Saturday, October 17, 2020

Christmas Explosion Box

Christmas Explosion Box 

 WOW is all I can say!! 

I love how it turned out, but I'm so picky in deciding what to stamp and die cut, etc!!

I used SEVERAL stamp sets and Die Sets to make this Exploding Box


Poinsettia Petals Bundle

Wishes & Wonders Bundle

Snow Wonder Bundle

Tag Buffet

Banner Year

In The Pines Dies

For Unto Us

Christmas Gleaming

Gift Wrapped & Wrapped in Christmas

OF COURSE, you wouldn't need to use ALL these sets, but I have them, so I thought, why not!!??

I decorated all 4 sides differently!

                    Explosion Box Dimensions

Outside Box

Cardstock   12 x 12” Scored at 4” on all sides.

 DSP (8) 3 ¾ x 3 ¾ “. Glue on each square.

Score from score line of the inside corner to the corner of the paper and fold at the “mountain”.  Cut out the Heart in each corner using pattern.

2nd Layer

Cardstock   10 ½ x 10 ½” Scored at 3 ½” on all sides.

DSP (8) 3 ¼ x 3 ¼” Glue on each square.

3rd Layer

Cardstock    9 x 9” Scored at 3” on all sides.

DSP (8) 2 ¾ x2 ¾” Glue on each square.


Cardstock    7 x 7” Scored at 1 3/8” on all sides.

DSP ( 4 ) 1 1/8 x 4”and 4 x 4’ for the top of the lid.

Waterfall Piece for the center of the box.

Cardstock    12 x 2 ¾” Scored at 2 ¾, 5 ½, 8 ¼, & 11”

Cardstock     8 ¼ x 2 ¾” Scored at 2 3/4 & 5 ½” Glue the 2 pieces together.

DSP (12 )2 ½ x 2 ½” Glue on all the squares except the bottom that attaches to the inside center of the box.

The 3 Different layers inside!

The Center Inside Waterfall Section:

Toile Tidings DSP, Very Vanilla, Real Red, Garden Green and Pear Pizzaz CardStocks.
Real Red, Garden Green Ink Pads. Gold Foil Sheets
I'll be back shortly with dimensions!
I used these  cutting directions for the Box HERE (from
The Lid directions HERE

This first Video is just a Preview:

This video is Making the Box: