We made a gingerbread house, all sugary sweet, placed it in a pop card sent from our house to yours, to give you a sweet holiday treat. Today we are bringing you a fun but easy technique....Pop up cards! So gather up those supplies and let’s create!
We start with a 6 x 6 square card base. To make that base cut 1 piece of red cardstock to 6 x 12 and score it in the middle at 6 inches. Fold and burnish.
1 piece of white cardstock cut to 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Score at 2 1/2; 5; 7 1/2; and 10 inches, Fold on the score lines to form a square ( see video)
* Next you are going to glue the gingerbread housed to the square brace.... you will glue these along the bottom of the roofline ( see video)
Next cut 2 pieces of white cardstock ( or the color of your card base) to 1 x 1 inch, then fold them in half to create the tabs that you will use to attach the houses to the card base. (see video)
**Now we are going to attach the house section to the card base. To do that measure down from top of base 1 in and make a pencil line. Next cut a 2 x 2-inch square out of cardstock ( this is just for measuring the placement of houses) and line it up on that center line of the card base and trace the bottom section of that square. ( see video) Now attach that house mechanism.
Now its time to decorate the front of your card!
Nuvo Creative Pens ( used to color the gingerbread houses)
Please remember to head on over to our Facebook group, Maymay Made It and So Did I: a place to share your Maymay inspired projects. We love to see your versions. You can also showcase your creations on the Customer Gallery, to show us what you are making with the products you have purchased from our store.