Papercraft Magazine Designer of the Year 2019

5th September 2019

It’s here! Papercraft Magazines Designer of the Year 2019 has arrived, and we’re on the hunt for four of the UK’s best papercrafters!

Four of you will win a spot on our Design Team, alongside a whole host of amazing craft goodies, including a money-can’t-buy experience day.

So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to raid your craft stash, get creating, and send us your fabulous projects!

The criteria

We’re looking for four designers who can show a multitude of papercrafting talents, along with creativity and originality. For your chance to win, you will need to submit two cards and one other papercraft project (this can be a scrapbook page, a mini book, or any other off-the page item, but strictly no cards for the third entry) so that we can get a great idea of your creativity and most of all, your unique style.

So what can you win?

With £15,000 worth of prizes, this year is bigger than ever before, including more international support from America joining us for 2019!

First up with have CraftStash, who have given us four £200 vouchers for the lucky winners to spend on their website! Maybe you could treat yourself to some of their exclusive own brands such as Everyday Journaling, Card Making Magic, Bright Rosa or Daisy Mae Designs.

The wonderful guys over at the Craft Kit Essentials series, are giving away a years subscription to their box kits, to inspire you throughout 2020.

We also have the fabulous Chloe giving us an array of her wonderful signature butterfly and floral dies, stamps and papers, as well so much glitter the Strictly Come Dancing wardrobe department would be jealous!

Colorado Craft Company are giving away four lots of their signature stamps. Expect food, florals and their famous leg stamps with complementary sentiments.

Fan of Crafter’s Companion rejoice, they are giving you the chance to win their famous Gemini machine, as well as tools and Spectrum Noir glitter inks, to add sparkle to your projects all year round.

Nick Robert has curated a prize package of signature Craftascope products including stamps and dies, perfect for mixed media projects.

If you love Creative Expressions as much as us, then this prize package is going to send you giddy! With Andy Skinner, Lisa Horton and Sue Wilson dies, alongside so much Cosmic Shimmer, you’re going to need sunglasses from all the shimmer and sparkle!

DoCrafts has packed so much into their prize package you’re going to need more space in your craft space. Must-have tools like a craft knife, scissors, guillotine and craft mat, alongside stash staple dies are whats on offer from this fab brand.

For the ultimate stamp pick-me-up Hobby Art are here to help with over 10 sets packed with realistic animals, scenes and cute stamps perfect for any occasion.

The stamp stash continues with our fab friends IndigoBlu giveaway the four winners 15 classic IndigoBlu sets. Bold geometrics, animals and blooms are the perfect addition to any stamping collection.

Joanna Sheen has given us 9 of her Signature Dies, a pair of her famous CDs featuring Christmas and Jane Shasky designs, as well as collection of her paper pads packed with fab images.

Another of our American friends, Lawn Fawn, have sponsored this year’s competition and have created a haul and a half packed with super cute designs across stamps, dies and papers, as well as a couple of pieces of equipment to stock you up even more!

For more stash staples, Stix2 have come to the rescue with adhesives, eye-catching fabric sprays, glues and a Mixed Media Craft Iron.

Another of our Stateside friends, Stampin’ Up!, have curated a stunning prize package packed with so many blooms across papers and stamps it’ll be like sitting in the garden even on a rainy day! There’s also classic cardstock, ribbon and inks.

And last, but by no means is Tonic Studios, whose prize package is encapsulates the wonderful world of Tonic with detailed dies, a vast array of cardstocks in earthy hues, and Nuvo products echoing the gorgeous cardstocks in the wonderful prize package.

How to enter

Papercrafter Magazines Designer 2019,

Practical Publishing,

Suite G2 St Christopher House,

217 Wellington Road South,

Stockport,

SK2 6NG

Entries must arrive no later than Thursday 5th December 2019

Terms & conditions

1 Each entry must consist of two cards and one non-card papercraft project. Projects will not be returned.

2 This competition is open to UK residents only, and we will only accept one set of entry per person.

3 Each project must be clearly marked on the back with: your name, address, email, telephone number and blog (if applicable, although not a requirement).

4 The entries will be judged by the Papercraft Magazines team and the winners published in a future issue.

5 Employees of Practical Publishing (including freelance designers), the sponsors, and anyone who is professionally connected with the competition are excluded from entering.

6 No responsibility will be accepted for entries lost or damaged in the post.

7 Practical Publishing International Ltd reserves the right to reproduce your cards in accordance with the copyright notice on page 97

8 Prizes from brands are subject to change

9 The experience day details will be shared online, and the dates will be set nearer the time. Please note the dates cannot be altered

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4 Replies to “Papercraft Magazine Designer of the Year 2019”

  • I think it is totally unfair as well as unprofessional that these fabulous giveaways and contests are limited to the UK. As an American, seeing American companies contribute to the prices being awarded, then being band from participating is extremely frustrating. I realize that you are a big company and do not really care about how we feel and given that, I believe it is time to say I have purchased my last expensive magazine from the UK.

  • I was just wondering if you had to have a blog or a YouTube channel to be part of the design team. Because I have neither but I would love to enter the competition so I was just wondering I did send a message before but I didn’t get a message back. So I am hoping I’ll hear back from someone xx

    • Hi Kirsty – no, you don’t need to have a blog or YouTube channel to enter the competition or be part of the Design Team.

  • It states in the rules Kirsty the following:-

    3 Each project must be clearly marked on the back with: your name, address, email, telephone number and blog (if applicable, although not a requirement).
    No mention of you tube.
    Hope this helps. Andrea H (good luck if you do enter, xx)

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