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Feb 24, 2008

Easter Pop Up Card


Here's the second prototype. I decided to make it with real paper in case it came out okay! I still want to try a Faberge-like design. The picture inside the egg and the egg fold together. Pop up fully open. Here is a pattern for the egg pieces. The egg mechanism is called a closed tent. I highly recommend David Carter's book Elements of Pop Up to see these basic mechanisms in action. There are working models built right into the book!

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3 comments:

Mel M. M. M. said...

Sweet! Love the pop-up element. It's so playful :0) Mel

j said...

wow good looking pop up card!

Mima said...

Hola Carol
What lovely 3D pop ups, and awesome tutorials. Thanks for sharing, Mima