Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags

Amazing Christmas Cottage Gift/Storage Box

Hello everyone, today I’m sharing this cute Christmas Cottage Gift or Storage Box

Amazing Christmas Cottage Gift Box


I first made this when I went to Trimcraft H/O in July, It was a hot summers day and we were all crafting with the new Christmas collections. I made this gift box using the Paper Addicts, Cosy Christmas papers.

Paper Addicts Cosy Christmas

These papers are available here , here & here.

Amazing Christmas Cottage Gift Box

The Wreath & the Christmas Lights are from Simply Creative and available here & here

Amazing Christmas Cottage Gift Box

I love the artificial snow, this is also from Simply Creative and available here.

Amazing Christmas Cottage Gift Box

I fussy cut all of the presents from one of the sheets in the pad.

Amazing Christmas Cottage Gift Box

To make these you will need…

2 pieces of 12″ x 12″ card for the main box.

Score along the 12″ side at 4″ x 11.1/2

Score along the other side at 4″ & 10″

2 pieces of 5″ x 8.1/4 card for the roof.

Score along the 5″ side at 1″

1 piece of 5.1/4 x 8.1/2 chipboard or very strong card for the base.

1 piece of 6.1/2 x 10.1/2 thick white paper to cover the base.

1 piece of 8.3/8 x 5.1/8 pattern paper to cover the very bottom.

4 pieces of 2″ x 2″ white card for the windows.

4 pieces of 1.3/4 x 1.3/4 red card for the inside window.

8 strips of 2″ x 1/4″ white card for the window frame detail.

1 piece of 2.1/4 x 4″ white card for the door.

1 piece of  2″ x 3.3/4 red card for the door.

2 pieces of 1.3/8 x 2.1/2 red card for the chimney.

1 piece of 1/2″ x 1.1/2 white card for the top of the chimney.

2 strips of 1″ x 8.1/4 white card for the top of the roof.

Check out my full tutorial below.

I love all the little details on this, and snow looks so good.

Amazing Christmas Cottage Gift Box

I really do hope you enjoy this cute gift box and gift it a go.

Happy crafting



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3 thoughts on “Amazing Christmas Cottage Gift/Storage Box

  1. This is a fabulous project, thank you so much for sharing it and the ‘How to’

  2. What an amazing gift box/bag!!! I simply love it…..Glad you added the snow!!! May just have to try my hand at this one……TYFS

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