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  • How To Make a Pop Up Card

    How to make a Pop Up Card General Instructions

    Giving a handmade pop up card to someone special is a great way to show that you care.

    In general, to make a pop up card, follow these basic steps:

    1. Find a card design you like or want to make.  You can search for templates with google, from books, or create them yourself.
    2. Choose the card stock you would like to make the popup card with.  Most cards have an inside card and an outside card backing.  65lb card stock works best.
    3. Print out the template or templates for the pop-up card.
    4. Using the template, cut the pattern out of of the card stock.  
    5. Score the lines that will be folded.  Scoring makes it easier to fold the card.
    6. Assemble the inside card, which consists of folding or gluing the card.
    7. Attach the inside card to the outside card backing by gluing, assembling with slots, or sewing.
    8. Decorate and add words.
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