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Origami Lilac Explosion

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Other Products: Stampin Up Ink Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Sweet Sugarplum, Lemon Lime Twist

For more tips on creating with the Lush Lilac collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/KDbdzC0MnAI.

Instructions: Origami Exploding Gift Box: Cut a piece of white cardstock 11 inches x 8 1/2 inches. With the 8 1/2 inches side across the top, score at 2 3/4 inches and 5 3/4 inches. With the 11-inch side across the top score at 1 3/8 inches, 4 1/8 inches, 6 7/8 inches and 9 5/8 inches. Score at 2 1/2 inches and 8 3/4 inches ONLY from the top and bottom edges to the first intersecting score line. In all four corners cut on the 2 1/4 inch and 8 3/4 inches vertical score lines from the top edge down to the first intersection horizontal score line. On that same horizontal score line, cut from the 1 3/8 inches to 4 1/8 inches and 6 7/8 inches to 9 5/8 inches line. Turn the cardstock over 180 degrees and repeat on bottom edge. An image of the box scoring and cutting can be located here. Fold back and forth on all score lines. Bring the two outside sections together to form the two side lids. Leave the middle section open to form the exploding segment and to place images on.

Stamp, die cut and color with berry burst, powder pink, sweet sugarplum and lemon lime twist two lilac bushes for the outside side lids, two small vines for the inside middle lids, two umbrellas for the middle inside box and one butterfly. Die cut one 12 x 12 pages of the lilac petals from the paper collection. Shape each of these flowers with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Glue six sets of three of these flowers together for the outside of the box. Shape twenty-five lilac petals for the inside of the middle of the box. Cut four pieces of lavender paper at 2 3/4 inches by 2 3/4 inches and glue to the four sides of the outside of the box using dries clear adhesive. Cut two borders 1 3/8 inches x 8 1/4 inches and glue to the three sides of each of the side outside lids. Cut four pieces of lavender paper at 1 3/4 inches by 2 3/4 inches and glue to the outside side panels. Cut two pieces of pink paper 2 3/4 inches by 2 3/4 inches and glue to the inside side lids. Cut two pieces of pink paper 2 5/8 inches by 2 5/8 inches and glue to the inside middle panels. Cut four pieces of pink paper 1 3/4 inches by 2 3/4 inches and glue to the inside side panels. Glue the two small vines to the inside panels and the Two lilac bushes to the outside panels. Glue one umbrella to the middle inside panel. Glue the second umbrella pop up on the middle inside panel. Arrange and glue into place the lilac panels. On the outside panel glue three lilac panels to each top border piece.



Created By: Pamela Korte



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