New Year greeting Cards making
Surprise! No plain-vanilla greeting cards here. Crafters, take note: with the addition of a fun paper pop-up, it’s easy to propel your handmade cards into the third dimension.
Is a special birthday coming up? How about Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, or even Halloween? Any occasion can be made more festive with a handcrafted pop-up card. Just follow Aunt Annie’s simple instructions, and your cards will be the most pop-ular on the block!
Crack open a variety of pop-up card-making projects on this page, from butterflies and balloons to hearts and birthday candles. Pick a pop-up and get your scissors ready!
Step Pop-Up Cards - Make a pop-up greeting card for a variety of occasions. See how easy it is to make a step pop-up mechanism, also sometimes called a platform or double-slit pop-up. Once you learn this technique, it's a simple matter to create pop-up cards of your own design.
- Everyone enjoys receiving a card with a pop-up inside. It's easier than you might think to add a pop-up to one of your handmade greeting cards. To get you started, three cards with step pop-ups are included in this project.
- How about a New Year greeting that's special and different? Make these New Year greeting cards with a pop-up inside. The pop-up is a chain of balloons with a Happy New Year message. The card can be made in three styles with one being fun, another being brassy, and the last is a New Year invitation.
- In this project, you will learn how to make a Christmas pop-up card with a Christmas tree pop-up inside. The project includes printable patterns for cards in two styles—one being fun and easy for children and the other being stylish and elegant for adults.
- Use printable patterns to make a greeting card for Thanksgiving with a turkey pop-up inside. The project includes black & white and colored patterns for two Thanksgiving card designs. There is also a printable pattern for separate turkey pop-ups that can be added to your handmade or commercial cards.
Birthday and Party Pop-Up Cards - What is it about balloons that makes them so much fun? You can’t put a real balloon in a card, but you can capture their cheer with this simple balloon pop-up. A chain of balloons floats up from these colorful cards, perfect for birthdays, parties, and other celebrations.