For home-based businesses, budding entrepreneurs and artisan jewelers, packaging can be an expensive undertaking and major challenge. Even if you are starting out and don’t have a whole lot of money to work with, you need to find unique ways for packaging your one-of-a-kind line of jewelry.
Just imagine putting your gorgeous pieces in a boring paper bag, making your jewelry look cheap? That would be business suicide! Keep in mind that if you’re trying to establish your brand, you have to showcase the right message. Wouldn’t it be a dream come true to be able to find professional-grade ways to package your products, without spending too much?
If you’re starting your own business and are struggling to choose between professional packaging for your hand-made jewelry and DIY solutions, this post will give you creative and affordable jewelry packaging ideas to help you make your decision. After careful research, we’ve come up with some innovative, yet affordable jewelry packaging ideas. Here’s a look:
- Pillow Boxes:
For ultimately unique jewelry packaging, pillow boxes are the most suitable solution! Pillow boxes are excellent for both packaging your jewelry and branding. Depending on your budget and your business goals, you could order online personalized pillow boxes at specialized printing firms. You can also make them yourself with toilet paper rolls and ribbons.
Yes, with toilet paper rolls! So you might have to ask your friends and family to give you toilet paper rolls or buy in bulk, since you’ll be needing pretty much. You’ll also need ribbons in various colors, which you can find at amazon for just $12. And you can always add stickers with your logo which will help brand your jewelry business. Of course, this will add up to about $2 per pillow box- but it’s worth it if you have the time!
Providing so much versatility, boxes are also great for jewelry packaging. You can make them in a wide range of sizes and colors using different images. How about a miniature cottage box that is sure to wow clients? All you need to make this marvelous cottage box is the template found in the link below, some lightweight card paper, scissors and glue.
You can find the lightweight card paper at Amazon for just $24; you can make 2 boxes from each letter size card paper. Take a look at this marvelous example:
- Pyramid Gift Boxes:
Another great jewelry packaging solutions are pyramid gift boxes. These clever boxes are suitable for any kind of jewelry: earrings, rings, bracelets, watches and even small necklaces. Making these boxes is as simple as 1-2-3! You just need to order cardstock in different colors that you can easily find at amazon for $12, as well as ribbon which can also be found at amazon for $12. Check out this awesome template:
- Paper Gift Bags:
Paper gift bags are also a suitable for your jewelry. You can make them in any size, color and shape. You can even add information about your business, increasing brand awareness. You just need designer series paper and thick grosgrain ribbon found at Amazon for $9 each and this bag pattern that you can print out for your top-notch gift bags.
- Candy Wraps:
If you’re really creative and love arts and crafts, why not wrap up your jewelry like candy? How unique is that! Your jewelry will be presented in a fun, extraordinary and trendy way! Talk about brand identity! Check it out:
If you like this craft and would like the template you can find it here:
This pretty simple and easy-to-make package is not very expensive since you only need card paper and ribbon.
As you can see packaging your jewelry in a professional and creative way doesn´t have to break your budget. Invest your time and imagination and create dazzling packaging boxes and bags that will make your products and company not only stand out, but make a name for itself.