Let’s make a Pop Up V-Fold card in easy steps! Pop up card ideas are highly sought after and I’ve got 2 birthday card ideas to share with you today.

With an abundance of card making supplies on the market you might be wondering how Stampin’ Up!’s product differ. Stampin’ Up! has repeatedly ranked among the best card making supplies because of their color coordination and quality. And both of these are evident in today’s project!

While handmade card ideas are everywhere, pop up card ideas can be cumbersome to learn and assemble. Not this card! Use the tips and tricks I provide and you’ll be making this pop up v-fold card in masses!

Pop Up V-Fold Card Video

Let me teach you how easy it is to make a pop up v-fold card! Today’s video will walk you through the steps!

Watch this Pop Up V-Fold Card video tutorial that uses the new Stampin' Up! Darling Donkeys stamp set


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Pop Up V-Fold Card Details

The Darling Donkeys stamp set is a FREE selection during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration event. Between January 5 – February 28 you can select this stamp set – or any of the Sale-A-Bration items for FREE with every $50 product purchase. Yes, I said FREE! Click HERE to view the Sale-A-Bration products.

This birthday card has a special surprise; a Pop Up V-Fold Card

This stamp set includes three different donkey images and three greetings. Whether creating birthday cards or a simple friendship card, this stamp set is bound to bring a smile!

I colored my images using the Stampin’ Blends alcohol-based markers. And if you’re not sure how to use the Stampin’ Blends markers, click HERE to view my entire video series.

The greeting and party hat are both from the Zany Zebras stamp set. They turn these donkeys into a kickin’ good time!

A close up image of the Pop Up V-Fold Card from the inside

Pop Up V-Fold Card Cutting Dimensions

Card Base

  • Pacific Point: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″
  • Pacific Point (greeting): 1/2″ x 3 3/4″
  • Crumb Cake: 3 3/4″ x 5″
  • Designer Paper: 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″
  • Thick Whisper White (tag): 2″ x 3 1/2″
  • Thick Whisper White: (greeting): 3/8″ x 3 3/4″
  • Linen Thread: 26″
  • Polka Dot Tulle: 4″

Pop Up Insert

  • Mint Macaron: 5 1/4″ x 8 1/4″, score at 4 1/8″
  • Cardstock to create pop up template: 2 3/4″ x 3 1/2″, cut on the diagonal
  • Designer Paper (pop up layers): cut 2 @ 2 1/2″ x 3 1/4″, cut both on the diagonal as follows:
    • Piece 1 – top right to lower left
    • Piece 2 – top left to lower right
  • Thick Whisper White: scraps for donkeys


The star of the show in this Pop Up V-Fold Card are the Darling Donkeys

Pop Up V-Fold Card – Birthday Card #2

If florals and dragonflies are more your style you’re going to love the new Mini Catalog Dragonfly Garden Bundle (stamp set + coordinating punch). The new Mini Catalog debuts tomorrow, January 5, 2021 and it doesn’t disappoint! Pair this Bundle with the coordinating Garden Wishes stamp set and you’ll create dozens and dozens of gorgeous cards. Don’t miss the coordinating designer paper and accessories, too!

This pop up v-fold card is option 2 with the Dragonfly Garden stamp set

The pop up area provides ample space to add images or greetings. Regardless of what you use, this fun fold card is going to get lots of opening and closing time.

Pop Up V-Fold Card is perfect to make as a birthday card

Pop Up V-Fold Card Cutting Dimensions

  • Card Base
    • Calypso Coral: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″
    • Designer Paper (layer): 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
    • Designer Paper (oval): 3″ x 4″
    • Whisper White (frame): 3″ x 4″
    • Whisper White (dragonfly): scrap

    Pop Up Insert

    • Whisper White: 5 1/4″ x 8 1/4″, score at 4 1/8″
    • Whisper White: scraps for dragonflies
    • Cardstock to create pop up template: 2 3/4″ x 3 1/2″, cut on the diagonal
    • Designer Paper (strip): 1/2″ x 4 1/8″


This is what the pop up v-fold card looks like from the top view

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Make a Pop Up V-Fold Card in easy steps

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Pop Up V-Fold Card Supply List with Darling Donkeys

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