Papercraft Essentials

Don’t miss the new issue of Papercraft Essentials!

16th June 2020


Don’t miss the new issue of Papercraft Essentials!

You’re going to LOVE the Gorgeous Gardens kit that comes with issue 188 – on sale NOW. It’s designed for you to make super shadow boxes with ease, but you can also use its 234 elements to create other kinds of cards too! Here’s one of our favourite shadow box cards from the issue…

Birthday wishes by Sandra Rayner

Also inside this issue you’ll find a plethora of card ideas to keep you crafting during these unprecedented times, including a guide to combining heat embossing with layering stamps, a step-by-step tutorial teaching you how to make rounded rocker cards plus all the latest releases from your favourite papercraft brands.

We’re big fans of Lisa Horton’s products here at PE HQ, and inside this issue you’ll find a lovely set of cards using her latest range. Here’s a bonus card that we couldn’t quite squeeze into the magazine…

A note to say by Lisa Horton

Papercraft Essentials 188 is on sale now from your local supermarket. If you’d like to subscribe, visit, and to buy a copy online go to

  1. carole berrisford

    I buy my shopping on line and can never buy a craft magazine, from Asda, Sainsbury's, Tesco or Morrisons.

    • Lee Campbell

      Hi Carole, all of our magazines are available online from and

  2. Ali W

    What is going on with Papercraft Essentials? I subscribed at the beginning of May and have had 1 issue so far. No communication to say dates have been changed. FB post promoting copy that came out 11 June on 15 July. So much for keeping me occupied in Lockdown. Disappointing

    • Lee Campbell

      Hi, unfortunately due to the ongoing pandemic we have had to alter the onsale dates of some titles due to many stores being closed etc. Issue 189 will be on sale on 6th August - once again we apologise for any inconvenience caused during this difficult time.

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