Elmer's Christmas Gift Box

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by Craft Marketing Connections Design Team

Elmer's Christmas Gift Box

Easily personalize a bucket of Christmas gifts this year using foam board and some basic craft supplies.

Create your own, snap a few pictures, and share using #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:adult + child together
  • Time:a few hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Download and print project template. Trace the pattern four times on foam board, and then cut each side out. Glue Evergreen Glitter cardstock to two of the pieces and the Red Polka Dot cardstock to the other two pieces. Trim excess cardstock.
  • 2
    Align the foam edge of one foam board side against the cardstock edge of another. One corner at a time, apply glue to foam board edge and press into place, holding until set. Repeat with other foam board pieces, alternating cardstock patterns as you go.
  • 3
    Set project on top of foam board and trace all around bottom edge. Cut out tracing (this is your box's base). Apply glue to the foam edges on bottom of the project and then press onto the base.
  • 4
    Cut four 9-1/4" lengths of ribbon and attach to the top edge of box. Glue letter stickers to spell out recipient's name and buttons to the box. (If you want to give stickers dimension, place the stickers on foam board scraps cut the letters out, then glue them to the box.) Cut four 21" lengths of ribbon and tie into bows. Glue bells to ends of bows and glue bows to corners of box. Fill box with tissue paper and gifts.

Project Details

  • Level:adult + child together
  • Time:a few hours

Project Supplies

  • •Elmer’s Foam Board 20" x 30" x 1/2" in White, Craftbond Extra Strength Glue Stick & X-ACTO Craft Knife
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Gold Jingle Bells & White Tissue Paper
  • •Two Pieces of American Crafts 12" x 12" Cardstock in Both Glitter Evergreen & Red Polka Dot
  • •Morex 5/8" Wide Red Ribbon
  • •Buttons Galore Buttons Bonanza in Green
  • •K & Company Letter Chipboard Stickers in White
  • •Gifts for Inside Box, Pencil & Ruler
Download Project Template