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Floral Exploding Box Card

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Send well wishes with this exploding box card using the Whimsical collection from Pink Paislee. Floral patterns, spotty backgrounds and colourful layers will make your greetings as much fun to look at as you will have creating them! Featuring versatile florals and fluttering butterfly motifs, we show you how to transform your cardmaking.

Floral Exploding Box Card

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YOU WILL NEED:
Craft essentials
Template from papercraftermagazine.co.uk
Paper collection, Pink Paislee Whimsical
Embellishments: Pink Paislee Whimsical rub-ons, stickers, puffy stickers; American Crafts Epiphany chipboard letters, Happy Life foam letters
Punch, corner rounder

METHOD:
1. Use the template provided to draw, cut out, score and fold a pop-up box card. Trim striped paper, 7cm x 14cm, then adhere to the back panel. Cut three pieces of burgundy patterned paper, 7cm square, and attach to the front and side flaps. Round off the corners.

2. Trim three pieces of butterfly paper, 7cm square, then adhere to the base. Secure two strips of card inside the box and decorate with flowers and butterflies. Fix a sentiment to the back panel with 3D foam pads.

3. Add strips of patterned paper to the front and side tabs, then add stickers and puffy stickers. Wrap baker’s twine across the front flap and tie in a bow to finish.

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