How to Make a 3D Christmas Card Pop Up DIY – Red Ted Art

3D Christmas Cards: A few steps to make your card stand out. (with illustrations)

Tra-la-la-la-laaaaaa the Christmas season is practically upon us. Oh how I LOVE this time of year. And I ( ! ) like to make it last ampere long as possible… which is why I have been listing to my Christmas Music Playlist already ! ! Teehee. once you have your music going, your craft materials ready, get Handmade Christmas Card devising !

Easy Pop Up Christmas Card - LOVE these 3d Paper Fan Christmas Tree Cards. How cute are they? Working with concertina paper folding techniques, this is a quick and easy card to make for the holidays. Love both the traditional Christmas Tree and white Winter Tree Card versions. #ChristmasCards #Christmascard #popup #popupchristmascard #christmastree #3dcards #cardmaking

This pop up card was first published in Oct 2017 and republished for your convenience! The best thing about this diy Christmas Card, is that it does not require any templates to make ! You merely need a series of rectangular pieces of wallpaper !
A handmade calling card is plainly the perfect way to send your vacation message this year ! And you don ’ t need special materials to make our cards – this Christmas Tree Cards can besides be a made with elementary white composition from the printer – representing a “ snow-clad ” landscape for Christmas and Winter. The perfective Pop Up Christmas Cards to make !

How do you make a simple 3D Christmas card? How do you make a pop-up Christmas tree card?

Making 3d Christmas cards is not difficult, if you choose the good project ! As mention, we have a big dress of Handmade Christmas Card for you to browse. But key to making a simple card, is sticking to basic shapes that are easy to connect .
Today’s tutorial is one of those examples, as is our easy Christmas Tree Pop Up Card here :
Or this adorable ( and easy ! ! ) Pop Up Reindeer Card :
It is based on “ composition chain ” making – a childhood staple that all kids love to make. Once you get the hang of making a basic newspaper chain, it is indeed easy to turn it into a 3d Christmas Card :
anyhow. I digress. We have been having LOTS of fun with Paper Fans or Paper Concertinas recently .. there are indeed many cool and fun projects you can make using this proficiency. Including todays DIY Christmas Pop Up Card ! Such a reasonably  3D Christmas Trees Paper craft for both kids and grow ups. We absolutely love Paper Crafts, particularly Paper Crafts for Christmas !
You may also love our collection of –

  • Christmas Tree Crafts as well as the rest of our 
  • Pop Up Card Project Ideas – something for every season to be found, as well as our
  • lovely list of Holiday Cards for Kids (including some super cute pop up reindeer cards!)

3D Pop Up Christmas Tree Card DIY – Materials needed:

  • A5 sheet of green paper (or white) – this can be construction paper, but I usually use “printer paper” quality paper for these crafts
  • A little brown paper/ card
  • Scrap of yellow paper for the star
  • Snowflake confetti (optional) – I have used ours on a number of projects and it lasts ages
  • Glue stick
  • Pair of scissors
  • Rulers
  • A6 Card stock & envelope (I used blue)

How to make a Pop up Christmas Card

This DIY Christmas Pop Up Card is based on the concertina newspaper pen up technique or “ paper fan folding ”. It is a dim-witted technique with very effective and oh so reasonably results. Love it !
We have many more newspaper Fans Crafts for you to check out here on Red Ted Art ( I will bring them all together in one post for you * * soon * * ) .
In the meantime… do watch this quick and easily Christmas Tree Pop Up Card video with dance step by step instructions below .

Video Tutorial: How to Make a 3D Christmas Card

You can watch the video tutorial on autoplay on this web log post ! Or scroll correct down to the bottom of this post for a YouTube video.

3d Christmas Tree Card – Step by Step Photo Instructions

Begin by making your paper fan for your Christmas Tree

  1. We used an A5 sheet of green paper – which is approximately 10cm x 15cm. I am aware that US “standard sizes are a bit different… it doesn’t have to be exact! Just adjust the sizes in the next step.
  2. Fold your paper along the 15cm edge as neatly and evenly into a paper fan as possible. You should be left with a concertina paper strip 15cm long. We made 0.5mm wide accordion folds.
  1. Cut this paper strip into 5cm, 4cm, 3cm, 2cm and 1cm (A5 is actually JUST a little smaller than 15cm, so just adjust each section by a couple of mm and you are fine!). As mentioned.. it isn’t exact. Just make sure you get 5 pieces that get smaller each time.

Prepare and stick your Paper Tree stem to your pop up card

  1. Take your brown piece of paper. You will need approximately 3cm x 3cm.
  2. Fold it in half.
  3. Then fold the edges in by 0.5mm. So you should have folds: 0.5mm, 1cm, 1cm, 0.5mm
  4. Glue the 0.5mm strips onto the card. You now have a “Pop up” steam.

Glueing in your Paper Fan Chrismas Tree.

  1. Take your longest strip and glue just above the tree trunk on the LEFT side of the card.
  2. Repeat this step and layer the remaining 4 strips evenly – leaving a little space for a star.
  3. Once all are glued in place. Carefully add glue to the “upward facing” surface of your strip. This can be a bit fiddly.. as the concertinas like to bounce around a bit.
  4. Hold in black. Flap over the right side of the card and secure to the the green strips.
  5. When you open the card up, you should have your paper fan Christmas Tree pop up

Finally, decorating and adding details to your 3d Christmas Card DIY

  1. Now have fun – add a Christmas star.. snowflakes, night sky stars, a Christmas present, a snowman… anything you wish!! Enjoy.

What do you write in a Christmas Card?

now my kids are older and they have started making their own Christmas Cards for Family and Friends, they often ask me, What do you write in a Christmas card ? Or What do you say on the second of a Christmas poster ?
My answer is – it actually depends ! If it is a very dear friend or close family extremity, you may want to wish to take a short clock and write a little about how your years been – include any references to when you stopping point saw this person, vitamin a well as a generic seasonal greet .
If it is one of “ many cards ” you are writing and sending, you may want to keep it a little short. Afterall, the recipient role will appreciate that you handmade the calling card in the first place. Visit Prima for some great ideas !

Other Fun Christmas Card Ideas to make with kids

We have more fabulous Christmas Tree Cards – these are made from newspaper ! Aren ’ t they fabulous ?
Or have a go at Paper Quilling for Beginners, with this easy Quilled Christmas Tree Card –
here is another adorable winter Pop Up Card that you may fancy checking out – DIY Pop Up Snowman Card ! So cute. I love this pop up christmas card, as it is easy to add unique designs to this type of pop up ! You can even add some cute photograph ! Lots of fun ways to make greet cards special !
I think a interpretation of Hattifant ’ s 3D Paper Trees would look amazing as part of this wag besides ! Hop over and have a look at hers excessively !

More Christmas Craft Ideas for Kids

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How do you make easy Christmas Cards for Kids?

3d Christmas Cards
The answer is easy ! Check out our Handmade 3d Christmas Card collection. It besides links to a specify of fantastic “ super simple ” Card making designs for “ majority ” vacation batting order make !

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Contains many more 3d Christmas Pop Up Cards!

The video how to is also available on YouTube:

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