Cupcake gift box cutting file

Who doesn’t love cupcakes?

A octagon shaped gift box with optional cupcake holder insert

A octagon shaped gift box with optional cupcake holder insert

I made this box using the Now and Then Digital Kit by Sugarplum Paperie and the Cupcake Box Project Kit.  The box has an optional cupcake holder insert – in case you want to give away a sweet treat.

I thought I’d share a little tutorial on how its made…

Cupcake box tutorial

This video shows how to add the digital papers from the Then and Now kit to the templates to create custom box pieces:

And this second video combines the box pieces with the cutting files included in the kit:

Once the files are ready – just print and cut:

Cutting cupcake box

Cutting a side wall

All the pieces cut:

Cupcake box pieces


Fold the tabs on the dashed lines:

Folding the tabs for the boxThen just assemble with adhesive on the tabs (I also used foam tape on the label to add a little dimension.)  The box kit also includes an optional cupcake holder to keep a cupcake secure inside the box..

Cupcake box assembledThe projects it quick and easy and can be repeated over and over.  You can change the seasons and occasions just by changing the papers you choose.  You can also cut the box from any of your own scrapbook papers or cardstock.

For this project, I used the following products:

Now and Then Digital Kit from Sugarplum Paperie:

nowandthen kit

The Cupcake Box Project Kit

Cupcake Gift Box Cutting FileVintage Labels 6 Digital Stamp Set

Vintage Labels Stamp SetNow I think I need to go bake something!


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