FREE Templates to download from your Christmas Supplement!

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from your “Christmas Cards” supplement FREE with issue 52 of PaperCraft inspirations! Click on these links to download pdf files of these 4 templates pages… ? Supplement templates 1.pdf (Page 1 – 180KB) ? Supplement templates 2.pdf (Page 2 – 160KB) ? Supplement templates 3.pdf… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your October issue…

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from issue 52 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes templates for our shaped Animal and splashingly good Dolphin cards! It’s in shops 1 September and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all!… Continue reading

5 ways with flowers

Take one pot of flower embellishments and try these five ways of adding them to your cards… 1) Mix and match different sized blooms and fix them in place with brad flower centres! 2) Twist craft wire into stalks and tendrils to top up your blooms 3) Snip away one petal then tie ribbon around… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your September issue…

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from issue 51 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes templates for our Masterclass on making envelopes and cute Doll cards! It’s in shops 1 August and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your August issue…

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 50 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our Woven Ribbon cards and cute Baby cards! It’s in shops 4 July and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all! Click on… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your July issue…

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 49 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our Art Deco glass painting cards and girly ‘me time’ cards! It’s in shops 6 June and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun… Continue reading

Card making eyecandy

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FREE Templates from your Cards for Men Supplement!

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from your “Cards for Men” supplement FREE with issue 48 of PaperCraft inspirations! Click on these links to download pdf files of these 4 templates pages… ? Supplement templates 1.pdf (Page 1 – 172KB) ? Supplement templates 2.pdf (Page 2 – 172KB) ? Supplement templates… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your June issue…

Click below to download your two free pages of templates from issue 48 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our ‘blooming’ marvellous ribbon flower cards and chic window shopping cards! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all!… Continue reading

Something for the weekend

Take a look at this fun new blog from Hero Arts… / it’s jam packed full of ideas for you to try – enjoy!

FREE Templates from your May issue…

Click below to download your four free pages of templates from issue 47 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue has more fabulous templates than ever before, including our glamorous bathroom cards and box cards for men! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab… Continue reading

Free gingham paper!

Thanks to PaperCraft inspirations designer Rachel Hyde for sharing this top tip with us… you can download gingham papers for FREE on the Activity Village website… Your cards have already started flooding in with this month’s papers. My favourite so far is Jenny McRoland’s fantabulous table of treats! (if you’re reading this Jenny thanks for… Continue reading

Purrrfect papercraft project

Here’s a little fun to brighten your return to work after the long weekend! Why not craft your own ceiling cat You can download a free project sheet here*

FREE Templates from your April issue…

Click below to download your two free pages of templates from issue 46 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our Mechanical Masterclass cards! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all! Click on these links to download pdf… Continue reading

A bit of fun for the weekend

If, like me, you have a soft spot for funky stationery, you’ll love these Monsters Highlighters from Stabilo – now when I’m working on getting all our pages of PaperCraft inspirations ready, I can use pens that make me smile every time I look at them! Kids will love them too!  

What’s your favourite website?

Everyone has a couple of websites that they can’t resist taking a peek at on a regular basis, and we want to know what yours are! I’ll start, to get you in the mood! For me, nothing quite beats the amazing array of ribbons and craft materials avaiable at Josy Rose .. plus the website… Continue reading

What’s your stamping profile?

Stamp-addled Overbrimming stash, more ink pads than you know what to do with, pro in all things stamp-related? No technique’s too taxing, and no surface free from your stamped sensations… Stamp newbie Stamping seems like one of those things other crafters do but you wouldn’t know where to begin… then again you wouldn’t mind having… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your March issue…

Click below to download your two free pages of templates from issue 45 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our Feathered Friends cards! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all! Click on these links to download pdf… Continue reading

Paper sculpture is everywhere

As a fan of paper sculpture and someone who’s decorating a new house, it’s been nice to see lots of inspiring ideas for papercrafting while I’ve been out and about shopping for new things. My favourite is this new light shade which uses lots of the same techniques of scoring and bending to create this… Continue reading

FREE Templates from your February issue…

Click below to download your two free pages of templates from issue 44 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our Valentines cards! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all! Click on these links to download pdf files… Continue reading

Happy Christmas from the PaperCraft inspirations team!

Happy Christmas all! As we’ll be at home opening up all our handmade papercrafted pressies today, we’ve found this game for you on the Staedtler website as a bit of fun for Christmas Day! Santa game Perhaps we’ll be able to get one for the PaperCraft site next Christmas! x

Festive fun for you all

We love the latest addition to the Steadtler website! They’ve created a Santa Sleigh race game, based around their popular brand of sticky products for card makers and scrapbookers! Have fun everyone!

FREE templates from issue 43!

Click below to download your three free pages of templates from issue 43 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our purr-fect cat cards! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all! Click on these links to download pdf… Continue reading

FREE templates from your January issue…

Click below to download your two free pages of templates from issue 42 of PaperCraft inspirations then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! This month’s issue includes our must-make Noah’s ark cards! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun all! Click on these links to download… Continue reading

Card making's a dangerous business…

Quote of the week this week goes to our Art Editor Jo… She just revealed to the PaperCraft team the time she realised her partner had a flower shaped mark on his forehead after falling on a flower punch! It got us to thinking, I once spoke to a reader of Cross Stitcher magazine who’d… Continue reading

FREE December issue card maker's templates

Click below to download your two free pages of templates then use them to make into lots of lovely cards! ly cards! This month’s issue includes a fab stained glass window for traditional cards plus shapes to fill with lovely quilled shapes! It’s in shops now and it’s crammed with fab card ideas.. have fun… Continue reading

Quote of the week…

This week it’s the turn of Rosie, on our sister magazine, Scrapbook inspirations (they sit next to us at PaperCraft inspirations HQ!)… ‘I LOVE them! They make my heart hop!’ On coooing and oooohing and ahhhhing over the brand new owl designs in the papercraft range from Sassafrass Lass! Sassafrass Lass We do love a… Continue reading

Card making record set?

Last night, card making history occured in the PaperCraft inspirations office. I think I may have beaten my own ‘personal best’ record for quickest card making time! it’s very excited so I thought I’d share it with you all. I was running late to meet a friend who’s birthday I’d missed, and I horrifyingly realised… Continue reading

Crafting memories

Welcome to the new card making week! Thought we’d kick start with a spot of nostalgia… have you ever stopped to think back to how you first discovered your crafty tendancies? I’ve been busy proofing this month’s reader story, about a school’s card making club and it’s got me thinking back to when I first… Continue reading

Free card making project downloads for you

Here’s a little something for your weekend… click below to download two projects from the brand new book I Love Card Making… we’ve got an exclusive sneaky peak for PaperCraft inspirations readers! ? How to make a Corsage ribbon card (pdf, 272KB) ? How to make a Cupcake recipe card (pdf, 308KB) These projects are… Continue reading