Make Your Own Christmas Gift Boxes With This Crafty Video

It’s time to wrap the gifts and get them under the tree and in this weeks archive article, we show you how to make your own gift boxes with a simple video by Caroline...
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Last year our crafty demonstrator Caroline put together this great video to show you how to create simple gift boxes in a variety of sizes. This year design team member Tracey Rogers has adapted the project to make this cool stacked gift box tower with fab Santa's sleigh,

What you will need

8x8 Tis The Season Craft Papers
First Edition Textured Paper Pad
Dovecraft Ultimate Glue

How to Make

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1. When the boxes are made using Carolines video measure the base of the largest set

2.  Draw a line all around the sides leaving a small gap to fit the boxes in without being too snug a fit,  from this line measure and score 1 inch all the way round

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3. Snip a triangle at the corners as shown

4. Make up the box shape using strong glue

5. Using the Sled template cut 2 sled base pieces in black card, attach them using glue to the sides of your cart

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6. Punch holes in one end of the cart and attach ribbon/twine  through them as a handle

7. Tie a ribbon around the 3 boxes and add a tag, place the parcels in the cart and decorate the cart  further if you wish


There you have an easy tutorial & video on how to make your own gift boxes, we hope you enjoyed watching, leave us a comment below.


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