Lighted Pop Up Cards

Lighted Pop Up Cards

What You'll Need:

Nested Floral Die Cut
Vellum Quotes
Core'dinations Paper
Tombow Multi Glue
Paper Trimmer
Foam Core
Embossing/Die Cut Machine
Battery Operated Tea Light

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Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 1 Hour

How to Make Lighted Pop Up Cards

Pop in with a bright message! With a few cuts and folds you can create a pop up card with a window for you to attach your favorite vellum phrase or quote. Slide a battery operated tea light inside and you're ready to display yours or give it to a friend or family member.
  • 1 Cut paper

    Cut Core'dinations paper to 4 1/4" x 10 3/4".

  • 2 Fold paper

    Fold at 4 1/4", 6 1/2" and 8 1/2".

  • 3 Fold & cut paper

    Lay the paper out flat, fold the 4 1/4" over the 6 1/2" to the 8 1/2" and die cut on the 6 1/2" fold line, cutting through 2 layers of paper.

  • 4 Adhere quote to opening

    Adhere vellum quote to the 4 1/4" fold opening, centering the quote in the opening.

  • 5 Adhere with vellum

    Adhere up to the 6 1/2" fold to the 4 1/4" side with the vellum.

  • 6 Cut foam core

    Cut a 1 1/2" x 4" piece of foam core.

  • 7 Adhere to paper

    Adhere the end of the 10 3/4" paper approximately 1/4" from the end.

  • 8 Adhere quote

    Adhere quote to foam core.

  • 9 Open & light card

    Prop open the card and place a tea light in the tented portion.