Box Crafts

Nesting Boxes Box Craft

Make the nesting boxes box craft.
Make the nesting boxes box craft.

Make a colorful collection of matching storage boxes with the nesting boxes box craft. These nesting boxes are as cute as they are useful.

Wrapping paper is used to cover up and decorate plain boxes. Use matching wrapping paper or get creative with wrapping paper in complementary colors and patterns.

What You'll Need:

  • Three boxes (sized to fit inside each other)
  • Wrapping paper
  • Craft foam to match


  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Craft glue

How to make the nesting boxes box craft:

Step 1: Cut the wrapping paper to fit all the way around each box, adding an extra inch or two at the top and the bottom.

Step 2: Tape the edge of the paper to the box. Wrap it all the way around, smoothing out all bumps and air pockets as you go. Glue the end down. Fold the extra paper at the top and bottom over the edges, and tape in place. Repeat for each of the boxes.

Step 3: Cut pieces of craft foam to cover the insides of the boxes -- the side walls and the bottom -- and glue in place.

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