Ever looking for my next card tutorial, I stumbled upon this paper trick idea in a youtube video and immediately saw the potential to turn this into a fun greeting card. The design of this card shape will have your recipients wondering how it was made from one piece of card.
What you will Need
5”x7” Kraft Card
First Edition Let’s Celebrate
Scissor, Pencil & Ruler
How to Make
Take a 5”x7” card blank and cut in half, save the cut off for another card. On the longest side of your card mark the middle and draw a pencil line up to the middle. On the opposite long edge make a mark 4.5cm in on either side and again draw a line up to the middle. Cut the lines with scissors.
Now its time for the magic, twist the card from the centre point until you have a shape like the one pictured.
You can now use your favourite papers to decorate your card blank. I used the beautiful new First Edition Let’s celebrate papers from Trimcraft to decorate my card, this paper pad is so pretty with pandas, flamingos and a whole range of gorgeous designs.
I used the base as a template and drew around it to get the paper shape, I then trimmed a few mm off each edge to make it fit.
Mat and layer some papers to cover the pop up section of the card and decorate to suit your occasion.
This card will lie flat for postage and can be customised for a whole number of different occasions. Your friends and family will marvel at how it was made from one piece of card!