Santa in Chimney Pop Up Card Craft

How about we make our greeting cards for the Christmas holidays? We prepared a neat Santa in Chimney Pop Up Card Craft for you and your kids to make.

Santa in Chimney Pop Up Card Craft

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Santa in Chimney Xmas Pop Up Card

Ho, ho, ho! Someone got stuck in a chimney today! Guess who?

Santa! Santa!

Cough-oh, cough-oh, cough-oh! Not a very clean chimney, huh?

He better finds a way out of there somehow!

DIY Santa in Chimney Pop Up Card

We hope he finds a way out of there somehow, guys, and we hope he brings Christmas presents to everyone just in time.

Anyway, it is a silly situation, plus it is a super fun craft to make for Christmas, and it is memorable, won’t you agree?

Let’s go!

How to Make a Santa in Chimney Pop Up Card Craft 

What you need:

  • red cardstock
  • red color paper
  • white color paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • split pin
  • black marker
  • white marker
  • pale orange color paper
  • black color paper
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • ruler
  • brown color paper

Materials Used

Step by Step Tutorial 

The Card

Fold the red cardstock in half.

Step 1

Draw a rectangle with dimensions 7 cm x 10 cm.

Step 1-
Cut the rectangle out. We are making a roof – the base of our card. It should open and close.

Step 2
Draw horizontal lines 1 cm wide. Use a pencil for this so you can erase the lines afterward.

Step 3
Draw vertical parallel lines 1cm wide.

These squares you see now will serve as guidelines for our roof tiles.

Step 4
Take the white marker and start drawing the first row of roof tiles.

Make sure you make them equal in size.

Step 5

Continue with the second row of tiles …

Step 6

… until you fill all the squares.

Step 9-1

Erase the pencil marks.

Step 6-2

Take your scissors and shape the roof edge as shown.

Step 7
Now take the black marker and outline the white tiles.

Step 8
Then outline the front of the card (the edges) with the black marker.

Step 9

The Chimney

To make the chimney, first, you will need to draw and then cut a 5 cm x 4,5 cm rectangle out of the red cardstock.

Step 10

Mark a 1 cm wide part on this rectangle (as shown).

Step 11

Make a fold.

Step 11-1

Draw some bricks on the chimney with the white marker. There is enough space to draw five rows of bricks.

Step 12
Outline the bricks with the black marker.

Step 13
Outline the whole chimney (the edges) with the black marker.

Step 14
Apply some glue on the folded part of the chimney …

Step 15

… and glue the chimney on top of the roof.

Step 15-1The Chimney Cap

Draw one 2,5 cm x 6,5 cm rectangle on the red cardstock and cut it out.

Step 16

Outline it with the black marker and then draw a white rectangle close to the black line.

Step 17

This piece will serve as a chimney cap.

Step 17-1
Place the chimney cap over and on top of the chimney, then push a split pin through both the cap and the chimney.

Step 18

Split the ends of the pin and check if your mechanism works properly.

Step 18-1

The cap should open and close without any obstacles.

Step 18-2The Santa’s Legs

Cut out two red rectangles.

Step 19
On the white paper, draw and cut out two “fluffy” pieces.

Step 20
Draw and cut out two black boots.

Step 21
Form the legs of our Santa by gluing these three pieces together.

Glue the “fluffy” pieces on the red rectangles’ ends and add the boots under the “fluffy” parts.

Step 22
Open the chimney cap and glue the legs on the backside of the chimney.

The boots and some parts of the pants should peek out like this.

Isn’t it funny seeing Santa’s legs peeking out like this?

Step 23

The Pop-Up Mechanism

To form a pop-up piece for the inside of the card, draw a 2,5 cm x 10 cm rectangle.

Step 24

Cut it out.

Step 24-1

Divide it into 4 equal 2,5 cm parts.

Step 25

Now fold them to make a square.

Step 25-1
Apply some glue on the end parts of the pop-up piece …

Step 26

… then, glue the pop-up piece inside the card, in the middle.

Step 26-1The Santa

Draw and cut out a white beard and mustache, a small pale orange circle – a nose and a red Christmas hat + one white circle for the top of the hat and one “fluffy” piece for the bottom of the hat.

Step 27
Glue them together. Take the mustache and glue them to the beard, then add the nose on top of the mustache and then glue the hat on top of the nose.

This will be Santa’s head. We won’t see his eyes because he is upside down, and the hat covers them.

Step 28
Glue the head on the pop-up piece.

Step 29The Santa’s Hands

On the red color paper, draw two hands (make them slightly different), and on the black color paper, draw two gloves.

On the white color paper, draw two “fluffy” parts.

Cut all these pieces out.

Step 30
Then glue them together.

Step 31

Now attach them to the pop-up piece behind the head of our Santa.

Step 31-1

The Christmas Bag

On the brown color paper, draw Santa’s Christmas bag and cut it out.

Step 32
Apply some glue on the thinnest part of the bag and glue it on Santa’s glove, so it looks like he is holding it.

Step 33
With the white marker, write a Christmas message inside the card and draw some tiny snowflakes.

Step 34
All done!

Santa in Chimney Xmas Card Craft

What a hilarious craft, huh?

DIY Santa in Chimney Xmas Pop Up Card
Ho, ho, ho!

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Merry Christmas, guys!

We hope you enjoyed making today’s project!

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