Papercraft Essentials

The brand-new Hunkydory boxed kit is on sale tomorrow!

21st March 2018


The brand-new Hunkydory boxed kit is on sale tomorrow!

Don’t miss this fabulous kit, featuring FREE Hunkydory products worth over £50!

We love this kit and are sure you will too! It features:

* 14-in-1 garden-themed die set
* 37 stamps
* A6 tree embossing folder
* 2 exclusive designer card collections with foiled & die-cut toppers

PLUS you get a 68-page magazine packed with 73 stunning projects made using the kit – what more could you ask for?!

Inside the magazine you’ll find:
* How to use the kit to create your own scenes
* Easter cards
* Five ways with the embossing folder
* Interactive ideas
* Shaker cards
* Behind the scenes at Hunkydory
* Your chance to win a share of over £500 worth of Hunkydory prizes
* & much more!

The Design Team made so many amazing projects using the kit that we couldn’t quite fit them all into the magazine, so here are your bonus makes!

by Mel Jess

You’ll need
free dies, embossing folder, stamp set & Springtime Wonder card collection
white, green & kraft cardstock
Tuxedo Black Memento inkpad
mulberry flowers
3D foam tape
Collall 3D glue gel
manual die-cutting machine

Step by step
1 Create a white A5 card blank and cover the front with patterned cardstock, leaving narrow borders.
2 Using one of the frame toppers as a template, cut two pieces of acetate. Stick one to the frame.
3 Add two layers of 3D foam tape on top of each other, fill with sequins and attach the other piece of acetate to the 3D foam tape.
4 Emboss a panel of patterned paper. Stamp images onto the embossed image as shown, then add a fence die-cut from kraft cardstock and grass die-cut from green cardstock.
5 Fix the embossed piece to the back of the shaker frame and stick to the card front, then add mulberry flowers and a sentiment.

by Ingrid Vichova

You’ll need
free stamp set & Springtime Wonder card collection
white 5½x4¼” card blank
white cardstock
Gathered Twigs Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Onyx Black VersaFine inkpad
3D foam pads
stapler & gold staples
Misti stamping tool (optional)

Step by step
1 Cut white cardstock to 4×5¼” and stamp the woodgrain image onto the bottom section, rotating to vary the pattern slightly. Lightly sponge the edges of the stamped area.
2 Cut a piece of foiled strip to fit the length of the panel and adhere to separate the white area and the stamped area. Stamp the birds as shown.
3 Stamp the sentiment onto white cardstock, trim into a banner shape and staple to the opposite corner from the birds to create balance.
4 Adhere the decorated panel onto the card front using 3D foam pads.

Click here to download your birdhouse template to make the project on page 43

Click here to download the box frame diagram for pages 60-61

The Hunkydory Cardmaking Collection hits the shelves tomorrow in supermarkets and craft stores, and also online at – don’t miss out!You can pre-order your copy NOW from HERE!

To find your local supermarket stockist, visit and select ‘Craft Essentials Series’ from the drop-down menu

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.