A Vertical Easel Pop Up Fun Fold that is handcrafted for St. Patrick's Day. It has several techniques (blending ink and heat embossing with clear embossing powder).


A Vertical Easel Pop Up Fun Fold card and the Lucky Clover Stamp Set is full of techniques!  Step up your card making with some techniques?  Use Blending Brushes on the Naturally Gilded Specialty Designer Paper for a “Ink Resist” effect.  Take a favorite embossing folder with any foil paper to get some stunning texture.  Finally, use clear embossing powder with any of inks in any color collection!  You will love this cool effect.  Make sure to watch the video on my YouTube channel for all the tips and how to’s! 

Lucky Clover Stamp Set Vertical Easel Pop Up Fun Fold Card Supplies

  • Granny Apple Green Card Stock – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, 2 3/8″ x 2 3/8″
  • Gold Foil Paper – (2 pcs.) 2″ x 5 3/8″, 2″ x 3 1/4″ (front label), 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ wide scrap for inside strip
  • Naturally Gilded Specialty Designer Series Paper – (2 pcs.) 1 7/8″ x 5 1/4″
  • Lucky Clover Stamp Set & Punch
  • Something Fancy Dies
  • Granny Apple Green Ink Pad
  • Versamark Ink Pad
  • Heat Too
  • Basics Stampin’ Emboss Powders – Clear
  • Stamparatus
  • Embossing Additions Tray
  • Memento Ink Pad
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue
  • Dimensionals
  • Basic White Medium Envelopes


Instructions for Vertical Easel Pop Up Fun Fold Card with Lucky Clover Stamp Set

  1. Score Card Base @ 2 1/8″ and 4 1/4″ on the 8 1/2″ side
  2. With Granny Apple Green Ink and Blending Brush, gently blend ink on the Designer Paper panels
  3. Burnish off any excess ink with a paper towel by rubbing gently over the Designer Paper
  4. Adhere designer paper to gold foil panels, adhere to card front
  5. Die Cut label from gold foil with Something Fancy dies; emboss with embossing folder
  6. Fold the 2  rectangular postage stamp pieces in half (these are the pop up mechanisms); add adhesive to one whole side on both pieces; attach 1/2 of the sides to card front along the gold foil mat on each side as shown in the video.  Adhere the gold embossed label slowly over top to create the pop up.
  7. Use the Stamparatus to stamp clover images.  Stamp Granny Apple Green Ink first on Granny Apple Green Card Stock. You may find you want to stamp it more than once to get a crisp image
  8. Keep stamp in place
  9. Clean stamp with shammy
  10. Reink  stamp with versamark ink and stamp again for good coverage. 
  11. Remove card stock from stamparatus and sprinkle clear embossing powder over image
  12. Shake off excess and use heat tool to emboss image till powder is melted and shiny
  13. Use the Clover punch or fussy cut out clovers.  Add to gold label on front with dimensionals
  14. Stamp greeting on scrap basic white card stock; fussy cut words apart; adhere with mini dimensionals
  15. Embellish with Matte Black Dots
  16. Emboss gold foil strip; adhere strip to inside basic white, stamp greeting with memento ink pad; stamp small clover images with Granny Apple Green Ink; adhere to inside of card base
  17. Add small clover on inside strip of gold foil with a dimensional.  This creates the stop for the easel.  Add Matte Black Dot to center of clover
  18. Stamp clover images on envelope


Open view of handcrafted st. patrick's day Vertical Easel Pop Up card. View of the Pop Up mechanism on handcrafted St. Patrick's Day card

Bonus Samples of Vertical Easel Pop Up Fun Fold Cards with Naturally Gilded Specialty Designer Paper

This is a handcrafted card that is made with Stampin' Up! products. It was featured on a YouTube Live video with Nancy Thompson, Create with Nancy, a Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator. The colors of the card are pale papaya, black, and copper foil.


Additional Samples of Vertical Easel Pop Up Fun Fold Card

Vertical Easel Pop Up card with Country Floral Designer Paper Vertical Easel Pop Up Card with Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper
Vertical Easel Pop Up card with He's the Man Designer Paper Vertical Easel Pop Up card with He's the Man Designer Paper

Leave a comment if you plan to give this Vertical Easel Pop Up card a try!  I would love to know if you made one and have you share it with me.


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