Rainbows & Unicorns

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Feature Image
DIY Printable Template + Tutorial

Rainbows & Unicorns
Birthday Pop-Up Card

Craft a magical birthday pop-up card for the unicorn in your life. This colorful design oozes happy birthday. Download the printable pop-up card template and watch the follow-along video tutorial below. Matching rainbow envelope included. 

Download Template - (8.5 x 11) Download Template - (A4)

How-To Make It

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Print Template

1) Download & Print

Open the template (.PDF)

Print on white card stock

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Score Dotted Lines

2) Score Folds

With ruler and ball stylus,
score along all dashed lines.

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Cut Pop-Up Slits

3) Cut Pop-Up Supports

With craft knife, cut slits for
the pop-up support. (solid lines)

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Cut Cards

4) Cut the Inner & Outer Cards

With scissors, cut out the inner
and outer card pieces.

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Cut Unicorn and Cupcake

5) Cut Scene Bits

Cut along the teal area around the rainbow, unicorn, cupcake, and number.

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Fold Pop-Ups

6) Folding Pop-Ups

Fold the pop-up supports forming four ‘L’ shapes. Fold the outside card too.

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Attach Unicorn

7) Attach Scene Bits

Apply glue to the four pop-up supports. Attach the rainbow, unicorn and cupcake.

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Glue Cards

8) Gluing Outer Card

Apply glue to the back of the inner scene
and attach to outer card.

DIY Unicorn Pop-Up Card Template and Tutorial - Make Envelope

9) Make Envelope

Apply glue to the side flaps. Fold bottom
flap and press to adhere.

Video Instructions

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