Paper Engineering for Cards-Online Course-Community Learning-10:30-12:00

Online Course, Nottingham

Important update: Bookings will close 7 days before the course starts.

Key details

Date -
Sessions Saturdays: 10:30am - 12pm
No. sessions 3
Venue Online Course, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost FREE - £10.13

About this course

Within this course you create beautiful handmade cards that can be used to celebrate any occasion. 

You will gain the skills to create handmade cards that have serious wow factor from Never Ending cards to Pop up boxes, which all be able to go flat to post, so you will be able celebrate your handcrafted skills and share joy to others. 

Within the course learners will gain an understanding of how to make the construction of cards to create dimension and kinetic movement in cards. 

There will be elements of measuring cutting folding all skills to improve hand eye coordination and dexterity. 

We'll also look at matting and layering and some basic cardmaking terminology. 


What will be covered on the course?  What will be taught to learners? 

  • Within the course learners will gain an understanding of how to make the construction of cards to create dimension and kinetic movement in cards. 
  • There will be elements of measuring cutting folding all skills to improve hand eye coordination and dexterity. 
  • We'll also look at matting and layering and some basic cardmaking terminology. 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • At the end of the course learners will be able to create several pop up / kinetic cards be able to understand card making terms such as matting and layering, and proportions. 
  • Learners will also gain confidence in being able to create their own unique cards 

Learners will require:

  • Scissors
  • Double sided tape 
  • Glue 
  • Card and Papers 
  • Toppers 
  • Stamps & inks 
  • Guillotine – scissors will do 
  • Bone folder (ruler will do) 
  • Ruler

As this course is online, a suitable device such as laptop, smart phone, tablet or computer will be required to access the course.  Zoom will be used for the live sessions and the link will be sent to you once your enrolment has been completed.

Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.


To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.


Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).


As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England.

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