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Create A Ferret Card

Use this how-to guide to create your own printed, transfer and pop-up ferret greeting cards.

By Deva Kolb
Posted: July 31, 2009, 7 p.m. EDT

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Pop-Up Ferret Cards

outlines for ferret pop up cards 

Pop Up Ferret Card Outlines

This is always a fun card to receive. It is also fun to make! First you need a ferret pattern. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 1

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 1

Next cut two strips of heavyweight paper (like construction paper). They should measure 8.5 by 1 inch. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 2 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 2

Glue the two strips together at a right angle. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 3 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 3

Next, fold one strip over the other as shown in photo. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 4 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 4

Next, fold the other strip over. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 5 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 5

Continue folding until you come to the end of the two strips and glue the ends like you did at the beginning. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 6 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 6

Glue this piece in the center of the inside of your card and allow to dry. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 7 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 7

Take one of the ferret pattern outlines, place it on a piece of felt and use it as a guide to cut out a felt ferret. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 8 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 8

Glue this felt ferret on the front of the card. This card had a paper heart glued on before the ferret. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 9 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 9

Cut out the colored parts of a ferret and glue these on top of the ferret. For example, a ferret's mask, then its eyes). You can accent the ferret with a black liner for a more dramatic effect. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 10 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 10

Place a heavy item on top of sections that might curl up from the glue. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 11 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 11

A printed ferret on photo paper was selected for the inside pop-up. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret pop up card step 12 

Pop Up Ferret Card Step 12

Cut the ferret out and glue it on top of the folded paper. (Click image to enlarge.)

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