Pop up and Exploding Greeting Cards - advanced techniques

Ref: C3128903

Would you like to take your handmade greeting cards to the next level by including stunning explosive elements and eye catching pop-ups? This course aims to do just that in a safe, supportive and friendly online group. We will look at the best supplies to use and where to buy them to create stunning, unique and personalised greeting cards for friends and family or even to sell if, that is something that interests you.

Course aim

Creating greeting cards with an ‘exploding’ element or a pop-up feature.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Create a pop up mechanism for inclusion in a greeting card
  • Create a multi-fold explosive element for greeting cards
  • Accurately score and cut card and paper to precise measurements
  • List 3 opportunities and events where you could sell your cards

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need some basic papercraft supplies such as good card stock in a range of sizes A4 and also 12” x 12” card or heavy weight paper pads over 180gsm. Decorative patterned paper pads, scissors, pencil, glue and a score board or score tool and metal ruler.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Pop up and Exploding Greeting Cards - advanced techniques

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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