Popup Birthday Card

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About: I am IT professional, living in Bangalore, India. As new gadgets come out everyday, we indulge in spending significant time and money on these gadgets. And our kids are learning from us, they know how to use...

Hi All,

On my wife's birthday, I wanted to surprise her by making a pop up card.

In this instructables, I will share where to get templates and how to make one for your loved one.

Please share your comments

Step 1: What Do We Need ?

Material

  • Red colored thick paper
  • White thick paper
  • Paper knife
  • Steel scale
  • Gluestick
  • Template ( link in next step )
  • Ball pen or compass

All paper are A4 size

Step 2: Template

Credit : base template used in this instructable is from extremepapercrafting.com

You can download template from here

Note that the template is A4 size

Step 3: Cutting

  • On the template we have a border.
  • Apply glue on the reverse side outside the border and stick the template on the white thick paper,
  • Use steel scale to make cuts
  • Using a sharp object like compass, outline where the paper will be folded

Step 4: Popping

  • Using gentle force push and fold to get cake popped out
  • Start from bottom then middle and then top

Step 5: Customise and Finishing Touches

I was not satisfied with just having cake pop up. I wanted more

  • Added few
    • balloons
    • Candle
    • Rose
  • Look for silhouette icons on internet if you want

Stick the card on a red colored paper, write your message

Gift the card to your loved one

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    HoveHornet

    1 year ago

    Lovely! Thanks, I'm going to have a go at this.