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How to make a paint-chip gift box: Three easy steps

Take a simple paint chip and turn it into a colourful gift box for any occasion.
By Photos by Roberto Caruso

How to make a paint-chip gift box: Three easy steps

Step one: You'll need two large paint chips (Behr ones work well). Measure 1 1/4" from all sides and mark both chips.

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How to make a paint-chip gift box: Three easy steps

Step two: For bottom, cut 1 1/4" along the white paint line on two sides. Fold four sides down. For box lid, trim 1/2" off all sides, then cut and fold as per bottom.

How to make a paint-chip gift box: Three easy steps

Step three: Tape folded edges on inside of box top and bottom. Assemble. Finish with a ribbon.

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