Today we will share the secret of how to make a beautiful box of paper. How often did you have to puzzle over where to find a beautiful gift box. And in fact, not every thing that you want to give is packed in a box. And to present a gift to a dear person in a shoe box is not comme il faut at all.
Do not worry, we will help you not to fall into the dirt face. In fact, making a box of paper is not at all difficult. Even more, once you learn how to make paper boxes, you can forget about the awkwardness when unpacking your presentation.
Even more, we will teach you how to make not only ordinary boxes, but also we have found for you many options for boxes of unusual shapes, sizes and colors. So you can stand out among the rest.
Paper boxes as storage boxes
But paper boxes exist not only for gifts, but also for the competent organization of space. So that all things are in order. In one place intended for them. And storage boxes are sometimes very expensive. Each of us has a huge box from under home appliances in which to store something is inconvenient and it is a pity to throw it away, the same good box.
You can use it to make a convenient paper box for storing small items, such as children’s pens, pencils, or other things, not just children’s ones.
With our instructions, you can easily turn an uncomfortable bulky box into a great storage place. And if you are confused by the unsightly color of the box, you can always decorate it as you like. You can decorate a paper box with your own hands, for this you can use colored paper, and to make everything even easier, you can use a self-adhesive film. They come in a variety of colors for every taste and budget.
Do-it-yourself paper box
How to make a box of paper with your own hands? Our answer is very simple, you will need a couple of minutes of your time and some materials that can be found in every home. A paper box can be made with your child. And to make it more fun and interesting, make a box in the shape of a bunny. In such a box, your child can store sweets, or other necessary and important things for him. It can be made either very large or very tiny, it all depends on what size of paper you take to make your paper crafts.
Making a paper craft is very simple, you do not need super abilities for this, just a sheet of paper and your imagination are enough. We, in turn, picked up some interesting ways for you how to make an excellent paper box with your own hands.
Plain Thick Paper Box
All you need to make this type of box:
- Thick paper;
- Stationery knife, scissors;
This box is very simple to make, it is enough to cut blanks from paper, and connect them with tape.
Plain paper box
To make this box you will need:
- A rectangular sheet of very thick cardboard;
- Ruler, pencil.
Take a sheet of cardboard, evenly measure the cut lines and mark them with a pencil. Cut the workpiece and assemble the box as shown. Done.
Paper box with a transparent window
To make this box of paper we need:
- Rectangular thick cardboard sheet;
- Scissors, pencil, ruler, glue;
- Transparent window film;
- Double sided tape.
Take a sheet of cardboard, measure the cut lines, as shown in the figure. Cut the cardboard along the marked lines. Glue the transparent film on the window from the inside, using tape. Assemble the box by fastening all the necessary elements with glue. Done.
Box with lid
In the manufacture of this box you will need:
- Color dense cardboard;
First we need to prepare the base of the box. Carefully draw a diagram of the box as shown. When all the calculations are done, draw the cut lines with a pencil. Cut the workpiece and assemble it with glue. The finished box can be decorated with colored paper, flowers.
- Take one square sheet of paper bend it in half step1;
- Bend to the middle the corners of your sheet step2 and return the sheet to its original position;
- Lay a sheet of paper with a diamond in front of you and bend as shown in the figure in step 3, 4;
- Connect the upper left and lower right corner in the middle of step 5;
- Bend the left and right corner in the middle again, step 6;
- Fold the upper corner of the figure as shown in the figure in step 7;
- With the bottom side, do the same step 8.9;
Decorative paper box
To make this type of box you will need a finished blank. You can draw it yourself according to our example, or print a picture from our website. All you have to do is cut the workpiece and fasten it on top. You have a finished box
Bunny paper box
- Take a square sheet of paper, bend it in half on all sides, step 1.2;
- In front of you is a rectangle, connect the right and left corners inside the figure step 3;
- Fold up the corners of the figure step 4;
- We got a rhombus, connect the left and right corners of the rhombus in the middle;
- Turn the figure over at an acute angle to you. Fold the bottom corners under the elements from the previous step as shown in the figure, step 6,7,8,9;
- Turn the figure over, bend the corners as shown in the figure, step 10,11,12,13;
- Done, it remains only to straighten our hare.
A box in the form of a heart, fruit, animals, food
For this type of box you also need a stencil. It is necessary to cut out all the necessary elements from the paper, as shown in the figure and fasten them with glue. In order to make your box better, use thick cardboard.