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10 ways to use your cardboard boxes scrap in an innovative way

By on October 17th, 2018 in Cardboard Boxes 10 ways to use your cardboard boxes scrap in an innovative way

Burn it,

Throw it.

It’s a waste!

Imagine if cardboard boxes had a feeling! I know it might sound bizarre but Yeah imagine if they had feeling and they knew how they are being treated, definitely they would feel bad. I’m not saying that I’m empathetic or making lame excuses, I know that these things has some ultimate end and then they have to be part of nature. But here what I’m trying to convey is my concept of recycling.

Before, you get bore of understanding my motto of writing this blog, lets just jump into the sea of knowledge that you might hit in this blog. Here I’m not only going to tell you, how to select you best cardboard boxes for your requirement but here I’ll also let you know that how can you utilize your old cardboard boxes into something really creative and appealing.

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What make custom cardboard boxes best?

Well! if you ask random people, they would give you a very common answer and that is, ‘Quality’. Which is really true in most of the cases but in my experience, quality solely does not make wholesale cardboard boxes reliable. Here are some of the factors enlisted that can make your cardboard boxes best and resourceful for your future purposes.

  1. Quality cardboard definitely at number one.
  2. Quality printing for cardboard box printing.
  3. Cutting of edges and interlocking of tabs.
  4. Protective covering to make boxes durable.
  5. Color combinations of custom Kraft boxes.

Here are some of the factors that one should necessary look for in his/her blog. Apart from that, you can always add more stuff in the list but here are some basics that are being mentioned.

Cardboard boxes manufactured on your own:

Well, making cardboard boxes is not a rocket science, all you need is some creative instincts and some quality cardboard stock. Here are some of the basic things you might need for the manufacturing of cardboard boxes.

  1. Quality cardstock for manufacturing
  2. Best adhesives for pasting
  3. Ruler, pencils and some basic stationery
  4. Paper cutter and bone folder
  5. Layouts

With these basic stationery items, you can make the base of a good cardboard box. After that, you decorate it of make it stylish with different embellishments as per you want. If you want cardboard boxes to be little fancy and beautiful, you can use printed cardboard stock so that after manufacturing these boxes, you don’t have to decorate them over again.

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To begin with, just search for the templates on cardboard boxes and you will get the whole lot of templates. If you have been manufacturing these cardboard boxes, you can use measurements but if you are not really use to it, you can use templates and then cut accordingly. There are thousands of templates that are available in different sizes and shapes, all you have to do is just look for them and follow the instructions carefully. Patch up the tabs with glue or make sure your tabs interlock into one another properly. After doing that you can use them for certain purposes you want to. There is no need to get panic if you don’t get the exact cutting. That is because when you manufacture custom cardboard boxes on your own, you don’t use high-class technology for the cutting.

Customize cardboard boxes by packaging company:

Sometimes, getting things done is the easy way out. All you have to do is to make sure your cardboard boxes are exactly the same. There has been plenty of events when you want more than one box and you have to order wholesale cardboard boxes for your functions. Well, that I would prefer you to order from the best printing and packaging company that is The Custom packaging company. This is because you will get the perfectly cut and printed cardboard boxes that are refined in edges. This way all the boxes will be equally cut and designed identically.

How can you make them innovative?

There are plenty of ways to make your cardboard boxes innovative and perfectly printed. Along with that, you can make them useful by using them for the following purposes.

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  1. Use them for gifts:

You can use these custom cardboard boxes for wrapping the gifts for your loved ones. These can be wrapped in the gift paper but gifts like cups, mugs etc. that actually requires protection and are fragile can be wrapped in them. Moreover, you can actually get them printed with the wishes and motivational quotes.

  1. Storage purpose:

You can use these printed cardboard boxes for other storage purposes. For instance, if you want that for your professional life, you can use that for storing your files and other stuff but if you are not using these custom cardboard boxes for personal use you can make memory box by storing your past memories in them or other significant things in the box. This is the most wise thing to do in order to manage space and store your best things at one place.

  1. Shipments can be done:

Since cardboard boxes cover the whole product equally and from all sides, you can use the for shipment purposes. This will help you keep your fragile products safe at one place. And will help protect the items during the shipment process. So, if you want the best shipment boxes, make sure the cardboard used in the manufacturing of these custom boxes is perfect and sturdy to not only carry weight but also enables to protect them.

  1. Make the plants grow:

Since I love gardening. I can’t miss a chance to grow plants. Even if you are not a plant lover person or you feel that gardening takes a lot of your time. Which is by the way correct. You can use artificial flowers on small stones and add them in small-sized cardboard boxes. You can put them out on the gallery to make the view look beautiful. Though you just can’t water plants in cardboard boxes you can make some plants grow there and then lift them up when roots start to grow.

  1. Decorate them:

Decorate your shelf with these best-cut cardboard boxes. It is not necessary that you have to take large carton sized boxes for decoration. You can use a small size box with cute die-cuts and add led or fairy lights in it. After that, you can put that best-printed cardboard box on the shelf or at your room for décor. This can be used for the purpose of the lamp too.

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  1. Use for advertisement:

Since these boxes are best for shipment and roam with your things around the globe, you cannot find a better way to advertise your brand. If you are using them for professional point of view, which you are definitely for the shipment purpose. Get them to customize according to your self or if you are not going for wholesale boxes, make them personalized custom printed boxes according to your desire logo or signature designs.

  1. Customize them in pencil case:

For the personal use and since I have mentioned already about the storage use, you can store your stationery items in these boxes and make that set on the study table. You can add partitions in these cardboard boxes so that you could different pencils in different sections.

  1. Make them perfect favor box:

Favor boxes can be manufactured with the cardboard boxes. Though there is enough room for the customization of these favor boxes, you can personalize that as per your requirement or as per the need of the event. All you have to do is add the things that are required for favor boxes and follow the instructions that I have already mentioned in the tab of how to manufacture your own box.

  1. Store your tools:

Similar to pencil boxes you can use them for tools. But the only thing that you have to keep in mind for the sake of storing heavy tools in these boxes is that you have to select the type of cardboard really keenly. These tools are heavy and you have to make sure your box does not get damaged.

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  1. Use them for pet’s house:

Last but not least, I thought that I have already said enough about people who love stationery, who love gardening and who are using these cardboard packaging boxes professionally. This one is for animal lovers, who have pets in their home or are kind enough to provide shelter to the small animals. You can make these cardboard boxes cozy with some kind of cloth and create the bed for them. Similarly, different boxes can help you train your pet well.

Q: Do I have to provide design?

Free professional design support is available for all orders.


Q: Can I get Quotation for my boxes?

Yes, you can get no obligation custom quote, same day.


Q: What is shipping cost?

Free Door Step Shipment is provided for all orders in North America.


Q: What does Sample charges cost me?

Free Generic physical sample are available to evaluate printing quality and stock.


Q. What type of stock is used for printing and manufacturing of packaging boxes?

All Quality of Cardboard, corrugated and Kraft cardstock in available. You can choose from 14pt, 16pt, 18pt & 24pt White SBS C1S, C2S, 100lb, 120lb & 200lb type of printing stock.


Q: What add-on choices do Custom packaging provide?

You can choose from Glossy, Matte, Aqueous Coating & Spot UV etc.


Q: Is there minimum order quantity?

You can order as low as 100 boxes.


Q: Why choose Custom packaging for custom printing and Packaging?

Quality products are our ultimate goal. BBB has accredited us with A+ rating which makes our business perfectly suited for standards of best quality.