How To Make A Milk Carton Topper Box

by | Nov 20, 2021 | DIY, Paper Craft

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Everybody wants to make something creative from the stuff available at home, whether wasted newspapers or a milk carton. The milk carton topper box is relatively easy to create and also a fun task to do. This tutorial will guide you step-by-step through the making process.


To make a milk carton topper box, all you need is some crafting tools and decorative material. Try to gather all the stuff beforehand.


  • Scoring tool
  • Scoreboard
  • Punching machine or a pin
  • Scissors


  • Adhesive
  • Cardstocks
  • Wooden scale
  • Double-sided tape
  • Stamp
  • Ribbon

Steps To Make A Milk Carton Topper Box

Step 1: Prepare a cardstock base of measurement 19.3×19.3 cm.

19.3 by 19.3 cm

Step 2: Score all sides at 6.5 cm

6.5 cm

Step 3: Prepare lid with dimensions 27×7.5 cm. Then, Score the lid at 6.5, 13, 19.5, and 26 cm and score on the shorter side at 2.5 and 6.5 cm.

2.5 and 6.5 cm

Step 4:  Now fold the lines of both lid and base.

lid and base 1

lid and base 2

Step 5: Now cut the tabs in the base, as shown below.

shown below

Step 6: To prevent the base from getting thicker from one side, cut similarly as below.

cut similarly as below

Step 7: Glue each and every side together properly.


   part properly 1

part properly 2

Step 8: Now, prepare the lid by gluing it away, as shown below.

gluing it away 1

gluing it away 2

Step 9: Now decorate it with the stuff of your choice.

stuff of your choice

stuff your choice 2

How To Make Milk Carton Topper Box


  • Take measurements properly.
  • Use the scoring tool carefully.
  • Glue everything in a given manner.
  • Use different card stocks for different things.



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