Butterfly Favors Box

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DIY Gifts, Wedding

I love making personalized favors boxes for parties and various occasions.

They are so easy to make not to mention very cost effective if you make it with recycled materials.

I did not use recycled materials for the ones in the photos but using paper grocery bags in place of cardstock is a favorite of mine.

Both boxes in this set require only 1 piece assembly so the only other thing you need is a little piece of string or ribbon.

You can stuff them with not so fancy candy and it will still stand to impress.

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Materials for DIY Butterfly Favors Box

Cardstock – Any color that fits your theme works here. Here’s some of my favorite brands:

Ribbon or string – Anything less than half an inch wide works here.

Cutting Machine – I use a Cricut. Check out my recommendations for Cricut machines and accessories for beginners for more info.

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    Tip of assembling the butterfly favors box

    I’m not a big fan of the scoring tools with the Cricut. I like to score my cardstock by hand.

    To do this, I just use a ruler and a straight edge like this scraper or a credit card.

    I also like prefer using a fresh light grip mat for this design. It is more intricate and therefore easier to get off and clean up after with the blue mat.

    A letter sized piece of cardstock can make a box that is a little less than 3 inches wide.

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