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.
Studio Steps • Take your card design to the next level by adding a few simple elements …
Little Darlings • Isn’t the colouring on these cards exquisite? Each one has been expertly shaded and lovingly embellished …
Birthday Boys • Here are some stylish, masculine birthday cards – they use cork print paper, muted Copic colouring and a touch of dark brown for a striking combination suitable for all ages.
Vellum Love • Vellum is one of a cardmaker’s trusty old supplies, and there is so many ways to use it! If you haven’t created with it for a while, pull out a few sheets and try these six ideas …
Dream Catchers • Capture a whimsical feeling on your cards using this great range of Dream Catchers.
New Releases • Keep up to date with all the latest stamps in our New Releases section.
Little Bird Adventures • We love card designs that can be recreated with any coloured scheme. Try these with whatever cardstock you have at home, and simply shade the images to match!
Stampers’ Challenge • This Avery Elle floral stamp set is broken into individual sections, so you can stamp them in an array of colours, and in different compositions – like a bunch, cluster or row! It also has a range of sentiments, making it a versatile investment.
Parisian Scenes • This project has a unique character – and you only need a few items to recreate the look!
Striking Borders • This idea is super-simple yet gives your cards a really powerful, dramatic effect! It will work with a range of stamps – like cute animals and kids, monsters, superheroes and even retro images like light bulbs and fans! It’s also a great way to add a sense of movement and makes small images take up more visual space.
Stamps with Matching Dies • Many stamp companies are now producing dies to go with their stamp sets, which opens up a range of new creative possibilities – check out these examples ...
10 Quick Cards
Fresh Flowers • Combine red and yellow with black and white for a bright, fresh set of cards.
Wedding Cards • These delicate designs are perfect for weddings – simply change the cardstock and marker colours to suit the style of each bride and groom.
Through the Garden Gate • Create these gorgeous garden scenes with a collection of coordinating products from Heartfelt Creations and a mixture of beautiful flowers.
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