Free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 165

Download our free papers for your cards Enjoy using these gorgeous pastel-hued papers by Jenny Ellory to capture the magic of summer fetes on your papercraft projects. With candyfloss tones, sweet bunting and designs good enough to eat, you can’t go wrong with these free papers from issue 165! Whether you spend your time dancing around… Continue reading

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 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. You can even use our handy templates to create some paper… 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

Papercraft Inspirations issue 164 on sale in the UK 23rd March

Papercraft and card making ideas in the May issue of Papercraft Inspirations magazine Discover different ways to use embossing powder on your projects, for some stunning effects. Learn how to add 3D elements to cards in our masterclass – there’s projects for beginners and more advanced crafters. Find designs for shaker cards, using die-cutting and… Continue reading

Free papers from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 164

Download our free papers for your cards Chocolate, strawberry, banana or vanilla, whatever your favourite flavour, milkshakes conjure up memories of fun-filled childhood days, as well as trendy cafes with grown-up appeal. With enticing summery colours and fun designs, these dreamy milkshake-themed papers by Jenny Ellory are ideal for making birthday cards, party bags, or even… Continue reading

Free printables from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 164

Laundry themed cards made with free printables

Download our free printables for your cards Enjoy card making with our sweet spring laundry-day free printables. Designed by Naomi Hocking, these printables work well when making dimensional cards. Get creative with building up your scenes – letting treetops and clouds overhang your card’s edges will help with the 3D effect, too. Make an easel or twisted… 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

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations magazine 164

Win Chameleon Color Tones Pencils These specially designed double-ended pencils flip over to blend colours beautifully! These unique artist-quality pencils take the guesswork out of choosing different colours for blending and shading, as the right shade is at the other end! Each pencil features two colours that have been custom matched to deliver captivating colour blends… Continue reading

Mother’s Day ideas for homemade cards and gifts

Make Mother’s Day cards What could be nicer than a homemade Mother’s Day card to show your mum how much she means to you? Whether or not you’re new to card making, we’ve got lots of Mother’s Day ideas for cards and gifts that you can make. From gorgeous flower cards, cute animal cards, and impressive box… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 163 is out on 23rd February in the UK

Inside the April issue of Papercraft Inspirations There’s plenty of great ideas to impress. Find out how to make the most of double-sided papers, create spring cards with our knitted-flower printables, add vibrant colour to projects with our doodle free papers. We’ll also show you how to make exploding box cards in our masterclass. Plus, enjoy your cover… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 163

Win Mixed Media dies from Crafter’s Companion Following last year’s popular Mixed Media die collection, Die’sire is releasing some more fabulous designs that are sure to inspire you. The nine new designs from Crafter’s Companion include ribbon buckles, rosettes, pennant banners and a blossoming tree. These extra-thick dies will allow you to die-cut with ease…. Continue reading

Wool-themed free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 163

Download free printables for your cards These spring lambs, florals and woollen themes, will look great on your papercraft projects. Our printables by Naomi Hocking are bursting at the seams with colour and cute elements. Whether you’re looking to make a design for a keen knitter, or want some new ideas for seasonal cards, there’s plenty of… Continue reading

Free doodle-themed papers from Papercraft Inspirations 163

Download our free papers for your cards Here are some colourful papers that will make perfect cards for someone who likes to go all out on their birthday. These brilliantly creative doodle papers were designed by Jenny Ellory, and will add plenty of pizzazz to your projects. To download the papers, click on the one you want, to… Continue reading

All the templates from Papercraft Inspirations 163

Get even more inspiration for your crafting, using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 163. There are plenty of ideas in the issue, including a coffee mug gift container and beautiful origami petals. We’ve also got templates for impressive exploding box cards – watch our handy video tutorial, to find out how to make them! How to download templates To… Continue reading

Craft projects for your home

Home craft ideas

Home craft ideas Want DIY craft ideas for things to make for your home, or gift ideas to make for family and friends? Take a look at five of our amazing papercraft projects. How to make a chalkboard Make shopping lists and share family reminders with this handy chalkboard. For this project, you’ll need a chalkboard… Continue reading

Manor house Mother’s Day free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 162

Mother's Day free printables downloads

Make these sophisticated cards, complete with cute cats and dogs as well as colourful peacocks, 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! We’ve got lots more Mother’s Day card ideas as well as pretty flower card designs and free downloads… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 162 is out on 26th January in the UK

Our March issue is filled with fabulous Mother’s Day makes and gorgeous spring colours! Show mum how special she is with an elegant jewellery gift card, inject a burst of colour to your projects with our vibrant Russian doll free papers, or use this issue’s free printables to delight a mum who is To the Manor Born! Reflect the… Continue reading

All the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 162

Get even more inspiration for your crafting, using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 162 – there are plenty of ideas in the issue, including a princess palace gift bag! To download the templates, click on the one you want, to enlarge it, then drag and drop the image onto your desktop, or right-click on the larger image.

Russian doll free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 162

These beautifully contemporary cards are so easy to make with the vibrant 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 with colour… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 161

Fancy winning a host of crafty treats? See below to find out how to enter all the giveaways from Papercraft inspirations 161. You have until 10th February 2017 to enter. WIN Goodies from Hunkydory’s Paradise Jewels Elegant pastels and exquisite foils abound in this beautiful new range from Hunkydory, which includes inserts, toppers, sentiments, papers… Continue reading

Beautiful bird free printables from Papercraft Inspirations 161

Whenever Valentine’s Day comes around, it can start to feel like there are hearts galore – not least in card-making projects! If you’d like something a bit different to make for your loved one on 14th February, our printables by Jenny Ellory could be just what you’re looking for. Vicky Bailey has come up with some… Continue reading

Valentine’s free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 161

Show your sweetie how much they mean to you on 14th February with a card made with these adorable Valentine’s papers and toppers by Jenny Ellory. Fresh, modern heart prints in vibrant shades of pink and blue make this one super-stylish collection. We also can’t resist a pun here at Pi HQ and so we… Continue reading

British biscuit printables from Papercraft Inspirations 160

Nothing beats a comforting cup of tea with a crunchy biscuit on the side, all ready to be dunked! If you’re a fan of the great tea break tradition you’ll love these cards, made using fab biscuit printables illustrated exclusively for Papercraft inspirations by Esther Curtis. With their enticing pastel shades and contemporary style, this… Continue reading

Beautiful Moroccan Dreams free printable papers from Papercraft Inspirations 160

You’ll be able to travel to Morocco without leaving your craft room when you use these stunning papers and accessories by Jenny Ellory! Inspired by a walk through the twisting alleyways of Marrakesh, geometric patterns combine with elegant florals in shades of blue, cream and ochre. Use them to create cards that are suitable for… Continue reading

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 160

Fancy winning a host of crafty treats? You bet! See below to find out how to enter all of the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 160. You have until 12 January 2017 to enter.   WIN Hunkydory prizes! (pictured above) Colourful patterns and beautiful butterflies abound in this month’s super prize from Hunkydory! We have the… Continue reading

Papercraft Inspirations issue 160 is out on 1st December in the UK!

While a lot of the UK seems to be feeling blue about the shorter days, we at Pi HQ are embracing the dark evenings – what better reason to hunker down with a cup of tea, hot water bottle and relax with a good few hours of crafting. Really there’s only one other thing you need… Continue reading

All the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 160

Inspire your occasion crafting using the free templates from Papercraft Inspirations 160 – there are heaps of ideas in the issue, including these pretty succulent plants. To download the templates, click on the one you want to enlarge it, then right-click on the larger image and select ‘save as’ or ‘print’. Happy crafting!  

All the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 159

Papercraft Inspirations 159 giveaway prize

Fancy winning a host of crafty treats? See below to find out how to enter all of the giveaways from Papercraft Inspirations 159. You have until 20 December 2016 to enter. Win the new Colorista range from Crafter’s Companion (pictured above) Colorista is a specially developed Spectrum Noir range for recreational colouring – featuring top-quality pens… Continue reading