Candy Boxes for Parties


  1. Candy boxes are meant to hold candy (obviously), but they are an art unto themselves. To make one yourself, all you need to do is get a design printed on a cardboard box and make sure it is a box that is attractive and has a large opening for easy access to candy. There are boxes specially made for this type of things. These boxes often have two openings with a tab you can pull so that candy comes out of these openings. Making boxes is seen as such a respectable art that in 2010 Nikolo Kerimov won the Packaging Arena Award for her candy box creation. When constructing a box, it is best to go with a set of instructions from someone who knows what they are doing.
  2. One of the holidays most associated with candy is Halloween. Halloween is an awesome time to be crazy inventive from costumes to parties to decorating the house. Many people especially love decorating in front of their house for Halloween. Making the boxes for a party makes for an amazing preparatory craft. There are some great DIY Halloween artists on the internet. You will want to check them out. One popular themed box for a children’s Halloween party is the Frankenstein Candy Box. Although this is called a Frankenstein Candy Box, it really works for anything Halloween-related. Pumpkins, skeletons, and witches are popular depictions. Don’t limit yourself to these options. There are many others like werewolves, mummies, ghosts, etc.
  3. You can also opt to buy a pre-made box. There is absolutely nothing wrong with going this route. There are a ton of great designs out there to purchase. Fruit plates are a good purchase since they also function as a great “candy box.” This is the sort of thing that has been popular for centuries. You can find antique and extremely refined ceramic “candy boxes” online. You can also do small take-home boxes for each guest. A great theme for these boxes is a flying bat. They are super easy to make. Just get obtain a number of take-out boxes. You can find these at most craft stores or on Amazon. Find a bat cartoon image. Print out as many as you need and cut them out. Then just paste them to the box.
  4. But Halloween is not the only special event during the year that requires these boxes. There are many special events both annual and one-time only in which candy boxes may be just one appropriate beautification and festive touch. Make the day as special as possible. Honor the individual or individuals being honored to the fullest. The small take-home boxes I previously mentioned make excellent guest gifts for any occasion (minus the bat, of course). Based on the event, go crazy on the decorations. For especially elegant boxes, match it with elegant contents such as gourmet chocolates and caramels. If you opt to make a habit of DIY boxes, commit to getting so good that people won’t realize its homemade.
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