Sweets for you sweet. Homemade conversation hearts for Valentines day


Hi there, Valentines day is coming up and why not make some personalized conversation hearts you can give your sweet heart. These candies can also be a fun ice breaker or entertainment.

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Flip top candy box

Flip box DIY

My first ever box for my treats was similar to this flip top box, I wanted to make a box for my homemade treats that looked like the ones you got in the store. I was nine years old, I took a part the box I wanted to make and copied it.

You need_

Card stock
Something to decorate your box with

I have not put any measurements on this DIY, choose the size you want to make yourself.

Left: I drew out the lines for two flip top boxes, these are small h:  w: and t:1,5 cm

Right: Cut the along the lines I drew the arrows towards, the rest of the lines are folding lines.

Left: Add adhesive where I have indicates, cut out where you want your window on the front part of the box and glue a piece of acetate.

Right:Fold along the lines, you will now see how to fold and glue this together.

Left: Glue the bottom flaps on both side to the inside of side flap on the back part of the box.

Right: Glue the front flaps to the back flaps,

Left: Fold down and glue the top flaps of the front of the box, this gives you a nice opening edge.

Right: Fold the top flaps down

Left: Glue he little square flap on top of the triangular flap

Left: Fold and glue the little square flap over the triangular piece and the long flap to the inside of the lid.

Right: Finished box:)

Decorate your box and fill it with treats.




Homemade flip top box