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Cactus Gift Boxes

A cactus as a gift? Even for kids? We must be kidding! But we don’t, cause this one is perfectly safe. Our cactus gift box comes with a soft touch (from the pipe cleaner) that you constantly want to feel. Filled with lots of sweets and some tiny toys, it’ll make a great giveaway at your next BBQ! Here is how it’s done…

Cactus Giftbox | Oh Happy Day

Cactus Giftbox | Oh Happy Day

Materials needed: colorful cardstock, x-acto knife, scissors, rulerhot glue gun, pencil, pipe cleaners in multiple colors, favors as treats

Step 1: Fold a sheet of cardstock in half. Draw the outline of a cactus.

Step 2: Cut along the outline so that you have two identical cacti. Cut several strips of cardstock with a width of 4 centimeters.

Step 3: Fold the long edge of the strip in about 1 centimeter and then fringe cut evenly about 1 centimeter up to the crease.

Step 4: Put some hot glue on the fringe edge and place it along the edge of the cactus until the whole form is completely surrounded. Repeat this on the other cactus but this time leave some room to the edge. This way, you can slide both pieces of the box together easily.

Extra tip: It helps to bend the paper over a finger before gluing it on the cactus, so that it adapts to the curves more easily.

Step 5: Decorate the cactus with colorful pipe cleaners to give it a fun texture. Finish it with a paper flower and fill it with lots of small goodies.

Cactus Giftbox | Oh Happy Day

Cactus Giftbox | Oh Happy Day

Cactus Giftbox | Oh Happy Day

Cactus Giftbox | Oh Happy Day

Cactus Giftbox | Oh Happy Day

Crafting, styling and photography by Julia Tramm.

  1. Ladakh Trip by Bike

    March 5, 2020

    Nice Information. Thanks for sharing.Great post, thanks for sharing.

  2. Hena Tayeb

    March 6, 2020

    These are adorable!

  3. SciFacs

    March 7, 2020

    Nice Post.

  4. wacas

    March 10, 2020

    nice post and photos

  5. Amar Gund

    March 10, 2020

    Very nice information , nice post

  6. Mukesh

    March 13, 2020

    Very nice

  7. Akshay Dargu

    March 13, 2020

    Very Good

  8. Akash Singh

    March 14, 2020

    good creativity

  9. Sajid

    March 16, 2020

    Nice post

  10. Ishan Thapar

    March 16, 2020

    Cactus boxes…really out of the box thinking…Creative.

  11. Sonu Gaur

    March 16, 2020

    wow very nice post

  12. Firoz Khan

    March 17, 2020

    What a creative ideas,all are very innovative.good job.

  13. YoLyrics

    March 18, 2020

    Life is like Cactus, Thorny but Beautiful
    Great Gift!!

  14. Eric

    March 18, 2020

    Very cool looking! Expect to see some of these as background props in our booths! :)

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