How to make a corner pop-up card

Impress your loved ones with a bright corner pop-up card, which can be easily created from one square of card and just a few easy folds!

How to make a corner pop-up card

These fun corner folding pop-up cards look as though they’ll be tricky to create, but they’re actually made using some very simple folds. Follow our instructions below to create your very own corner pop-up card.

Once you’ve mastered the basic folding method for the card, you can use this bases to make greetings for every occasion. You could add a pocket detail to the inside of the base, to slip a gift card or voucher into, or add a pop-up greeting, which can be proudly displayed in the pop-up base. Jus remember, when adding other elements to the inside of the base, keep them as flat as possible so the base can be folded flat for popping into an envelope.


You Will Need

  • Paper, Patterned
  • Card
  • Stamps, Sentiment stamps
  • Sequins, Or decorations of your choice
  • Ricrac, Yellow
  • Velcro dot
  • Double-sided tape

Step 1

Score horizontal and vertical lines through the centre of a 24cm square of aqua card. Fold the lines, crease using a bone folder and unfold. The square should be divided into four smaller squares.

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Step 2

Score a diagonal line from the centre of the main square to the top right corner. Mountain fold and crease using a bone folder. Cut along the vertical line dividing the two bottom squares, as shown.

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Step 3

Carefully overlap the bottom squares and secure in place. Add three 10.5cm squares of layered patterned paper inside the base, attaching only the side panel to the top triangle section, as shown.


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Step 4

Attach a trimmed flower, a piece of yellow ricrac, an oval sentiment and pink sequins inside the base. Add a Velcro dot to the side panel, as shown. Decorate the front of the base with toppers, to finish.

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