If you would like to find a gift for your loved ones, why not try to make a pop up card? It is so easy and simple, all you need to do is follow these 8 steps.
To make a pop up card, you will need:
Step 1: Choose your card paper
You will need 2 pieces of paper that are the same size. You can use heavy type of decorative or scrapbooking paper. You could use bright color.
Step 2: Fold your paper in half
Fold both of two pieces that will be the front and back in haft to make the card. One piece will include the tabs and the pop up image which will fit inside the second piece.
Step 3: Make the tabs
Take one of the folded pieces of paper and keep it folded in half. Make 2 parallel cuts through the folded side of the paper, which needs to be in the center of the card to put the pop up image in center. Remember to measure the size of pop up image. The tabs should be based on how big or small the pop up image is.
Step 4: Open the card and push the tab out
Open the card and gently use your fingers push the tab towards you. Crease the tab in opposite direction to pop out the image.
Step 5: Cut out pop up image
Cut the pop up image into any shape as your favourite. You can use some photographs but make sure they fit in your card.
Step 6: Attach pop up image to the tab
Apply glue to the bottom of the tab, avoid the top so that the image can pop out perfectly.
Step 7: Secure the card to the pop up
Get out the second piece of folded paper which will hide the tab and you can see the pop up image when open the card.
Step 8: Decorate the card
Write your message. Decorate the pop up card with ribbon, stamps or anything you like. Put the card in the envelope and it will be ready to send.
So, that is it. Just follow these 8 steps, you can make a pop up card which can be a beautiful and unique gift for your friends and family.