Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Pillow Boxes - fun and easy!

Hello my crafty friends!  I  have something fun, but super simple for you today!  
I love the Wrap It Up cartridge and tried a pillow box for the first time.  I was surprised at how fast it went together.  This would be perfect if you had to make a lot of little bundles of goodness to give away quickly!

Scroll down to the bottom for a video showing how I made these!

I cut the red pillow box at 9 inches.

I used Black Diamond Crinkle Ribbon and tied a double bow (see video).

These would be so great for teacher gifts, Halloween, special treats for friends, Christmas  . . .

I think I am going to cut a bunch of these from patterned cardstock just to have ready to go when I need a quick treat box to give to someone!  They store flat!

Here is a video showing how I make pillow boxes!:

Have a wonderful day!


  1. These are beautiful. And they are about my favorite gift container to make on the Cricut. Probably because they go together SO easily! Hugs- Glora

  2. This is a great little project... a must have like you said in spares for future use! Thanks for sharing this with us at She's A Sassy Lady. We just love your videos.

  3. This project is wonderful!!!! I absolutely love it!!!!! What an excellent project!!!!

  4. I have this cartridge and I really need to use it more. Great pillow boxes and love your ribbon :)

  5. I've made these using a different die and they are fun and easy to make. Love the red one.

  6. Beautiful job on your pillow boxes:)
    Sherrie K

  7. Thank you so much for sharing this video-- I am off to make some. :) Super cute!


  8. These are super cute and I love the double bow you made.
    Kim xXx

  9. These are so cute and simple! The double bow adds so much to them!

  10. Great pillow boxes! So simple and yet the ribbon makes them look so classy!

  11. Hi Kimberly! I just joined your blog and love your work! Thank you for sharing your talent! I love your pillow boxes! Sabrina

  12. OH! I really need to make some pillow boxes--such a great way to give a small gift! BEAUTIFUL ribbon used-and love that paper:) Thanks so much for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the RCC:}

  13. I love a festive pillow box!! You are much better at tying bows than I am. :)

  14. Adorable, thanks for joining out No Cards or Layouts Monday.


  15. Lovely boxes!! Thanks for playing at The Ribbon Carousel!


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