I love making stuff for weddings using my Cricut. I made this set of favors boxes than can be used for other parties as well.
People ask me why I make all this wedding stuff when I’m already married. Well, because it’s fun!
I really love flowers and lace and other super feminine design projects and it just all suits weddings so well. I figured I’d help all my DIY brides out there a little bit in the process.
In any case, this is a continuation of my rustic illustrations series of Cricut wedding designs. I made 3 designs that are all included for Free in my Resource Library.
Recommended Materials for Wedding Favors Boxes
Cardstock – In general, I recommend using non-textured paper with a colored core. It is a more intricate design and the textured paper tends to not cut as well and frays with the white core. My favorite is this Kraft set from Recollections. It fits the whole rustic thing well.
- Recollection Assorted Starter Pack – Basic assorted colors, great starter pack, perfect weight for most papercraft projects
- Metallic Shimmer Assorted Set from Amazon – This set is a little lighter in weight but the colors are beautiful in 3D
- Cardstock Warehouse Brand on Amazon – I love the quality of all the matte colored cardstock with Cardstock Warehouse. It is my go-to brand for individual matte colors that I might need
- Stardream Metallics Line – For paper crafts, the Stardream line is the go to for a metallic shimmer finish. It is the perfect sheen to make any project pop. The core is also colored is which hard to find for metallic paper.
- Assorted Pink Set from Paper Paper – This is a must-have for paper flower makers. The variety is perfect to create a bouquet.
- Assorted Purple Set from Paper Paper – This is another must-have for paper flower makers. I love the variety of finishes in this pack.
- Metallic Variety Set from Paper Paper – I don’t know any avid paper crafter that doesn’t use Stardream metallics line of shimmer paper. It is the only metallic cardstock line that I know of that has such variety and has colored cores.
Glue – I use Tacky Glue.
Template – I’ve included mine for free in my resource library.
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Tips for Making Cricut Wedding Favor Boxes
Step 1: Cut out the template. I recommend using the green mat. It is a more intricate design and needs the stickiness.
Step 2: Scoring the folds. I included a set of score lines in the template but I don’t use them myself mostly because I don’t have a scoring stylus. (who does?!) I just use my scraper (or credit card) and a ruler.
Step 3: Glue the box together. That’s it!