Today’s video is one of my best! I’m going to teach you how to make gift boxes; a Trio gift box set made easy to be exact! You guys definitely love learning how to make gift boxes and today I have a gorgeous set that you are going to want to create.

If you like to give cookies and candy during the holidays, why not give those treats in some amazing packaging. The Brightly Gleaming Designer Series Paper has some beautiful copper foil built into the paper and WOW does it pack a punch! It is the perfect DIY Christmas gifts on a budget idea!


How to Make Gift Boxes | Trio DIY Gift Box Set Tutorial:

You’ve got all these lovely papers to make paper crafts with. Sometimes you even hoard them for the ‘perfect’ paper crafting ideas to come along. Am I right?! Learning how to make gift boxes is not only practical but a great budget friendly ideas as well! The Stampin’ Up! Brightly Gleaming paper is truly stunning!


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How to Make Gift Boxes: The Samples

The final product is absolutely gorgeous! This trio of boxes filled with holiday yummies is going to make someone VERY happy!

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Did you know learning how to make a box out of paper could be so easy and turn out so amazing?!

Box #1 – 2″ x 2″ x 2″

  • Designer Series Paper – 4″ x 4″, score with Box Shim at 1″ on all 4 sides
  • Very Vanilla Thick – 6″ x 6″, score at 2″ on all 4 sides

Box #2 – 3″ x 3″ x 2″

  • Designer Series Paper – 5″ x 5″, score with Box Shim at 1″ on all 4 sides
  • Very Vanilla Thick – 7″ x 7″, score at 2″ on all 4 sides

Box #3 – 4″ x 4″ x 2″

  • Designer Series Paper – 6″ x 6″, score with Box Shim at 1″ on all 4 sides
  • Very Vanilla Thick – 8″ x 8″, score at 2″ on all 4 sides

Finishing of the Box

  • Very Vanilla/Copper Ribbon – 54″
  • Scrap of vanilla for the tag

You don’t need a lot to create the trio of boxes so why not give them a try! Click a pic to start your order! I appreciate your orders so much!

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QUOTE OF THE DAY – “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” — Walter Hagen

Take some time to enjoy life today. The weather is crisp and is changing. Go enjoy the sunshine and cool temperatures!

I hope you have a fabulous day everyone! I sure appreciate you joining me today!


Thank you for shopping with me and for your loyalty to Simply Simple Stamping!  I know there are a lot of demonstrators out there to choose from… THANK YOU for choosing me! To show my appreciation, I have something special for you!

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*before tax/shipping – one gift per customer per month. Cannot be combined with other offers. Gift subject to change based on availability. Gift will mailed on October 1st.

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