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What Is Triple Stamping? How To Create A Card With A Difference

What Is Triple Stamping? How To Create A Card With A Difference

A simple yet effective way to bring your papercraft projects to life, triple stamping is a handy technique to have up your sleeve when it comes to creating show-stopping cards and stationery! You can stamp onto squares, circles, or any shape you want, to create […]

Watercolour Stamping: Pretty Graduated Petals in Six Easy Steps!

Watercolour Stamping: Pretty Graduated Petals in Six Easy Steps!

Whilst we all love the way stamps enable us to add an intricate outline, background or illustration to a project in a matter of seconds, sometimes figuring out how to add colour to that design can leave us stumped! If you’re looking for a new […]

Layered Stamping: Add Dimension To Your Cardfronts

Layered Stamping: Add Dimension To Your Cardfronts

Love stamping, but looking for a quick and easy way to add a little extra dimension to flat designs? Louise Dunbar has the perfect layered stamping hack right here! This simple yet effective approach to creating card fronts that pack a little extra punch is a great way to bring your stamp sets to life – and it’s easy to achieve in just a few simple steps! Check out Louise’s step-by-step layered stamping project below, and have a play around with your own stamp collection to see what you could produce…

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Stamping Techniques: What Is Resist Stamping?

Stamping Techniques: What Is Resist Stamping?

Looking for an eye-catching way to breathe life into your stamping projects this year? Resist stamping might be the perfect technique for you! It’s an easy technique to master, and will make you look at your stamp stash in a completely different way. Essentially, the […]

Valentine’s Day Crafting Essentials

Valentine’s Day Crafting Essentials

What better excuse is there to get crafting than Valentine’s Day? Okay, we know it’s still a few weeks away… but if you want to knock the socks off someone special’s feet with your crafty efforts, then now’s the time to get creative! Have a […]

Birthday Card Organiser with FREE Printable Template!

Birthday Card Organiser with FREE Printable Template!

If your New Year’s resolution is to get more organised, then we’ve the perfect project for you: a DIY birthday card organiser! With a little crafty planning, you can start as you mean to go on this year, by getting organised ahead of the game. This birthday card organiser is easy to make, and will ensure you never forget a loved one’s special day again! Check out Kristine McKay’s step-by-step instructions below, and use the free printable template to make a birthday card organiser you can fill with handmade cards, month by month, so everyone receives a birthday card this year!

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How to Make a New Year Card: Celebrate The Year To Come!

How to Make a New Year Card: Celebrate The Year To Come!

Once all the festivities of Christmas itself have passed, there’s still plenty to celebrate… at Create and Craft we love to embrace ANY excuse to get crafting! Which is why we’re firm believers that season’s greetings needn’t be reserved for Christmas Day alone. Check out […]

Our Favourite Christmas Cardmaking Kits for 2018

Our Favourite Christmas Cardmaking Kits for 2018

This month we’ve a fantastically festive line-up of cardmaking kits for you, perfectly placed to get you ready to hit the crafty season ahead with your Christmas cardmaking well and truly on track! Check out our pick of the best Christmas cardmaking collections below, and […]

Never Ending Card Tutorial [+ Video!]

Never Ending Card Tutorial [+ Video!]

Introducing the never ending card: a four-faced fully interactive card that just never stops… literally! This incredible cardmaking design is one every serious papercrafter should get to grips with – it’s the perfect way to wow any recipient, whether you’re making a birthday card, a Christmas card, or something else entirely! Check out the talented Vikki Gorham‘s never ending card tutorial below, and discover the secret behind this immersive card!

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The Return of The Impossible Card: A Spooktacular Halloween Edition!

The Return of The Impossible Card: A Spooktacular Halloween Edition!

The ‘Impossible Card’ is back… and it’s more terrifying to behold than ever! Why? Because the fantastic Vikki Gorham has created her very own Spooktacular Impossible Scene Card, ready for Halloween! And despite how incredible it looks, this stunning card is not impossible to make at […]

Paper Windmill Card: 3D Cardmaking with a Twist!

Paper Windmill Card: 3D Cardmaking with a Twist!

Loved by kids and adults alike, paper windmills are super-easy to make and provide endless fun. Shabneez Khan Muztar has taken inspiration from the classic paper windmill and created this amazing paper windmill card. Crafted using simple cutting and folding techniques, this card will appear […]

How To Make A Dutch Fold Card [With Free Template!]

How To Make A Dutch Fold Card [With Free Template!]

You can’t go wrong with a classic fold card, can you? But if you fancy trying something a little different (but certainly not too complicated!) then the Dutch fold card might be the perfect project for you! And to make it super-duper simple, the lovely Sarah Jackman-Read has not only put together a gorgeous step-by-step project for you to follow, but she’s also included a template you can download right here! Getting started couldn’t be easier…

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The Impossible Card Template – Discover The Secret Behind This ‘Impossible’ Design!

The Impossible Card Template – Discover The Secret Behind This ‘Impossible’ Design!

The ‘Impossible Card’ has been on everyone’s lips this summer… why? because despite how it looks, it’s actually not so impossible to make after all! Using the clever template provided here, you can discover the simple secret behind the impossible card, and make it time […]

How To Make a 3D Card [With Free Frame Fold Template!]

How To Make a 3D Card [With Free Frame Fold Template!]

This free-standing 3D card offers a contemporary twist on a traditional cardmaking design – your recipient will be more than a little impressed when they open up their card and it springs into action before their very eyes! Want to know exactly how to score […]

How to Make a Trifold Shutter Card [with Free Template]

How to Make a Trifold Shutter Card [with Free Template]

With the sun shining and the temperature soaring, this summer has been all about fun-filled days out at the beach. Keep the beach-themed fun going when you’re back indoors, with Shabneez Khan-Muztar’s handmade Trifold Shutter Card project. Featuring beach huts, bunting, and rubber rings, this seaside-themed trifold card would make a great 3D birthday card (for all ages!) or greeting card for other special occasions.

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