Gift Card Pillow Box Tutorial


You will need:

– 1 sheet patterened paper, cardstock weight

– bone folder

– adhesive

– pillowbox template. (there are lots of them online – do a google search under images) the one I used can be found here




1. Cut out your pillowbox template and trace it onto your patterned paper


2. Cut the pillowbox shape out of the patterned paper.


3. Lay the template ontop of the patterned paper cut out and trace the lines with a bone folder. Press hard.


4. Fold along all the lines, press with bone folder if needed


5. Carfeully fold in the side flaps, this can be a little tricky


6. Glue the small flap to the inside of the box


7. Fold sides in on both sides and your box is complete!


Add some ribbon, embellishments and a tag and it’s ready to give as a gift.


About Aunesty Janssen

I am Aunesty Janssen, a mom who is a huge Disney Addict. I have 6 amazing kids, 21 down to 2. With my oldest daughter in CO working for Wells Fargo, my eldest son in the Army, my middle daughter attending college {& a WDW CM}, my middle son a Junior in high school and my two toddlers, the three year old boy, Carson, who is on the Autism Spectrum and Courtney, my large personality two year old.

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