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As a boy mom (mother of four boys) I seriously enjoy creating party supplies for boys since they don't have a large variety of themes to choose from like the girls. 

If you’ve been stumped trying to find a cool theme, then this project will be perfect for you. This theme can be used for girls as well. 

The mirror and glitter card stock looks so amazing and all the kids will love them. I think the adults will jump for joy as well, because I know I did! 

Supplies Needed:

So, we’re starting off by finding all of our files in Design Space. 


Cricut Design Space files for Outer Space Treat Box


All file names:

  • Gable Box Square   (#M4718E)
  • Neptune Space, Print Fill   (#MC63E8B8)
  • Space Exploration Satellite   (#M1336F34A)
  • I Need My Space Saturn   (#M1336F342)
  • Explore The Universe Rocket    (#M1336F33E)
  • Astronaut Space Mission    (#M1336F332)

Once you’ve entered all of the files in Design Space, its time to resize everything and add an offset to the space images. See the video below for details. You can also CLICK HERE to be taken directly to this Cricut project. 


 

Once my files were set up, I cut my pieces out of the following papers. 

  • Gable Box- Silver Mirror
  • Squares for sides- Black Mirror
  • Outline mats for printed designs- Blue Mirror
  • Printed Designs- Diamond Print White Inkjet Glitter

Now that everything is cut, it's time to assemble.


die cut pieces for outer space gable treat boxes


For the box, you’re going to fold all of the scored lines, then glue the tab to the other end. 


folding your gable treat box


Now we have our shape. To close the box, tuck the two tabs in the open one then tuck in the last part. You can use a dab of hot glue to secure this, or leave it the way it is. 


sealing the bottom of the folded gable treat box


Now you will attach your designs to the outside. Start by attaching your black square to each side of the box. Then add the blue layer and the printed design. To give the boxes some dimension, I put the pieces together with the foam dots.


attaching details with foam dots


Then, you’ll just glue on the top Neptune panel with your hot glue gun. 


die cuts added to sides of gable treat boxes


And now we have the cutest outer space themed treat boxes. They can be used for candy, party favors, or even to put masks in. 

 

Outer Space Themed Gable Treat Boxes

Thank you for crafting along with me, I hope you enjoyed this project and I look forward to seeing your creations.  

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Happy Crafting,

Shondell 

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