How to Make an Explosion Box Card.

7 Materials
1 Day

Learn how to make a memory explosion box card for your boyfriend / girlfriend. Surprise your loved ones on their birthday or anniversary with this Picture Gift Box full of pictures and memories that pops up when you take the lid off.

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Find out how to make the inside cards ==>> CLICK HERE!

I made a video tutorial on How to make an explosion Box.

Check out the video above to learn how to build your own! OR you could always just read the step by step guide below.

For some people it's easier to watch a video than following step by step photos :)

So if you are one of them I hope that this video will help you create this amazing gift box!

Box & Lid measurements.

Making the base.

For the base, take a 45cmx45cm black card ( mine is 320gsm ) and mark it at 15 and 30 cm on each side.

Unite the points.

Make a heart shape on each corner.

Score every heart in the middle icon

Cut the unwated part around the hearts.

Fold the sides.

Fold the hearts in the middle.

Making the lid.

For the lid, take a 23.2cmx23.2cm design card and score it at 4cm on each side. After that fold the sides like you see in the picture above.

Cut one line in each corner and than put adhesive on the corners.

Stick the sides together and than add some decorations on it.

Making the inside cards.

Want to learn how to do the inside cards & pockets? Visit my original post HERE!

Suggested materials:
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Giulia Talmacel
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