5-Minute Crafts

Surprise! No plain-vanilla greeting cards here. Crafters, take note: with the addition of a fun paper pop-up, it’s easy to propel your handmade cards into the third dimension.

Is a special birthday coming up? How about Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, or even Halloween? Any occasion can be made more festive with a handcrafted pop-up card. Just follow Aunt Annie’s simple instructions, and your cards will be the most pop-ular on the block!

Crack open a variety of pop-up card-making projects on this page, from butterflies and balloons to hearts and birthday candles. Pick a pop-up and get your scissors ready!

What kinds of words or pictures do you want to pop up inside your card? Does the birthday person have a hobby or favorite color?