Day At The Beach pop-up card: Instructions 02/05

May 14, 2016

Super-detailed instructions on how to assemble the Day At The Beach Pop-up Card, sold at my shop.

Part 02: Making the envelope and the card’s body

Envelope

We have 2 parts for the envelope.
Fold the Envelope Outside shape in Mountain folds.
The Envelope lining shape should be folded in Valley folds.

Fold both parts in Valley folds - facing towards you
Envelope folds
Put glue around the BACK side of the lining shape
Put glue around the BACK side of the lining shape
Glue it to the back side of the envelope shape (back to back)
Glue it to the back side of the envelope shape (back to back)
Put a bit of glue on both of the flaps where indicated
Put a bit of glue on both of the flaps where indicated
Fold the bottom flap carefully over the sides with the glue. Flatten and make sure it is secure

The envelope is ready!

Card body

Fold both parts of the card background body. Outside design in Mountain fold. Inside design in a Valley fold.
Fold both parts of the card background body. Outside design in Mountain fold. Inside design in a Valley fold.
Put glue on the BOTTOM part of the back side of the shape with the window
Put glue on the BOTTOM part of the back side of the shape with the window
Get the sky shape. Check to see where exactly you need to glue it
Get the sky shape. Check to see where exactly you need to glue it
Put glue all over the back
Put glue all over the back
Place it right above the card's center fold. Make sure the card can still fold properly
Place it right above the card’s center fold, and in the center horizontally. There should be a narrow white margin on the sides and top
Now we add the sun. Put glue on the back side. Make sure you put glue on the rays!
Now we add the sun. Put glue on the back side. Make sure you put glue on the rays!
Place the sun in the top right corner, aligned to the sky piece
Place the sun in the top right corner, aligned to the sky piece, where indicated

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Next we’ll be adding the waves. Continue to the next post

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