How to Make an Easy Pop-Up Card

Weddings, births, and graduations. Cards are a customary way to mark life’s most important moments. But sometimes it’s hard to find the right card for the occasion. Why not make your own pop-up card? Making a pop-up card is easier than you think! You just need a few pieces of paper and some cutting and folding techniques. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to make a simple pop-up card with a flower design. So grab your supplies and let’s get started!

How to Make an EASY Pop-Up Card

Flower Pop-Up Card – Materials Needed:

First, gather your materials. For each pop-up card, you will need:

  • 7 Coffee Filters
  • Card Stock Paper – we love the bright colors included in this pack!
  • Gluestick
  • Watercolor Paints (optional)
  • Paintbrush (optional)

Easy Pop-Up Card Step by Step Video Tutorial:

Since these handmade cards are simple and inexpensive to make, you could craft up a bunch to gift to teachers, neighbors, or co-workers.

If your browser is not playing the tutorial above, you can click here to view the video on YouTube.


Younger kids may enjoy painting the coffee filters with watercolor paints. Coffee filters withstand a lot of water without tearing. 😉 Once dry, grown-ups can help assemble the cards. This way even the youngest crafters can play an active role in making these gorgeous cards.

More Handmade Cards to Craft:

  • Fall Greeting Cards — Make some beautiful cards for autumn! Features pressed leaves, foil art, and more.
  • Hand-Painted Thank You Cards — These hand-painted thank you cards were so much fun to make! Making your own cards is a great way to foster gratitude and the perfect excuse for some crafty fun.
  • Colorful Holiday Cards — Handmade cards play an important roll in our holiday preparations. Clara and I had a lot of fun making these bright and cheerful holiday cards! I thought you might want to make some of your own too.