A simple and fast way to make a gift box

In this article, you will learn how to make aGift box made of cardboard (thick paper)with your own hands. Such gift wrapping can be made for any gift and for any occasion and be decorated according to the upcoming event.

Materials and tools:

  1. 2 sheets of colored cardboard (or dense color paper);
  2. glue or double sided tape;
  3. scissors (paper cutter);
  4. ruler and pencil;
  5. decorations.

Step 1

Take a sheet of cardboard (thick paper), draw (or print) with a pencil and a ruler according to the diagram (see figure). This will also be the fold lines.

Sizes depend on your needs:

  • X, Y, Z - sides, width depends on the required height of the box.
  • Z is the junction.

Step 2

Take a pair of scissors and cut it from a shorter edge (red lines in the figure). Bend over the fold lines with a ruler. On the joints (Z), glue a piece of double-sided tape (or glue) and collect.

Step 3

Make a gift box lid. To do this, draw on cardboard (or thick paper) the same scheme as for the bottom. At the same time, we will increase the width and length of the cover (inside) by about 1-2 mm. We also cut them from the sides, glue double-sided tape to the joints and assemble the gift box lid.

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