I really like these exploding boxes, they're unique and fun.
I made two more with Christmas in mind, they're both the same-- Candy Cane Stripes with green accents.
Here's the finished product from the outside:
A nice, simple box...
But open it up...
And the box falls open to reveal these fun layers inside:
I think these would be great as a special and unique way to wrap a small Christmas gift or Holiday treats.
But, I've also seen these exploding boxes used a mini photo albums. Place a different photo or sentiment on each layer and it would make a creative way to preserve your memories.
And just for fun... here's a progress shot:
This is what the lids looked like after I attached the green trim around the edges. I though it looked funny, and was worth taking a picture.