Simple Paper Deal with Packing containers – The Craft Patch



Discover ways to make a deal with field out of only one piece of 12×12″ scrapbook paper!

diy paper treat boxes

I’ve bought a extremely enjoyable little tutorial to share immediately. I’m going to indicate you easy methods to make an oblong field with a hinged lid out of a single piece of scrapbook paper.

Let’s be trustworthy, I don’t scrapbook any extra, however I nonetheless accumulate scrapbook paper simply because it’s fairly. You too? Then this mission is an ideal manner to make use of up a few of that paper!

These little containers are good for packaging up selfmade treats. They match chocolate lined strawberries completely, simply saying. For those who slip some wax paper or cupcake liners inside, you need to use them for selfmade candies, cookies, or a mess of different scrumptious treats. Heck, they don’t even should be selfmade. Use these containers to decorate up store-bought treats and other people will likely be so delighted with the lovable bundle they’ll by no means know!

To make this mission, you will want:


  • 12×12 Double Sided Scrapbook Paper (cardstock/heavy weight is healthier)
  • Ruler
  • Scoring Device (I used a scoring blade in my paper cutter)
  • Adhesive (glue stick, tape runner, double sided tape)
  • Scissors


Step 1: Measure out the strains proven within the picture beneath and rating them into the paper. There are 4 horizontal strains and two vertical strains. I traced my strains with a pen so you would see them within the pictures, however you don’t need to do that whenever you’re truly making a field.

make a box from one piece of paper

Step 2: Reduce alongside the horizontal strains from the surface fringe of the paper to the road that’s two inches in. Don’t make any vertical cuts. You must have eight cuts complete, forming little flaps alongside either side of the paper.

Step 3: Fold within the backside two sq. tabs. Skip over the oblong tab and fold over the subsequent two sq. tabs. Add a very good quantity of adhesive to all 4 squares.

fold flaps and glue

Step 4: Fold the 4 tabs in in the direction of one another and press them towards the oblong tabs. This may kind the underside a part of the field. Be sure the entire corners and high edges line up.

make a paper box step by step

Step 5: Fold within the remaining two sq. tabs and apply adhesive.

paper box with lid DIY

Step 6: Fold the 2 sq. flaps over onto the 2 remaining rectangular flaps and stick them in place, lining up the corners and edges. This varieties the field lid.

glue sides together

Add your treats inside, tie it with a bow, add a cute tag and your reward is able to brighten somebody’s day.

easy paper treat boxes from 12x12 scrapbook paper

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DIY Treat Boxes made with one piece of scrapbook paper



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