DIY gift box with lid
Free pdf pattern
Without a doubt, this DIY gift box with lid is a must try craft activity for both children and adults, especially as we are approaching Halloween.
As well as being a fun, easy and cheap craft to make, they are also very sturdy and hold just the right amount of sweets and candy or alternative treats.
Although we have used Halloween scrapbook paper for our boxes, you can however use almost any paper or card of your choice, as long as it is the correct size.
Furthermore, the overall measurements of these DIY milk carton treat box is approximately 7cm wide and 2.3cm deep.
Download your Free Pdf gift box with lid pattern below.
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DIY gift box with lid Halloween crafts
Another reason why this DIY gift box with lid project is fantastic, is that the list of what you need is very basic. As mentioned above, throughout this post we will be using Halloween scrapbook paper, you can buy this HERE. As well as this, you can pretty much use any choice of paper or card that is the correct size.
You will need:
- Paper or card of your choice
- Scissors or craft knife
- Glue or double sided tape
- FREE pdf Template
- Scoring board (optional)
Making the Template
DIY gift box with lid. Halloween Crafts
In order to begin making this gift box with lid, you first need your template. Start by downloading our FREE pdf template and load your printer with the paper or card you have chosen and print it out.
In addition to this, you can also print out the template on a separate, plain piece of paper and transfer the markings over.
Cut out template.
Scoring vertical lines
Although you can use many tools to score your paper (including your fingers or a store card), many crafters like to use a scoring board. On the whole, this is usually a plastic platform with vertical grooves that allows you to score your paper or card much easier. In addition to this, these board will also have measurements across the top and side to aid in ensuring that you are scoring in the correct place. You can purchase a scoring board HERE
Scoring horizontal lines
Assembling the box
We hope that you have found this useful and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to message us or comment below.