How to Make Exploding Memory Box | DIY Surprise Gift for Boyfriend | Explosion Love Box Card

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Introduction: How to Make Exploding Memory Box | DIY Surprise Gift for Boyfriend | Explosion Love Box Card

About: My name is Giulia Talmacel, I was born on the 6th of January 1995.I am from Romania but currently living in UK with my husband Emanuel. I like to play with paper and do beautiful things from it. I also like t…

Learn how to make a memory exploding 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.

This tutorial it's step by step instructions, so it's very easy to understand it.

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Buy this box in my etsy store today :

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/485879053/anniversary

Watch all the tutorials for this memory / memories exploding box here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeFe2ICrGbo

Ever wonder what an exploding box or explosion box is? It's much more harmless than it sounds. The term is used to describe paper boxes that have cunningly been created so that the sides cascade outwards as the lid is removed. Such a fun and innovative way to personalize a birthday gift, an anniversary gift, or even boxes for wedding favors. Simply change the color and theme of the paper or cardstock used to create a box which is perfect for any occasion.

Since this is a do-it-yourself craft, you can customize this exploding box any which way you'd like. For instance, you can try adding rubber stamped tags with a special message, attaching decorative embellishments, adding keepsakes, pictures or mementos, or anything else that you can think of. Just place a gift in the center of the box, or make a tiny gift box and attach it to the center of the box, to hold your special present.

Step 1: Watch the Video!

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: Gather Your Suplies.

You need:

  • Scissor
  • Double adhesive tape
  • Ribbon
  • Coloured Cardboard
  • Design Paper

In the next steps you will see that I attached the dimensions as well :)

You're welcome :D

Step 3: The Base and the Lid.

The base

  1. Mark at 15 and 30 cm on each side,
  2. Unite the points.
  3. Make a heart shape on each corner.
  4. Score every heart in the middle.
  5. Cut the unwated part around the hearts.
  6. Fold the sides.
  7. Fold the hearts in the middle.

The lid

  1. Score on each side at 4 cm.
  2. Fold the sides.
  3. Cut one line in each corner.
  4. Put adhesive on the corners.
  5. Stick the sides together.
  6. Add some descoration on it.

Step 4: First Row Pieces.

Step 5: How to Make a Pop - Up Card

If you want to see the instructable for this project go here:

https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Greeting-Card-DIY-Paper-Crafts-Birth/

Step 6: Second Row Pieces

Step 7: How to Make a Squash Book

If you want to see the instructable for this project go here:

https://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Album-How-to-Make-a-Squash-Book-Squash-Card-D/

Step 8: How to Make Squash Book Pocket

Step 9: Third Row Pieces.

Step 10: How to Make a Waterfall Card.

Step 11: Assembling All Together!

Actually this is the easy part.

If you follow my tutorial I'm 100 % sure that you will understand how to do it.

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93 Discussions

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민희김
민희김

Question 10 months ago

Is there a template for the heart you used for the box's four corners? If there is, can you please upload it??

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Giulia Art
Giulia Art

Answer 6 months ago

Hi :) sorry for the late reply. I only have this picture. Hope this is going to help you in some way.

base heart .jpg
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lizal30
lizal30

Answer 7 months ago

Hi if you look on pinterest there are loads of free downl loadable templates to make these either by hand or machines

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ivenedhylambat1604
ivenedhylambat1604

Question 10 months ago

is there a pattern for the heart that you used? can i have a template of it? thanks!

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Giulia Art
Giulia Art

Answer 6 months ago

Hi :) sorry for the late reply. I only have this picture. Hope this is going to help you in some way.

base heart .jpg
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lizal30
lizal30

Answer 7 months ago

hi i highly recommend pinterest 4 templates

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lizal30
lizal30

7 months ago

i love all the details and the amount of work you have put into this box. I made one for my 25th anniversary for my husband as i thought it would be easy, i was wrong it looks simple but the work that goes into making them can take quite a while on the plus side it is a lot of fun making them yours is lovely thank you for the time & effort it took making this tutorial x

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Giulia Art
Giulia Art

Reply 6 months ago

Hey Liza :) Happy you had fun making them. Thank you for your comment btw. Appreciate it! You just made my day :)

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mksmetalsmith
mksmetalsmith

Question 6 months ago

I am very excited to begin this project, however I am having issues finding cardstock that is 45 cm x 45 cm (that is 17.72" x 17.72", well beyond the normal 12" x 12" scrapbooking size). I am in the United States. Any one have a resource that supplies the listed size for the project? Or is there a link to a similar project but for the standard 12" x 12" scale? Any help is greatly appreciated - thank you!

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MadisonF5
MadisonF5

3 years ago

What size card board is the bottom ?

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lexi.trantum
lexi.trantum

Reply 11 months ago

The one question I was looking for and of course she didn't answer it.... I don't see it up there either.

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Giulia Art
Giulia Art

Reply 3 years ago

You have all the dimension in this project

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jenfuertes25
jenfuertes25

1 year ago on Step 11

Pwedi po ba mag order nito asap? And how much ? Please respond thanks

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JumarC
JumarC

Question 1 year ago

what is the advantage and disadvantage of using this explosion box??

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atiqaikaa000928
atiqaikaa000928

1 year ago

it's so beutifull, i want to learn it....

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Giulia Art
Giulia Art

Reply 1 year ago

Thanks :)

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JasminO4
JasminO4

Question 1 year ago on Step 6

Step 6 second row pieces if we're a beginner do we use the second picture

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Giulia Art
Giulia Art

Answer 1 year ago

You need all 3 pictures ;)

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VivianO8
VivianO8

1 year ago

I love it so much. Thank you!
It's help me_alot.

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Giulia Art
Giulia Art

Reply 1 year ago

My pleasure Vivian :) Happy you like it!