Friday, August 14, 2015

Newest Obsession...Explosion Boxes

My latest obsession has been making explosion boxes.  I needed a project for a design team application and it had to be simple, but sophisticated and this is what I came up with.  I used heavy weight card stock for the outside of the box and the lid to give it stability. The inside layers are normal weight card stock. I chose patterned paper to decorate each panel. I will add pictures and embellishments when I decide what I am going to do with each one. These will make great gifts for anyone.

I first decorated the inside of the box with some stamping in the corners.
I decorated the outside of the box with patterned paper and stamped my name to the bottom of the box.

The lid

Scored all remaining pieces to prepare them for making pockets


Top layer of pockets

Bottom layer of pockets

All layers together, but not decorated

All layers together and decorated and photo mats inside the pockets

Finished box without embellishments with the patterned paper I used

The lid decorated with patterned paper

Finished box without embellishments

Could make one for ladies without making one for the guys

Thank you for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed looking at my projects. 

I have to thank Dawn from Dawns Inspiration for giving me the idea for this project.

Here is the link to her video: