Create Pop-Up Cards with Your Silhouette & Cricut Cutter

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
70 minutes

Join paper artist, Shannon Greenlese, and learn how to make this fabulous holiday pop-up card.

Silhouette software, paper cutting, folding, gluing and pop-up mechanics will all be covered in Shannon's class. Whether you want to expand your Silhouette software design skills or add to your paper crafting techniques, this is the class for you.

Shannon shares her software tips and workarounds, then shows you step-by-step how to create a pop-up element from a jpeg file. Learn how to decorate and add elements together to create a card with a 3D pop-up scene. Learning the basics of paper mechanics will allow you to create endless combinations for your own pop-up cards.

Shannon will cover all the basics from safety musts to resource links for all the supplies you need. And if you’re not into using a Silhouette, the files can be used on any paper cutting machine that accepts SVG files.

BONUS video: Learn how to create a menorah for the holidays. SVG file included with the bonus video!

Included with the class purchase is the SVG file used during the class so you can get started right away making your own pop-up gingerbread house. Files for other pop-up cards are available in our Design File Store.

Also included is a PDF with photos, notes, and online resources plus a class video to watch as many times as you like.

No experience necessary.

Please note: the PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • Paper mechanics
  • 2D vs 3D pop ups
  • Converting a JPEG file to a pop-up element
  • Paper cutting on a Silhouette machine
  • Paper scoring & folding
  • Decorating with vinyl
  • Gluing & alignment
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Silhouette Studio Software 4.3.263 Business Edition, or another vector program
  • Silhouette Cameo, or other paper cutting machine
  • Fine tipped
  • Double sided Tape
  • 2 pairs of fine tipped tweezers
  • Spatula
  • Paper punches & scissors
  • Vinyl
  • Sketch pen for paper cutter
  • Paper - 8.5x11 - 65#
  • Glue
  • Stickers (optional)
Bonus: 

Included with the video download, a PDF filled with photos, notes and all the resources you need to get started.