Friday, August 3, 2018

These DIY Candy Boxes are a Gift that Everyone Will Love

Paper boxes are a unique gift option. You can fill these easy-to-make crafts with chocolates and candy to give your friends and loved ones decorative candy boxes. If you are seeking a special gift that the recipient will love, consider gifting one of these paper boxes.

These paper boxes are special because they are gifts you can make them yourself. The boxes are ideal for any type of occasion. Because there is virtually no limit on how you can decorate the box, each box can be personalized for the recipient. Making these boxes is easy. In fact, this craft project is so easy even kids can make them. Here are instructions on how to make this easy paper craft.

Materials You Will Need

  • Scissors
  • Cutter
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Craft Glue
  • Decorative Pearls (or other decorative elements)
  • Printed Paper
  • Color Paper
Step 1 Print Out Template
Making these gift boxes is an easy craft project. Make sure you download and print out the template. You can find the free template at Make sure you print the template out on size A4 colored paper. Carefully cut out the template by cutting around the outside lines of the box.

Step 2 Cut Out the Template
You will need to fold the sides of the box to create its shape. To make the sides easier to fold, take your cutter and run it along the lines. It's important that you avoid cutting these lines.

Step 3: Paste the Edges
To put the box together, add glue to the box's edges and stick them together. Cut a small section near the upper part of the box to secure the upper flap. Make sure the box is glued together, and the glue is dry before continuing.

Step 4: Paste the Printed Pattern on the Box
Grab your printed paper and trace the hexagon on one side of the box. The hexagon should measure 5x5 cm. Cut out the hexagon shape and paste it on the box's opening flap. Cut a 1.5 cm strip of the printed paper. This strip needs to be 1.5 cm in length. Paste the strip around sides of the box.

Step 5: Decorate the Box
To give your candy box a completed look, you can add decorative elements to the top and sides. Pearls are one type of embellishment you can add to the top of the box. The little embellishments add a nice touch to the box. You have now made a gift box that's ready for gifting.

This DIY gift box is a cute gift. They are easy to make and you can create several in an afternoon. They are the ideal party favors for a child's birthday party or a baby shower. The person who receives this box will love it. To add a more personalized look to the box, try to decorate them to match the recipient's interests. Fill the boxes with chocolate or a small trinket. This craft project is not just great for gifts; they are a great, inexpensive craft project.

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