Pop up birthday cards are a delight to watch, with something interesting popping up the moment the receiver opens it. Making them at home is no mammoth task, and one could design them at their liberty. The cards could have a birthday cake, candles, balloons or even an interesting message. The tutorials below would give you different ideas in making a pop up birthday card.
The blend of pink and blue with the red cherry on the top makes the cupcake look immensely cute.
You could add a few glitters on the balloon for a sparkly effect.
The “Happy New Year” message would be replaced by “Happy Birthday”. Cut small paper flowers and stick it on the balloon, especially if you are making it for a kid.
The colorful flowers popping up at the center adds vibrance.
If you want this three-tiered cake design for your pop up card, then take out a template of it and decorate using bright colors.
The cake popping at the center with candles on it gives a perfect birthday feel.
You may stick smileys on the pop up section for an enticing effect.
The decorative stickers and ribbon encircling the card intensifies its beauty to the fullest.
If making a romantic birthday card, this idea would be an apt one. You could add a special message at the center either by writing on one of the hearts.
You could choose to write the name too of the birthday boy or girl on one side.
For a 50th birthday celebration, you may make a decorative pop up card as shown in the picture below. The stars surrounding the card gives it a gorgeous appeal.
This card would be apt for your dad’s birthday as well as Father’s Day.
For a personalized touch, add a picture of you and your friend to one side of the card.
If your kid is a dinosaur fanatic then using it as a theme for his or her birthday invitation card would be a great idea.
To give it a birthday-like feel fill in the box with paper made cakes, balloons, candles, flowers, as well as streamers.
Following the tutorial above you could make a box pop up birthday card and use the color combinations as the ones shown in the image below. If it is for someone’s 70th, 80th or 90th birthday you could write the number as shown here. A special message can even follow.
You could either make the kitten as shown in the tutorial or go by the simple instructions in the picture. The one in the image is made by simply cutting paper according to the shape to design the cat’s face and body, and attaching a happy birthday note to it. For a Halloween themed birthday pop up card, make the cat in black.
The cone sitting at the center holding the flowers adds to the uniqueness of the card.
By following the simple paper folding technique as shown here, you could make any design of your choice, be it balloons, cakes, candles, and so on.
The confetti added to the card makes it appear brighter.
The cylindrical structure at the center adds to its uniqueness.
While making a card for your brother, you could design his favorite things like a football or even characters from his choicest comic book.
If someone’s birthday falls on Christmas, then you may make a card with these beautiful starts on it as shown here. Add glitters or sparkles on it for a brightened impact.
These amazing DIYs above would make you have a whale of a time while designing some gorgeous, decorative cards for the birthdays of your dad, mom, brother, sister, grandma, friends, or anyone else. Choose the theme by the personality or likes of the receiver. Take liberty in choosing the design adhering to the birthday theme or go for something out-of-the-box. Beads, sparkles, and glitters, when used as embellishments, gives an added charm to your pop up card.
Published on April 12th 2020 by Miranda Gibbs