Exploding Boxes For Moms and Kids by Luanne

9:58:00 PM Venus and Luanne @ Sisters Craft Cafe 18 Comments

Hello! everyone, it's me Luanne and sharing something for you tonight.  I made a couple of exploding boxes for Mother's day and for kids. Don't forget to join our DOUBLE GIVEAWAY, you still have time till this Sunday. This will be a heavy post as I will show a lot of photos.

Here are my exploding boxes. I made 5 boxes with same designs with the 2 having different colors.
I used a lot of dies here you can see them on the supplies I used. These boxes are 2.5 inches square in size. I'm using red, brown, light pink, pink lipstick, purple, and light purple cardstocks. The patterned papers are from DCWV holiday stack, teen stack, mariposa and all about scrapbooking.

Here is a closer look on one of the red boxes. The butterfly is ink distressed using ranger tea dye, the flowers and heart are sprayed with burnt red and mustard seed using tattered angels. I also added gems on the butterfly.

Here is the box when opened. The center is fully decorated as well. The 'Love You' sentiment is from tech tues mama love stamp set.  I used a pvc book bind cover on the middle so I can placed the sentiment. The I add flowers, leaves, hearts, and crown. The four panels are also decorated with sentiments and a space left for personal notes.

Here is a closer look on the center piece. Flowers are sprayed with tat burnt red shimmer mist.

Here is a closer look of the lid.

These next exploding boxes are for the kids. The arrangements are the same and I am using brighter colors from the teen stack. The cardstock I am using is a shimmery purple.  I used white and yellow flowers for this box.

This is what you can see when the box is opened.

Here is a closer look of the center piece. You can see behind the first yellow flower? There is a 4 layer of die cut flowers and sprayed with mustard seed tat shimmer spray. I also added pearls for blings.

This is a closer look of the lid.

The next project is colored pink. This is so pretty if I say so my self.  The colors just blend together here, so love the red hearts.

And here is the inside of the box when opened.

That's it! I hope you like my post today. This is my last post for tonight and going to take a rest. Will see you again tomorrow, it's FRIDAY!!!!

Thank You! for visiting and leaving comments


Entry for the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz Challenges - #18 Pink and Girlie
The Paper Shelter - #63 Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays - #67 Mum's The World
Dream Valley Challenge - #31 For a Special Lady
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Flower Power
Just Keep on Creating - #2 Anything Goes

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  1. WOW these are absolutely amazing and so very beautiful, wow, the designs and flowers look stunning, thank you for joining our challenge at The Paper Shelter this week.
    Lorraine x

  2. What a creativity ! Original and interesting project. Fine and delicate work. Bravo !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenge this week.

    Hugs from France.

  3. These exploding boxes are gorgeous Luanne! I am new to your blog and happy to be here :) Now I am going to go browse some more!

  4. Hi sister! I looooove your exploding boxes. they're gorgoeus and fun! Nice nice work!


  5. Beautiful explosion boxes! Love your flowers!

  6. Stunning work so many gorgeous details.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Charisma this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  7. OMG Luanne,
    This is beautiful and wow so many of them. You did a great job on all of them. TFS AJ~

  8. Wow! These are simply stunning! I love your exploding boxes, they are beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

  9. This is a real beauty Luanne, thank you for joining us at The Joanna Sheen 'Flower Power' Challenge.
    Teresa xx

  10. These are absolutely gorgeous, you do amazing work!

    Thanks for partying with us at Party Time Tuesdays!
    ~Melissa, PTT DT

  11. Gorgeous. Love them. What a great gift! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley challenges.

  12. Fabulous, love them all! Thanks so much for joining in with the challenge at Charisma Cardz this week.
    Jenni x

  13. What gorgeous boxes and such a gift of love! Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays! :)

  14. These are adorable...so intricate and so much detail. You have more patience than me. Thanks for joining us at Charisma this week...hope you'll join us again soon!

  15. Oh my goodness! Just incredible! So beautiful! I'm a tad envious of your talent! You are very inspiring!

  16. hi Luanne,

    you have done it again, these exploding boxes are just beautiful. I love all the details, your hard work was certainly worth it.

    Thanks so much for sharing your card at Anything goes, Just keep on creating. I hope you will continue to play along, sorry it has taken me so long to leave a comment, I have been away on holidays.

  17. WOW! Your boxes are amazing! I love all the lovely details! Thank you for joining us this time at THE PAPER SHELTER CHALLENGE! I hope we see more of your lovely work on the 1st!


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