Intro: How to Make a Four Sided Neverending Postcard
CLICK on the image above to see an animated version of the card in action.
Here is a quick tutorial on how to make a really cool interactive card that works for any holiday or occasion. It takes about 15 minutes to assemble and is very user friendly.
Step 1: Step 1: Watch This Short Video Tutorial
Step 2: Step 2: Download the FREE Blank Template and Make Your Design
Think about what kind of design you want to make. You could make a birthday invitation that includes all the information and even have a side to print the Google Maps of where the location is. You could also make a Merry Christmas card and include a side for Happy New Year's, Hannakah and Kwanzaa if you'd like.
You can also just write a really long letter its up to you!
You can import the PDF into Photoshop and make each page of the design there or just print out the blank design and draw on each page when it's assembled.
Step 3: Step 3: Gather Supplies, Cut Out the Design and Score the Fold Lines
- 4 pieces of 110lb Cardstock available at Staples or most craft stores
- Elmer's Glue
- A Metal Ruler
- A Knitting Needle or empty pen to score fold lines
- An optional cutting matt to help with scoring
Cut out the design and use the ruler and knitting needle to score along the dotted lines. Follow along the video again to see each step.
Step 4: Step 4: Assemble the Pages
Follow along the video and assemble each page making sure to not use too much glue. There are infographics in the video to show you exactly where to glue. Take your time and let each page dry a minute or two before moving onto the next one.
Step 5: Step 5: Let Dry for 5 Minutes and Flip Through the Entire Card
Make sure everything is lined up while the glue is setting and let it dry for 5 minutes. Then flip through it once more and trim the edges if they are slightly off.
There you go! You have a completed 4 Sided Postcard!