Wish You Were Here: FREE Projects From Our August Issue


Learn to make these stunning cards using your free August issue Craft Paper Collection

If you've picked up your August copy of Making Cards & Papercraft, then you'll be enjoying your fabulous Craft Paper Collections (free with every issue)! Here are some extra ideas of what cards you can create using your Wish You Were Here A4 papers, inspired by fabulous holiday destinations with an art deco twist! After all, who doesn't love a free project?! Remember to tag us on our social pages so we can see those wonderful makes of yours! 

 

Florida Art Deco By Pauline Bird

What do I need?

Wish You Were Here Craft Paper Collection

White, mustard & black card

Corner rounder punch

Computer & printer (optional)

Circle & scalloped circle dies

Die-cutting machine

Create a 15.5cm square white card blank. Cut a 15cm square of mustard card, mount on black card and fix to the card front. Cut a 13cm square of blue paper and round the top left corner. Mount on black card, again rounding the corner and fix to the card front. Cut out the topper and double mount on mustard card followed by black card. Attach to the right of the card front using foam pads. Computer generate (or stamp) a sentiment and die-cut with the circle die. Die-cut a slightly larger scalloped circle from mustard card, layer together and fix to the bottom left of the card front with foam pads.

 

Mont Saint Michel By Pauline Bird

What do I need?

Wish You Were Here Craft Paper Collection 

White & gold card

Cream ribbon

Computer & printer (optional)

Create a 19x13.5cm white card blank with the fold at the top. Cut gold paper to 18.5x13cm, mount on gold card and fix to the card front. Cut gold card to 16.5x11cm, mount on white card and wrap cream ribbon around the right, securing in the knot at the top. Fix to the centre of the card front. Cut out a topper and double mount on gold followed by white card. Attach to the left of the ribbon. Computer generate (or stamp) a sentiment, cut into a tag shape and tuck behind the ribbon knot.

 

Wonderful day in France by Pauline Bird 

What do I need?

Wish You Were Here Craft Paper Collection 

White, black & purple card

Computer & printer (optional)

Create an 18.5x14.5cm white card blank with the fold at the top. Cut purple card to 18x14cm, mount on black card and fix to the card front. Cut one 4.5x12.5cm and two 4.5x11.5cm panels of green paper and mount them on black card. Adhere to the card front as shown, with the longer panel in the middle. Cut out a topper leaving a narrow white border and mount on black card. Fix to the centre of the card front using foam pads. Computer generate (or stamp) a sentiment on white card and cut into a square. Double mount on purple card followed by black card and adhere to the bottom left corner of the card front using foam pads.