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Kitty Day’s pop-up Christmas tree cards are sure to bring the seasonal spirit into your crafting this year. By layering simple tree die-cuts together, you can form a 3D interactive greeting that will help win you a place on the mantelpiece. The best bit? We’ve got three pop-up Christmas tree cards for you to try!

Pop-Up Christmas Tree Cards

Dies: Christmas tree, star, snowflakes, stitched hillside
Cardstock: various colours, glitter
Patterned papers
Embellishments: gems, dew drops
Die-cutting machine


To make this gorgeous Christmas tree pop-up card, simply follow Kitty’s step-by-step instructions below.

1. Die cut three tree shapes from light green card, then die cut three stars from yellow cardstock

2. Score each piece vertically and glue two together, then attach to the third along the fold only

3. Cut a square of pink cardstock, then mount star paper on top. Die cut a stitched hillside from white glitter card

4. Score and fold the panel in half to create a card. Attach the tree and star to the central fold, then add a sentiment


1. Matt spotty paper onto a square of turquoise cardstock. Die cut three trees from turquoise, one star from light pink and another from dark pink. Score and fold them all in half vertically. Glue two of the trees together, then adhere the third down the fold line only. Secure the stars together down the fold lines.

2. Score and fold the square panel in half. Fix the 3D tree and star to the greeting so they line up with the fold. Die cut several snowflakes from light and dark pink card, then attach. Add gems to the centres. Glue a die-cut sentiment in the bottom-right corner.


1. Take a square of red cardstock, then mount red diamond paper on top. Fix a strip of gold glitter card along the bottom and a thin white strip above it. Score and fold in half.

2. Die cut three trees from green cardstock. Score and fold each one in half vertically, then adhere two together and secure to the third along the fold only. Attach to the card. Fix a die-cut sentiment on the right-hand side and embellish with clear dew drops.

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