If you plan to give someone a piece of jewelry as a gift, you can’t just hand it over as it is – you need a suitable box to present it in. The thing is, buying gift boxes can be a little expensive, but you can easily save yourself a bit of cash by making one yourself.
For anyone who thinks they might like to try, we’ve scoured the internet to see what other people have been attempting – and as a result, here are our favorite 25 DIY jewelry gift box plans you might like to have a go at making yourself.
1. Boxed Geometric Heart – MINI ECO
The heart-shaped boxes this tutorial shows you how to make are super-cute and can be used for giving jewelry or any other small gifts. They’re extremely inexpensive, but they look great, making them a quick and affordable solution for birthdays, Valentine’s Days and more.
2. Make Easy Paper Jewelry Gift Box
The boxes this YouTuber shows you how to make aren’t specifically designed for jewelry, but they would be perfect if you wanted to give someone special a necklace, some earrings or a ring. Once you know how to produce the basic shape, there are also plenty of ways you can embellish it, allowing you to make a gift box with your own personal touch.
3. How To Make Handmade Gift Boxes for Beaded Jewelry – Beadclublounge.com
In this post, this blogger demonstrates how to make gift boxes for beaded jewelry. They’re actually very similar to the boxes in #2, but for some people, having a tutorial with photos and descriptions of what you need to do might be more helpful, making this a plan that’s well worth a read.
4. DIY Jewelry Gift Boxes in 3 Minutes
Sometimes, we suddenly realize we need a gift box at the last moment, and we don’t have time to go out and buy one or make anything too complicated ourselves. If you find yourself in that kind of situation, this is a plan that should help since it teaches you how to make jewelry gift boxes in just three minutes. Consider your skin saved!
5. DIY Gift Box in a Few Easy Steps (So Cute!) – Mod Podge Rocks
The plan for making gift boxes in this post is rated as “beginner” level, so it’s the kind of thing anybody will be able to manage, and to make these cute boxes, you’ll just need some Mod Podge and a few other inexpensive supplies. In fact, the blogger who created this plan estimates it should only cost $2 – so you’ll have more money to spend on the gift to put inside!
6. Pretty Jewelry Gift Boxes from Crafty LittleMissK
We love the pretty gift boxes featured in this video – the butterfly design on the front is just so cute. However, there’s nothing difficult involved in making them, so if you think they might be suitable for a piece of jewelry you want to give to someone special, you should have no trouble copying this design.
7. DIY Unicorn Jewelry Gift Boxes for Valentine’s Day – Gluedtomycraftsblog.com
Here’s another super-cute idea for jewelry gift boxes, this time featuring unicorns. This blogger explains how she made them by upgrading a set of inexpensive but dull gift boxes she found in a store using nothing but a few simple craft supplies that anyone should have access to. Want to know how she did it? Then check out her post to find out!
8. DIY Gift Box for a Necklace
If you have a necklace to give someone as a gift, you’ll need an appropriate box to put it in, and in that case, this is a video that should be of interest. In it, this YouTuber teaches us a quick and easy way to produce a highly attractive box that will help ensure the gift is well received. Give it a watch and see if it’s the solution you need.
9. DIY Jewelry Gift Box – Maritzalisa.com
This plan requires a silhouette cutting machine, so if you have one of those and are looking for projects to use it for, this tutorial is for you. The boxes look stunning, and anybody will be super-excited to receive one. Just make sure the jewelry you put inside it is up to standard!
10. Falling Flowers Pendant and Necklace Gift Box
The YouTuber who made this video is a professional jewelry maker, and as she points out, if you also sell jewelry, you’ll need a quick way to make attractive boxes so you can spend more time producing the jewelry that goes in them. If that sounds like your situation, give her video a watch because in it, she teaches you how to make an understated but extremely pretty box that would be ideal for necklaces and pendants.
11. Make Your Own Pillow Boxes – Lines Across
We’ve seen a few plans for gift boxes like these, but this is one of our favorites because of the colors and the decorative elements this blogger uses. They’re ideal for using as jewelry gift boxes, and they’re also extremely easy to make, so why not see if you can make some as pretty as the ones in the photos?
12. DIY Jewelry Gift Box Tutorial using Beebeecraft Mesh Ribbon
This is a video that fans of dollar store DIY will appreciate. In it, this YouTuber explains how she created these boxes because she wanted something beautiful to put jewelry in so that the box became part of the gift too. They might be cheap to make, but they look wonderful, so we’re sure this is a plan lots of people will be keen to copy.
13. How to Make a Jewelry Gift Box from Renee DIY
As this video demonstrates, you don’t need any fancy supplies to make a gift box for jewelry. Rather, all you need is some decorative paper – and some basic paper folding skills. It’s a simple technique to learn, and you can use it to make boxes for all kinds of gifts. This is a video we liked a lot, and we’re sure we won’t be the only ones.
14. DIY Earring Cards that won’t break the bank! – Rings and Things
If you want to give somebody a pair of earrings as a gift, you might not even need to make a box – because the other option is to make an attractive earring card to hold them. For anyone who thinks that sounds like an interesting alternative, give this post a read – because in it, you’ll learn all about how to make a range of adorable earring cards to go with your gift.
15. DIY Gift Box from Ventuno Art
The gift box in the shape of a tiny lady’s purse this video shows us how to make is among the cutest we’ve seen. You don’t have to use it for jewelry, but it would make the perfect gift box for a necklace or a ring. It looks like it’s a lot of fun to make – and whoever receives it is sure to be impressed when they realize you created it yourself.
16. DIY Unique Jewelry Gift Box
Here’s a cute idea we like a lot. In this video, this talented YouTuber shows us how to make an adorable gift box for jewelry with a pull-out drawer. You can use it to hold a small necklace or other similar items, and whoever you give it to is sure to appreciate the effort that went into making it.
17. DIY Paper Box Strawberry – Red Ted Art
For those who like to do things differently, this gift box in the shape of a large strawberry should be just your style. It’s another one that isn’t necessarily designed for jewelry, but that will only add to the suspense when they open it. A great idea and one we think we might just borrow ourselves!
18. How To Make a Petite Gift Box for Your Valentine – In My Own Style
The diminutive boxes this blogger teaches you to make are the perfect option when you have a small gift to give someone – and they would work especially well for rings, necklaces or similar items of jewelry. You can make them out of any type of paper, so it’s easy to customize the design – but check out the ones in the post to see the kind of thing that’s possible!
19. DIY Earring Gift Box
If you’re going to give somebody a pair of earrings as a gift, you’ll need a suitable box to put them in – and if that’s what you’re looking to make, this blog could provide the solution you need. It’s a simple version made from card, so it won’t cost you lots of money – but it will give you an elegant way to present the gift, ensuring the receiver will appreciate it even more.
20. DIY Jewelry Gift box – Packaging idea
This simple box is made of nothing more than a piece of card, so it’s an inexpensive option if you need a box for a gift of jewelry. It has a stylish simplicity to it, and you can adapt it to the size of the jewelry you want to put in it, making this a useful technique to learn.
21. DIY: How to Make a Gift Box from Karishma Sharma
For anyone who prefers a classic style of gift box, this is a plan that should be of interest. In it, this YouTuber demonstrates her method for making a simple box from card, complete with a decorative ribbon. Sometimes there’s no need to overcomplicate things, and if that’s a sentiment you agree with, this is a plan you should appreciate.
22. DIY Paper Gift Box – Handmade Packaging for Your Jewelry
This is a plan that both professional jewelry makers and those who simply need an attractive box for a one-off gift should find interesting. The design involves using software, and you can easily change the size simply by scaling up or down on your computer. The results are stunning too, so check it out and see if it’s and idea you can use.
23. Hello Sandwich: Paper Gift Bag Tutorial
Here’s a tutorial for making a simple, super-cute gift bag that you can use for jewelry or any other small-sized gifts. It’s so easy to make, and you can use any paper you like, allowing you to change the style each time you use this design. It’s an idea we love and one we’re sure to be borrowing in the future!
24. DIY Jewelry Gift Box from Unique DIY and Crafts
This is a video we just loved watching. All you need is a piece of colored paper, and even if you don’t need a gift box, it’s the kind of plan you’ll want to try out just to see if you can do it. She makes it look so easy, but we think it probably takes a bit of practice to master the technique. Give it a go and see how you get on!
25. How To Make Heart Shaped Paper Gift Box
When you have a gift for your special person, whether it’s jewelry or anything else, there’s nothing like giving that gift in a heart-shaped box. However, if you want to save yourself a little bit of money – or simply like making things yourself – it’s easy to DIY one, and this video will show you how. The two in the video look highly professional, but you can also decorate yours in any way you like – so which style will you choose?
Loads of great ideas to help you get inspired
As you can see, there are loads of ways to make homemade, personalized gift boxes for all kinds of jewelry, including necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets.
We’ve enjoyed collecting these plans for you, so we hope you’ve enjoyed watching and reading them all too. And above all, we hope we’ve helped you find the ideas you needed for making a cute and attractive jewelry gift box of your own.