Monday, February 28, 2011

House Mouse & Friends Challege #90- Multifold Project (Exploding Box)

image detail...the pepper is shiny but didn't photograph too well

box shut with lid on and top of lid
box open
side view

This week the House Mouse and Friends Challenge we want to see projects with multifolds! I had ever tried an exploding box and thought this would be a great chance to try one. I could not find a good template to follow! I made up one and have it to share with you too. You can resize it easily as well. I hope you can join us for this challenge! Be sure to stop by the House Mouse & Friends Challenge Blog to see the wonderful samples the team has to share with you!

Supply List
Jalapeno Peppers , House Mouse Stamps
Birthday Sentiment-My Sentiments Exactly

Stamp Ink
Memento Black Tuxedo

Neenah white card stock
Designer print paper-printed photos of peppers
Solid color card stocks-Bazzill Basics

Copic Markers
Mice- e30, e42, e43, w1, w3, w5
Peppers-r35, r37, r46, y35, y38, yr15, r05, g05, g07, g19
Jar-b000, bg0000

Misc Supplies:
Exploding Box Tutorial- link is here
Chalk for cheeks
Scoring Board
Yellow and red adhesive gems
Spellbinder/Nestability Dies- Labels 16 and Large Scallop circles
Cuttlebug or Big Shot
Photograph of hot peppers
Clear acetate (colored with Copics to look like fire)
Red grosgrain ribbon
Ranger Glossy Accents
Scotch ATG gun and adhesive

Challenges this project qualifies for:
By the Cute & Girly-Red
Creative Craft-Card for a teen
Wags N Whiskers-#48 punches
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday-#106 Birthday
Spoonful of Sugar-#140 Birthday
Colour Create-#65 photo inspiration
Paper Play-#8 Let's Get Sentimental
Pixie Dust-#63 Vacation time (Summer colors)
Sassy Studio-#61 Shaped Card
Crafty Ann's Challenge-#35 birthday
Stampin with the Dragon-Birthday
Mark's Finest Papers-#44 use food
The Crafty Pad-#110 You've been framed
Cupcake Craft Challenges-#131 anything but square



  1. wow, what a fantastic creation !!! love house mouse !! lovely, bright colors ! great job,
    greetings, martina

  2. OOOOWEE Lisa I LOVE these designs and you did an amazing Job!!! WOW LOVE LOVE this!

  3. Lisa, as Paris Hilton would say, "this card is hot" lOVE the bright colors and papers you used. Mice look so cute. Great project for this multi-fold challenge!

    Sue Drees

  4. Oh my gosh this is so so brilliant girl!! I Love your design and the way you've captured the "fire breath"!! LOL!! TFS! HUGS

  5. This is adorable. Lots of challenges in this as well. Fun house mouse to use for the box and very creative.

  6. Hey Hot Mama!!!
    WOW! So much wonderful work went into this SUPER HOT beauty! I love the bright and FUN look! Gorgeous design GF! :) "MUY CALIENTE"

  7. Hi hun
    wow this is totally gorgeous,awesome colour work, luv the bright colours, great papers, stunning design,sue.x

  8. This fabulous, Lis! Very Cute!

  9. If that fire is the hottest (ha!!) thing I've seen on a card! Fabulous!!

  10. Stunning colour combination Lisa, love it and your gorgeous images, those pepper phtographs are a perfect addition.
    Heather xx

  11. Absolutely gorgeous, Lisa! Wonderful images, fantastic colours and I love the design! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

  12. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [01 Mar 12:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  13. Just awesome! I have that image and love it! Very cool pepper paper too! Thanks for playing along @ SSD! :)

  14. Wow Lisa...this is just outstanding...the colors so vivid! Just Wowsers..........

  15. Love it! I really need to try one of these! Thanks for playing along with SSD!

  16. lovely, great colors ! Thanks for joining the Pixies this week ! Joyce xo

  17. fantastic exploding box !! I love this ,, the images and papers are gorgeous :-) brilliant !! :-)

    Lols x x x

  18. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week with such a fantastic creation ! Your exploding box is gorgeous !

  19. This us absolutely fabulous Lisa, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

  20. Wow, this is amazing. Such a great box and all the pappers. Hot!

    Hugs, Natascha

  21. This is beyond fabulous. Love it! Thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.

  22. Fabulous projects.
    Thanks for joining us at PP this week.
    Best wishes, Sharon

  23. WOW! Wonderful project~ Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

  24. Awesome, love your colouring!
    Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

  25. Wow - fab make Lisa!! I can feel the heat from those chillies!! Thanks for joining in our current challenge at Colour Create, Juliexx

  26. WOW...this project is sizzlin!! Love the bright, cheerful, HOT colors you used. Thanks for joining us this week at The Crafty Pad. XX

  27. Another WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    What an amazing creation...can't even call it a card because that doesn't do it justice! 3D art works better. Those mouse are adorable, too! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

  28. What a lovely 3D creation you have made here. I love the House Mouse images. Thanks for taking part in Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Crafty Ann's Design Team xxx

  29. Oh WOW! The colors and the DP, I am lost for words- this looks excellent! For your 1st go you sure outdid even the experienced on this one. Great job! Thanks for playing along with us at The Crafty Pad ‘Something Yummy For Your Tummy’ challenge this week. Hope to see you again on Sunday for a new challenge, & wishing you good luck in the random draw. The Navy Wife

  30. Wow what a fun creation! Really brilliant work, I love it :-)
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's and good luck
    Claire xx

  31. I think my heart skipped several beats when I spied this outstanding creation! I love bright colors...! Wonderful fun fold for sure!


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