Are you looking for beautiful handmade Mother’s Day card ideas?
This lovely Happy Mother’s Day card is so easy to make, and so magical with a huge bouquet of flowers popping out when the card opens up! No need for any special tools or materials.
In addition to the free printable Mothers Day card and the pop up bouquet templates, I will also share with you another set of pop up flowers templates with different colors so you can make your own bouquet for mom.
All you need is a few pieces of paper, glue, scissors, and about 30 minutes!
UPDATE: I just designed a new set of pop up Happy Mother’s Day cards that are easier and FAIL PROOF! Tutorial here!
Materials and tools for this DIY Mother’s Day Card:
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- a printer, standard 8.5×11 office paper for the pop up bouquet ( free printable download at the end )
- Neenah Paper Exact Index 110 lb (200 gsm) Cardstock or any similar or heavier weight cardstock to print the card cover ( free printable download at the end )
- glue, scissors, that’s it!
Step 1: Make 7 flowers in 7 minutes
Begin with seven 5-inch squares of paper. You can print and cut from our free printable downloads at the end, or use these 6″ square origami paper that comes in many colors.
You can even paint your own watercolor flowers and cut them out: How to paint watercolor flowers easily in 15 minutes!
First fold and cut a square into an 8-petal flower that lays flat. Then cut away 1 petal, overlap and glue the adjacent 2 petals to form a 6-petal flower.
Make 6 more flowers with other squares. If you need more detailed instructions, please check out the How to Make Pop-up Birthday Card tutorial here!
Step 2: Glue flowers together
Please check out the How to Make Pop-up Birthday Card tutorial here, for detailed written instructions, or check out the video tutorial below.
Optional: cut out some leaves from green paper, and glue them to the flowers. You can use mixed colors construction paper or this lovely cardstock with different shades of greens.
Below is a video tutorial .
You can create your own designs or print the free happy mother’s day card (download at the end ) on a piece of 8.5″x11″ Cardstock . Fold it in half.
Place the glued stack of flowers inside the card as shown. Place a little bit of glue only on the very center petal of the flower stack , close card, and press firmly to adhere. Open card and repeat on the other side.
Downloads for this printable pop-up Happy Mother’s day card:
Download the card cover, and pop-up flowers here. Click to bring up the pdf, and right click “save” to save. If you have trouble downloading, send this post to friends so they can download and email to you! (Due to thousands of downloads happening on this site, we can’t personally email files, hope you understand! ???? )
You may also love: Big set of free printable floral greeting cards. ( You can use these as pop-up greeting card covers too ! )