Want a pretty gift to make for Christmas? Maybe for a special someone’s stocking? Or a health care worker maybe? What about for the Skip the Dishes driver?

This little box fits the bill nicely.

A Pretty Gift to Make for Christmas
Snowflakes Decorate this Mini Pizza Box

There are surprisingly few supplies for this box decoration. In fact it uses up some scraps you might have on hand!

A Pretty Gift to Make for Christmas

How to Decorate a Pizza Box

If you’re pressed for time but still want a sturdy box for goodies, that’s when our Mini Pizza Boxes come in handy.

They’re the perfect size at 3 1/2″ square and 1″ deep so all kinds of items will fit inside. Plus they’re food safe so if you do want to add a little handmade treat, you don’t need to worry.

A Pretty Gift to Make for Christmas
The Snowflake Belly Band Comes Right Off

One of the easiest ways I’ve found to fancy up one of the pizza boxes is to wrap it with a belly band…that comes right off!

Here I’ve wrapped a 2 1/2″ x 10″ piece of the Snowflake Splendour DSP around the sides without the “notches”. TIP: Adhere ends together at the top of the box with Seal+ or Tear & Tape for the best hold. BIGGER TIP: Make sure it’s not too snug or it will be hard to get off.

Then I added a layered decorative panel.

A Pretty Gift to Make for Christmas
Gorgeous Layered Snowflakes for a Pretty Gift Box

My layers are (from the bottom up):

  1. one piece of 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ piece of silver foil
  2. a 3 3/8″ x 3 3/8″ piece of Pool Party stamped with Pool Party ink then die cut with the large snowflake TIP: very carefully apply dots of liquid glue all around the cut outs – BUT NOT RIGHT TO THE EDGES – to adhere to the smaller piece of silver foil.
  3. one stamped and silver embossed simple snowflake
  4. then three layered die cuts: one in Blamy Blue glimmer paper, a smaller Pool Party one and the last a stamped and die cut tiny one
  5. everything topped off with a blue adhesive backed gem

The combination of glitz and sparkle is beautiful!

What’s the Gift?

Oh and you probably want to know what’s INSIDE my box!

A Pretty Gift to Make for Christmas
Wintry Thank You Cards to Make for a Gift

A set of four thank you cards! Each one has a different piece of the Snowflake Splendour designer series paper, embossed with the Winter Snow embossing folder. Then one die cut snowflake and a circle greeting. And I embossed the flap of the envelope also with the Winter Snow embossing folder.

Over to You Paper Crafter!

You’ve already heard me say the Snowflake Suite was one of my MUST HAVES from this Mini Catalogue. I have used it A LOT and I have to say, it still is my number one favourite item in this year’s offerings! It’s both beautiful and versatile! With it, you’ll get both Christmas and winter projects completed!

Go simple like I did with this card or more detailed like on this project today.

Here are all the supplies I used if you’d like to make it too. When you click on any image you will be taken to my online store where you can purchase from anywhere in Canada. I do so appreciate when you choose to shop with me. Thank you!

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Thanks Snow Much!

I am so grateful you decided to take a moment to see what I’ve been creating. I hope you picked up an idea or two to get into your craft space and have fun!

If you did, please be sure to let me know.

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A Pretty Gift to Make for Christmas
Simple Snowflake Thank You Cards

Whether you decide a pretty gift to make for Christmas will have snowflakes like mine or not, you will be sure to make someone’s day when they open it up!

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