Simply Cards & Papercraft 166 – get your downloads now!

3rd August 2017


Simply Cards & Papercraft 166 – get your downloads now!

Simply Cards & Papercraft 166 hits the shelves on Thursday 10th August and we’ve got your bonus downloads for you right here for you – these should keep you ticking over until you get your hands on the new issue!

Issue 166 has this stunnig free gift – this label-inspired freebie really is a must-have addition to your crafting supplies!


What’s more, one the reverse of the free gift backing card is a fabulously easy-to-use bottle template – perfect for creating beer and wine-themed projects for your loved ones, creating cards for both men and women with ease all year around. Demonstrated perfectly inside the magazine by both Sue Hughes and Christine Smith



Better still, this gorgeous free gift is even perfect for creating wine boxes, gift boxes and wine bottle labels – it really is amazing! Sue Hughes create a stunning wine bottle gift box over on page 13 of the magazine – thankfully, she even provided a template to make recreating it super easy for all our lovely readers!

welldone-web.jpg Click here to download your wine bottle gift box template

This month’s amazing free digital stamps were brought to us by Little Miss Muffet stamps, and they’re adorable – we’re sure you’re going to love them.


Click here to download your Little Miss Muffet digital stamps

The Little Miss Muffet Design Team and our fabulous Design Team member Susan Hastead joined forces to provide a super-cute collection of cards. We couldn’t squeeze them all into the magazine, so we’ve got two more ideas right here for you.

First up, we’ve got Sue’s lovely Neopolitan Dreams card – this has us longing for the summer sun to make another appearance.


Neopolitan dreams

by Sue Hastead


You will need

white cardstock

free Little Miss Muffet digital stamps

Fancy Pants Beach Babe 6×6” paper pad

Tuxedo Black Memento inkpad

Copic markers

pink twine

PC & printer

manual die-cutting machine

Whimsy Hand Stitched Nested Rectangles die set

My Favorite Things Die-namics Stitched Scallop Basic Edge & STAX Trad Tags die sets

Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackables die set

Top tip

Cut your design paper to the required size before placing it in the embossing folder – this keeps prevents the embossed design being flattened when the paper is cut)

Next up, Little Miss Muffet Design Team member, Tina Pavlovic, created this fabulously effective card – we love it, better than ice cream!


Better than ice cream

by Tina Pavlovic

You will need

Little Miss Muffet digital stamps downloads

Winsor & Newton ProMarkers

Peacock Feathers, Shaded Lilac & Picked Raspberry Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink

pink, violet & blue ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers

Xcut corner punch

Wink of Stella clear glitter pen

Carnation Pink Tonic Studios Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss

PC & printer

We love the Little Miss Muffet products and you will too – don’t forget to take a look at Little Miss Muffet stamps  to find out what else they have to offer!

As with all digital stamps there are some restrictions for use so do be sure we’ve provided a handy little guide. Check out the full Angel Policy here


Click here to download your meal planner pocket template

That’s all the downloads for this issue, so don’t miss the magazine – order it from and send us images of your makes direct to me on

So until next month…

Happy cardmaking

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