You’ve heard the saying that the best gifts come in small packages. Well this is a saying for a reason. Often times the most expensive, or sentimental gifts do come in small packages. But, what if you could package that small package in a beautiful package? Before we confuse you too much, what we are talking about is creating your own small box to wrap your special gift in, to give to the person you love. After all what better way to tell someone you love them, then by putting in the effort to make them something beautiful?
When making these beautiful boxes you’ll need to gather different sorts of materials together. For this project you will need things such as:
- Velvety scrapbook paper
- Paper cutter
- Mod Podge
- Tissue paper
- Pretty ribbon
Once you have your various materials together, you can go onto several forums to help you find do-it-yourself ways to make these types of boxes. While it may seem tedious to create your own box, it actually is quite simple. Often times there may seem to be several steps involved, but they are actually simple steps that are easy to follow. Plus, pictures will often be included with the steps so you can visually see your box come together before you even assembled. All you have to do is follow the step-by-step instructions, and you’ll walk away with a beautiful box when you are finished.
So, what else can you use these boxes for besides just your precious little gifts? Well, they can be used as candy boxes for one. Which are perfect during the holiday season when you want to give away small gifts, but don’t want to seem cheap. So, by creating your own box and putting in candy, thus making them candy boxes. You can impress your friends or coworkers with these little beautiful treats.
Other things you can use these boxes for are, pretty little jewelry boxes. These are also perfect gifts to give away to your friends or your friend’s daughters, or your daughters if you have any. By using a variety of beautiful different types of scrapbook paper, you can create unique designs that cater to any one of your friend’s styles or tastes.
Regardless of what you decided to do with these boxes. These little crafts can make a huge difference and incite a huge wow factor when giving away gifts inside of them. And they virtually take no time at all to make. They are simple, easy, and yet beautiful. Plus, you can show the person you’re giving them to how much you care. Because if you’re willing to go the extra mile to create a custom box that’s made just for them, how much more are they going to know that you’ll be there for them in the big things?
After all, the best gifts really do come in the smallest of packages. And when your small package is especially beautiful, how much more value is it going to add to the gift that you are giving. So, the next time you decide to give away small gifts. Take a few minutes to make a gift box that will knock the socks off anyone of your friends, family members, or coworkers. Happy Crafting!