Often you can not get out of giving. Whether for birthdays, weddings or upcoming celebrations such as Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter, there is always a festive occasion for which you must have a gift ready. And a homemade gift is always perfect. But the frequently asked question, “What should I give?”, Is on the agenda. Today we bring you a universal gift idea closer – a photo box crafting.

In the digital world we live in, there are fewer and fewer prints on paper. That’s why the photo album enjoys great popularity as a soulful gift. On the one hand, the photo gift is ideal for acquaintances and family members alike. On the other hand, you can easily find great and funny photos and even print them for free. Read our easy-to-use craft instructions and create a creative and sensitive gift with the countless pictures and photos you have on your mobile phone.

DIY instructions for a photo box craft: Beautiful memories in the box



The original self-made photo collages, such as the photo box, for example, are always the best choice for a gift. The crafting ideas with boxes and boxes are diverse – as beautiful packaging for gifts or safe boxes to store the little things. If you do not have an empty box at home, you can even



Craft the necessary materials for a box

  • Box (we have a box of wood in the manual, but you can also fold a box yourself)
  • Holzbreize
  • To dye
  • tape
  • Photos (pressing up to 6 photos on an A4 sheet)
  • Carton – black
  • ruler
  • cutting mat
  • Bastelmesser
  • brush
  • pencil
  • Double-sided tape or adhesive

Make DIY Photo Gift Box

Step 1: Color the inner side of the box in the chosen color. Apply the wooden stripe to the outside of the wooden box.

Step 2: Using the fuel rod, engrave the initial of the person for whom the gift is on the lid of the box.



Step 3: Cut strips from the box depending on the size of the box. Fold the stripes like a harmonica with correct dimensions. Glue the strips together for a long patrol.

Step 4: Cut off the photos.

Step 5: Glue the photos onto the folded strip.

Step 6: Glue one in two folded loop on the top of the photo accordion. Cover the ends of the loop with an extra piece of cardboard.

Step 7: Glue the underside of the photo harmonica to the bottom of the box.

Now open the box …

… and pull out the photo harmonica. So many lovely memories in one box!

Great inspirations for photo treasure box crafts

Decorate the lid of the box with paper or color it colorfully to give it even more beautiful look!

Photo Box Craft: Memories of 1001 nights with best friends collected in a small box

Folding a photo box with a lid: Poke a gift that expresses the love of your whole heart.

Great craft instructions for photo box crafting

Video Instructions: Photo Box Crafting

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