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Cardmaking & Papercraft

June 2019

With Cardmaking & Papercraft, you’ll never be short of Cardmaking ideas. Each issue is packed with the very best techniques, detailed step by step guides, essential advice and know how from top experts

United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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meet the team!

Robert Art Editor “My children love making cards and these tissue paper ideas are easy enough for us to all do together.” Katriel Sub Editor “This stunning jewellery box is just what I need for keeping my trinkets safe. It’ll look so pretty on my dressing table!” Thomas Senior Production Editor “I love discovering new card folds! These U-fold cards are easier to make than they look – I can’t wait to try them.” Emma Designer “I’m always looking for ways to use up the leftover paper scraps in my craft stash, so these designs are perfect!” For free downloads, tips and many more cardmaking ideas, visit www.cardmakingandpapercraft.com Like www.facebook.com/ cardmakingmag Tweet @cardmaking_mag Follow @cardmakingmag Pin…

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welcome to the june issue

Hayley Hawes Editor We’re embracing the warmer weather this month with lots of bright and cheery projects, from eyecatching ombré pastel-inked backgrounds on p64 to nautical-themed layered stamps on p18. This issue’s delightful Fairy Tales cover gift from Dovecraft has given us hours of enjoyment, too! The set comes with magical patterned papers, packed with summery florals and delicate fairies, plus die-cut topper sheets and a 9-piece stamp set. So, whether you need a card in a hurry, or delight in an afternoon of careful colouring, this set has something for you! Turn to p6 for inspiring ideas with your Fairy Tales set. There are loads of prizes up for grabs this issue, too – turn to p17 for the chance to win one of 10 Shabby Chic Owl…

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fairy wishes

Your cover gift Transport your nearest and dearest into a fantastical land of fairy tales with the stamps and papers in your Fairy Tales cover gift.Hazel has chosen sorbet shades for her stamped fairies to create a set of summery makes. Try these designs Have a magical day 1 Cut a 148x296mm piece of pink card. Score and fold in half to create a 148mm square base. Layer a 120mm square of pink script-patterned paper onto a 142mm square of lilac patterned paper. Attach this to a 145mm square of silver mirri card. Wrap a length of pink striped ribbon around the top-left corner of the panel and tie into a bow. Attach to the base. 2 Attach the ‘Have a magical day’ topper to…

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tweet wishes

Take inspiration from the twittering of garden birds this month with Carolyne’s beautiful U-fold designs The beauty of a U-fold card is that they offer dimension but can still be flattened, popped into an envelope and posted to the lucky recipient. The folding mechanism of these cards is surprisingly simple to create and adapt to your chosen design. The golden rule for a successful U-fold base is that the bridge across the front should be the same width as the back, plus the two front panels.Carolyne has used the gorgeous Bird Garden collection from Sticker Kitten for her three designs, pairing the intricate patterned papers with cute bird toppers and wooden embellishments. To add interest to her designs, Carolyne has used border dies to shape the top edge to…

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carolyne’s hints & tips

Bird Garden die-cut ephemera from Sticker Kitten Use a bone folder to score the fold lines on both sides of the base card d ffor a flat finish. As the folded lines will be very prominent, score and fold a small piece of your chosen paper or card first to make sure the score lines won’t crack on the finished design. A steel ruler or mixed media dies work brilliantly to create a shaped edge or border on your card. Change the look of your design by altering the sizes of the side panels – just remember to keep the distance between the scored lines equal to ensure it folds flat. Attach your embellishments with foam pads to add even more dimension to your designs.…

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the wish list

Summer meadowsTake a summer stroll this month and pick up the floral range of background layering stamps from Crafter’s Companion. Filled with gorgeous blooms, dainty butterflies and trailing vine details, these layered stamps are perfect for crafting seasonal backgrounds for your cards and gift tags. For more layered stamping tips, turn to our Knowhow Stamping project on page 18. Crafter’s Companion Floral Background layering stamps, £12.99 each, www.crafterscompanion.co.uk SunburstBrighten up your crafting with Trio Bursting with Colour embossing powders from WOW!. The three shades – Sunburst, Lavaburst and Berryburst – have been inspired by US papercrafter Sara Naumann, and will certainly add an eyecatching vibrant hue to your embossed designs. You can either combine the three powders to create your own unique shade, or use them separately…