Introduction: How to Make Pop Up Greeting Card

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In this instructable we will make a pop up Greeting Card which can be used for any occasion

Step 1: Cut Square Paper Pieces

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  • You can use any size of paper. If you are using A4 size paper, you can fold and cut four square pieces from one paper.
  • We need 7 square pieces for making the pop up card

Step 2: Fold Paper

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  • Take one square piece of paper, fold and make creases as shown then fold it to a square
  • Fold again to make a triangle and mark a semi circle on top as shown

Step 3: Cut Marked Portion

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  • Using a pair of scissors, cut and remove the marked portion
  • If you open up the cut piece, you will have a flower shape
  • Make flower shapes from all 7 pieces of paper

Step 4: Cut One Segment and Glue

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  • The cut flower shape has 8 segments
  • Cut and remove one segment
  • Apply glue on top of one segment adjacent to the cut portion
  • Place the segment on other side over the glued portion and press
  • You will have a shape like this as seen in the last picture

Step 5: Glue Them Together Part 1

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  • Take three pieces, fold them in half and place them side by side
  • Apply glue on the center piece on top of left and right segments
  • Apply one flower shape on left and another on right over the glue as shown

Step 6: Glue Them Together Part 2

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  • Now apply glue on top 3 segments as shown and stick one piece on top
  • Apply glue on left segments, second and tghird from cut portion, and stick a flower shape there
  • Repeat the same on right side also

Step 7: Place the Final Flower Shape

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  • Now apply glue on top three segments and place the last piece and press
  • Our glued flower shape required for the pop ups is completed

Step 8: Glue Inside Card

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  • Take one thick card stock of A4 size and fold it in half
  • Place the flower shape at the center. First apply glue on center piece and stick with opposite side
  • Repeat the same on other side and fold the card
  • Press the card with hand for the glue to dry

Now open the card and the flowers will open up. You can use this greeting card for any occasion

Comments

hiwakoo (author)2017-08-28

really nice, I will try this for a kids project

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