A wedding card box is one thing that you can quickly and easily make for yourself. Mix and match the gold colored wedding card box designs below to create your own unique keepsake card box.A well made wedding card box will give you something novel in which to keep your wedding wishes for years to come.
Match your box style and design to the overall look and feel of your wedding. Use gold boldly with your other wedding colors. Gold can be the base color of your wedding card box or the accent color. Play with the color schemes until you feel comfortable with the design. These are only suggestions. Let your imagination go wild.
Easy Wedding Card / Money Box Topped with a Gold Bow
This is the easiest and quickest way to create a wedding card box for a reception table. All it requires is good sized box with a lid.
12″ X 12″ Box with a lid, which is available from a craft store
Enough satin cloth in your accent color to cover the box
2″ gold ribbon
Large gold bow (pre-made or make your own)
Hot glue gun and glue sticks or fabric glue
Spray on adhesive
How to make a wedding card box accented with a bold, gold ribbon.
Cover your box and lid with the satin cloth. Use a spray on adhesive glue or fabric glue for best results.
Glue ribbon around the length and width of the box. Attach the ribbon to the box using hot glue.
Attach ribbon around the lid separately, then, hot glue the large gold bow on top of the wedding card box.
Cut a 10″ x ¼” slit in the top of the box. Make the cut large enough that cards will easily pass through it. Use a sharp cutting blade. Fabric glue can be used to glue down a neat edge around the opening.
In three easy steps you will have made a beautiful and functional card box. It can be used to keep wedding cards or other trinkets and novelties from your wedding.
Golden Colored Heart Wedding Card / Money Box
Using the instructions for making the box above work to the point of covering the box in your wedding’s color. You will use gold for the trimmings on the wedding card box.
Additional supplies needed:
Gold heart shaped placards
Gold heart shaped doilies
How to make a golden heart accented wedding card box.
Once the wedding card box is covered add gold accents using gold heart shaped doilies and placards. If necessary cut your own gold hearts from gold wrapping paper.
Attach gold hearts to the box using spray adhesive for uniform coverage and best results.
Create a Three Tiered Faux Wedding Cake Card / Money Box
Use round papier-mâché boxes to recreate a replica of your wedding cake. Boxes can be purchased at a craft store, such as Michaels.
3 different sizes of round papier-mâché boxes, the smallest no smaller than 10″
Acrylic paint the same colors as your wedding cake
Ribbons the same color as your wedding cake
How to create a faux wedding cake card, wish, and money box.
Using paint and ribbons design a three tier, faux wedding cake. Ideally, you will pain the boxes using the same design as your wedding cake. Be sure to include the use of gold and accent wedding colors.
Stack the boxes in descending order by size. Be sure to alternate the use of gold with your other wedding colors in creating your wedding card / money box.
Carefully cut a slit large enough for wedding cards in the second and third tier of the cake. Cut neatly. Trim with ribbon if necessary to hide jagged edges.
Turn a Gold Birdcage into an Intriguing and Beautiful Wedding Card Box
Gold spray enamel
Curly, metallic gold ribbon
Find a shapely birdcage at a craft store, yard sale, or thrift store. Paint the birdcage with gold enamel. Attach shiny, metallic gold ribbon to the inside top of the cage.
Cards and money slip easily through the slats in the birdcage. It doesn’t get any easier!
Enjoy creating your own gold wedding card and money boxes. Play with your wedding colors and use gold accents aggressively. You are certain to hit upon a wedding card box design that is just right for you and your wedding reception.