How Do You Make a Heart-Shaped Cardboard Box?

The heart-shaped boxes are also called valentine’s heart boxes, generally used to put chocolates, candies, or flowers. On Valentine’s Day, the sales of chocolate heart boxes are excellent, and most consumers like heart shape cardboard boxes.

Making a heart-shaped box for your loved ones will be a unique present!

This article illustrates how to make a heart-shaped gift box using cardboard. It is a heart-shaped box that consists of three parts,

  • An internal base box,
  • A left side semicircle
  • A right side semicircle

Let’s get started to DIY a heart box!

Material and Tool Preparation

First of all, you need to prepare some necessary cardboard and tools.

  • Several pieces of colored cardboard,  A4 size and  70 LB grams
  • Scissor.
  • knife.
  • 1 roll of double-sided tape, 0.6inch width would be best.

The Main Process of Making a Heart Shaped Cardboard Boxes

Step 1: make the internal base box.

  • Download our free heart-shaped box template 
  • Cut out the main heart shape, 2 pieces of surrounding cardboard, and glue this cardboard together  
  • The rectangle cardboard are enclosed along the edge of the bottom of the heart shape
  • Cut out one piece of heart shaped cardboard and cover it on the bottom.

The internal base box is ready; we put the heart base box aside and make these semicircle parts.

Step 2: make the right side semicircle lid

  • Cut out the 2 pieces of right side semicircle cardboard
  • Cut out the surrounding cardboard of semicircle 
  • The cardboard are enclosed along the edge of right semicircle 
  • Cut out two pieces of semicircle cardboard and cover it on the bottom and top

Step 3: make the left side semicircle lid

To do the same process as to make the right side semicircle to finish the left semicircle part.

  • Cut out the 2 pieces of left side semicircle cardboard
  • Cut out the surrounding cardboard of semicircle 
  • The cardboard are enclosed along the edge of left semicircle 
  • Cut out two pieces of semicircle cardboard and cover it on the bottom and top 

Step 4: Combine the finished three parts

Summary: DIY handmade is a great and fulfilling process; the template we provide allows you to make a heart-shaped carton relatively easily. If you encounter some problems in this process, please feel free to contact us; we will be happy to help you.

Free Heart Shape Box Template

Better Package is a manufacturer of custom gift packaging in China. We customize various product packaging gift boxes, shopping bags, and printed tissue paper

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