Learn how to make a paper gift box by following the steps in this video tutorial. The first series of steps shows you how to make the lid. Take an 11" by 8.5" piece of paper. You can use whatever color you want. Fold one corner toward the opposite end creating a triangular sha ...more
Rectangular Gift Boxes
Arona Khan shows us how to gift wrap a box in an original way. A perfect present perfectly wrapped- treat your friends and family to both this Christmas. Wrap a box with a rectangular end. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
This video crafting tutorial shows a quick and easy way to turn plain take-away containers into decorative gift and storages boxes. Paper take-out boxes are a convenient size for organizing supplies and tools, but this project can multi-task as a reusable gift box. Learn how t ...more
This is a fun and festive craft you can use to dress up your home or give away as a gift. All you will need are some of your favorite vintage graphics, your chosen cardboard box, a craft knife and a hot glue gun.
This is a great holiday project that also encourages recycling! Take a few old cereal boxes and repurpose them into either tags (which you can use for gifts) or glittery photo corners that you can attach in your albums or scrapbooks.
Sure, you could hit up Target and purchase a large bag filled with cookie cutter ribbons and bows, but why not adorn your next special gift with something a bit more, well, special? In this beginner origami tutorial, you'll learn how to craft a green ribbon banner that can be ...more
It's been done for ages, but for most of us, "regift" entered our vocabulary after the 98th episode of Seinfeld—"The Label Maker." In this episode, Elaine calls Dr. Whatley (played by Bryan Cranston) a "regifter" after he gives Jerry a label maker—the same label maker that Ela ...more
This video shows you how to make an origami gift box. This is an excellent video, where it takes you step by step on everything you need to know to create this great little gem perfect for jewelery, or just a simple surprise for any holiday. It may take you a few tries since t ...more
Fold your own gift boxes with this tutorial on how to origami a collapsible box. Traditionally known as a water dish or orisue, this box is a cute way to box up small presents like earrings and necklaces. Change the color of the tissue paper according the the occasion for whi ...more
Using strings to tie little brown packages is SO Julie Andrews circa "The Sound of Music" era. Get in touch with the fun experimental quality of modern gift wrapping by watching this beginner origami tutorial. You'll see how to create an origami rose, accompanied by a separat ...more
Wear your heart on your sleeve - literally - by crafting this origami heart pin. Show some love for Cupid's holiday by creasing and folding your way to origami perfection. This heart pin can be used as a bookmark, and as a present it can be tucked into a book of romantic poet ...more
This holiday season, become a wrap artist! Learn how to make every Christmas present look festive, no matter what shape or size. Wrapping Christmas gifts can be quite the bore, but when you add a little artfulness, it could be more fun than ripping it off and finding your pres ...more
Do you know why we hate those envelopes that come with any greeting card you buy at Hallmark, Papyrus, or a drugstore? They're SO boring. Always the same rectangular shape, always the same opening mechanism, with the only innovation for each envelope being the color, which doe ...more
We adore all the cute little valentines, heart-shaped candies, and heart-embellished gift boxes and gift bags that pop up on shelves around Valentine's Day, but (ironically enough) they lack the heart that makes Valentine's Day presents truly special. Wrap your gift in person ...more
Turn old Holiday cards into a great little gift box. This video will show you step by step how to turn old holiday cards into usable gift boxes. Origami a Christmas card gift box. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper gift or party favor box using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own folded-paper gift b ...more
With this guide, you'll learn how to make a folded-paper gift box with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper gift boxes (w ...more
Don't get us wrong: We adore gift boxes, as they let us both conceal a gift and make the gift look more appealing by wrapping up the box in pretty wrapping paper and smacking a bow on top, but there's one big gripe we have about them. They either come in Small, Medium, or Larg ...more
These boxes are great for small gifts, and you can make them at home. You will need a craft knife, a square ruler, a cutting mat, heavy paper (approximately 6 inche by six inches) and Dura-Lar paper or sheets of clear acetate. Make a home made gift box for Christmas or holiday ...more
If you find yourself running out of boxes with piles of clothes still left to wrap, have no fear. Just watch this tutorial and follow along as you're shown how to gift wrap t-shirts with pretty wrapping paper and ornaments. You'll amaze with your pretty wrapping paper skills.
To make a paper gift box is one of the simplest projects that you can create on your own. In order to do this you need some materials: a Square of Paper, a Pencil, a Ruler & a Folding Bone. Take any size square of paper and draw two lines diagonally from corner to corner. This ...more
Stop throwing out the rolls when the paper towels are gone. There are dozens of good uses for them. You Will Need * Empty paper rolls * Imagination Step 1. Make gift boxes Turn them into gift boxes. Paper rolls are great for holding small items, plus they’ll keep the recip ...more
Looking for a fancy variation on the standard origami gift box? Look no further. With this guide, you'll learn how to make an advanced paper box with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the fol ...more
You can also use this as a method to make some easy gift boxes! All you need are three sheets of plain paper, some scotch tape, a pair of scissors, a knife and some markers (or your favorite paper decorations).
Gift boxes come in handy when giving quick gifts, but what if you don't have one around the house? Then simply just make your own! This video shows you how to make a small box with just a piece of paper. First, fold a long strip of paper on both ends of the paper. You want it ...more
Last Thursday's post demonstrated how to Make Yin-Yang Pillow boxes, which were based on equilateral triangles and squares. The units for making these boxes were created by Phillip Chapman-Bell, who runs an amazing origami blog and has a spectacular flickr photostream. Using t ...more
Feeling ambitious? With this guide, you'll learn how to make 3D buckyballs with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper gift ...more
In this video, the author is playing a game called Civiballs X-Mas Edition. The player is showing the viewers how to perform in the game and what should be done to beat the game. The video includes 10 at home levels (the original game has also outdoor levels). In the game, the ...more
Tass has compiled a video showing players a walk through of Civiballs, Christmas Edition, Outdoors. Players are shown how to 'cut' certain strings in order to achieve maximum points and divert the balls and objects into areas at specific timing for the best results. The balls ...more
Tracy Hepler and Jaclyn Mullen of YDT TV demonstrate how to gift-wrap your presents in an environmentally conscious way. You will need: newspapers, scissors, tape, and lace or ribbon. Use a daily newspaper page instead of wrapping paper. A lot of paper is usually wasted around ...more
A great gift to offer someone for Valentine's Day is something you make yourself. In this tutorial, learn how to make a celebrity style keepsake box using decoupage techniques. This box can hold anything from gifts to precious items to little trinkets. So, the next time you n ...more
This makes a great gift for anyone who is into recycled crafts. Start with a lightweight scarf you don't use anymore (square or rectangular) and some cording or ribbon, and then follow this quick sewing tutorial to transform it into an eco-friendly produce bag.
In this video, you will see the steps for finding the volume of a rectangular prism written on a white board. The steps are labeled along the right side. A blue cursor boxes the steps as they are introduced on the board. The formula for finding volume is written along the top ...more
WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: A nostalgia-themed cell phone photo ...more
Junk, junk, junk or so you might think. Remember the saying, your junk can be someone else's treasure! This article is going to guide you through a successful garage sale. With the economy the way it is, more and more people are going to garage sales. They are fun to have and ...more
Sick of the same boring, holiday-printed, gift wrapping paper for packaging your presents? Using spare cardboard, make a pyramid-shaped gift box for your unusually-shaped item. Or, transform your spare empty cereal boxes into fancy custom-made gift boxes. For a more textured ...more
You can do a lot more with playing cards than you'd think, like turn them into gift boxes, fling them like throwing stars, and make them levitate or disappear. You can even make them recharge your batteries. Instructables user Shawn Frayne was sick of having a bunch of dead ba ...more
Those looking for a creative way to loose a metaphorical Cupid's arrow at the figurative heart of the object of their affection can now add augmented reality greeting cards to their quiver. Just in time for the first Hallmark holiday of the year, Happy Giant, developer of the ...more
Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, and even older siblings have all likely dealt with handing their smartphones over to young children. No matter if they want to play games or watch cartoons or record funny noises, you're handing over a very personal device to those who ...more
The future of augmented and mixed reality offers many possibilities, mostly because we're still figuring out everything it can do. While Meta is open to exploration, they've spent a lot of time thinking about what the future of this technology will be. We spoke to Ryan Pampli ...more
Do you have a junk drawer full of expired gift cards, membership cards, school ID cards, debit and credit cards, and other sturdy rectangular pieces of plastic you no longer use? Rather than tossing or shredding them, you can use them to scrape ice off your car windshield, or ...more
Chestnuts are roasting on an open fire, which can only mean one thing: Christmas is nearly here. It's the time of year we're supposed to spend with family and friends, but usually we spend it stressing out over what to buy everyone on our list without going over budget, or sho ...more
As the title of this how-to states, yes this could quite possibly be one of the meanest, if not the meanest, Christmas pranks ever. To pull this off, you'll need to booby trap a Christmas present. Not much is needed for this, just a rectangular plastic container and water. The ...more
Here is more reason to eat cereal for breakfast. Once you have an empty cereal box on hand, you can use it as a DIY magazine organizer, emergency cupcake transport, cutting mat for arts and crafts, DIY holiday gift box and more. If you fancy eating from the smaller and single ...more
Valentine's Day is a day for love, but it also just happens to be the time when every flower shop in town hikes up their prices. Chocolates are still relatively cheap, but I never understood why you have to give the gift of bigger love handles when something more creative gets ...more
Start with a basic cardboard box. You will also need some paper (wrapping paper or desginer paper works best), some Mod Podge, scissors, a length of ribbon and some card stock to form stencils. Then, decorate as you wish! Add embellishments like buttons or appliques as well.
What's a better way to give a gift to a magician than to present it in a gift box made of playing cards? This video tutorial will show you how to make this playing card gift box, fold after fold. So, get out that deck of cards, count out 21 of them, and start bending and foldi ...more
Making gifts for people is one of the best ways to save money and show them your care on Christmas. Why not take it a step further by making the box you put your present in? This video will show you how to make a simple wooden box out of scrap wood using a router. Part 1 of 2 ...more
This beautiful geometric box, which reminds us of midcentury abstract expressionist paintings, is a wonderful handmade way to showcase a Valentine's Day gift for your sweetheart. Check out this video to learn how to build this box from the ground up. It's super easy and quite ...more
So many gift givers are mislead into believing that it's only the gift that matters, so the gift bag or wrap can be cheaply purchased at the gas station an hour beforehand and then thrown together in a slapdash manner. But gift bags are so much more than just a cover for a pr ...more
Choosing the right gift for your friend or girlfriend is obviously the most important part of gifting, but you can make your gift extra special by wrapping it in a lovely package. Watch this tutorial for a demonstration of how to make a paper gift box. This tiny origami-like ...more
A gift is doubly special when the box it arrives in is also a gift. In this video, we'll see how to transform a single sheet of paper into an elegant gift box. This project isn't ideal for beginners, but if you have a little origami experience this shouldn't be too challenging.
With Christmas just around the corner, it's prime time to start thinking about what gifts you're going to get, as well as how to wrap them. Even a fancy schmancy iPad isn't going to look all that appealing if haphazardly wrapped in 5-year-old Rudolph wrapping paper, right? Gi ...more
Barbabella shows how to make a modular origami hexagonal box lid with star design. Fold a two-sided square sheet of paper to form a triangle, unfold it and fold it in the opposite direction. Using the guidelines fold the paper on three sides forming a small triangle and leave ...more
This video teaches how to make a gift box for Fathers' Day out of chipboard or cardboard. Learn how to fold, cut, trim, and decorate a gift box in the shape of a tool box for Dad. Make a cardboard Fathers' Day tool box gift box. Click through to watch this video on jumpcut.com
What better way to say "Happy Birthday" to a friend than by having his gift and card explode in his face? If you're the prankster in your group of friends then this is the perfect way to commemorate another candle on the birthday cake. Check out this paper design tutorial to ...more
A hand-decorated cake makes any occasion more special. This series has expert Karen Weismen showing you how to decorate a cake like a "gift box". Part 1 of 21 - How to Decorate a "gift box" cake. Decorate a "gift box" cake - Part 2 of 21. Click through to watch this video on e ...more
This video tutorial shows how to make an origami gift box with base, lid, and dividers. Learn how to fold this gift box using the traditional Japanese art of origami. Part 1 of 3 - How to Origami a small gift box by folding paper. Part 2 of 3 - How to Origami a small gift box ...more
STORM THE CASTLE Webmaster and Writer Will Kalif offers a short tutorial on how to make a origami gift box for beginners. All you need is eight square pieces of paper all exactly the same size. You can pick between four inch, five inch or six inch size paper depending on what ...more
Any old box can provide the template for making a gift box. Trace the pattern out onto the desired material, and then cut it out. Watch this video paper design tutorial and learn how to hand make a fancy gift box.