Trimcraft’s Monthly Craft Summary for June, Plus Monthly Competition Winners

What a month June has been for craft projects! From our adorable Free Papers, to Elle’s homemade Pop Tarts, we’ve had so many ideas for you to try. With so much inspiration in June, we’ve decided to round some of our highlights up into one post for you – whether you’re looking to catch up with your crafting, or you’re looking for more inspiration. We’ve also got a few free templates for you along the way!

Keep reading to also find out the winners of our Monthly Competition, Craft of the Month and Project of the Month!


Free Cat-Themed Papers:

We had an amazing treat for all of you cat lovers in June with our cat crazy free papers! Featuring adorable illustrations of kitties, paw prints, and fun patterns – as well as a selection of fun sentiment toppers – you can have so much fun using this purr-fect selection of papers in your crafting!


DAD Card:

This Month, Maxine showed you how to create your very own Pop-out Father’s Day card! Though Father’s Day has gone for another year, why not have fun personalising your card with the name of a loved one?


Kathy Hodson’s Craft a Card Tutorial:

We loved this delicate card design by Kathy Hodson! Her tutorial shows you how to make your own beautiful card using the First Edition Craft a Card dies. How pretty are the butterflies?


Angela’s Botanical Beauty Shadow Box card:

Our talented Design Team member Angela was on the blog this month showing you how to create your very own shadow box card using the stunning Botanical Beauty papers!


3 Ways With… Decoupage Papers

Decoupage papers are great for a multitude of projects, from upcycling old items to creating DIY home décor items. There’s so much you can do with these papers, so we gave you some inspiration in our latest ‘3 Ways With…’ article!


Elle’s Homemade Pop Tarts

Pop Tarts are quite the retro breakfast sensation and this month on the blog, Elle showed you how to make your own with her fab recipe!


Free Planner Printable – Plus New First Edition Planner Sneak Peek:

Our planner printable is the perfect way to keep yourself organised - All you need to do is download the free template, print it off, and cut out the elements you want to use! What’s even better is that we’ve designed this printable to fit perfectly within our brand NEW Everyday Tropical planner from First Edition and you can follow the link to explore the six amazing new designs below…


Create your own paper fan garland:

Brighten up any occasion by using your favourite papers to create your own Paper Fan Garland!


DIY Geometric Origami Desk Organiser:

Follow our easy step-by-step to create an amazing geometric origami desk organiser, perfect for keeping all those knick-knacks under control so you can claim back your desk!


Competition Winners:

Are you ready to find out who’s won this month’s Craft Challenge, Project of the Month and Monthly Competition? Read on to find out!

Monthly Competition


This month we were giving six lucky crafters the chance to win an amazing First Edition paper pad bundle. We can’t wait to see what you create with this these designs! The lucky winners are:

- Zazz
- dannevid
- couzels
- Crafter_noon
- [email protected]

Craft Challenge

For this month’s Craft Challenge, we asked for you to submit your cards for men! We had so many wonderful entries, but this card by Nannybroomsticks really stood out for us. Congratulations!


We love this unique card shape! 

Project of the Month

Every month, we get so many amazing projects uploaded to the Inspiration area by you! We do look at them all and we really appreciate all the hard work that goes into creating these items. Each month, we pick our favourite project to win Project of the Month, and June’s lucky winner is ColourCaroline


We really love how you've used the Dovecraft Lost and Found collection! 

Thank you to everyone who entered our competitions this month. We’ve got plenty more chances to win coming up in July, so keep your eyes peeled for more and don’t forget to keep uploading your projects to the Inspiration area!



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Wow! Wonderful projects!!! Love them!!! Congrats to all the winners!!! Enjoy!!!



Great projects ladies, congratulations to all the winners.



Yayyy. Congratulations to all the winners this month. Nannybroomsticks I absolutely love your winning male card! Well done to ColourCaroline as well, on winning the project of the month with that fantastic page layout.



Congratulations to the winners. Especially to Lyn for a great card and also to ColourCaroline for a lovely album page.



Great projects & congratulations to all the winners.x



The winning crafts are top notch!



Well done to all the winners!!!



Great projects, congratulations to all the winners



Thank you so much Trimcraft. A friend encouraged me to enter. Thank you DianaXX What do I do now? Who do I need to contact with my address please?



Thankyou so much for choosing me as Project of the Month, feel honoured to have won! Congratulations to all the other winners too, especially NannyBroomsticks for your fab card :) x



Congratulations to all the winners, some really lovely projects again too, well done Nannybroomsticks! and ColourCaroline for your fab makes! Angela x


Gingers Girl

Congrats to all the winners. So many inspirational ideas!



Some truly amazing projects here, and a biiiig congrats to all the winnersd here too.



Congratulations to all winners.Some great cards and projects this month. Adrienne



Congratulations to all the winners - the projects are gorgeous xxx