DIY Fresh Flower Gift Boxes - Sugar and Cloth

DIY Fresh Flower Gift Boxes

DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.comDIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com

It’s like they always say, a gift is only as good as the box it comes in… okay maybe that’s not true, but a pretty box will always help! These DIY fresh flower gift boxes knock out three Mother’s Day birds with one stone: flowers, handmade, and chocolate. This is also assuming that your Mom is as addicted to chocolate as mine is (now you know where the sugar part of Sugar & Cloth comes from).

Side note: this is the first project we shot in the new studio. It took a few minutes to get used to from having graduated from my living room coffee table, but I’m loving it!

Materials:

  • Florals of your choice
  • Floral sheers
  • Hot glue and glue gun
  • Spray paint (optional to create the ombre box)
  • Floral tube (optional for preserving the flowers)

DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com

This project is really as simple as gluing your favorite flowers to the top of a gift box. All you have to do is trim the stems down to just below the bulb and glue in place.

For those of you that have a hard time seeing fresh flowers go without water, you can make them last by using floral tubes to create a mini bouquet and a dab of hot glue to keep them in place instead of gluing straight to the box.

DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com

To create the ombre look, I used spray paint in Ballet Slipper to quickly spray a few coats at the bottom, lifting up to the top of the box and let it dry.

DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.comDIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com

We also took it upon ourselves to use this project as a good excuse to see how many different messages we could find inside all of the chocolate wrappers. Fifteen minutes and one sugar high later we determined there were five :)

photos by Jared Smith for Sugar & Cloth

Compensation was provided by DOVE® Dark Chocolate via MomTrends for this DIY project.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Dove or Momtrends. 
DIY Fresh Flower Gift Boxes - Sugar and Cloth

DIY Fresh Flower Gift Boxes

DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.comDIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com

It’s like they always say, a gift is only as good as the box it comes in… okay maybe that’s not true, but a pretty box will always help! These DIY fresh flower gift boxes knock out three Mother’s Day birds with one stone: flowers, handmade, and chocolate. This is also assuming that your Mom is as addicted to chocolate as mine is (now you know where the sugar part of Sugar & Cloth comes from).

Side note: this is the first project we shot in the new studio. It took a few minutes to get used to from having graduated from my living room coffee table, but I’m loving it!

Materials:

  • Florals of your choice
  • Floral sheers
  • Hot glue and glue gun
  • Spray paint (optional to create the ombre box)
  • Floral tube (optional for preserving the flowers)

DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com

This project is really as simple as gluing your favorite flowers to the top of a gift box. All you have to do is trim the stems down to just below the bulb and glue in place.

For those of you that have a hard time seeing fresh flowers go without water, you can make them last by using floral tubes to create a mini bouquet and a dab of hot glue to keep them in place instead of gluing straight to the box.

DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com

To create the ombre look, I used spray paint in Ballet Slipper to quickly spray a few coats at the bottom, lifting up to the top of the box and let it dry.

DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com DIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.comDIY fresh flower gift boxes | sugarandcloth.com

We also took it upon ourselves to use this project as a good excuse to see how many different messages we could find inside all of the chocolate wrappers. Fifteen minutes and one sugar high later we determined there were five :)

photos by Jared Smith for Sugar & Cloth

Compensation was provided by DOVE® Dark Chocolate via MomTrends for this DIY project.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Dove or Momtrends. 

Comments

  • jet

    04.28.14

    beautiful done, like it , very pretty.
    Thank you very much of the sharing and the tute;-D

  • Brittni

    04.28.14

    These are gorgeous, Ash! The flowers you chose are beautiful and I love the ombre boxes. Perfect for Mother’s Day!

  • jewel7013

    04.28.14

    awwww….they are gorgeous Ashley, and yes, chocolate is the language of love, cant live without my chocolate :)

    • Ashley said:

      Glad you love it, Alexi!

  • stephanie s

    01.27.15

    did you make these ombre boxes? if so, how did you get the color so perfect? what is the process?