Hi everyone, on Friday I shared my last Valentine’s themed project for the week. This is a really fun project and great for many occasions.
It’s a variation of the Exploding Gift Boxes I’ve seen, I always like to change things up a little and make it my own, so for this one I have 3 boxes that drop down and a section for you to put a gift card.
Everything folds up into a compact box shape with a lid.
I used a selection of hearts and simple sentiment for decoration finished with some Nuvo Drops & sequins.
Of course, I had to throw in some Tunnocks Teacakes, these boxes fit 2 side by side.
SUPPLIES USED TO MAKE THESE…
Paper Addicts Forever & Always paper pad available here.
Mirrored cardstock is from B&M, 20 sheets for £3.99
Acetate Sheets available here.
Envelope Punch Board available here.
MEASUREMENTS NEEDED TO MAKE THESE…
3 pieces of 6.1/2 x 8″ card for the boxes.
Score at 2″ on all 4 sides.
1 piece of just under 6.1/4 x 8.1/4 card for the lid.
Score on all 4 sides at 1″
3 pieces of 8″ x 6.1/2 acetate for the box lids
Score at 2″ on all 4 sides
1 piece of 9.3/8 x 11.1/2 card for the base.
Score along the 11.1/2 side at 2.5/8 & 8.7/8
Score along the 9.3/8 side at 2.5/8 & 6.3/4
MATS & LAYERS
6 pieces of 3.3/4 x 1.3/4 mirror card for the 6 larger sides of the boxes.
6 pieces of 3.1/2 x 1.1/2 pattern paper to layer over the mats.
6 pieces of 2.1/4 x 1.3/4 mirror card for the 6 smaller sides of the boxes.
6 pieces of 2″ x 1.1/2 pattern paper to layer over the mats.
1 piece of 3.7/8 x 6″ mirror card for the centre of the box.
1 piece of 3.5/8 x 5.3/4 pattern paper to layer over the centre mat.
2 pieces of 6″ x 2.3/8 mirror card for the outer larger box sides.
2 pieces of 5.3/4 x 2.1/8 pattern paper to layer over the top.
3 pieces of 3.7/8 x 2.3/8 mirror card for the outer smaller box sides & the gift card side.
2 pieces of 3.5/8 x 2.1/8 pattern paper to layer over the top.
3 pieces of 2.1/4 x 3.3/4 pattern paper to line the insides of the boxes.2.1/4 x 3.3/4
5″ x 5″ pattern paper for the envelope.
Check out my full tutorial below.
I think these are fab and will certainly make the recipient smile.
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