The Most Versatile Favor Box Ever

Photo: Bryan GardnerPhoto: Bryan Gardner One Box, Ten Ways
We took a simple square and transformed it-via punching, taping, tying, and more-into exponentially awesome parting gifts. To make each favor, we used Bayley's Boxes "Small Tuck Top" box, which comes in more than 40 colors and patterns.

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Send guests off with a note of affection. To add a ribbon pull, cut a slit in the top of the box. Poke a loop of ribbon through it, and tape the ends to the inside of the box top.

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Show guests your heart of gold with a punch on each side of the box. Then cut off the top, add some edge with scallop scissors, and line with gold tissue paper.

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This packaging job is a total breeze, even for the least crafty types. Simply attach our "Pull Here" tab to a brown box with a strip of copper foil tape.

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Scan the page that defines "love" in a dictionary. Then, wrap the box as you would a present, tie with twine, and add our phonetic tag.

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Package sweets in a panetteria-style box wrapped in glassine, connecting the top with a glue stick to make a grab handle. Add our custom labels, printed on sticker paper, and finish with baker's twine.

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Photo: Bryan GardnerPhoto: Bryan Gardner Sticker Favor Box
Create a trompe l'oeil effect by printing our "gift" graphic on sticker paper and adhering it to the front of the box. Mirror the sticker's look by tying a thin red ribbon around the box.

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For a soft look, cut a seven-inch square of lightweight linen, and set the box in the middle. Affix two opposite fabric corners to the box top using double-sided tape; knot the other two together.
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To give your favors an Art Deco look, cut a V shape into the front of the box with scissors, starting at the top front corners. Glue a fan made from a 3-by- 8 1/2-inch paper rectangle into the open space. Line the box with colored tissue paper.
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Poke a millinery flower through the box top and tape the stem to the inside. Edge top and bottom with ribbon, and add a label that shows you're extra grateful.

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Print out our vintage tile-pattern design, then loop it around a matching colored box. Secure with double-sided tape.

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