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Colette Smith’s onto a winner with this adorable pop-up robin card. Combining a classic winter motif with an interactive element, Colette has got us in dreamland with this make. Her pop-up robin card is easy to make too, thanks to Colette’s step-by-step instructions.

Pop-Up Robin Card

Dies, circles
Patterned paper
Cardstock, various colours
Stickers: alphabet, snowflake
Punch, small circle
Gel pen, white
Gems, clear
Adhesives: 3D foam pads, double-sided tape, glue
Die-cutting machine

Die cut a 7cm circle of pink card and an 8.5cm circle from brown card. Punch two small circles from black cardstock

Glue the pink circle onto the brown one, overlapping the edge. Trim the excess. Snip a triangle beak from orange and two black legs

Fix the beak to the body with a 3D foam pad and glue the legs to the reverse. Draw a white gel pen dots on each eye, then attach

Take two white panels, 11cm x 28cm, then score and fold at 14cm to create two blanks

Trim two panels of spotty paper to 10cm x 13cm, then adhere inside one of the blanks

Using a pencil, lightly draw a 2cm x 5cm rectangle in the centre of the same piece

Cut along the longer sides of the rectangle and score the others. Gently push from the back to create a step

Erase any pencil marks. Using double-sided tape, attach the second blank to the back of the pop-up piece

Fix the robin to the step element and a sentiment below. Matt teal card on the front panel, then add sentiment and snowflake stickers. Embellish with gems

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