You must have brought attractive looking gift boxes to pack your gift, but have you ever tried of making one at your home? Here is a simple guide to help you make Kraft gift boxes with lids at home.

Things Required

    - Here are the things that you will need for making gift boxes
    - Paper cutter and scissors
    - Stationery items
    - Tissue papers
    - Few ribbons of different prints and colours
    - Wrapping papers
    - Scrapbook papers.

    Steps to make your personalised gift box

    Since you are making a gift box, you need to have some beautiful papers to give your box a different and unique look. If your paper has imprints of velvet embossed on it, then it will give your gift carrier a more beautiful and sturdy look. So get the apt papers to make your gift packet and if required, stick two layers so that your bag becomes strong to hold heavy objects

    Secondly, measure your paper and measure it in the form of a square 12x12 will be the right size. The size may also vary according to your needs and requirements. If you are making small rectangular gift boxes, then the sizes may vary accordingly.

      - Cut your paper according to your needs

        - Now using a pencil draw an ‘X' on the back side of your paper diagonally.

          - Now place your paper in the diamond shape.

            - The next step is to fold all the four sides in the inward direction to coincide with the centre.

              - After folding the sides, unfold the top and bottom fold.

                - Now fold the right and left side toward the inner line to meet the centre and then unfold the  whole sheet to get the crease and linings of the fold.

                  - Now next step is to fold the bottom and top sides again to the centre line

                    - Now cut the folded line till the edge of the fold, don't go to the centre. Repeat the same for  both the edges and do the same thing on the opposite side.

                      - After cutting the edges, touch the tip of the paper to the flap on both the sides of the sheet.

                        - Now again turn the left and right side with the flap and fold it along all the creases.

                          - After folding, the flaps stick it at the sides and then grab the two flaps and wrap the edges to cover it adequately to take the shape of a box. Do the same towards the opposite direction also and let the bottom part of the box be done.

                            - After making the bottom part of the small gift boxes with lids, repeat the same process to make the top lid of the box in the same manner.

                              One can even decorate the cover to give your gift box a more attractive look.

                              You must have brought attractive looking gift boxes to pack your gift, but have you ever tried of making one at your home? Here is a simple guide to help you make Kraft gift boxes with lids at home.

                              Things Required

                                - Here are the things that you will need for making gift boxes
                                - Paper cutter and scissors
                                - Stationery items
                                - Tissue papers
                                - Few ribbons of different prints and colours
                                - Wrapping papers
                                - Scrapbook papers.

                                Steps to make your personalised gift box

                                Since you are making a gift box, you need to have some beautiful papers to give your box a different and unique look. If your paper has imprints of velvet embossed on it, then it will give your gift carrier a more beautiful and sturdy look. So get the apt papers to make your gift packet and if required, stick two layers so that your bag becomes strong to hold heavy objects

                                Secondly, measure your paper and measure it in the form of a square 12x12 will be the right size. The size may also vary according to your needs and requirements. If you are making small rectangular gift boxes, then the sizes may vary accordingly.

                                  - Cut your paper according to your needs

                                    - Now using a pencil draw an ‘X' on the back side of your paper diagonally.

                                      - Now place your paper in the diamond shape.

                                        - The next step is to fold all the four sides in the inward direction to coincide with the centre.

                                          - After folding the sides, unfold the top and bottom fold.

                                            - Now fold the right and left side toward the inner line to meet the centre and then unfold the  whole sheet to get the crease and linings of the fold.

                                              - Now next step is to fold the bottom and top sides again to the centre line

                                                - Now cut the folded line till the edge of the fold, don't go to the centre. Repeat the same for  both the edges and do the same thing on the opposite side.

                                                  - After cutting the edges, touch the tip of the paper to the flap on both the sides of the sheet.

                                                    - Now again turn the left and right side with the flap and fold it along all the creases.

                                                      - After folding, the flaps stick it at the sides and then grab the two flaps and wrap the edges to cover it adequately to take the shape of a box. Do the same towards the opposite direction also and let the bottom part of the box be done.

                                                        - After making the bottom part of the small gift boxes with lids, repeat the same process to make the top lid of the box in the same manner.

                                                          One can even decorate the cover to give your gift box a more attractive look.

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