How to make a box with your hands

With each year becoming more popular gifts made with your own hands. This is not surprising because they invested part of the soul and love. But still, you should care not only about the gift, but also a beautiful package. So today, we offer several master classes, with which you can create boxes of different shapes and sizes.

Box-the box is in the shape of a heart

If desired, the box can be used not only for packing gift, but as an unusual box.

To create will need these materials:

  • thick cardboard;
  • colored paper;
  • lace;
  • ribbon;
  • beads;
  • compass;
  • pencil;
  • glue in the gun;
  • line;
  • a pair of scissors.

On thick cardboard, draw two hearts with a pencil, compass and ruler. Use the sizes listed on the photo. If you want you can make the box smaller or larger.

From cardboard cut two strips. Width choose on their own. The length will depend on the size of the box. Also cut four strips of coloured paper.

Start preparing the strips. To do this, bend them into 1-1,5 cm and on this part we cut out the «teeth». This is in order to as well to glue the strip to the box. On the basis of carefully apply the adhesive.

Glue the strip to the base of the box with teeth inside. If you want you can make a small indent to glue it more convenient.

The second strip is glued in the same way. If necessary, you can use a simple clip or clamp.

On the inner side glue two strips of colored paper. To the sides of the box attach the two segments of the tape. They are necessary in order to connect the product with a lid.

To the other side of the ribbon glue the blank into the shape of a heart out of cardboard.

Paste the sides of the boxes-boxes with colored paper. The same repeat with the lid.

Glue lace and decorate at its discretion.

The box is a «piece of cake»

Contrary to popular belief, the box does not have to be in standard form. On the contrary, experiment and create something unusual. For example, today we offer an interesting option in the form of a piece of cake.

Prepare the following materials:

  • color carton;
  • line;
  • pencil or pen;
  • adhesive;
  • artificial flower;
  • dense the thread.

Below the box was the right shape, transfer the stencil onto the cardboard. If you want you can just print.

The box consists of two parts, one of them should be slightly less. Cut out the blanks and bend them.

Glue the parts together as shown in the photo.

Beautiful and unusual box is ready!


If desired, it can be decorated with dense thread and artificial flower.

Classic box

Is a classic version of the box will be a great storage option for small items or a small gift.

You will need:

  • beautiful paper or cardboard;
  • scissors;
  • line;
  • pencil;
  • ribbons;
  • supplementary decoration (optional).

Begin to create the caps. To do this, take a sheet of paper square shape, or cut it yourself. The dimensions may be any, it all depends on how big a box you want. Apply markup as shown in the photo.

Gently bend one corner so that he was sent to the center.

Bend it again, as shown in the photo.

If to flatten the sheet, we can see the bends that we will need in the future.

Repeat the same steps with the other corners.

Carefully make cuts with both sides of the workpiece.

Start folding the lid, alternately following the examples.

For the same scheme, create a base box. If you want you can choose a contrasting color of paper.

Tie a ribbon and decorate. Stylish box with their hands ready!

Box unusual shape

This option box is easy to do. It will prepare:

  • two-way cardboard or thick paper;
  • pencil;
  • a pair of scissors.

Transfer the stencil boxes on the paper and carefully cut out.

Bend the workpiece along the lines and insert the side pieces into the slits.

To create such boxes takes very little time, but the result is worth it.


You will need:

  • dense double-sided paper;
  • scissors;
  • knife;
  • staples or clips.
  • line;
  • pencil;
  • PVA glue;
  • glue in the gun;
  • tape;
  • ribbon.

For the upper and lower parts, take two square piece of paper. Put on each layout, as shown in the photo.

To make it easier to bend, holding for each line the back of a knife.

Gently bend the part.

If done correctly, it turns out this design. This is the lower part of the box.

Begin to create the cover. To do this, alternately repeat all the steps as when creating a base.

If necessary, cut off the excess part.

Tightly bonded together elements.

Fasten clips or clamps glued part of the paper for a few minutes.

Meanwhile, begin to create a bow.

To the inside of the lid glue double-sided tape. To it attach small pieces of ribbon.

Glue the bow to the lid using glue gun.

Beautiful, sweet box gift for a dear person ready! If desired, it can be used at a wedding to present the gifts to the guests.

Box in heart shape

This box is a great solution for a gift for Valentine’s day. Besides, this will take quite some time.Prepare these materials:

  • thick cardboard of any color;
  • knife;
  • scissors;
  • pencil;
  • adhesive;
  • line.

Gently move the circuit box on the reverse side of the cardboard or paper. If you want you can print it on the printer.

Cut workpiece, using knife or scissors. Bend all the elements, as shown in the photo.

Start shaping the box. To do this, join the edges with glue. Leave to dry completely.

Interesting box in the shape of a heart ready. If desired, you can glue it with a decorative paper or decorate your own.

As you can see, each of the workshops helps to create an original box with their hands. Enough to put in a little effort and the result will please you.

And you make boxes with your hands or buy ready-made?

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