Simply Cards & Papercraft 158 downloads

22nd December 2016


Simply Cards & Papercraft 158 downloads

Download your free digital stamps and template from Simply Cards & Papercraft 158 today and check out the wonderful free gift we’re treating you to! 

Issue 158 is scheduled to hit the shelves on Thursday 29th December and we’re sure that you’re going to be eager to download the four FREE digital stamps from the issue kindly provided for you by Kate Hadfleld Designs. 


Click here to download your digital stamps

If you love these digital stamps, then be sure to check more of them from Kate Hadfleid Designs by clicking here.

This jam-packed issue is bursting full of fun techniques to kick-start a new year of papercrafting. Emma Fuge shares inspirational ways you can upcycle playing cards to create all-occasion projects and she’s kindly provided the template for creating this stylish gift box:  

Click here to download your template

Subscribers will be receiving the VIP treatment and having their copies of 158 delivered directly to them, but if you’re not a subscriber then mark your calendars for Thursday 29th December as we’re treating you to this wonderful Birds of a Feather embossing folder and co-ordinating stamp set! 

Designer Sue Hughes created our fabulous free gift cards, and she was so inspired that she made us a beautiful bonus card! We couldn’t squeeze into the magazine, but here it is for you to try! 



Wishing you a wonderful birthday


You will need

Birds of a Feather embossing folder & stamp set free Simply Cards & Papercraft 158

white 11.5x15cm card blank

white & pink cardstock

Tumbled Glass & Salty Ocean Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink

Tuxedo Black Memento inkpad

VersaMark inkpad

white embossing powder

blending tool

alcohol markers


heat tool

3D foam pads

Simply make

1 Fold the card front in half to crate the easel mechanism, affix a pink 11.5x15cm panel to it and matt it with white cardstock, leaving a narrow border.

2 Repeat Step 1 to cover the inside of the easel card blank. Stamp the birds onto a white 10.5x14cm panel and colour using markers.

3 Stamp and heat-emboss the edge of the panel with flowers, blend with Distress Ink as shown and secure it to the card front.

4 Stamp and heat-emboss a floral background onto a 10.5x14cm piece of white cardstock, ink as before and secure it to the base of the card.

5 Stamp and heat-emboss the sentiment onto a banner of pink cardstock, matt it onto white cardstock and mount it inside the card base using 3D foam pads to act as the easel stopper.

6 Stamp and heat-emboss two flowers onto white cardstock, cut them out, embellish the toppers with pearls and secure to the sentiment banner to finish. 


This freebie is ideal for creating projects to celebrate all occasions and will make the perfect addition to your supplies! Be sure to grab yours while stocks last from Thursday 29th December at

Happy papercrafting! 

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