Picture of 3D LEGO Card
LEGO is so cool!  I loved playing with them and thought it would be fun to make a LEGO themed card.  And to take it a step further, I gave it a little bit of a 3D effect!  Check it out! 

I made this using the Silhouette Cameo but you can make it using a paper cutter and hole punch too!
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Step 1: Supplies

Picture of Supplies
What you need!
  • Cardstock in colors of choice - I used red, yellow, green and blue
  • Greeting Card
  • Attached File
  • Silhouette Cameo or Paper Cutter and Hole Punch
  • Double sided tape
  • Glue stick
  • Sticky Foam (I used a roll, but it comes in pre-cut pieces too)
  • Scissors
So I have attached a zip file with my Silhouette Studio document.  You can do that or you can cut out your rectangles with a paper cutter and your circles with a hole punch.  Either way works fine.  It's nice, though, if you can use the Silhouette to cut out your lettering.

Piece Sizes*:
  • Circles (88 to cover whole card) - 1/4 inch diameter
  • Rectangles (40) - 1 inch by 1/2 inch
  • Squares (8) - 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch
*The original plan was to make these to the exact size of LEGO, but then I decided I wanted them to fit perfectly on the card instead.

Step 2: Building Blocks

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Time to put your blocks together!  I just started from left to right and lined them up.  You can see the pattern I did if you want to do that.  My goal was to make it so no color is touching itself.  If you have the standard 5.5 x 4 inch card greeting card, your rectangles and squares should fit almost perfectly.

You can play around with this step.  Put colors together and make a design, make a pattern, make some blocks 3D while others are flat on the card!  Just go wild!
creativity1237 months ago
That is cool!
nemalim8 months ago
This is brilliant! Looking only at the little picture I thought you were just using thin lego parts... What a great idea!
1Dbesto8 months ago
That is fantastic im defo gonna make them
Wow, that is a lot of sticky dots to deal with! I hope the person who received this card really treasured it! Great effect with the 3D!
beme201310 months ago
Gonna make it for my brother's birthday! Love the 3D dots btw
kyluddy10 months ago
That's a really cool card!
jessyho86201310 months ago
nice happy birthday card there
ilikecory11 months ago
dont step on them!
ilikecory11 months ago
dont step on them!
savorthefood11 months ago
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shazni11 months ago
I just saw this ! This super...also just in time for my nephew who's turning one :-)
CakeBake11 months ago
Amazing, That card truly is awesome! Such a great idea i would love to make this (:
MicioGatta11 months ago
Nice! >^.^<
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  MicioGatta11 months ago
Thanks -[o.o]-
cupcake lover11 months ago
I got my vote. That's awesome!!!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  cupcake lover11 months ago
Much appreciated :D
zamrin11 months ago
Very clever and creative!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  zamrin11 months ago
poofrabbit11 months ago
This is adorable well done!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  poofrabbit11 months ago
Thank you!
Awesome!! :) Thank you for sharing :)
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya11 months ago
Thanks for taking a look :)
To bad you don't give an instructable for your creativity! Such a cute idea.
Why thank you :D
lindarose9211 months ago
What a fun idea!! I must try this someday!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  lindarose9211 months ago
It's fun and really easy! Takes a while, but I enjoyed putting all the little dots on :)
Kona-chan11 months ago
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Kona-chan11 months ago
bradk311 months ago
What a brilliant, creative idea, and so simple! Thanks for sharing!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  bradk311 months ago
Thank you for checking it out :)
jhawkins1411 months ago
I want one of these cards on my birthday!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  jhawkins1411 months ago
Better show this Instructable to someone :)
poofrabbit11 months ago
I didn't see it was entered in the lego contest soo I came back and voted for ya, good luck! (I'm completely obsessed with this idea!)
cupcake lover11 months ago
I mean you
mikeasaurus11 months ago
Those pips really give this LEGO card some definition, and the colour choice is classic!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  mikeasaurus11 months ago
That is what I was going for with the colour choice! Thanks for noticing :)