Easy DIY Gift Boxes from Printable Templates

diy gift boxes printable

Here’s a quick gift idea sure to put a smile on anyone’s face!  Share some love with a cute little DIY paper box filled with sweet treats. This craft takes about 5-10 minutes, and turns out so cute!


1. Gather your materials

For this craft, you will need:

  • Scissors or a hobby knife
  • Box Template
  • A ruler
  • A bone folder
  • A glue stick
  • Stamps or stickers to decorate the box
  • Gift bag filler
  • Candy or other small treats


Printable Box Templates


2. Print the Box Template

Print one of the box templates onto cardstock. You can use paper if you don’t have cardstock and glue it to a thin cardboard box for stability.

print out box template

3. Cut out the Box Template

Using scissors or a craft knife, cut out the box template along the solid lines.

cut the template out along the solid lines


4. Fold Tabs and Sides

Line up a ruler along the dotted lines and use the flat edge to fold up the tabs and side seams. Then use a bone folder (or the handle of your scissors) to press along the seams and create a nice clean creased fold.

using a ruler to fold tabs along the dotted lineusing a bone folder to fold seams


4. Glue the Side Tabs

Use a glue stick to glue the side tabs and adhere them to the inside of the box side panels.

glue the box tabstack the sides together with the glued tabs


5. Decorate the Top

Add a personal touch to your DIY gift box with some simple decore. You can use stamps, stickers, or even write a personal message on the top.

add decoration to the gift boxes


6. Fill with Goodies

Fill your DIY template box with some gift basket crinkle filler and some sweet treats. Now give to someone you love!

finished gift boxes

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