Friday, November 27, 2015

How to Make a Toilet Paper Roll Gift Box DIY

Hi everyone :-)
Here is a tutorial on how to make a toilet paper roll gift box. These can be used for Christmas gifts, a Birthday gift or as a gift card holder. I have used different Christmas collections from Graphic 45 and some glitter papers, flowers and bling.

The tutorial start at 3 minutes in the video and I hope it inspire you to make some gift boxes :-)

This is the box I how how to make from start to finish using A Christmas Carol from Graphic 45.
Here you can see the open drawer.

Here are all the gift boxes I made with different Graphic 45 Christmas collections

A Christmas Carol gift box,
Dies from Cheery Lynn and snowflake punch from Martha Stewart.

Children are singing and dancing around the Christmas tree Twas the Night before Christmas :-)

Think maybe Santa will bring some small presents :-)
Star die from Memory box.

 Tim Holtz Holiday greens die and pine tree from Leane Creaties, 

Also made a bit more masculine box with creme, black and gold.

This box can also me made as a gift card holder. Used glitter papers, some bells, flowers, red ribbon and gold leafs.
Will show in the video how to measure the boxes in different sizes.

Also made one as a birthday gift for a good friend of mine :-) 
Glued on flack back pearls on the bottom for feet`s.

Used a lot of bling from my little dreamer and the center flower is from msgardengrove 1
Links to the shops below

All these are made with papers from Graphic 45.

Here is the link to Graphic 45 blog

And facebook page,

 Templates and measurements for the toilet paper roll gift box.

Had so fun making all these gift boxes and they are easy and fast to make :-)

Supply list:
toilet paper rolls or kitchen towel rolls, A Christmas Carol 8x8 paper pad from Graphic 45, Tim Holtz Holiday Greens,  Leane creatief pine tree die score tool, glue and Christmas music while creating :-)

Here is the link to my fussy cut video tutorial,

Here is the link to the Christmas tree tutorial,

Here is the link to Msgardengrove1 Etsy shop,

And here is the link to my little dreamers Zibbet shop,

Regarding questions there is a video where frequently asked questions are answered and here is the link, other questions they will be answered here on my blog where I will post new questions that has not been answered before.
Here is the link,

I hope it inspire you to make some gift boxes 
Have fun creating :-)
Hugs, Anne


  1. Ooohhhh, qué lindas! Me divertiré haciendo unas cuantas.

  2. OMG!! These are magical and spectacular!!! I am totally in love with the Birthday one! TFS!

  3. You are such a talent Anne. I love everything you make. Thank ou so much for sharing all your ideas. I have a gift exchange with my 2 brother in laws next weekend & we are getting them gift cards so I'm going to make 2 of your boxes. Thank you.
    I hope you & yours had a very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year to you & yours.

  4. Thank you for a wonderful tutorial,great ideas!!!

  5. Anne,
    Do you use another toilet paper roll to make the inside drawer for the gift card holder or a piece of cardstock?
    This is so cute!!!


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