Nothing quite like a hand-made card to send a special message to that special someone you care about. When not any card will do and you want to make a statement that lasts, you just want things to literally fly off the page - you want to find ways to make things pop. That's where the pop-up cards come in. And it's time to make your own.
There are multiple ways to make things jump off the page - but no matter how fancy things may look, the principles are almost always the same. There are a few basic "shapes" that form the pop-up mechanisms on a card. I will introduce you to some of them in this tutorial and show you just how much fun you can have with them. Once you become familiar with them, it's easy to mix and match these mechanisms to personalize a statement that is all your own.
1. The " Basic Box"
This is the most basic shape of how to make things pop. As you can see, by cutting two straight lines into the paper we can create an imaginary "box" formed