Have you chosen what your event’s souvenir will be? A good alternative is to use the box for a personalized souvenir with the colors or theme of the party, and put a special “mime” inside it to surprise your guests.
There are different materials for souvenir boxes, such as wood, acrylic and paper (the famous carton boxes). And the good news is that there are no rules to define which one will be used in your party, you can choose either by the aesthetics or the value; which varies a lot according to size and details.
Another advantage is that you can also explore your DIY skills to learn how to make souvenir boxes and have beautiful models made by yourself. That way, the souvenir becomes even more special!
Because of that, today we’re going to talk about all kinds of souvenir boxes, give tips on what to put inside the souvenir box and even teach you how to make custom gift boxes. Check it out and get inspired with the images we selected!
Acrylic souvenir box
If the idea is to have practicality when assembling the souvenirs, then choose the acrylic box for souvenir. They are easy to find and customize, and low cost compared to others.
You can add a bow of satin ribbon, delicate pearls or artificial flowers on the lid. You don’t need to put too many details, just enough to create a relationship between the party and the souvenir, allowing guests to keep the acrylic gift box with affection.
Candies and sweets are the best options to put inside the acrylic gift box, because they are delicate and match with the gift box.
Wooden souvenir box
The wooden gift box (or mdf) is the most durable of all. However, besides representing a higher quality, the advantage of investing in this gift box is that guests can use it to decorate the house or help organize the room as well. It is very useful!
Some companies sell the mdf boxes for ready-made souvenirs, already customized according to the style you request. But, if you prefer, you can buy the raw souvenir box yourself, paint it, glue stones, prints, ribbons … Anything according to your party.
In the image above, the mdf boxes for souvenirs were sanded and painted white. The lid was covered with a light grey lace, very delicate and finished with a satin ribbon loop of the same colour. The sweets gave the final touch to the souvenir box.
In addition to sweets (which work in all souvenir boxes), you can put drinks and other special gifts, which are suitable for the size of mdf boxes for souvenirs, such as room flavors.
How to make mdf boxes for souvenirs
- Sand the box to remove the imperfections;
- Give the first hand with white paint, wait to dry and pass the second hand;
- Pass the ink of your choice and let it dry;
- Decorate the souvenir box with the details of your preference;
Box of paper for souvenir carton
For those who don’t know it yet, the cartonage is a craft technique that uses gray cardboard, fabric and glue. Because of this, you can make this box with metallic prints, custom prints and unique details!
Because it is a completely handcrafted piece, buying the little box of paper as a souvenir can be more expensive. But we do not recommend trying to make this kind of box in case you do not have much experience with the technique, because it needs to be made with great care and whim, so that every detail is impeccable.
If you want to make a simple souvenir paper box, download a die carefully folding the box to get a good finish and a beautiful result.
What do you put in the souvenir box?
There are infinite gift options to use inside the gift box. The correct choice is according to the size of the souvenir box and the event. In the case of a souvenir box for best man, the box can have a personalized bowl, along with elements that the best man can use on the wedding day.
- Drinks and bowls;
- Custom keychains;
- Book to paint;
- Custom mugs;
- Environmental flavors;
- Handmade soaps;