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Creating a unique handmade card is something anyone can do. And you can even make yours a bit more personal by including a photo. For this month’s free Craft Camp project with Canon, I will be showing you how to make these cute holiday pop-up cards.
Our free printable below includes two different card designs with matching envelopes. And you can join me on YouTube this Friday, the 30th, at 11 am PST for the live tutorial.
Make your cards pop
These holiday pop-up cards can be printed onto letter-sized card stock. I used my new Canon PIXMA TS6420 on the “Best” setting to print my festive colors bright and clear. Each card uses only one page for both the popup and the envelope, so you can easily print one for each of your family members and friends.
The next step is where you get to personalize your holiday pop-up cards. Find a place to take a photo where there is plenty of light and a simple, preferably solid background. Sit on the floor, crisscrossed legs, and have your parent snap a photo of you straight on. It works best if the camera lens is eye level to you, so ask your photographer to get down on the floor with you!
You can take the photo with a smartphone, camera, or even better, the Canon IVY CLIQ+2 instant camera printer. Not only will they take photos, but it can instantly print your popup mini you. Be sure to size your image so your knees are to the edge of the frame/paper which is 2.5 inches wide. This is important so your photo will fit properly into the popup design.
Once you have all of your parts and pieces printed, grab a pair of scissors and some glue dots. Then come join me on YouTube this Friday at 11 am PST to learn how to assemble your holiday pop-up cards. If you are not able to attend our live tutorial, the video will be available for you to watch and make along after the live event.
See you there!
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- Canon PIXMA TS6420
- Smartphone or Canon IVY CLIQ+2
- Canon Double-Sided Matte Paper
- Clear Tape and Glue Dots
Download our free card template below and read the post above to get ready to craft along with me! Also, if you’re in need of a new printer, make sure to check out Canon’s PIXMA Crafting Printers. Both printers are designed specifically for making cards and other fun paper crafts! Watch this video for tips and tricks on how to use your Canon printer.
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Love this! Excited to try this this year, I’m experimenting with doing it all on my Cricut.
That is a great idea. I love the Print then Cut feature
You’re so welcome!
great work this is awesome pop up cards for kids nice holiday gift
Thanks, glad you like it!
Can’t wait to send this to my father – it will be of his great-grandson! Thanks!
Wow!! What a piece of Art. Great!!