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Love Local: Summer Edition

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Celebrate summer with a free Minnesota Center for Book Arts virtual workshop! Learn how to make pop-up cards to send to your loved ones.

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Gather your family and join Madeline Garcia, MCBA's Education & Community Engagement Coordinator, for a virtual workshop! You’ll learn how to make three summer-inspired pop-up cards to send to your loved ones this summer. Fun and accessible to many developmental levels, this workshop is open to all ages. Families can choose to work together or separately to create their cards (some adult help suggested when using Xacto knife).

A note on materials:

To follow along with the workshop, all participants will need to prepare the following tools and materials. For $10, you can have a materials kit shipped to you (you will still need to gather your own tools if you order a materials kit). To allow time for the materials kits to be shipped, the deadline to order materials is June 15 at 12pm CT.

Materials needed/Kits include paper cut to the following sizes:

Umbrella Pop-Out Card

  • 1x 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. card stock paper
  • 5x 1 ½ x 4¼ in. construction paper strips of different colored paper
  • 1x 1 ½ x 8 1/2 in. sand colored strip (optional)
  • 1x ½ x 4 in. strip (optional)

Campfire Pop-Out Card

  • 1x 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. card stock paper
  • 5x 2 ½ x 2 ½ in. strips of yellow/orange paper
  • 1x 3 x 3 in. strip of brown paper

Lift-the-Flaps Card

  • 1x 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. card stock paper
  • 1x 4 x 5 ¼ in. different colored paper

Tools needed (gather these even if you order a kit!):

  • Bone folder or alternative (popsicle stick, spoon)
  • Scissors
  • Xacto Knife
  • Pencil
  • Glue stick or double-sided tape
  • Ruler
  • Waste sheets for gluing
  • Additional scrap paper to decorate your cards

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Organizer Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Organizer of Love Local: Summer Edition

A respected and dedicated champion of the field, Minnesota Center for Book Arts is the largest and most comprehensive center of its kind.

We celebrate the book as a vibrant contemporary art form that takes many shapes. Our mission is clear: to lead the advancement of the book as an evolving art form.

MCBA is committed to book art, artists and appreciators. Our mission is achieved through quality programs that support a broad continuum of creators, learners and admirers. We lead the field by promoting innovation, sustaining traditions, educating new enthusiasts, inspiring creative expression and honoring artistic excellence. From the traditional crafts of papermaking, letterpress printing and bookbinding to new methods of art-making and communication, MCBA supports the limitless creative development of book arts.

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