Thursday, July 15, 2010

Explosion Box Tutorial

Here’s a simple tutorial I’d like to share, how to create your own explosion box.

Materials / Supplies needed:
3 or 4 double-sided Patterned Papers
Embellishments

Instructions:
1. Cut the PPs to size:
- 9"x9” - 1 no.
- 7.5”x7.5” – 1 no.
- 6”x6” – 1 no.
- 6”x6” – 1 no. for the lid

2. Score lines on the PPs to create 9 squares.
a)9”x9” – Score at 3” intervals

b)7.5”x7.5” – Score at 2.5” intervals

c)6”x6” – Score at 2” intervals

3. Cut the 4 corner squares from all 3 PPs to form t-shaped PPs.





4. To create the lid, score lines at 1.5” intervals. Fold the 4 corner squares to create a diagonal fold on them.

5. Add tape glue to corner triangles to create the lid.

6. Here’s how the lid looks when completed.

7. Apply glue to the back of the centre square of the smallest t-shaped PP to the centre square of the medium t-shaped PP to adhere them together. Adhere the centre square of the medium t-shaped PP to the centre square of the large t-shaped PP. Here’s how it should looks when all the pages are adhered together.

8. Fold up the pages to form the sides of the box and fit the lid over them. Here’s the finished explosion box, embellish with photos and other embellishments as desired!!

Here's my completed Explosion Box!!
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4 comments:

TxScrapAddict said...

I love this tutorial!!

Fern said...

Thank you so much for the tutorial!! This is a fabulous little box and would make a very nice gift!! Thanks again!!!

feli said...

Glad you like the tutorial, Fern! :)

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