DIY Wedding Favours: Mini Candy Cartons. Free Template! | June 29, 2009

Wedding Favour Boxes- Happily Ever After

For a somewhat less traditional take on wedding favours, I've designed these cute and quirky candy boxes in the style of miniature milk cartons!

Wedding Favours: Mini Candy Cartons

FOR THIS PROJECT YOU WILL NEED:

  • White A4 Paper or card
  • Colour Inkjet or Laser Printer
  • White Brads
  • Guillotine or Scalpel
  • Ruler
  • Double-sided Tape (or glue)
  • Small Round Hole punch (around 2.5 mm in diameter)
  • Template (Download below)

Wedding Favours: Mini Candy Cartons

Wedding Favours: Mini Candy Cartons

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INSTRUCTIONS

Print out the design template on your colour printer. I've deliberately removed the cut/fold lines on the design template as it would show on your final carton so please use this milk carton template from Mirkwood Designs as a reference for where to fold and cut on your actual design template.

Using your ruler and scalpel, gently score along the fold lines, that are indicated by the dotted lines on your reference, on your printed template then crop your template out and cut along cutting lines that are indicated by solid lines on your reference. Please make sure you score first because once you've cut out your template you will no longer be able to see the guide lines around the edge that I've included as a visual aid for where the fold/cut lines should be.

Fold into carton. This should be fairly easy to work out. Use double-sided tape  (or glue) to stick the bottom flaps together and close your carton.

Fill up your carton with candy. Probably the most appropriate candy would be milk bottles! In the center of the top tab of your carton, use your punch to create a round hole then use a white brad to secure it shut.

Enjoy!

XO
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Comments

  1. These are so cute! You are very talented, love your blog!
  2. I love this site.
  3. This is great! I'm actually using this to put some small gifts inside for christmas, so that the gift it's not only the attraction! Your site its my favorite!
  4. So cute!!!
  5. quichea | May 19, 2010
    this is gorgeous!
  6. Toni | Dec 15, 2010
    I love these. Would you be able to design ones for kids party's to use as party favours?
  7. I LOVE these!
  8. Melly | Apr 7, 2011
    This is so cute! Would you be so kind to give me a pattern that's twice bigger than the current template please? I wanted to put more lollies in the carton but I can't seem to print 1 pattern per A4 paper. Thanks heaps!
  9. is it really that small when printed out? how can i adjust the size of the template?
  10. Lizelle | Aug 14, 2011
    Hi, the milk cartons is sooo cute! Is it possible you can post or send me a template in pink?
  11. tasneem | Aug 26, 2011
    hie i love your template. issit possible if you could email me the template with a diff colour maybe purple or something? thnks
  12. Hello! I just wanted to leave a little Thank you note for your amazing blog, ideas and free templates. I've used a little of your amazing creativity on my wedding last weekend and wanted to thank you again! Hope you enjoy my posts and think that we did justice to your generosity!
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  14. Just discovered this site and...
    I just love it!!

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!
  15. Hi, i love your site and this template ! I'm french and i don't understand very well your indications for create the milk boxes. So i just want to know if you have a video where you do a demo and if you can send it to me. Thanks !
  16. kary | Apr 30, 2013
    muchas gracias
  17. Adorable, très beau ??
  18. Great post I love this site.
  19. Hi
    Thank you so much, this is fabulous!

    Can you perhaps send me a blank template please!

    best regards
    Pam
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