How to Make a Decorative Bakery Box (with Hallmark Magazine)

Homemade cookies are a terrific gift. With a simple bakery box and some ribbon, the package will be as pretty as the contents.

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You Will Need

  • A bakery box
  • Scissors
  • A ruler
  • A pen
  • A hole punch
  • Four 16-inch long pieces of ribbon
  • Two sheets of tissue paper
  • Delicious homemade cookies
  • Wrapping paper

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Flatten box

    Open the box, remove the four tabs from the notches on the sides, and flatten.

  2. Step 2

    Cut off tabs

    Cut off the tabs.

  3. Step 3

    Mark holes

    Mark spots for holes on the edge of each flap, spaced evenly apart. Punch the holes.

  4. Step 4

    Lace ribbon through

    Feed one piece of ribbon out through one of the bottom holes and back in through the other. Finish lacing the ribbon like you would a pair of shoes, and tie at the top in a bow.

  5. Step 5

    Repeat

    Repeat on the remaining three corners.

  6. To make the box even more decorative, cut a piece of wrapping paper to line the inside bottom of your box.

  7. Step 6

    Add tissue paper

    Line the bottom and sides of the box with a sheet or two of tissue paper.

  8. Step 7

    Add the cookies

    Place the cookies in the box. Put the most delicate ones on top.

  9. Step 8

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  10. It is believed that the Austrian kipfel cookie later became the croissant when Marie Antoinette introduced it to France.

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