How to create custom gift boxes (2023)

How to create custom gift boxes (2023)

Alex J. Alex J.
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As a shop owner, you understand the importance of creating a memorable experience for your customers. One way to do this is by offering customized gift boxes that can be tailored to your customers' preferences.

 

Not only do custom gift boxes add a personal touch to your brand, but they can also increase customer satisfaction and loyalty. In this blog, we will explore the steps you can take to order custom gift boxes for your shop.

 

Decide on the design and materials

Think about the message you want to convey through your packaging and choose a design that reflects your brand identity. You can also consider incorporating your logo or other branding elements into the design.

 

When it comes to materials, there are a variety of options available: 

Kraft paper

 

A strong, durable, and eco-friendly material that is made from wood pulp. It is a popular choice for custom gift boxes because it is natural, biodegradable, and recyclable. Kraft paper is also available in a variety of textures and colors, making it a versatile choice for custom gift boxes.

 

Corrugated paper

 

Also known as corrugated cardboard, is made from three layers of paper: a wavy inner layer, or corrugate, sandwiched between two flat outer layers. Corrugated paper is known for its strength and durability, making it a great choice for custom gift boxes that will be shipped or transported. It is a cost-effective option for packaging and shipping purposes.

Cardboard

 

Also known as chipboard, is a stiff, dense material that is made from compressed paper fibers. It is a popular choice for custom gift boxes because it is lightweight, sturdy, and easy to cut and shape. Cardboard is also available in a variety of thicknesses, making it a versatile choice for custom gift boxes.

The choice of material for your custom gift boxes depends on your specific needs and preferences. Kraft paper is a great option for eco-friendly, natural and biodegradable boxes, Corrugated paper is a cost-effective and durable option that is great for shipping and transport, and Cardboard is a lightweight, sturdy, and versatile option that can be cut and shaped to your desired size and design.

Choose a size

 

Small gift boxes - These are typically around 3x3 inches and are great for small items like jewelry, trinkets, or candies.

 

Medium gift boxes - These are around 6x6 inches and are perfect for larger items like bath and beauty products, small clothing items, or books.

 

Large gift boxes - These are around 10x10 inches and are suitable for bigger items like blankets, shoes, or home décor.

 

Extra-large gift boxes - These are typically around 12x12 inches and are great for larger items like electronics, kitchen appliances, or multiple smaller items.

 

Custom sizes - If you have unique products that require a specific size of gift box, you can work with a supplier to create a custom size that meets your needs.

 

Choose a printing option

 

Silk printing: Also known as screen printing, silk printing involves transferring ink onto the surface of the gift box through a mesh screen. This method is best suited for simple designs with few colors, as it can be difficult to achieve precise details with this process. However, silk printing is a durable and long-lasting printing method that can produce bright and bold colors.

 

Thermo printing: Thermo printing, also called foil stamping or hot stamping involves pressing a metallic or colored foil onto the surface of the gift box using heat and pressure. This method is often used to create a metallic or shiny finish and is ideal for high-end and luxury gift boxes. Thermo printing is a versatile method that can be used on a variety of materials, including paper, cardboard, and plastic.

 

UV printing: UV printing involves using ultraviolet light to cure ink onto the surface of the gift box. This method is ideal for printing high-resolution images and intricate designs, as it can produce very fine details. UV printing is also a durable and long-lasting printing method that can produce vibrant colors and a glossy finish.

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