Gift boxes are required for almost every occasion. During the festival season, the demand for these boxes is very high. People like to exchange gifts and sweets. You can also give some nice gift to your loved ones. So why not make an attractive gift box DIY craft at home itself? It is eco-friendly and can be made easily. What’s more, the handmade gift box will carry your personal touch and affection towards the person for whom you have made it. So let’s begin –
Please have a look at the step by step procedure for the making this handmade gift box DIY Craft.
Things Needed For Making This Gift Box DIY Craft
- Printed paper
- Glue gun
- Glue stick
- Stones and decorative pearls
Step by Step Procedure For Making Paper Gift Box
Step 1 : Take a printed paper sheet. The size of the sheet depends on how big you want your box to be. The sheet should be printed on one side whereas the other side should have a white background.
Step 2 : On the white portion of the sheet, we need to draw the outlines of the box. However, the template is available at StylEnrich.com website for you to download for FREE. All you need to do is visit the below URL and download the FREE template and get it printed on the on the white side of the sheet.http://stylenrich.com/free-download-template-cute-diy-paper-gift-box/
Step 3 : Usually, in printouts, two different lines appear on the outline. The regular lines should be kept to form a box whereas the dotted lines need to be eliminated. First, cut the dotted lines and remove it completely. With the remaining markings, we need to make the box.
Step 4 : Use a cutter to slowly run along the markings of the sheet. It provides ease in folding the sheets.
Step 5 : Now mark 1.5cm distance in all four corners of the sheet. Cut these markings as well. It serves as a fix for the edges.
Step 6 : To place the ribbon, again draw 1.5cm markings across the sheet. With the help of a ruler, measure and find out the centre of the sheet. Draw approximately 10 uniform markings. Use a cutter to cut these markings.
Step 7 : Now use a satin ribbon and carefully insert it into the sheet through these cuts. Finally, make the box and tie the ribbon in a bow shape.
Step 8 : Decorate the box to give it a unique look. Use a glue gun to fix the stones on the box. Use decorative pearl strands on the ribbon. You can place a big pearl at the centre to complete the look. Your box is now ready to use.
This box can serve as a perfect gifting item. Use your creativity while decorating the box. It is both a multi-purpose and eco-friendly box. Hope you have enjoyed learning how to make it. Happy Crafting!