FaveCrafts.com

Menu

Free Offer
12 Thrifty Trash to Treasure Crafts

If you hate throwing anything away, you will love this collection of thrifty crafts. Learn how to transform any piece of trash into a beloved treasure with this FREE eBook!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Drink Carton Gift Box

By:

0 Comments

Follow this eco-friendly craft design by Marisa Pawelko to upcycle an empty drink carton into a colorful gift box. Use to package homemade gifts of cookies or other snacks. You can even use these cartons are growing kit gifts, with soil and a seed packet.
 

Drink Carton Gift Box


Materials:

  • Drink/Juice Carton
  • Westcott 7" KleenEarth™ Scissors
  • Westcott Blooms™ Titanium Hobby Knife with Safety Cap
  • Westcott 12” Aluminum Ruler
  • Westcott Craftworks™ Paper Edger Scissors (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Rinse out the empty juice carton. Cut off the very top part of the carton using KleenEarthTM Scissors. You can begin the cut with the Blooms™ Titanium Hobby Knife. Dry the interior of the carton with a dishtowel.
     
  2. Measure and mark 3.75” up on all 4 corners. Use the KleenEarth™ Scissors to cut down all four corners stopping at the marks. Use the aluminum ruler and hobby knife to score a straight line connecting all four marks. You will be left with a cube shaped box with 4 square flaps. Fold the four flaps inward bending along the scored line.
     
  3. Now for the handles… Run a horizontal score line halfway across two opposing flaps. Cut the handle out of the top half of the flaps using the Blooms™ Titanium Hobby Knife and fold the handles upward along the scored line. Then cut off the excess carton around the handles. Feel free to use your imagination to cut different shaped handles to suit your preference.
     
  4. Use the hobby knife to cut vertical slots in each of the 2 remaining flaps for the handles to pass through. Then round the corners using KleenEarth™ Scissors. Run the handles through the slots and you’re done!
     
  5. Additional Design Options: You can leave the plain carton undecorated, or you may cover it with paper, fabric and additional embellishments. You can even further customize your gift box handles and flap edges using Westcott Craftworks™ Paper Edger Scissors!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Discover crafting projects, free patterns, tips and special offers. Get free craft projects, how-to crafting tutorials & product reviews.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQs News Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Craft Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.