Easel cards are a fun fold for showing off your beautiful work. They prop up for easy display so that everyone can ooh and aah over the card you made. And best of all, they can be easy to make.
While I used strawberries on my card, I also think these would make great photo cards! Add a cute baby photo for an announcement card or add a photo of your family and make easel Christmas cards this year.
Just Jade card base: 4-1/4” x 11” scored at 2-3/4” and 5-1/2”
Patterned Paper: 1″ x 4″ (inside) and 2-1/2″ x 4″ (front)
White: 3-1/4” x 3-1/2” (front) and 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside)
Magenta Madness: 3-1/2” x 3-3/4”
TIP for your Easel Card: Only tape down the BOTTOM half of the main image piece –don’t add any adhesive above the middle fold line.
Ask me how I know 🙂 If you add tape above the fold line your easel pop-up will be taped down. Don’t do that!
In the video above I’ll show you step-by-step how to cut and score your card stock for an easel card base and give you tips on exactly where to add your adhesive so the easel part pops-up properly.
Your easel pop-up doesn’t have to be a square or rectangle either. In the video I’ll show you how I used a circle and then you can get creative from there.
To keep your easel card propped up, you’ll need to put something on the inside that is going to hold it in place when you put it on display.
In the video above I show you 2 different options for the inside, but basically, if you pop up an image (like the flower on this card) with dimensionals then your card front will have something to keep it firmly in place.
Now go grab some card stock, make an easel card and send it to a friend.
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