Here's another fantastic paper crafting project using the Clanger license product – an exciting collection featuring ephemera, stamps, and dyes. In this tutorial, we'll be creating a fun pop-up box card with absolutely no dies needed! Using just one sheet of A4 cardstock, you can make a delightful 3D card that's perfect for any occasion.

Materials You'll Need:

  1. A4 cardstock
  2. Creative Craft Products Scoreboard
  3. Bone folder
  4. Ephemera from the Clanger collection
  5. Foiled sentiment stickers
  6. Acetate strip
  7. Double-sided tape
  8. Wet glue
  9. Trimmer
  10. Envelope (optional)

Create the Box Base

  • Place the A4 cardstock on the Creative Craft Products Scoreboard lengthwise.
  • Divide it into four equal sections, leaving one section as the tab.
  • Score lines at 2 and 3/4, 5 and 1/2, 8, and 11 inches.
  • Score a line on two tabs, approximately 3 and 1/2 inches from the top.

Trim and Assemble the Box

  • Trim the cardstock to create the box base.
  • Fold along the score lines and glue the tabs to assemble the box.
  • Trim the remaining piece for future use.

Add Panels to the Box

  • Cut down the ephemera pieces to 2 and 1/2 by 2 and 3/4 inches.
  • Glue the pieces onto the box panels, ensuring even borders.

Create Interactive Elements

  • Choose ephemera characters for the pop-up elements.
  • Trim and position characters on acetate strips.
  • Attach acetate strips using double-sided tape to the arms of the box.

Add Sentiments

  • Trim sentiments from foiled stickers.
  • Attach sentiments to acetate strips for a floating effect.

Complete the Pop-Up Card

  • Fold the box, ensuring everything fits within the confines of the box.
  • Press down to secure glue and allow it to dry.

Additional Decoration (Optional)

  • Decorate other panels of the box if desired.
  • Use the Creative Craft Products Scoreboard to create a matching envelope.

Close the card for easy mailing, and watch it pop open when opened! Gift this delightful and interactive pop-up card for any special occasion.

Now you've created a stunning pop-up box card using just ONE sheet of cardstock and without the need for dies! Get creative with your Clanger collection and surprise your friends and family with this unique handmade card. Don't forget to subscribe to the CraftStash YouTube Channel for more crafting inspiration. Happy crafting!

Watch the full video tutorial here!