How to make your own Gift Boxes for your crochet projects

Most of you usually tell me you have bought my patterns because you want to make a special and unique gift, whether you are crocheting for your next baby shower, or whether you want simply give this super cool crochet baby Vans as a gift to your friend´s baby, this post will be so interesting for you.

The perfect box to your baby crochet shoes

Ok, you have finished your crochet project but now you are wondering how to wrap your crochet baby shoes. Don´t worry, I will show you how to make it.

It is so simple and it is so cheap so, it is perfect! 

In my shop you can find crochet patterns for babies and for adult so I will show how to make two different  gift boxes and how to decorate them using yarn. 

First of all you have to make the gift box, I found two excellent video tutorials,  both of them from  Red Ted Art ,her explanations are so clear , so simply follow the instructions she shows in the video. It consists of a square paper box for baby shoes and a rectangular paper box for adult crochet shoes.

The most important thing is the size of your cardboards, I made some tests and finally these are the perfect sizes to make your gift box:

You will need 2 pieces of cardboard (same of different color) to make one box: 

For baby shoes: 1 square cardboard 13" x 13" (top)  and 1 square cardboard 12" x 12" (base)  Follow these instructions for smaill square box.

For adult slippers: 1 square cardboard 20" x 20" (top) and 1 square cardboard 19" x 19" (base). Follow these instructions for rectangular box.

When your box is finished it is time to decorate it, use your scrap yarn to make two little pom poms, they are super easy and extremely fast to make. If you don´t know how to make them click here to visit this video tutorial.

Finally use a yarn needle to sew both pom poms to the box. 

For adult crochet slippers this rectangular paper box is perfect:

Vans style slippers on the gift box

Vans style slippers on the gift box

Patterns:

Vans style slippers adult version

Martens style baby boots

Vans style baby sneakers

Classic baby sneakers

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