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

Fab 50’s housewife printables!

Retro papercrafting is so on trend, so to help you get your cards up to date we’ve got 33 gorgeous 50’s housewife printables by Angela Poole. The fun, fresh and funky housewives are perfect for popping on girlie birthday cards, but they can easily be adapted for all sorts of other occasions! So what are… Continue reading

FREE Spring Floral papers from issue 111 of Papercraft inspirations!

We’re welcoming signs of spring both outside and in our papercrafts! This fab floral set of patterned papers and embellishments by Naomi Hocking is sure to brighten up your designs. The April issue of Papercraft inspirations features four pages of pretty papers for you to enjoy – including six pretty backgrounds, four matching borders and 52 doodled… Continue reading

How to create the vintage card from the PanPastel Masterclass

We love the vintage-style card by Brenda Brown in issue 103’s PanPastel Masterclass. The card has so many little details that make it really special, and the PanPastels create a gorgeous antique background effect. In this post, you’ll find the full shopping list and step-by-step instructions for this fabulous card. You will need your basic… Continue reading

FREE sunflower topper from the August issue’s Paint Fusion Masterclass

If you like the painted effect on your cards, but are a hesitant to get your paintbrushes and paint out, these Paint Fusion sunflower toppers are for you! Using these printable toppers gives you the full Paint Fusion effect, with none of the painting – perfect for those last minute cards! Find a full step-by-step… Continue reading

Send a special gift for Mother's Day

Don’t forget Mother’s Day on 18th March! You can buy her flowers and treat her to chocolates but we’ve got an extra special gift idea for mums this year.   Buy your mum a magazine subscription and she’ll have something special to look forward to every month. Choose from seven gorgeous magazines, including Simply Knitting,… Continue reading

Make a cute teacup card!

This sweet design is perfect for a birthday celebration or a simple ‘hello’ greeting! Read on for our step-by-step guide and your free printable template! Click here for your free teacup template You will need: Your basic card kit, plus… Pink & white card Pink patterned papers Scalloped scissors Brown fineliner pen Step 1 Snip,… Continue reading

Make a sweet giraffe card!

Create this fun character card to cheer up grey days. We’ve got a free template and step-by-step guide for you, so read on and get crafting! Click here to download your free giraffe template (JPG) You will need:  Your basic card kit, plus… Yellow card blank Brown, green orange, yellow & white coloured card Yellow… Continue reading

Bonus project: Sonia's twirling greeting!

Learn how to make fancy-fold cards in our February issue (in shops 18th Jan)! We’ve got a fantastic Masterclass that shows you how to make cards that twist, swing and cascade using amazing folding techniques. We’re so excited to bring you this bonus project by Sonia Sellers –  a card with a twirling greeting hidden inside!… Continue reading

Free downloads: Angela’s apron cards!

You’ll love Angela Poole’s apron-shaped cards for every hobby – look out for them in your new February issue, in shops 18th January. To get you started, we’ve got some free downloads for you! Click the thumbnail image to print out the templates page – remember you’ll need to enlarge the apron piece to 200%… Continue reading

Make this sweet Christmas card

Make Anna Moore’s beautiful wreath card – it’s easy with punched shapes and adhesive pearls! Anna has used die-cut circles to make this card really quick, but you could easily create the circles with scalloped scissors or punches if you prefer. Scroll down to find Anna’s step-by-step guide!   You will need Basic card kit,… Continue reading

Kirsty Neale's paper doll templates!

Don’t miss Kirsty Neale’s gorgeous gift cards in issue 93 of Papercraft inspirations (in shops 26th October). Kirsty’s sharing the templates for her adorable paper doll dress-up card – just click the link below to download then print out as many times as you like! Click here to download Kirsty’s doll templates For more crafty… Continue reading

FREE downloads: Angela Poole's fairy illustrations

  Don’t miss the gorgeous fairy cards project in issue 92 of Papercraft inspirations, in shops 28th September. Designer Angela Poole’s sharing her wonderful illustrations with you, so it’s easy to print out each image then layer and embellish to create cards in no time. Click below to download your fairy illustrations – each one… Continue reading

Bonus project: Make a kimono card!

This pretty card is perfect for birthdays – use card and buttons in the recipient’s favourite colours to create a custom mini kimono! Scroll down to find your step-by-step guide and free downloadable template. Click here to download your kimono card template now! You will need: Your basic card kit, plus… Blue, dark green, lime… Continue reading

Your FREE dresses downloads!

Look out for these gorgeous dresses cards by Creative Editor, Angela Poole, in issue 91 of Papercraft inspirations! You can download the images here, ready to print out and use on your cards. Issue 91 is in shops from 1st to 27th September. Click on the links below to download these images as JPGs… ? 1…. Continue reading

Make a cute summer card!

Say hello with this smiley crab card. It’s easy to make with the free template below, and it’s sure to be a hit with kids during the summer hols! Click here to download your free cute crab template! You will need Your basic card kit, plus… Blue card blank Green, pink, yellow & white card… Continue reading

Bonus project: Make a cute floral card

This sweet card makes the most of your favourite patterned papers and ribbon. Scroll down to find your step-by-step guide and free templates! Click here to download your flower card templates (jpg) You will need Your basic card kit, plus… Square card blank Blue & red card Red patterned paper Red buttons Patterned ribbons Seed… Continue reading

How to make glittered concertina flowers!

[youtube:y1tDzg9hY_M] Your July issue comes with a tidy tray and glitters! Get a peek at the tray in action and learn to make gorgeous concertina flowers in this video with Angela and Jenny.   

Bonus project: Make a 3D flower card!

This pretty flower card is perfect for June birthdays. Scroll down for your step-by-step guide and free templates! Click here to download your flower card template as a JPG 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… Continue reading

Garden Goodies from issue 86!

These fun papers were originally featured in issue 86 of Papercraft inspirations, on sale in April 2011. You can now find the Garden Goodies printable papers on The Making Spot!

FREE Treats for Mum papers to download from issue 84!

Click below to download your brand new set of exclusive Treats for Mum papers – fresh from issue 84 of PaperCraft inspirations! It’s in shops from 16th February to 15th March – and inside you’ll also find lovely ideas for cards to make with them plus lovely high quality printed versions of these designs for… Continue reading