It may still be a bit chilly outside, but now that we’re starting to wave goodbye to winter, we are so ready to celebrate all things bright and colourful – especially in our crafting! This month, we’ve got some free paper designs to really brighten up your projects as we head towards spring. Featuring adorable fluffy chicks, a pretty spring colour palette, and super-sweet sentiments, you can have so much fun coming up with different combinations of these papers for your crafts.
Download your free papers here!
Read on to find some beautiful crafts which put our free papers to use in creative ways! We’ve got a cheery greetings card and gift tag, but first Maxine is going to be showing you how to create an adorable spring basket.
You will Need
Dovecraft A4 White Cardstock, Butterflies Die, Flower Dies
Simply Creative Gems
Free Printable Papers
How to Make
1.Take a piece of white Dovecraft cardstock and cut it to 25 x 25cm.
2.Score the card at 7cm and 18cm on one side, turn the paper 90° and then score along 7cm and 18cm on this side.
3.Cut along the 4 corners and fold along the score lines.
4.Cover the sections which will form the sides of the box with the free printable papers.
5.Add tape to the side sections and adhere as shown.
Tip – Fold the sides to where you’d like them to be in order to check where the tape needs to go.
6.Cut a 3cm strip of cardstock to use as the handle and cover with a 2.5cm strip cut from one of the free papers. Adhere the sides to the inside of the basket.
7. Cut out the adorable chick sentiment topper and adhere this to the front of the basket.
8. Cut out the ‘Hello’ banner topper and adhere this to the other side of the basket. Then, cut out the flag sentiment and adhere this to the handle of the basket.
9. Die cut the butterflies and flowers, and add these to the basket to decorate.
10. Add Simply Creative gems to finish.
Colourful Greetings Card
Now is the perfect time to pop a bit of cheer into the mail – who wouldn’t love to receive this colourful card in the post?
Perfect Pastel Gift Tag
If you’re making cute handmade gifts this spring, finish off your wrapping with this adorable gift tag made from our free papers!
How will you use our fantastic, free spring papers? We would LOVE to see! Make sure to upload your makes to the Inspiration Area and to #Trimcraft when uploading to social media!
Trimcraft design these templates to aid your crafting projects, so we are always happy to see them being used and enjoyed. However, we just ask you credit Trimcraft for the template design when you publish your crafty makes online and on social media.