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Pop-up Card

Step-by-step instructions showing you how to make a pop-up card, presented by: Crafty Corner

For any questions contact: Winnie

completed card
What you will need:
  • Coloured thin card (A4)
  • Coloured paper
  • A pair of scissors
  • Glue
  • Felt-tipped pens or crayons

Read through all the instructions first before starting this craft. Make sure you have all required items on hand.

Step 1

Start by folding an A4 sheet of thin card in half and then cut out a 10cm x 10cm square of thin card. Use different colors of thin card, if you wish.

Fold a4 sheet

Step 2

Fold a small lip on the edges of your smaller card and glue it inside your folded sheet to make your vase.

fold small edges

Step 3

You can cut out some flowers, using green thin card to make your stalks and leaves and any other colors to make your flowers - roses, tulips, daisies, etc... You can use stencils to trace some flowers.

cut out flowers

Step 4

Glue your flowers inside your vase. Make sure you do this nice and neatly to make sure it is hidden when you close your card.


Step 5

Now to decorate your vase - cut out small shapes (hearts, diamonds,etc.) or some more flowers if you like, and to use for decorating the rest of your card.

. decorate

Step 6

Now you have a beautiful pop-up card.
Write a message to a friend or someone you love.
Tip: When trying something for the first time, practise on a scrap of paper first.

write a message
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