See what’s inside issue 174 of Papercraft Essentials
Issue 174 of Papercraft Essentials goes on sale on the 16th May. If you can’t wait until then, here’s a sneak peek at our exclusive kit and bonus projects.
Issue 174 includes the amazing Wallace & Gromit foiled kit and co-ordinating stamp set. Our foiled kit is made up of four A4 foiled and die-cut topper sheets, plus 10 designer papers with toppers and borders. While the stamp set includes 17 of your favourite Wallace & Gromit images and sentiments. We’re so excited for you to see the projects our Design Team have made with this crackin’ kit!
Issue 174 is packed with inspiration using your kit. Head to page 15 to see Nicky Gilburt use your kit and stamps to create this fabulous collection! As well as this, Jo Boland uses just your foiled kit to make quick and easy cards on page 36.
On page 61 Liz McGuire has created an unmissable selection of cards for women using the Piella designs from your kit. While on page 82 Laura Bradley has designed a range of gifts and giftwrap ideas for men and women!
Turn to page 15 to see the Angel policy for this kit.
On page 87 you’ll find new layering stamps and dies from Crafter’s Companion. We love these products so much that we’ve got a bonus project just for you!
white 14x18cm card blank
white stamping cardstock
Snow White Centura Pearl cardstock
Carnival Blue Crafter’s Companion 12×12” Luxury Cardstock
Crafter’s Companion Blossoming Lilacs layering stamps & dies
Gemini Expressions Happy Birthday die
Crafter’s Companion Geometric Triangles 3D embossing folder
Baby Blue, Ocean Blue, Midnight Blue, Grasshopper Green & Spring Meadow Green Harmony Quick Dry inkpads
Collall Tacky Glue
3D foam pads
manual die-cutting machine
Step by step
1 Cut a 17×13 cm piece of blue paper and adhere to the card front.
2 Emboss a slightly smaller piece of Snow White cardstock using the folder then adhere to the card front at an angle as shown.
3 Use the stamping platform to stamp the first layer of flowers in Baby Blue ink, the second layer in Ocean Blue ink and the third layer in Midnight Blue ink. Die-cut using the co-ordinating die.
4 Stamp the first layer of leaves using Spring Meadow Green ink and the second layer using Grasshopper Green ink then die-cut using the co-ordinating die.
5 Create two sets of lilacs and attach to the bottom of the card front using 3D foam pads.
6 Die-cut the sentiment from black cardstock and adhere in the top-left corner. Add gems to finish.
As well as some wonderful designs using your kit, issue 174 includes new collections from StickerKitten, Graphic45 and Kaisercraft. Plus exciting techniques for all cardmaking abilities, and inspiring ideas to stretch your die stash!
Pick up your copy of issue 174 when it hits the shelves on 16th May. You can order online from www.moremags.com/pe174 or head to your local large supermarket, WH Smith or independent craft retailer.
PS. Check out this fun *BONUS* Wallace & Gromit Windmill card tutorial: