How to Make an Explosion Box for Christmas

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I've always wanted to make a Christmas Explosion Box Card tutorial since a couple of years back and finally here it is.This tutorial it's step by step instructions, so it's very easy to understand it.

How-to: 
Step 1: I Made a Video for This Project!
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 !

Step 2: Tools & Supplies.

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Tools

Ruller

Pen

Double side adhesive tape

Adhesive Foam Squares

Glue dots

PVA Glue

Scissors

Score board

Supplies

12" X 12" ( Black Card )

7" 1/8 X 7" 1/8 ( Pink Card )

5 pieces - 3" 3/4 X 3" 3/4 ( Design paper )

3" 3/4 X 3" 3/4 ( Design paper )

4 pieces - 3" 3/4 X 1" 1/4 ( Design paper )

4+4 triangles with the sides 3"1/2 X 3"1/2 ( Design paper )

3 mini Christmas trees

Red berries

Red Pearls

Christmas mini ornaments

Jingle bells

Ribbon

Large Ribbon

Step 3: Creating the Base.

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  1. Mark on each side at 4" and 8".
  2. Unite the points with a pencil.
  3. Unite the corners of the middle square with the exterior corners.
  4. Score and fold along the lines.
  5. Cut along the small diagonals.
Step 4: Decorating the Base.

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  • Using PVA glue stick the design paper on the outside of the base.
  • Turn it around and stick the design paper square in the middle.
  • Using double adhesive tape, close the floppy triangles forming a pocket on each side.
  • To form the center piece add your favorite Christmas decorations.
Step 5: Creating the Lid.

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  1. Score at 1" 1/2 on each side.
  2. Cut a small V shape in the corners like you see in the images.
  3. Fold along the lines.
  4. Using PVA glue stick the sides together, creating the lid.
Step 6: Decorating the Lid.

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  • Using PVA glue stick the rectangles on the sides of the lid.
  • Use double sided adhesive tape to stick the ribbon on the design paper square forming a gift box effect.
  • Add the ribbon bow using some glue dots.
  • Stick the design paper square on the lid using some foam adhesive squares.
  • Add a small tag with your message.
Step 7: Finishing the Box.

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Now you can add some tags with your messages or pictures :)

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I've always wanted to make a Christmas Explosion Box Card tutorial since a couple of years back and finally here it is.This tutorial it's step by step instructions, so it's very easy to understand it.
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Monday, November 26, 2018 - 00:13

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