8 DIY Lunch Boxes For Kids And Adults

8 diy lunch boxes for kids and adults cover

All the kids will soon go back to school, and many of them carry lunches to eat healthily. Many adults carry some food with them, too, and to do that a lunch bag or box is a necessary thing. We’ve already shared some ideas of making lunch bags and today I’d like to share some DIYs on lunch boxes. Let’s see what you can make and how you can personalize a ready lunch box.

For Adults

This chic lunch box is ideal for adults, it’s made of wood and leather. The base of the box is made of wood and some brown leather is attached to the base with chic screws. There are some buttons and a leather handle on top to carry the box. Read how to make this cool box and enjoy its stylish look after crafting!

DIY wood and leather lunch box for adults (via www.mrlentz.com)

DIY wood and leather lunch box for adults (via www.mrlentz.com)

Here’s another great lunch box for adults, it’s made of a ready metal box spruced up with decoupage. Take a ready white domed metal box and decorate it with decoupage of your choice, here these are bright blooms. Add a chic ribbon bow to the handle of the box and carry your lunch with style!

chic DIY metal lunch box with flower decoupage (via damasklove.com)

chic DIY metal lunch box with flower decoupage (via damasklove.com)

Say goodbye to the brown sack lunchbox! A milk jug makes a great lunch box, because not only is it food-safe, but it is the perfect size to keep your sandwiches from getting squished! Plus it will cost you about $1 to make! It can also be used as a container to organize all your little goodies. And the smaller milk jugs make the perfect on-the-go boxes too. Read the tutorial to find out how to make such boxes.

DIY milk jug lunch boxes (via www.cremedelacraft.com)

DIY milk jug lunch boxes (via www.cremedelacraft.com)

If you have a loved one who works in a concrete jungle and doesn’t have the opportunity to go eat with nature, this is just the thing for you to make as a surprise lunch kit. Not super practical for everyday use, it will raise up the mood and make the person you love happy. And then once she or he has fun, just put it in a window to see if you can keep the grass growing for a little patch of park inside.

DIY picnic-inspired lunch box with grass inside (via www.designsponge.com)

DIY picnic-inspired lunch box with grass inside (via www.designsponge.com)

This project is suited for everyone, whether you’re headed back to school, have a kid who’s headed back to school, or simply want to up your lunch box game. This is a comfortable and stylish lunch box of fabric with insulation, it perfectly holds the shape and looks very cool! Choose any fabric that you like and be ready to sew a lot: this project involves enough sewing.

DIY fabric lunch box with insulating (via diy.dunnlumber.com)

DIY fabric lunch box with insulating (via diy.dunnlumber.com)

For Kids

The project will tell you how to spruce up an existing lunch box for your kids. Decorate the lunch box with colorful glitter vinyl – these can be letters or an image of the kid’s favorite char. Such a lunch box looks cool and cute, your kids will be happy to enjoy their food.

DIY metal box customized with glitter paper (via www.artsyfartsymama.com)

DIY metal box customized with glitter paper (via www.artsyfartsymama.com)

These mini lunch box chalkboards are the perfect way to pack a little love right in with your kiddo’s juice box. The project will tell you how to spruce up your lunch box with a little chalkboard and some magnets if you want, a great idea for developing kids’ creativity and send them some love.

DIY metal lunch box with a chalkboard piece (via www.classic-play.com)

DIY metal lunch box with a chalkboard piece (via www.classic-play.com)

If your kid is going back to school and you want to give him or her a nice lunch, make a cool lunch box for your kid to enjoy. This bright lunch box is made of a mint tin, just empty the tin and decorate it with colorful duct tape – so easy and so fast!

DIY mint tin lunch box spruced up with colorful duct tape (via innerchildfun.com)

DIY mint tin lunch box spruced up with colorful duct tape (via innerchildfun.com)