Chock full with new and creative, crafty projects in every issue, this is the ultimate source of inspiration for papercraft and stamping enthusiasts everywhere. If you love crafty ideas that you can make and do with paper, or you know someone who else who loves it, then Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft is the only magazine you need for all your inspiration. From gift tags, gift-wrapping and card designs to ornaments and table setting, you’ll find a fabulous mix of practical projects to try in every issue, complete with easy-to-use patterns and templates. Experiment with different textures, embellishments, colours and techniques, check out new and interesting crafty products, find out the hot spots for shopping and discover clever budgets tips for all your project work. Editorial profiles with local community artists and papercraft experts will add to your experience.
One Die, Four Ways!
Caught on Film! • Design these little scenes with film strips and Polaroids to capture a holiday vibe. Kids will love them, international friends will love them, we love them!
Cardmaking on a Budget • Make your own pretty multicolor backgrounds using watered-down acrylic paints or spray inks. Combine them with collage images and leftover embellishments from your stash for a cost-effective finish.
Valentine’s Day • Valentine’s Day is not far off, so get your cards sorted in advance with these five fun and varied designs …
Flamingos • These whimsical looking birds seem to be popping their heads up everywhere!
New Releases • Keep up to date with all the latest stamps in our New Releases section.
Floral Wreath • This stunning wreath would look great in any home – simply change the colours to suit your décor!
Stampers’ Challenge • This month we really challenged our contributors with this huge Prima Bloom stamp – it measures just under 8in x 5½in! Each talented artist more than answered the call, and we were delighted with the broad range they came up with …
Vintage Baby • Here’s a lovely, delicate colour scheme for welcoming newborns – it’s perfect for when you want something a little out of the ordinary, and don’t know the sex of the baby!
Translucent Bubbles • Colouring translucent items like bubbles can be tricky, but here is a quick way to achieve this effect.
Painted Flowers • This three-step stamp set creates a stunning painterly effect quickly and easily. Try it with all kinds of ink and cardstock colour combinations for a great variety of results!
Senior-itas • Give your friends a giggle by sending them one of these delightful, comical cards.
Washi Tape Flowers • Use your collection of washi tapes with dies or paper punches to create stunning patterned flowers for your cards.
10 Quick Cards • Here’s a set of fresh, fail-safe designs that can be whipped-up in a flash. And as an extra bonus, the nautical theme is great for men of all ages!