Here’s just one of the fabulous cards you can make using the free Forever Friends stamps and paper stack free with Papercraft Essentials 96, on sale 4th July!


You'll need..


  • free stamps & papers
  • white 13cm-square card blank
  • Personal Impressions Paula Pascual Big Sentiments stamp set
  • white, yellow & blue cardstock
  • Graphite Black Brilliance inkpad
  • Rosebud & Tuxedo Black Memento inkpads
  • Letraset ProMarkers
  • watercolour brush markers
  • glitter gel pens
  • manual die-cutting machine
  • circle & square doily dies
  • buttons
  • twine
  • 3D foam pads


Step by step..


1 Cut a 13cm-square piece of patterned paper and ink the edges using a watercolour brush marker. Attach to a large square doily cut from yellow cardstock, then adhere to the card front.

2 Die-cut a circle from patterned paper and ink the edges using a watercolour brush marker. Matt onto a circle die-cut from blue cardstock and affix to the centre of the card front.

3 Stamp butterflies onto the patterned paper circle to form a border and colour the butterflies using ProMarkers.

4 Stamp the bear onto white stamping cardstock and colour in using ProMarkers. Cut out the bear, leaving a narrow border, and fix to the card front using 3D foam pads.

5 Stamp a sentiment in the top-left corner. Thread four buttons with twine, secure in the corners then add detail using glitter gel pens to finish.

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