Surprise Someone Today With Your Handmade Pop-Up Cards

handmade pop-up cards quick and easy to make

Surprise someone today with your handmade pop-up cards which are fun and easy card folds anyone can make.    If you joined my One Sheet Wonder class last night then you saw how these cards all came together.  No worries if you didn’t, because you will find the video tutorial down below in this article.   Last night was the last class using the Perennial Lavender Designer Series Paper for this month.   If you love fun interactive cards you are in for a surprise with last night’s cards.  The first two cards I created from just one sheet of designer series paper were fun fold cards and the final two cards were the left-over paper strips.

Let’s Dive in:

fun interactive cards fun fold cards with designer series paper

First up are the two handmade pop-up cards which are fun interactive cards you can make in a flash.  Once you get the fold down you will be on your way to creating some fun and easy card folds for many different occasions.  Not only are the first two cards pop-up cards but they are also book binding cards combining two fun fold cards in one.

I brought in the Paper Butterfly Accents for the front of this card, coloring it with the inks and small blending brush.

fun fold cards with handmade pop-up insert

Here is where the pop-up feature comes into play.  When you open the card, the inside explodes in a pop-up of beauty with your own personal message.  You have two spots where you can write a sentiment or stamp an image on one and write or stamp your sentiment on the second piece.  I used the Painted Lavender bundle to add my little flower scene on my top spot and the bottom was left white for the sentiment or handwritten note.  The Basic White squares were created using the Stylish Shapes dies.

handmade pop-up cards with designer series paper

The second pop-up card was created the exact same way except I went with the Lost Lagoon cardstock and ink for the sentiment.  I also tied a double bow with the Basic White Twine and added a few of the Purple Fine Shimmer Gems.

handmade pop-up cards fun and easy card folds with designer series paper

On the inside of this one I kept to the Lost Lagoon and accented the top section with one of the Basic White Paper Butterfly Accent pieces.  The bottom Basic White square was accented with the Lost Lagoon square.

No matter who you send these handmade pop-up cards to, they are sure to be surprised by these fun interactive cards.

What to do with Left-Over Paper Strips:

fun fold cards with designer series paper

Generally, when you are cutting an entire sheet of designer series paper you will always have some strips left over, so what do you do with them?  You can easily just mat them on another strip of coordinating cardstock, but last night I decided to take that ordinary paper strip and add a bit more to it.   By using the scalloped edge die from the Scalloped Contours Dies I created just a bit fancier card, wouldn’t you say?    If you do not own the Scalloped Contours Dies yet; I would recommend these to have on hand.  I have used those scalloped dies a lot and I’m sure going to miss them.  They are currently on Sale and will be gone and no longer available to order after April or while supplies last.

All the sentiments I used last night came from the Perennial Postage Stamp Set which is on the retired list, so you might just want to grab the bundle before it is gone too.

Here is your Supply List for These Handmade Pop-up Cards and Left-Over Paper Strips Cards:

Click on any of the products you wish to purchase and add them to your cart.
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Remember you MUST use the Host Code unless your order is over $150.00, then do NOT use the host code and you will receive the host benefits, plus my rewards.

Here is the Video Link:

Customer Appreciation For April 2024

customer appreciation free pdf file for april 2024

My April 2024 Customer appreciation features 3 different bundles. I am featuring the Enduring Beauty Bundle, Latte Love Bundle and the Magnolia Mood Bundle.   With this month’s PDF file, you will be able to create these 10 simply beautiful cards.  The Magnolia Mood Bundle and the Latte Love Bundle are online exclusive bundles; meaning you will not see them in any of the Stampin’ Up! publications you can only find them online in my store.  The Enduring Beauty bundle is from the soon to be retired mini catalog.  The bundle has carried over into the new Annual Catalog, but it will no longer be bundled, so save 10% and get it now while it is bundled.

With a min. $25.00 purchases in April and the use of my current host code:  ARTWEDVE; I will send you the PDF file to download and print if you wish.

Grab your retiring items on your wish list or stock up on cardstock, envelopes, and some of the adhesives that you are running low on because in May the prices are going up!  That’s right some of the prices in the new Annual Catalog are going up in price.

new annual catalog price increase

Retired Annual Catalog See List HERE

Retired Mini Catalog See List HERE

Sale prices on the retired list do NOT go into effect until April 9 – 30,  2024.

4 thoughts on “Surprise Someone Today With Your Handmade Pop-Up Cards

  1. Jo Ann Forbes says:

    I’ve tried to order from your list of supplies and it doesn’t allow me to please let me know how I can order. Thank you

  2. Glenda says:

    Hi JoAnn, I’m sorry it isn’t working for you; I’ve tried the links and it works for me. You must be from the USA or it will not let you order, not sure if that is why. Here is the direct link to my ordering page:

    Write down the order number for the item(s) you were wanting to purchase, then click on the link above to shop and add the item number in the search box on my Stampin’ Up! store. Click on the product and add to cart. If you are still having issues, let me know. Thanks so much, Glenda Calkins

  3. Linda Thomas says:

    I accidentally canceled my subscription to your club. I need to re register. How can u do that please?

  4. Glenda says:

    Hi Linda, Check out my blog post on Wednesday, May 1st, It will have the link to subscribe. Just click on the link on Wednesday to get signed back up.

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