Pop-up news
The Pop-Up Chess Set (Kickstarter) (March 1, 2022 12:44 am)
Pop-Up Funk (Kickstarter Project) (January 26, 2020 8:05 pm)
Mind-Blowing Pop-Up Books (July 14, 2019 6:30 pm)
The upcoming World of Warcraft pop-up book (February 4, 2019 12:11 am)
2018 Meggendorfer Prize winners! (September 30, 2018 4:07 pm)

Supplies For Making Pop-Ups

There are many different tools and supplies which can be helpful if you want to create a pop-up. On this page you’ll find everything you’ll need to make your own pop-ups. From card stock paper to laser printers to coloring supplies, we’ve collected them all and made a selection of the most useful products when it comes to working with paper. Also take a look at these pop-up templates to start making pop-ups right away or watch some video tutorials first.

Cardstock Paper

Glue & Tape


Scoring & Folding


Advanced Tools

Of course everyone has their own preference for tools and materials to work with so we hope that this selection of products will help you find the right supplies. Basically everything you need is on this page and although you don’t need much to make a pop-up, you can just be as creative as you want!

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!

Registration to the forum is free and will take less than a minute so join now!

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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…

Pop-up templates

Create the most beautiful pop-ups with these handy pop-up templates! You can choose from many different pop-up designs and most of them are print-ready!  View templates…

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…

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…