Brother Scan N Cut templates

Sponsored post Papercraft Inspirations 181 features a Brother Scan N Cut project, which shows you how to use the machine to create a gorgeous 3D box card in the shape of vase, complete with a bounty of beautiful blooms.

Papercraft Inspirations 180 on sale in the UK 20th June

There’s a huge variety of brilliant projects to discover in Papercraft Inspirations 180. From cute, stamped characters to two ribbon-threading masterclass projects, and much more, we’ve got some gorgeous designs to help you wow friends and family. We also show you how to make a trendy paper lampshade, using a simple step-by-step guide and our free template…. Continue reading

Free cocktail printables from papercraft Inspirations 180

These cocktail printables, from Papercraft Inspirations 180, are ideal for summery makes. They look great when paired with a few sequins and some fancy card folds. What could be more relaxing than sitting at a beach-side bar with your favourite cocktail in hand? Whatever your preferred tipple, our collection of cocktail printables will help you… Continue reading

Free summer printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 180

Download these free summer printable papers, from Papercraft Inspirations 180, to give your crafting a touch of natural beauty. Summer is a time for heading outdoors and enjoying the abundance of vibrant blooms, sweet songbirds and beautiful butterflies. These stylish papers, designed by Sharon Armstrong Purvis, capture the joys of nature’s bounty, but with a… Continue reading

Free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 180 – including DIY lampshade

There are loads of fun projects to try in Papercraft Inspirations 180 – including a DIY lampshade design! Here, you’ll find all the free templates from the issue, to give you a head start on your crafting. Download gift box templates so you can present template treats, such as macarons, in style. Add extra interest… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 180

Give your stash levels a boost by entering our fantastic giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 180! With goodies from Crafter’s Companion, Stamping’ Up!, Trimcraft and more up for grabs, there are some great prizes to be won! Deadline for entries is 1st August 2018. Win a Stampin’ Up! tropical crafting bundle Bring some Caribbean warmth to your craft stash… Continue reading

How to make a tunnel card with our free printables

The gorgeous fairground printables from Papercraft Inspirations 176 can be used to create loads of fantastic designs – here, we show you how to make a tunnel card. This type of card lets you build up dimensional scenes on your papercraft projects, and it works really well with the toppers included in the fairground printables collection…. Continue reading

How to fold paper pleats on cards

Want to add bold shapes and dimension to your cards in a few simple steps? We’ll show you how to fold paper pleats on cards and papercraft projects. Bold shapes, patterns and colours can add lots of interest to your projects and, when it comes to choosing which papers to use, two sides are, arguably,… Continue reading

What’s new at Create and Craft?

Sponsored post It’s not just the weather that’s hotting up this summer. Create and Craft is set to launch some of the hottest new brands in the craft industry this season, with acclaimed names such as Pentart, Stamperia and Becky Seddon coming to the channel. Kicking off a new and exclusive event on Thursday 24th May is DaliART…. Continue reading

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Papercraft Inspirations 179 on sale in the UK 25th May

Papercraft Inspirations 179 is on sale in the UK from 25th May, and it’s packed with loads of brilliant summery projects! Rather than always buying materials, we love discovering clever ways to use products we already have in our stash piles! In issue 179, we show you some fab ideas for using your circle nesting… Continue reading

Free baby printables from Papercraft Inspirations 179

These adorable free baby printables, designed by Rhiannon Bull for Papercraft Inspirations 179, are perfect for celebrating a new arrival. They also make great options for colourful cards for children’s birthdays. Sarah Jackman-Read has used these printables to make four different cards that all have an abundance of charm. Download our handy free template to get… Continue reading

Free coastal printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 179

For anyone who has spent time along the Cornish coast, this collection of charming coastal printable papers will conjure up memories of fishing villages, pebble-strewn beaches and cheeky seagulls attempting to fly off with your Cornish pasty! Naomi Hocking designed these papers for Papercraft Inspirations 179, and they’re perfect for summery makes, whether you’re familiar… Continue reading

Free papercraft templates from Papercraft Inspirations 179

There are loads of fun projects to try using our free papercraft templates from Papercraft Inspirations 179! From fancy card bases to pop-up elements and gift boxes, take a look at our downloadable templates to give you a head start on your next papercraft project. Stay for tea There are some sweet afternoon-tea themed designs,… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 179

Give your stash levels a boost by entering our fantastic giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 179! With goodies from Crafter’s Companion, Stamping’ Up!, Heartfelt Creations and more up for grabs, there are some great prizes to be won! Deadline for entries is 6th July 2018. Fans of Sheena Douglass will love this beautiful bundle of the latest stamps… Continue reading

How to make side stepper cards

With just a few simple cuts and folds, follow our step-by-step guide to discover how to make side stepper cards. We love creating different styles of card bases – it’s a great way to add extra interest to a design and will often provide you with extra space to add lovely papers and embellishments. To make this… Continue reading

How to make origami flower petals cards with our free template

Learning how to make origami flower petals is a great skill to have, as you can use the petals in lots of different ways to embellish your cards and papercraft projects. This gorgeous card design has been created by folding die-cut circles into petals then layering them to create a flower-head. Use double-sided paper for this… Continue reading

Make a z fold card in 7 simple steps

Before you even start picking out papers or deciding which die cuts and decorations to use, you can have great fun by getting creative with your card bases and learning how to make a z fold card. Making an alternative base shape is a simple way to add extra interest for recipients, especially as you… Continue reading

How to do quilling – beginner projects

If you want to learn how to do quilling, or if you’ve just been wondering ‘what is quilling?’, we’ve got ten fantastic projects, designed by Sarah Jackman-Read, to get you started with this versatile papercraft technique. First, you’ll need some quilling strips and a quilling tool. But what are quilling strips and, for that matter, what is a… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations 178 on sale in the UK 1st May

You’ll find plenty of fantastic ideas in Papercraft Inspirations 178. From fabulous ideas for summery party invitations and decorations, to a pop-up card masterclass and gorgeous fairy-tale designs! Issue 178 comes with an amazing 30-piece greetings tag die and stamp set, which includes sentiment stamps for everything from birthdays and ‘thinking of you’ to ‘may all… Continue reading

Free car printable collection from Papercraft Inspirations 178

This fun, colourful, car printable collection is perfect for motoring fans, and ideal for Father’s Day cards, too! The men in our lives can sometimes be difficult to make cards for, but these clever car printables, illustrated by Emily Waite for Papercraft Inspirations 178, make crafting super easy. There are lots of vehicles to choose from, including classic racing… Continue reading

Free coffee printable paper from Papercraft Inspirations 178

Coffee-lovers will adore this collection of printable paper, sentiments and toppers from Papercraft Inspirations 178. Taking time to enjoy a decent cup of coffee and a generously-sized pastry is many people’s ideal way to kick-start the day. From fun sentiments to coffee-cup toppers, this special blend of themed printable paper and embellishments is well suited… Continue reading

Free papercraft templates from Papercraft Inspirations 178

We’ve got plenty of fantastic card-making and papercraft templates to help you get a head start on the projects in Papercraft Inspirations 178. From a gorgeous tropical garland, to a cute, castle-shaped gift bag and pop-up card base, you’ll be spoilt for choose for your next papercraft creation! There’s even a handy template for a sunburst… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 178

Give your stash levels a boost by entering our fantastic giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 178! With goodies from Wild Rose Studio, Dovecraft, Heartfelt Creations and more up for grabs, there are some great prizes to be won! Deadline for entries is 12th June 2018. Stix2 Anything has pulled out all the stops to offer one lucky… Continue reading

Make a fox card for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

Make a pretty patchwork card

  To get you into the crafting mood, we’ve got lots of card projects for you to try, including this sweet patchwork card created by Anne Richardson! This is the third of our scrap-busting projects, which have been designed so you can easily make them with bits and bobs already in your stash. These quick and easy ideas… Continue reading

Make a bouquet flower card for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

Make a sweet boat card for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

Free templates for World Craft Week

World Craft Week 2018 runs from 16th to 22nd April and there are lots of ways you can get involved! This year, World Craft Week is supporting Bliss, a charity for babies born premature or sick. Visit www.worldcraftweek.com to find out more and get a FREE digi magazine packed with loads of craft projects for you… Continue reading

How to make a swing card

We’re here to help your crafting go with a swing, and this fun interactive design will certainly do the trick! This swing card has a central panel that flips from side to side as you move the card, which means you can add even more pretty papers and embellishments to your designs! World Craft Week… Continue reading

How to make a slider card

Conceal a sweet message with this fun, interactive design! Create a slider card with a little tab at the back that, once pulled, will move the top section of the card to reveal a greeting underneath! World Craft Week This swing card has been designed for us by Sarah Jackman-Read to help celebrate World Craft Week 2018, which… Continue reading