Birthday Cake Easel Card Tutorial

Hi everyone! In this week’s video tutorial, we’re creating a birthday cake easel card! If you are unfamiliar with easel cards, they are cards that fold up into a upright position (like an easel) and can fold flat and go into an envelope. This diy birthday card folds to have a birthday cake standing up, and then easily folds down to go into an envelope!

This is an easy and simple card to make, great for when you may be short on time or in a pinch to find someone a gift!

Materials:

  • Card stock (you’ll need at least 4 colors)
  • Score tool (or a pen that no longer writes)
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Glue (you’ll need something strong, I used this Tombow MONO glue which worked well – hot glue also works well!)

 

Click here to view & print the patterns (you’ll need all of them unless you want to create your own cake design. I’ve separated them out so you can easily print them on each color of paper):

Cake Easel Card_1/4

Cake Easel Card_2/4

Cake Easel Card_3/4

Cake Easel Card_4/4

 

Let me know if you have any questions 🙂

 

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Easy Pop-up Birthday Cupcake Card Tutorial

Hi everyone! Hope your year is off to a good start 🙂  In this week’s video tutorial, we’re making a pop-up birthday card with a cupcake inside!

 

As pop-up cards go, this card is about as easy and simple as they get, especially if you use one of the patterns.

I’ve created a few different patterns, so pick the one that works best for you 🙂

Also, you don’t have to use the patterns – feel free to draw your own! The object must fold in half, and make sure the two angles on the bottom are the same as each other and the bottom is angled upwards (not straight across) like on my patterns.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time needed: ~30 minutes

Materials (if possible, I’ve linked to what I used):

  • Card stock (thicker, heavier weight paper works best for this) in multiple colors
  • Scoring tool or an old pen that doesn’t write anymore
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Hot glue (you can always try using other types of glue, but for a pop-up it needs to be very strong)
  • Pencil
  • Printer

 

Click here to view and print the patterns:

Cupcake Pop-Up – Outline

Cupcake Pop-Up – Coloring Page

Cupcake Pop-up – Separate Pieces

 

Let me know if you have questions 🙂

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Simple Pop-up Birthday Card

This video tutorial shows how to create a birthday card that pops up! It is pretty simple as pop-up cards go.

 
There are no patterns needed for this one – the pop-ups are created by cutting slits in the card.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time needed: ~30 minutes

Materials:

  • Cardstock or construction paper in multiple colors
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue

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