Do you want to create a pop-up but are you not sure what to make or where to start? Then you should definitely take a look at the following websites where you can find many templates to make your own pop-ups. From well-known Paper Engineers to crafting aunties, they are all on this page. There’s a big variety of nice pop-up designs that will ensure you hours of paper crafting pleasure. Also, most of these pop-up templates are print-ready and can be downloaded in PDF format. So let’s get started. Pick a nice pop-up design, turn your printer on and get started right away!
Templates by paper engineers
Robert Sabuda is one of the biggest names in pop-up culture and must-have pop-up book authors. He offers a big variety of print-ready pop-up templates on his website where you can choose from both easy and difficult pop-ups. View Templates.
Matthew Reinhart is a Paper Engineer and pop-up book creator who is best known for his advanced and outstanding paper engineering. On his website you’ll find many print-ready pop-up templates that are easy and fun to make! View Templates.
David A. Carter
Paper Engineer and pop-up book author David A. Carter offers a selection of pop-up templates from his Elements of Pop-Up to try out some pop-up techniques as defined in this useful instruction manual. These templates are print-ready and vary from easy to difficult. View templates.
Ray Marshall is a paper engineer and pop-up book author and is best known for his best-selling Paper Blossoms pop-up book. Take a look at the DIY page on his website to find some fun and easy to make pop-up templates to create your own pop-ups and paper crafts. View templates.
Peter Dahmen is a designer and paper artist, specialized in paper engineering and pop-ups. He is a developer of pop-up cards and foldable artworks made from paper and cardboard. On his website you’ll find some great templates to create your own pop-ups. View templates.
Keith Allen, Paper Engineer and creator of the beautiful What a Mess! pop-up book, has uploaded some fun DIY paper projects on his website. You’ll find a cool paper craft play scene, coloring pages, patterns and also a pop-up template of a basic pop-up technique. View templates.
David Hawcock is a paper engineer and author known for many pop-up book titles and the design and production of pop-up art and paper-engineered products. Take a look a look at the PDF templates on his website and create your own three-dimensional paper models. View templates.
Tina Kraus is a freelance illustrator and paper engineer who specializes in working with paper and the creation of pop-up cards and pop-up books. She offers a nice collection of print-ready templates on her website for you to make your own pop-ups and paper toys! View templates.
Templates from websites
On this website you will find a series of lessons to teach you the basic techniques for creating pop-ups. There’s also a large number of creative pop-up card and craft designs to find along with templates and tutorials. View templates.
Any occasion can be made more festive with a handcrafted pop-up card from Aunt Annie’s Crafts. Whether if it’s a birthday or Valentine’s day or even Halloween, just follow Aunt Annie’s simple instructions! View templates.
Rich, the creator of this website is intrigued by the mechanics of pop-ups and therefore creates pop-up cards that have interesting mechanics, but are also easy to assemble. The website offers a large amount of (paid) pop-up templates together with corresponding video tutorials. View templates.
Katherine Belsey is a designer and Paper Engineer specialized in paper art and pop-ups. On her website you will find lots of information about making pop-ups and also many tutorials and pop-up templates. These (paid) templates come in a big variety of creative pop-up designs. View templates.
With this wide choice of pop-up templates, chances are big that you’ve found some nice pop-up designs that you’d like to make yourself. These templates are very useful to learn and to understand more about all kinds of different paper mechanisms and pop–up techniques. When you practice them over and over again, you’ll teach yourself how pop-ups work and be able to design them yourself one day. They also come in handy if you just want to make a beautiful pop-up card to give or send to your family of friends. Just be as creative as you want and have fun making pop-ups!
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How to make a pop-up book
On this page you’ll find all steps that are needed to create and publish your own pop-up book. A detailed step-by-step guide to get you started with your pop-up book project. View page…
Books about making pop-ups
Books are perfect to learn more about paper engineering and making pop-ups. From pop-up techniques to pop-up templates, you can find them all in our book selection. View books…
Pop-up video tutorials
There are a lot of great video tutorials to find on the Internet that teach you how to make a pop-up. Start with the basics or just pick a nice pop-up design to create yourself! Watch tutorials…