Free floral digital papers from Papercraft Inspirations 175

Flowers are great for all sorts of occasions, from spring greetings, birthdays, thank yous and hellos to Mother’s Day cards, Valentine’s cards and more. Download our free floral digital papers for your papercraft projects today! Designed by Jenny Ellory for Papercraft Inspirations 175, these gorgeous flower-bud digital papers and toppers create a breath of fresh air,… 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

Free spring printables from Papercraft Inspirations 174

Vegetable patches filled with award-worthy produce and mischievous bunny rabbits are the focus of Naomi Skinner’s sweet spring printables from Papercraft Inspirations 174. Use these gorgeous designs to create your own garden and allotment scenes, featuring your favourite veg, then add the adorable bunny toppers, revelling in the garden bounty! Pretty patchwork papers are just the… Continue reading

How to make paper daffodils

Crepe paper daffodils

Make your own host of golden crepe paper daffodils with Zoë Patching’s radiant floral templates from issue 150. You know that spring is really on its way when the daffodils are bursting into bloom and looking simply beautiful in your garden! And what better way to keep them blossoming all year round in your home than… Continue reading

Free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations 150

Crepe paper daffodils

Get crafting with our handy free printable templates from Papercraft Inspirations issue 150. Grow your own beautiful paper daffodils using the templates – they’re a perfect way to brighten up a room all year round! To download the templates, please click on the image you like to enlarge it then right-click and select ‘print’ to… Continue reading

Mother’s Day free printable papers from issue 149

Mother's Day cards

Who deserves a spot of pampering more than our lovely mums? At this time of year, we like to pull out all the stops to make really beautiful cards for the wonderful ladies in our lives. We’re looking forward to seeing what you do with our Mother’s Day free printable papers from issue 149 –… Continue reading

How to make a slider card

Butterfly slider card

Love interactive cards? Learn how to make a slider card with a beautiful whirling butterfly. with Debbie Simpson’s penny slider card design from issue 149. This project, by Debbie Simpson, will show you how to make a circular shaped track for the penny slider – created using the largest and third largest Spellbinders Nestabilities circle… Continue reading

Fly Away With Me free printables from Papercraft inspirations 138!

Download Jenny Ellory’s gorgeous free printables for your card making! This Fly Away With Me collection features sunny skies, rainbows, kites and hot air balloons, perfect for bright and colourful birthday cards. Love these designs? Take a look at more fantastic summer card ideas using our free downloads! How to download Christmas printables Simply click on the one you… Continue reading

Free stamp set with issue 123

Hooray, issue 123 of Papercraft inspirations is finally here! You’re going to love your free gift – a set of 86 Happy Day clear stamps, perfect for spring cards. Sweet motifs include cute birds,bunting flags and banners, plus a really useful mini alphabet for greetings and messages. We’ve got great card ideas to get you… Continue reading

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

Your FREE retro caravan printables by Naomi Hocking!

We just love this cool, retro printables set! You can create the cutest caravan cards using this fabulous printable kit by the super-talented Naomi Hocking. Naomi’s kit include everything you need to mix and match, and layer up fun summer cards, and even includes a 3D caravan you can print and construct to make a… Continue reading

Download the free printable sentiments from Julie Kirk’s Father’s Day cards in issue 113

If you’re looking for a card that’s a bit different for Father’s Day, then Julie Kirk’s manly cards are for you! Julie’s used wide ribbon to create rosettes and ties that look great on your cards! The sentiments can all be printed out in an instant, making it really easy to piece together a quick… Continue reading

Guest project AND digi-stamp giveaway by Jo Davies!

Regular readers might recognise Jo Davies from the testers pages in Papercraft inspirations! We had a chat with her and found out that as well as being an amazing card maker, she’s also a super-talented digi-stamp designer with her very own Etsy shop – Time for Tea Designs!  For our Easter blog party, she’s designed this… Continue reading

Special Sizzix Sunday free project AND Big Shot giveaway!

To kick off the third and final day of our blog party, we’ve teamed up with Sizzix to bring you this gorgeous bonus project, and a fab giveaway including a Big Shot starter kit (including a Big Shot machine!) and one of the dies you need to make this gorgeous Easter gift bag!  To get… Continue reading

GIVEAWAY: Six sets of Stampin' Up! A Little Bit of Spring stamps!

Welcome back to day 2 of the Papercraft inspirations Easter blog party! We hope you enjoyed the giveaways, offers and guest posts yesterday. If you missed out, then you can keep track of all the Easter blog party posts here.  The first giveaway of the day is Stampin’ Up!‘s super-cute ‘A Little Bit of Spring’… Continue reading

Join in the make-and-take sessions at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show!

The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show kicks off today and we’re so excited to meet you all! We’ve been working hard at Papercraft HQ to find the perfect project to demo at our make-and-take sessions and we simply couldn’t resist this amazing pop-up cupcake card!  If you weren’t able to make the show or you… Continue reading

Download Angela Poole’s beautiful bouquet printable kit!

We can’t get enough of Angela Poole’s gorgeous bouquet cards in issue 110 of Papercraft inspirations. They’re simply perfect for Mother’s Day, but they’ll also make beautiful cards for lots of different occasions. Angela’s created an amazing printable kit, exclusive to Papercraft inspirations! The kit includes nine patterned papers, 24 different flowers and foliage illustrations,… Continue reading

Keep up with the trends from CHA!

We’ve sent Angela Poole all the way out to California to give you a sneak peek at what’s hot this year at the huge CHA craft show. Take a look at these beautiful ideas from Cosmo Cricket! Give your scrapbook a personal touch with these tiny embellishments.  Card making is also on the agenda. Send… Continue reading

FREE birdbox gift box template!

If you’re thinking about what to craft for your loved-one for Valentine’s Day, you’re going to love this beautiful birdbox template from issue 109 of Papercraft Inspirations! Love this design? Take a look at more great ideas featuring our feathered friends as well as more of our fantastic Valentine’s ideas and free downloads. Find your free birdbox… Continue reading

Spring Knitting & Stitching Show tickets up for grabs!

  The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2013, 14-17th March at Olympa II London, promises to be a great day out! With over 180 craft stands, you can stock up on stash, pick up some new skills – and meet the Papercraft inspirations team! Read our news story on page 11 for more details about… Continue reading

How to make a 3D flower card

This pretty flower card is perfect for birthdays. Scroll down for your step-by-step guide and free templates! Take a look at more fantastic flower card ideas, too! Click here to download your flower card template as a PDF You will need: Assorted patterned papers Turquoise, green & purple card Acetate Seed beads 1in circle punch… Continue reading

Make a beautiful card for Easter

Send Easter greetings to a friend with a special handmade card. Scroll down to find our step-by-step instructions and free templates! Click here to download your Easter card template as a PDF You will need Your basic card, plus… Blue, green, purple, white & yellow card Purple patterned paper ‘Happy Easter’ greeting Blue organza ribbon… Continue reading

How to use your ribbon flowers!

The September issue of PaperCraft inspirations is about to hit the shops, with free ribbon flower embellishments for you! Watch the video below to see our creative editor Angela showing you how to use your free gift: In a rush to get started? Here are the steps: Step 1 Pop out your flower shape and… Continue reading