Winter skating free printable papers from issue 144

Festive skater papers from issue 144 of Papercraft Inspirations

Jenny Ellory’s feeling the chill this winter with these cool winter skating free printable papers from issue 144.

Christmas wreath free printables from issue 144

These Christmas wreath free printables are perfect for adding some greenery to your Christmas cards – your imagination’s the only limit! Love these designs? Take a look at more of our fantastic free Christmas printables! How to download Christmas printables To download the free printables, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag and… Continue reading

How to make a paper lantern with our free templates

Paper lanterns

Whatever the occasion or celebration, these pretty vellum lanterns are sure to set the scene perfectly. We’re going to show you how to make a paper lantern, step by step – it’s so easy! These stylish home detraction are created using just a few materials and tools, and are straightforward to make. With two methods… Continue reading

Free Father’s Day papers from issue 126!

super dad father's day card

Put some ‘pow’ into your papercrafting this Father’s Day with this fab set of superhero papers and toppers, designed exclusively for us by Jenny Ellory! How to download free papers To download the free papers, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag and drop the image onto your desktop, or right-click… Continue reading

Issue 120 is in shops now!

The Christmas issue of Papercraft inspirations is in shops now, packed with gorgeous cards, techniques you’ll love to try, and all the latest projects. Your magazine comes with a brilliant free gift – Gingerbread Lane glittered chipboard shapes, papers and dimensional stickers! Jenny Hodges has got some great card ideas for them too. Inside your mag,… Continue reading

Fantastic ideas for fabric scraps!

Can’t resist a scrap of pretty fabric? Can’t throw out that last little bit of ribbon? Then check out our December issue, in shops now! Designer extraordinaire Julie Kirk shares 10 great ways to use fabric scraps in your papercraft projects. Here’s a sneak peek of a few of Julie’s designs – we’re head-over-heels for… Continue reading

Discover machine stitching in issue 119!

Have you got your December issue of Papercraft inspirationsyet? If not, be quick – it’s available to buy in shops and online now! This month’s mag includes Jenny Hodges’ fantastic machine stitching Masterclass, we know you’re going to love it! Jenny shares her hints and tips for stitching through card and paper, plus two step-by-step… Continue reading

Make snowglobe shaker cards with your issue 119 free gift!

We hope you’re having fun with this month’s free découpage kit and glitters. If you haven’t got yours yet, be quick – issue 119 is in shops now, and you can order it online too! Guest designer Stephanie Smith has created this gorgeous card using the kit; check out those perfectly cute penguins!  “The kit made… Continue reading

Stir up some Christmas magic!

Here’s another little sneak-peek treat from the December issue of Papercraft inspirations – one of Sue Burrows’ découpage Christmas cards! In the mag, Sue shares four great designs using the Dovecraft Santa’s Workshop collection, and we’ve got a step-by-step guide and tips from our testers too. Don’t forget that there’s still time to get a fantastic… Continue reading

A thrifty festive card from issue 119

We couldn’t resist showing you Kirsty Neale’s gorgeous card from this month’s Thrifty Crafter page! Can you guess how Kirsty’s transformed boring old kitchen ties to make this funky striped tag design? Find out more and read Kirstie’s brilliant column in issue 119 of Papercraft inspirations, in UK shops now. If you love this, be… Continue reading

Give the perfect gift this Christmas!

Looking for a Christmas gift that’ll last all year? Choose a magazine subscription and you’ll save up to 50% on the shop price! Future publishes over 60 magazines on all kinds of subjects, including cars and cycling, gaming, tech, craft, design, photography and computing. You’re sure to find the perfect present for someone special, or… Continue reading

Issue 119 is in shops now!

The December issue of Papercraft inspirations is in shops now, packed with great gifts, top technique guides and card projects you’ll love!  Your magazine comes with two fantastic free gifts – a découpage kit and luxury glitters for making your own snowglobe shaker cards, and Angela’s got cute card ideas to get you started too. Don’t… Continue reading

Free découpage kit and glitters with issue 119 of Papercraft inspirations!

There are two fantastic free gifts with this month’s issue – a découpage kit plus three luxury glitters! Use your gifts to make five fantastic snowglobe shaker cards, starring the cutest penguin characters illustrated by Karen Sapp. The découpage kit also includes 25 cut-out embellishments and greetings, so you can really make the cards your own…. Continue reading

Perfect poinsettias from issue 119 of Papercraft inspirations

How gorgeous are these three poinsettia makes from issue 119 of Papercraft inspirations? They each use a Sizzix Large Sizzlit Die designed by Brenda Walton and are all super-easy to put together. For further details on how to make them and for even more fantastic festive projects (including a fabulous paper wreath designed by Zoe… Continue reading

Join us for a make-and-take session at the Knitting and Stitching Show!

The Autumn Knitting and Stitching Show kicks off tomorrow (running from 10th to 13th October at Alexandra Palace, London) and Papercraft inspirations will be there with a special project for you to make! This stunning ice-skate card certainly has the ‘wow’ factor and it’s straightforward to make too! We’ll be demonstrating how to make it… Continue reading

FREE Festive Fun papers from Papercraft Inspirations 119

Get Christmas crafting using these cute Festive Fun papers by Jenny Ellory. The issue 119 of Papercraft Inspirations features four pages of fabulous festive papers for you to enjoy – including cute backgrounds, matching borders, toppings and greetings! If you don’t want to cut into your issue, simply download them and print them out instead… We love… Continue reading

Win a Docrafts Capsule craft bundle!

We just love the Papermania Capsule Spots & Stripes range from Docrafts, but our favourite collection so far has to be the new Jewels range. The vibrant colours are perfect for festive and everyday crafting and products include papers, baker’s twine, ribbons, buttons, die-cuts and more! We’ve 10 bundles of goodies to give away. Click here… Continue reading

Win Imagination Crafts bundles!

Looking to give your Christmas cards and crafts a little extra sparkle? Thanks to our friends at Imagination Crafts, we’re giving away special bundles of papercrafting goodies, including Holly Arch and Nativity Stencils, Sparkle Medium Golden Pine, Detail Sparkle Berries, Spatula and 10 minute Stencil & Sparkle DVD. Use your goodies to create gorgeous cards… Continue reading

WIN a Sizzix Big Shot & dies!

Sizzix are offering seven lucky winners the chance of winning a Big Shot Machine along with a selection of dies from their latest collection, Shabby Chic. Get the Shabby Chic look and create beautiful, distinctive designs with this classic collection of dies, which features everything from ornate frames and stylish bird cages to elegant flowers,vines and flourishes. This… Continue reading

Make a Christmas card with your bumper Forever Friends kit with issue 118 of Papercraft inspirations!

  Christmas always starts early for card makers. This month’s issue is full of festive inspiration and comes with a bumper kit of Forever Friends crafting treats! This fantastic kit includes an adorable Forever Friends stamp, 30 chipboard shapes, a pack of 15 coordinating patterned papers and a gold glitter gel pen! Our guest designer, Stephanie Smith… Continue reading

Create a pretty card with your FREE gift with issue 117 of Papercraft inspirations!

We just LOVE the gorgeous patterned papers and chipboard shapes that are free with this month’s issue! The newest member of the Papercraft inspirations Design Team, Stephanie Smith has created this beautiful card using the free gift – and we couldn’t wait to share it with you! “I created this card for my friend Tanya’s… Continue reading

WIN! Fizzy Moon digi-kits!

DaisyTrail’s brand-new range of Fizzy Moon digikits are great for crafters wanting to add charm and cuteness to cards using the free crafting software, CraftArtist Compact, or the digital crafting tool, CraftArtist 2 Professional. There are six digikits in the range worth £4.99 each – all available as an electronic download from DaisyTrail.com. We have… Continue reading

All the competitions and giveaways from issue 116 of Papercraft inspirations!

The September issue of Papercraft inspirations has five fantastic giveaways and competitions for you! To enter, click the links below and click on follow the instructions. All you’ll need to enter if the code from issue 116 of Papercraft. Good luck!  ✿ Debbi Moore CD-ROM bundle competition ✿ Crafts for Christmas Glasgow tickets giveaway ✿ Docrafts Tilly Daydream… Continue reading

Meet the brand new Lili of the Valley characters in issue 116 of Papercraft inspirations!

Open up the September issue of Papercraft inspirations to meet the newest additions to the Lili of the Valley family! Cute characters Jack the Rabbit, Patch the Dog and Puss the Cat will look lovely on your cheery birthday cards. We teamed up with Dena Concienne from the Lili of the Valley Design Team to… Continue reading

Fabulously frilly flamingo cards by Julie Kirk!

We can’t get enough of these pretty and pink flamingo cards by Julie Kirk from issue 116 of Papercraft inspirations! Check out the issue to find four more brilliantly bright birdy card ideas, a step-by-step walk-through for creating your own flamingo and templates!

Sizzix Download Day: FREE Happily Ever After gift wrap project!

Once you’ve made a card using the exclusive free Sizzix papers and embellishment printables and one of the free projects we posted earlier (find them here and here), it’s time to start crafting a gift bag for the happy couple to unwrap on their big day! Follow the step-by-step instructions below to create yours!  … Continue reading

Sizzix Download Day: FREE wicker heart wedding decoration project!

This decorated wicker heart will make a great wedding present or wedding decoration for your own big day. It’d even make a lovely gift for a loved one, and it’s so easy to make with some simple Sizzix dies, your exclusive free Sizzix papers and embellishments and some sparkly self-adhesive pearls!        … Continue reading

Sizzix Download Day: FREE wedding card project!

  Summer is prime time for weddings and nothing says congratulations like a handmade card for the newlyweds. This one has been designed by Sizzix especially for Papercraft inspirations using the exclusive free papers and embellishments. To get your free papers and embellishments, click here. See below for full step-by-step instructions for making this gorgeous card! … Continue reading

Sizzix Download Day: FREE papers and embellishments!

To kick off the super Sizzix Download Day, we’ve got all the papers and embellishments you’ll need to make the four projects that we’ll be posting throughout the day. To find out more about the Sizzix Download Day, click here, or follow the links below to get your free printable papers and embellishments! ? Toppers… Continue reading

Welcome to the Sizzix Download Day!

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Sizzix to bring you a day full of fabulous free downloads and papery projects with a wonderful wedding theme! We’ll be putting up five posts on our blog today, with six free papers, 18 toppers and two borders for you to download, as well as step-by-step instructions for… Continue reading