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How to make a pillow box

An easy guide on how to make a Pillow Box. Great for giving little gifts! X

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This is my pillow box template. I drew a rectangle (16m by 23cm) then curved the edges using a bowl. The tab at the side is 1 1/2 cm. Simple!

This is my pillow box template. I drew a rectangle (16m by 23cm) then curved the edges using a bowl. The tab at the side is 1 1/2 cm. Simple!

Get some paper/card big enough for your template.

Get some paper/card big enough for your template.

Draw around!

Draw around!

Draw a line down the middle!

Draw a line down the middle!

Use your template as a guide for the curves instead of digging out the bowls again!

Use your template as a guide for the curves instead of digging out the bowls again!

Done!

Done!

Cut it out!

Cut it out!

Score along the straight lines with a ruler and scissors or knife. Don't press too hard!

Score along the straight lines with a ruler and scissors or knife. Don't press too hard!

Scoring makes a nice, neat crease and its easier to fold!

Scoring makes a nice, neat crease and its easier to fold!

You'll have to freehand the curves!

You'll have to freehand the curves!

Using glue or tape, glue the tab!

Using glue or tape, glue the tab!

Wait for it to dry a bit :)

Wait for it to dry a bit :)

Get some stuff to decorate your box

Get some stuff to decorate your box

Fold in one end

Fold in one end

Glue/tape it

Glue/tape it

Ta-da! Now fill it with whatever, fold the other sides (but don't glue them!) add decorations and you're done!

Ta-da! Now fill it with whatever, fold the other sides (but don't glue them!) add decorations and you're done!

This is mine, all finished! :)

This is mine, all finished! :)

Some others that I made :)

Some other stuff that I've made, which I will do guides on soon! :)

Some other stuff that I've made, which I will do guides on soon! :)

  • Colored paper or card
  • Scissors
  • Glue or Tape
  • Ribbon, stickers, glitter
  • Imagination :)