Craft & Design Fun & Games Paper Crafts
DIY Animated Loading Message Birthday Card

message-loading-card-1

Now that it’s been 20 years since Windows 95 came out, make your longtime PC-loving friend a birthday card that illustrates their advanced age by referencing that ancient operating system with this diabolically clever DIY animated loading message birthday card tutorial by Instructables member goldlego.

message-loading-card-2

To make the card, all you have to do is print out the template and cut out the pieces. The “Loading Message” becomes an envelope that contains your birthday note, which creates an animated progress bar as it is pulled out of the envelope!

message-loading-card

Kinda makes me want to open a bag of Cheeto-flavored Doritos and enjoy an episode of Friends with “two of television’s hottest comedy personalities, Jennifer Aniston and Mathew Perry!”

[via asylum-art]

Tagged

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

View more articles by Andrew Salomone