3 Pop-Up Christmas Cards


Hello, G45ers!

  Happy Monday crafty friends!  We are thrilled to show you three dimensional Pop-Up Christmas Cards done three ways!  All of these handmade cards feature our Joy to the World paper collection and have been created by Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador, Kavitha.  Kavi has been so kind to share crafting tips, as well as a great tutorial on how to create your own 3D cards.  So grab your papers and scissors and let's have some fun!


Joy to the World Pop Up Christmas Cards

By Kavitha


“Hello G45 fans,

I hope it's not too early to start with making Christmas cards.The new Joy to the World  collection is so festive and gorgeous that I couldn't resist making some special cards using them.It was so hard to stop using the papers,so I prepared three special fold cards for you today.


First one is a very special 3d shadow box card which i absolutely loved creating.There is totally four layers in this card,each layer is filled with lots of beautiful fussy cut images from the paper.





Tip: Fussy cut same images from 12*12 and 8*8 paper pad to get 3d effect while doing the arrangement




Tip: In each layer add foam tape to some images to get more layered effect







Swing card:




Centre Step Card Tutorial:


Take a 6 by 12 inches cardstock,cut and score according to the template



Cut the pattern papers according to the size and take an angel image from “Ephemera pack” for the focal image


Die cut flowers and leaves from “Pattern and solid” pad


Glue all the layers of flowers together,keep it on the foam pad and press in the centre to give shape. Put a drop of liquid glue in the center and sprinkle black micro beads and allow it to dry completely


Tip: Alternate solids and pattern design for each layer of the flower to create an interest.


Cut some images from the “Ephemera” pack,


Tip: You can get some full solid images to fussy cut from ephemera pack and cover of the paper pad.


Arrange all the fussy cut images, flowers and die cuts as you like.




I hope you enjoyed my projects for today.

Thank you for stopping by and happy crafting.”



Graphic 45 Supplies List:

Joy to the world 12*12 collection pack

Joy to the world 12*12 patterns and solids

Joy to the world 8*8 paper pad

Joy to the world Ephemera cards

Joy to the world  chipboard


Yes!  Let's give Kavi a round of applause for sharing these beautiful holiday cards.  We hope you have been encouraged to add some dimension to your next paper crafting project.  Have a wonderful week, and be sure to pop back in tomorrow for more crafty fun.  


Happy Papercrafting!


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