Packing gifts is important to make them even more special, and beautiful wrapping paper, gift tags and of course boxes are perfect for that. Today I’d like to share some cool DIYs for those of you who want to make some gift boxes, all of these are made of paper mache. Let’s begin!
Apparently, there are some people in the world who don’t like cakes, so this tutorial isn’t for them. This DIY paper mache cake box should appeal to cake lovers and cake haters alike. You don’t eat it, you craft it and then you gift it. I totally love these cute and chic cake boxes, if you love them, too, make some of these lovelies and make your guests happy giving them cakes!
Here’s one of the best ways to quickly paint paper maché boxes! Yes, you can paint a paper maché box in about 15 minutes, give or take a tiny bit of drying time, with these helpful tips! One of the most versatile crafts to do is to paint paper maché, whether it’s boxes, shapes, letters or numbers. Luckily, all of the craft stores carry paper maché products, and you can even find them online too.
Though Easter isn’t that soon, in some time you may need some ideas, and here’s one of the coolest options to pack your Easter gifts. Sweet Easter gift boxes that can brighten up any Easter basket! Colorfully painted and a surprise awaits inside – so lovely! If you prefer the rustic look, don’t paint the boxes — and add basic white polka dots or stripes.
Yes, Valentine’s Day has already passed but you may always give a cute gift to someone you love. How to pack your delicious treats in a cute way? These mini conversation heart treat boxes are the cutest! You start with a mini paper mache heart box, slap on a coat of brightly colored paint (matching that of an actual conversation heart, of course), and then top it off with whatever saying you would like! These boxes are perfect for your small treats such as Hershey’s Kisses, M&Ms, and other small candies!
If you are having a birthday party, this cake box is a nice idea to pack your gift. Grab some basic supplies and create these adorable “cake,” perfect for stashing all the must haves for an awesome party. Have fun filling up the birthday cake with all the supplies that make a party. Put a cupcake in a mini mason jar. Add a mini birthday banner. Include a noise maker and a party hat – there are so many ideas you may go for.
These cute little pineapple boxes are adorable for creating gifts for tropical parties and showers. They are bright and colorful and will make everyone think of warmer days. These pineapples are some really cute treat boxes that are crazy easy to make. Put some candies inside and give them as gifts to everyone at your party!
This tutorial will tell you how to craft some really cute gift boxes: they are bright and fun, with various patterns and colors. Grab some simple plain paper mache boxes and paints you like and decorate them as you see in the tutorial or as you like – depending on your wishes, tastes and the holiday or occasion you are going to give the gift. Get inspired!
Prefer modern style and natural touches? Then these gift boxes are right what you need! You’ll see a neutral color palette with a dash of natural elements like unfinished wood, and small plant springs. This is a simple gift wrapping idea using small paper mache boxes and personalized them with small alphabet tags. These DIY paper mache gift boxes are really quick and easy to make, leaving you with more time to shop and decorate your home! You can use this wrapping style all year round or even use them as cute little party favors!
Traditional gift bags and gift wrapping can be expensive and often only used once. However, paper mache boxes are just a few dollars a piece, and they are sturdy enough to be used as pretty storage or decor for years to come. These boxes are decorated using stencils, which create clean, sharp-lines every time. This is a fun afternoon project. Just select a few stencils, line up your box tops and get to painting!
Though Valentine’s Day has passed, these cute glitter boxes will be a nice idea for a person you love anytime. These little heart boxes can be purchased at a craft store for under $1 a piece and are the perfect size to hold a little candy (or some fine jewelry!). Read the tutorial and make them!
These gift boxes aren’t actually gift boxes, they are a decoration. This DIY rainbow gift box table runner is definitely going to make an appearance. It’s such a simple project but is perfect for a cookie decorating party, a fun holiday brunch with the girls, or even Christmas dinner. All you need are small paper mache boxes and acrylic craft paint in a rainbow of colors.
This is a quick and easy little Halloween diy project for you. These cute Halloween paper mache boxes are sure to be a hit with trick-or-treaters or to give away as party favors! They are shaped as a ghost and Frankenstein’s monster, but you can be even more creative and turn your boxes into other Halloween creatures such as vampires, witches, or pumpkins. Read the tutorial to make some!