naomi Skinner and find inspiration with Vicky Bailey’s card designs. Kit out your cards with lots of fun printable elements from wooden spoons and spatulas to oven mitts and mixers. The printables combine perfectly with… Continue reading

Country Quilt free digital papers from Papercraft Inspirations 156

Country Quilt free digital papers

We love all things crafty here at Pi HQ, and we’re completely taken with these autumnal Country Quilt papers designed by Jenny Ellory. Piece all the different patchwork textures together to make fabulously-crafted patterns that are perfect for cosy cards. Team these colourful free papers with a sprinkling of button toppers, natural twine and stitched… Continue reading

Doily gift bag bonus project!

Doily gift bag

Transform a plain white pre-made gift bag using this adorable mini doily die and some fabulous bright colourful design papers – perfect for a special occasion. Designer Debbie Simpson says, “Shape and layer the doily die-cuts to create a beautiful flower centre piece, then finish with a few of your favourite decorative embellishments.”   What… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 155 – out on 14th July!

Papercraft Inspirations 155 subs

This month your issue of Papercraft Inspirations comes with an exclusive Multi-Bow die gift – perfect for adding intricate little bows to all of your cards! As well as lots of great ways to use your Multi-Bow die set, this issue is crammed with lots of beautiful projects for you to make. Tailor elegant cards… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 155

Rolling robot card free templates

Make this funky rolling robot card using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 155! Simply piece together the parts to make this groovy little fellow. Wouldn’t this be perfect for a child’s birthday? Want more awesome robot designs? Take a look at our fantastic free downloads! Free robot printables Free ‘robot rainbow’ papers Robot card… Continue reading

Vintage Sewing free printables from issue 155

Vintage Sewing cards from Papercraft Inspirations 155

Charm your friends with these elegant vintage sewing cards designed by Vicky Bailey. Combine these beautiful free printables by Esther Curtis to make lots of stylish looks sure to please your sewing pals. Pair the mannequins and sewing machines with a scatter of fussy-cut butterflies and bows embellished with a cluster of paper flowers. Layer… Continue reading

Cute Camping free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 155

Cute camping free digital papers 155

Pitch up and make some adorable cards with these fantastic Cute Camping free digital papers, toppers and sentiments designed by Naomi Skinner. Sarah Jackman-Read has created these lovely cards that can be adapted to lots of occasions and would be perfect to make cards for all of your outdoorsy friends. They give a taste of… Continue reading

Make a Summer Kite birthday card with our free papers

Summer Kite birthday card

Use Jenny Ellory’s beautiful Summer Kite free papers from issue 153 to make this sweet card – perfect for a summer birthday! Follow the steps below to make your own version. It’s quick and easy to make, which is ideal when you need to whip up a card in a hurry. Don’t forget to share… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 154 – out on 16th June!

Papercraft Inspirations issue 154

We’re very excited about Papercraft Inspirations 154, which goes on sale in the UK on 16th June. We’re celebrating the British summer with this special double gift issue! If you’re still dreaming of the beach, get crafting with the Seaside Card Collection papers and toppers. If you need a cuddle after a wet and windy summer,… Continue reading

Free ice cream printables and templates

PIN 141 ice cream card

Scoop up all of your favourite flavours to craft loads of delicious ice cream cards this summer using our free ice cream printables, papers and templates. Whether you’re longing for baking summer days on the beach or simply craving something sweet to make, these ideas are sure to satisfy you. Ice cream waterfall card (pictured… 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. Click here to see some of the fantastic things you can make using this issue’s free printable templates. Love these summery designs? Take a look at more summer card… Continue reading

Fruit Salad free digital papers – Papercraft Inspirations 154

Fruit Salad free digital papers – Papercraft Inspirations magazine download

Jenny Ellory’s beautiful Fruit Salad free digital paper designs look so delicious that we think they definitely should count as one of our five-a-day. Whether you’re slicing papers to make a pretty pear card or choosing glossy cherry toppers, you can’t help feeling cheerful when making these vibrant designs. Click here to see what you… 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

New look Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 – out on 19th May

Papercraft Inspirations issue 153

We’re unveiling a fresh new look in Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 – out on 19th May – that we’re completely dotty for! You’ll still find all your favourite sections, giveaways, projects and advice inside – plus new features and treats. How about the yummy cake shop printables, Summer Kite papers and sweet jam jar vases… Continue reading

Summer Kite free digital papers from Papercraft Inspirations 153

Summer kite free digital papers

Jenny Ellory has lifted our spirits with these gorgeous Summer Kite free digital papers, which can be used in lots of different combinations to make a collection of truly scrumptious cards. Make large kite cards edged with wavy ric-rac ribbon and finished with an adorable rainbow ribbon tail. You can also use the papers in… Continue reading

Free baking printables from issue 153

Free baking printables issue 153

Create a batch of truly scrumptious cards with Naomi Skinner’s gorgeous free baking printables. We’ve been indulging our sweet tooth this month with these delicious cards and gift bag designed by Vicky Bailey.  The joy of printables is that you can piece them together in any way you like to make your own designs without… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 152 – out on 21st April!

Papercraft Inspirations issue 152

We’re very excited about Papercraft inspirations issue 152, which will be on sale in the UK on 21st April! This month’s fantastic free gift is an exclusive Butterflies & Lace embossing folder and vellums gift set, which can be used to create a range of beautiful makes such as butterfly exploding box cards, miniature gift… Continue reading

Free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations 152

Wedding card and paper flowers from Papercraft Inspirations issue 152

Download these free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations 152 to start making your own gorgeous papercraft makes and card designs. Use the wedding card templates below to piece together a happy bride and groom. You can also cut out petal templates to make your own amazing paper roses! Our YouTube tutorial shows you how it’s done…… Continue reading