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Click on the link to download the .pdf template for the pop-up Rose:
Print out both pages from the template onto heavy paper, such as card stock or construction paper.
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Using a ruler as a guide, take the rounded end of a paper clip (or ballpoint pen that has run out of ink) and press along the dotted lines of the pop-up pieces and card.
Carefully cut out your rose pop-up pieces and rose card following the solid black around the shape.
Now take your rose pop-up piece and fold it in half as shown in the photo.
Carefully cut along the solid black lines.
You should have 5 pieces total including the card.
Fold your rose card in half and set it aside.
Take the pop-up piece with the letter "R" on it. Fold it in half as shown in the picture.
Fold the center piece away from you.
Then fold it towards you. Put it back to its original position.
Push the center of the rose petal forward as shown in the photo.
Now fold the right side on the crease over towards the left.
Do the same to the other side now and fold it over towards the right.
Now fold the right side of the pop-up piece to the back away from you. Crease well.
Apply a small amount of glue to the back of the pop-up piece.
Fold over and press firmly. Put this piece aside for now.
Now take your other pop-up piece and fold it in half towards you.
Fold back the tab on the right. Crease well.
Then fold the entire "F" tab to the right side. Crease well and unfold.
Continue to fold the F tab under. Crease well.
Fold the last remaining crease behind. Crease well.
Now let's fold the tab on the left side under. Crease well and unfold.
Now fold up the E tab. Crease well.
Now fold the next crease underneath behind the rose. Crease well.
Then fold the left side tab behind you and crease well.
Apply a small amount of glue to the side flaps of pop-up piece R.
Carefully insert the rose pop-up piece into the slits of pop-up piece R.
Apply a very small amount of glue to Glue here A.
Line tab A over Glue here A. Press firmly and let the glue dry.
Now apply a small amount of glue to Glue here B.
Turn the rose over so that Glue here B lines over Glue here B. Press firmly and let the glue dry.
Apply a small amount of glue to area Glue here D.
Line over tab D to Glue here D. Press firmly and let the glue dry.
Apply a very small amount of glue to Glue here E.
Take the leaf that lines up perfectly to Glue here E. Press firmly and let the glue dry.
Now apply a small amount of glue to Glue here F.
strong>Step 38: Line up the leaf to Glue here F, press firmly and let the glue dry.
Slowly start to close your rose card.
Press firmly and let the glue dry.
Open your pop-up rose card! Color it in with markers or crayons and share it with someone!
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