Suck at Wrapping? These Easy DIY Glitter Gift Boxes Make It Look Like You Tried

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glitter boxes Suck at Wrapping? These Easy DIY Glitter Gift Boxes Make It Look Like You Tried

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The best way to give a gift is in a glitter gift box. It’s basically a gift all its own. Make these boxes to perfectly wrap gift cards, money, or beautiful jewelry.

Tools:

  • Scissors
Materials:

  • Silver glitter
  • Kraft paper boxes
  • Foam brush
  • Twine
  • Blue gift tags
  • Gem-Tac glue
Time: 30 minutes + drying time
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Gather your tools and materials.

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Use a large box top as a container and pour in the glitter.

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Cut the tip off the glue.

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Take one gift box top and put about a quarter-size dot of glue in the center.

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Using the foam brush, spread the glue evenly over the top surface. Work fairly quickly, as the glue dries fast.

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Push the glued surface into the glitter a couple times to attach glitter all over the top.

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Continue adding glue to each side one at a time, just as we did on the top. When you’ve glittered all the sides, set the box aside to dry for an hour before moving on.

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Use the twine and gift tags to personalize the boxes.

Happy gifting!

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Janet Crowther is the voice and creative force behind For the Makers, an online destination for DIY supplies and tutorials. She has an undying passion for handmade goods and the art of purposeful design. Her first book, Make A Statement, is on sale now, and she is currently writing her second DIY book, due out in spring 2017. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, Collin, and their daughter, Davie. Follow along on Instagram at @forthemakers.

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