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DIY Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Tutorials

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Looking for a great way to surprise your Valentine? How about a handmade pop-up card? It’s fun to make a pop-up card and it’s also a very personalized piece of art to send to the one you love. You can decide for yourself how to decorate your pop-up. There’s so much you can do with some markers, glitter and ribbon! You can also spray some perfume on your card as a hint…

Templates by Matthew Reinhart

Paper Engineer Matthew Reinhart shares some very nice pop-up card templates that are easy to make and also fun to decorate, like a bouquet of roses and a 3D pop-up heart.

Templates by Robert Sabuda

How about a pop-up box of Valentine chocolates or a beautiful pop-up rose? Paper Engineer Robert Sabuda shows you step-by-step how to create these wonderful pop-ups yourself.

Template & Tutorial by Peter Dahmen

The Endless Love pop-up card, created by Paper Engineer Peter Dahmen, is very symbolic and reveals the text “True love never ends” by folding the flaps. And this is the fun part, by using clever folding techniques, this card is a never-ending message of love! View Template…

POP-UP TUTORIAL VIDEOS by Crafting hours

One of our favorite YouTube channels is the pop-up tutorial channel Crafting Hours. They provide lots and lots of beautiful pop-up card tutorials that are easy to follow and simple to make. Below you’ll find a selection of some of our favorite Valentine pop-up cards. And you should definitely take a look at their YouTube channel. There’s so much to choose from! More video tutorials…

Art Class with Matthew Reinhart: Valentine Heart Box

Surprise your loved one with a special handmade Valentine Heart Box, filled with some delicious sweets or chocolates! Just follow this Art Class from paper engineer Matthew Reinhart to learn how. This creative gift is fun to make and to give! More Art Classes…

More Pop-Up Templates

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a pop-up card from Aunt Annie’s Crafts, just follow Aunt Annie’s simple instructions! You can choose from a Valentine Heart or Heart Chain template.

Extremepapercrafting.comdiy valentine pop-up

On this website you’ll find a large number of creative pop-up designs to make the most beautiful pop-up cards! Take a look at this selection of Valentine’s Day pop-up templates and tutorials.

pop-up video tutorials by Creative Pop-Up Cards

The website creativepopupcards.com provides (paid) templates of beautiful pop-up cards that are great projects to make for Valentine’s Day. On the website you’ll find a Top Ten Ideas for Valentine’s gift cards and there’s a also YouTube channel that shows detailed videos of every template. Below we’ve selected some of our favorite romantic pop-up card tutorials.

Do-it-yourself Valentine's Day Supplies

This is a brief selection of products that can be used to decorate Valentine’s Day pop-ups. Creating your own pop-ups is the most fun when you have the right tools to work with. So that’s why we also have made a selection of the most useful products when it comes to working with paper and pop-ups. Continue to the pop-up supplies page…

Show Your creations!

Our Community Forum is a great place to share your paper creations with other pop-up fans and paper engineers. Get ideas and inspiration or share useful tips and advice with each other about all things paper!

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We hope you’ve enjoyed this Valentine’s Day DIY pop-up special! If you would like to know more about creating pop-ups you can take a look at our How-to pages about making pop-ups, books about paper engineering and more pop-up tutorials and templates. Don’t forget to share this page with your friends and family!

Watch our video reviews, discover books on our ranking lists, find the best pop-up books for kids and much more! We will also keep you updated on new pop-up book releases.

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