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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Explosion Card ~ How To Instructions with 3 sizes




Hey Crafters! Let's make this fun explosion card. 
It looks like a normal card on the outside and opens into a surprise. 
This one is easier than it looks.  Lets get started! 

 
"Bam!" The card they opened just "EXPLODED"!! 
What a cool interactive card and I'll show you how EASY it is to create this in multiple sizes 
step by step in this tutorial! 3 different sizes along with the bases, and then we'll decorate them.


Supplies:
1 sheet 8 1/2 x 11 inch CARD STOCK - http://amzn.to/2rJfiLn
Printer Paper ~ You need the inside to be thinner for less bulk
6X6 PATTERN PAPER - http://amzn.to/2u170QM
SCORE BOARD Or RULER http://amzn.to/2rOBbcY
BONE FOLDER  - http://amzn.to/2u1rPLE  
or STYLUS  - http://amzn.to/2sFMFDT
ADHESIVE of choice 
ALEENE'S TACKY GLUE - http://amzn.to/2ssYtpu 
GLUE BOTTLES - https://goo.gl/kUyE6r 
SCOTCH ATG GUN - http://amzn.to/2rqskk9
ATG TAPE - https://goo.gl/kUyE6r 
STAMP SETS, INK & EMBELLISHMENTS YOU LIKE!




Scroll down for Measurements. Click HERE to see the process on YouTube.  Visit  THIS VIDEO to see my inspiration. 




 













Instructions: 
Step 1 - The three sizes of cardstock for the inside explosion cards are 8 1/2" square, 5 1/2" square and 4" square

Now score each one of these to fit inside our card and explode when open SEE VIDEO HERE 
*Folding starts at 11:00*

Note - The steps for creating the inside explosion is same for all the three cards, just the cardstock measurement differs. 

Now your inside explosion is ready. 
You can do the stamping and decoration of inside panel after making the above folds or before, completely up to you.

Step 2 - Now you need the cardstock for outside panel/card base. 

For the largest 8 1/2" square inside explosion you will need 4 3/2" by 9" and score at 4 1/2"

For the 5 1/2" square inside explosion you will need 3 1/4" by 6" and score at 3"


For the 4" square inside explosion you will need 2 1/2" by 4 1/2" and score at 2 1/4"

These will be our card bases.


Step 3 -  Now decorate the inside explosion panel and the outside card base. Once done decorating, use your favorite adhesive to stick the explosion panel inside the card base and your Explosion card is ready...

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Hope you guys enjoyed the tutorial.
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