Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial

I like to gift box my soaps for the holiday season and I thought I would share one of my Homemade Gift Box Tutorial’s with you for the holidays. You can change up the measurements to fit your gift these measurements fit my soap perfectly. Watch the YouTube video below or follow the written tutorial to make your own boxes.

 

 

Materials:

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

8.5 x 11 card stock
wrapping paper
ribbon
scissors
hole punch
ruler
glue
pencil
template (if you have one)

Scoring tool

Step 1

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Trace out the box using a template or measurements.

Side 1 – Score 3″, 6″, 9″

Side 2 – Score 1.5″, 2.5″, 6″, 7″, 8.5″

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Use a ruler to have straight edges.

Step 2

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Score the lines and the points for the hole punch. I use a finger nail polish Dot tool and a ruler to score my lines.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Cut out the box along the outer lines.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Punch the holes in the edges along the punch marks.

Step 3

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Lay out the gift wrapping paper. Use a template or cut out a 9″ x 3.5 rectangle.

Step 4

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Fold along the scored lines

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Line up the center edges with the wrapping paper edges.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Glue the paper in place. (the gluing photos turned out blurry.)

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Punch the holes in the wrapping paper along the hole punches in the card stock.

Step 5

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Center the gift or soap in the box.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Close the center flaps.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Wrap the ribbon around the center of the box.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Thread the ribbon through the bottom punches.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Thread the ribbon through the top punches.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

Tie the bow.

Homemade Gift Box Tutorial from H&P Artistry

The box is now ready to gift.

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Do you have a favorite hand make box or gift wrapping idea? What is your favorite gift wrapping story?

 

Wishing you luck and love

Wishing you luck and love

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