Spooky Halloween Explosion Box

Oooooh, an Explosion Box

It’s getting to be that time of year…goblins will appear anywhere so you’d better be prepared to capture them inside this fun and friendly keepsake!  Cut Cardstock’s 12 x 12 cardstock comes in a huge variety of colors, but I went with the obvious orange and black for my Halloween Explosion Box.

I’ve created a handy tutorial PDF with all the instructions, plus lots of photos, so you can make these boxes for your friends and family.  While they may look complicated, they’re really quite simple to make.

I used some older Karen Foster and Stampin’ Up! patterned Halloween papers, a Nestabilities die and Martha Stewart bat punch, plus some sheer ribbon, tulle, rhinestone stickers, tiny brads and mini metal clips.

Interior with pockets down
Interior with pockets up

You can easily change up the colors of the cardstock and patterned papers to create a fun explosion box for any occasion.  The instructions will give you the basics — try one today because all 12 x 12 cardstock is on sale in September at Cut Cardstock, so stock up now!

Inside the folded box without its lid
We’re giving this Halloween Explosion Box away Friday!  Leave a comment below, including your email address, and we’ll pick a winner this Friday, September 23, 2011.  Free shipping to continental U.S. only.

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  1. I love your halloween box and would have loved to win in, since I missed that boat I clicked on the handy tutorial that shows how to make it and I couldn't open it. Could I trouble you to e-mail it to me??? You really are wonderfully creative! Thanks for sharing! Dawn

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