Making your own paper boxes and bags are a favorite among paper crafters. They are a way to express your creativity, use up leftover paper and save money too! How great is that? The internet is chock full of templates that you can download for free.I have provided a list of 25 paper box and bag templates that I think you will enjoy and find useful. Some of the templates come in SVG form and can be used with most electronic die cut machines; other templates come in a pdf file. PDF’s have to be printed on paper and then cut out by hand
If you are the ambitious type, it is possible to convert drawings and images into SVG files. You can learn how here.
Miss Printables offers seven basic box templates that you will use in your projects again and again. Each box project can be different and unique depending upon the paper, colors, and embellishments chosen.
The cute boxes with a heart cutout are perfect for Valentines Day, bridal shower and wedding favor boxes. Fill them with candy or a small trinket to show your party guests just how special they are to you. So sweet!
Template Maker Website from Templatemaker.nl
This is hands down my favorite template site on the internet. You will find almost any type of box or bag template that you could possibly need. One the nifty features is that you can insert measurements and the site will produce a pdf template or SVG file to your specifications.Amazing!!! M. H. van der Velde the owner of the site generously offers the printable templates and instructions for free! Templatemaker will certainly be your go to site if you are a dedicated paper artist or designer.
Make a treat bag with flaps and tie it with a beautiful ribbon. This favor box would work well with cellophane candy bags. Make the treat boxes for Halloween, school parties or other types of gatherings. These favor boxes are sure to be a hit!
Sometimes you want to make a paper box that has some slots to help your store items separately. The Non-Crafty Crafter comes to your rescue! She offers files for this cute box projects for free download. You have to have a Cricut cutter and access to the Cricut design space to use the file. So pretty!
Make some boxes that have bunny and heart cutouts for your children’s Easter baskets this year! These tiny containers are adorable and add the perfect touch for a holiday. Fill them with candy Easter treats and tuck the boxes into the baskets. Lovely!
Daffodils are a sign that Spring is finally here and it is time to start anew.Make some daffodil egg cups to decorate your spring holiday table! Insert some candy and you are done! What a lovely way to celebrate Spring!
Who says a gift box has to be a square cube? Put your gifts in these pyramid boxes and watch the gift recipient’s face light up! A lovely and unique way to show someone just how much you care.
Make some gift boxes in the shape of milk cartons and decorate them with stamp art. You end up with a product that is easy to do yet very elegant.
Everyone loves heart shaped boxes! These cuties would be perfect for Valentine’s day, or as favor boxes for bridal showers. So pretty!
This pencil box is such a fun project. Make some boxes in the shape of a pencil with this free printable from Mr. Printables. Homeroom Moms will love to make some as favor boxes for their children’s classroom parties.
Who knew there are wine box templates available? I sure didn’t! What a cute way to make a personalized package when giving someone a bottle of wine! The perfect hostess gift!
Do you need to produce some professionally sized paper boxes? You will love the assortment available for free here!
Make a cute paper bird house and fill it with candy to give as a gift on Easter.
Give someone a lovely present in an apple shaped box. They are so cute and unique!
An acorn-shaped box is lovely for the autumn season. Embellish it with a beautiful gold ribbon and you are done! A sure winner!
Do you have a friend that is a cat lover? Give them a present tucked away in this cute cat favor bag. Meow!
This star box is perfect for the Christmas season. I think it would look terrific if it were constructed from silver foil paper. The added sparkle would add fun to the presentation.
Make this cute paper baby crib to use as a gift box or table decoration for the next baby shower you host. Simply adorable!
Make some gift bags your way! Express your creativity when designing these lovely patterned gift bags.
A gift box with a round handle.
Chinese take out boxes are a fun way to package presents. Make the boxes in bright, vivid colors to add a touch of fun to your presentation.
Funny Bunnies! These candy boxes are cut from one sheet of paper then folded. So easy to make!
Did you know that you could construct a box from one single sheet of paper? A great gift box idea for those times when you need a box and are in a hurry!
Pillow boxes are so cute and versatile. Just cut, fold and insert a gift. Embellish with a beautiful ribbon!