I can’t wait to share this new papercraft tutorial with you today – a stacking exploding gift box tutorial. Creating a handmade gift always shows your receipt how much you care.
The explosion stacking gift box can be made easily made using a cutting machine or just a pair of scissors. The templates for this gift box are a free gift to you below. Both PDF printables and SVG cut files are included.
Around here we do things in vibrant colors, so I made the explosion gift box into a stacking rainbow of color! Love rainbows like me? You probably will adore my Unicorn Rainbow Paper Flowers!
To make your gift box especially unique to you choose colors of cardstock or scrapbooking paper to let your style pop. Don’t forget to brainstorm what you want to include in the box and any photos or notes you will to add it its pockets!
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Free Exploding Gift Box Template and Video Tutorial
Below are the supplies I used to create these stacking colorful paper gift boxes.
- Scissors or cutting machine. Cricut Maker makes this job much easier Thinking of getting a Cricut but not sure which one is best for your needs? I can help with that here.
- Glue gun
- Scoring stylus or wheel. (If you are not using a cutting machine I recommend this scoring board option)
- Ribbon or baker’s twine
- Explosion stacking gift box template with decorative pieces – FREE below inside the Freebie Vault!
- Flower templates – optional but if you love my peony find it here! You can view all my small flower designs here.
Download the FREE Explosion Stacking Gift Box Template
Below is an overview of the tutorial; be sure to watch the FULL video tutorial above to see everything step by step.
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My mission is to inspire you to nurture the creative magic inside your soul – bringing you fun, easy to learn DIY projects, and quality template designs. I share a variety of projects, such as printables, SVG cut files, and craft tutorials, but specifically love paper crafting and paper flowers. Interested in paper flowers?! I’ve created dozens of signature designs for you to enjoy – starting with my bestseller, The Art of Giant Paper Flowers, the Giant Flower Library, and my shop of endless paper designs and flower templates.
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