Exploding Album Box
Explosion Box Album
The base of this album is only 4 12x12 sheets of cardstock
plus paper and embellishments as desired.
Sheets of `12x12 cardstock (the thicker the card the sturdier the
* Paper trimmer with scoring blade or embossing stylus.
* Bone folder
* Embellishments as desired.
cardstock is highly recommended for strength
Take your 3 sheets of cardstock and trim them to size as per below:
*Bottom layer (outside of the box) - 12" x 12"
*2nd layer - 11" x 11"
*3rd layer - 10" x 10"
Next: You will score 4 folds on each layer of paper per the
measurements and diagram below.
Please note: The dashed lines indicate the folding/scoring lines.
Not cut lines.
Diagram for 12x12 Sheet. This is the
outside of the box.
Diagram for 11x11 Sheet. This is the
middle layer of the box.
Diagram for 10x10 Sheet. This is the
inside layer of the box.
Cut out the corners from all 3 sheets.
If done properly and layered together one on top of the
other, they should look similar to this diagram.
Embellish each of the four side panels on all three
sheets as you wish. You may embellish both sides of each
panel or just the top sides. Create pockets for tags,
photo mats, use quotes, ribbon, brads etc. Adhere the
center squares together when you have finished
embellishing the box. This is necessary to keep the
layers together. The only center square you embellish is
the top, center square of the 10x10 paper. You can put a
photo or journaling if you desire.
your final piece of cardstock for the lid to 8"x8".
Score folds according to diamgram aboe. Don't cut the
corners out. Please note: when scoring, you may wish to
score a little less thean 2" from each side, this will
help the top fit better and help compensate for the
thickness of the papers you're using..
Score four more diagonal folds as marked in the diagram
below. Fold each corner and adhere to the side to
form the lid. Embellish as desired.
Additional Design Note:
you want to cover your sides or lid with patterned
paper, just cut your decorative paper pieces at least 1/8” smaller than
measurement. This will make sure that none of these
pieces will interfere with the folds or creases of your
How I decorated the inside flaps
This is the bottom layer.
Nothing in the middle panel as the next layer is glued
to this area.
This is the middle layer.
Again, nothing is in the middle layer as the top layer
is adhered to this area.
This is the top inside layer.
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