How to make a Christmas Pop up Card (and free template)

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Christmas is just around the corner and a fun craft to get into the holiday mood would be to make making fun cards for friends and family! Grandparents, Aunts, and other family members love simple homemade gifts from kids and this Pop-Up Christmas card would be the perfect thing to make. These simple, Christmas themed pop up cards are adorable as they are themed with the a gingerbread house, gingerbread men, Christmas trees and ornaments. So print out this Christmas pop up card template and let’s get started.

pop-up Christmas cards

“Stir a bowl of gingerbread, Smooth and spicy brown.

Roll it with a rolling pin,

Up and up and down.

With a cookie cutter, make some little men.

Put them in the oven, Till half past ten.”

Free Christmas pop up card template

How to make Christmas Pop Up Cards?

Pop up cards are more creative and three dimensional that a standard card. When you open the card, the fun part is to see what pops up! When assembling a DIY pop up card, you need to print out two pages of card stock.Cut out each pattern piece separately and glue these pieces to a thick piece of card stock and usually attach you can attach them with glue. Try to make your cuts very straight. The card will look better and go together more easily with straight edges.

How to Make a Gingerbread Pop-up Card

Print both sheets of the Christmas Gingerbread pop up card template on thick Card stock.

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How to make a pop up Christmas card

Fold the inner card sheet in half along the horizontal dotted line.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Cut slits along the dotted lines.

How to make a pop up Christmas card
How to make a pop up Christmas card

Next cut out the Gingerbread cookies, Christmas tree, and ornament.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Glue these in the places marked with the glue icon.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Fold the outer card sheet in the same way.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Glue the outer card sheet the back of the inner card sheet, printed sides out.

How to make a pop up Christmas card
How to make a pop up Christmas card
How to make a pop up Christmas card
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