Beginner | 37 min
Taught by Courtney Cerruti
Part diorama, part pop-up card, the tunnel book is a structure that gives depth and dimension to your paper crafts. Artist and crafter extarordinairre Courtney Cerruti demonstrate two versions of the tunnel book, one based in space and the one set under the sea. The Cricut makes challenging cuts simple and assembly is as simple as using a glue stick to attach your panel to accordion-folded edges. Learn techniques for customizing decorative papers to make these books your very own.
Learn how to:
  • Cut cardstock on a Cricut
  • Use Cricut Design Space
  • Make an accordion fold
  • Assemble a tunnel book
  • Make decorative papers using watercolor

What you'll get:
  • An easy to follow lesson on how to make a tunnel book using a Cricut
  • Four HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by expert crafter Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Make a Tunnel Book
Here’s what you’ll need:
Get the project design file for the Walking On The Moon book on
Get the project design file for the Undersea book on
  • Cricut Maker or Explore
  • Device to run Design Space
  • Cricut fine point blade
  • Cricut standard grip mat
  • Cricut scoring tool
  • Glue stick
  • Scraper
  • Watercolor
  • Metallic watercolor
  • Brush
  • 2” Hardware store brush
  •  For the Space Book:
  • black cardstock 12” x 12”
  • Metallic silver cardstock in 8.5” x 11”
  • White watercolor paper
  • Small face photo (optional)
  • For the Underwater Book:
  • watercolor paper 9" x 12"
  • 3 shades blue cardstock 8.5” x 11”
  • Orange or coral cardstock 8.5” x 11”
  • Scissors
  • Paper towels
  • Wax paper
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