Creative Holiday Gift: How to Make a Beauty Sample Box

Give a creative holiday gift this season and learn how to make a beauty sample box with a personalized touch. During the year, I stockpile all of the beauty samples and gifts with purchase that I have received from Sephora and Ulta for the purpose of gifting them during the Christmas season. With that said, I don’t just toss them all together in a bag and throw a bow on it; I want the “wow” factor. Everyone loves a pretty package that looks like it’s from a high-end boutique, so that’s what we are going to make happen.

Want to know how to make a beauty sample box? Check out my steps below and get your holiday gifting creativity mind on.


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Supplies Needed:

  • 3 to 4 beauty deluxe size samples
  • 1 small paper-mache box
  • bubble wrap or tissue
  • handful of feathers
  • ribbon, lace, cut shoe-string, or twine (something to tie box with)
  • dried flowers
  • chalkboard label


making your own beauty sample box gift



  • Fill paper mache box almost up to the top with bubble wrap or tissue paper
  • Sprinkle feathers over the top for a plush and high-end look
  • Add your deluxe size beauty samples inside of the box and put the lid on
  • Tie a cut shoestring around the box and knot it at the top
  • Place dried flowers (or another fun embellishment) under the cut shoe string
  • Lastly, add a chalkboard label


In the end, you should have an adorable handmade beauty sample box that you can leave as is, or add a gift card too! I am off to do a bit more holiday decorating…I am so excited that Christmas is almost here! Anyone else?

I am off to do a bit more holiday decorating…I am so excited that Christmas is almost here! Anyone else?



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