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Custom Boxes For Packaging

From $45.00. Ready in 1 - 2 day(s)

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    Discount available. Price by selecting dimensions & quantity:

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Why not send your products packaged in your own artwork? With custom boxes you can design your own packaging featuring your photography, designs, or artwork. In three different sizes ranging from small to large, you can create your own bespoke packaging, with unique print and your company name or logo to produce custom mailer boxes.

  • Made from thick, sturdy cardboard
  • Self-supporting, no glue or tape required
  • Available in three sizes from S - L
  • Supplied as single boxes
  • Custom printed with your design

Bespoke Packaging Printed With Your Designs

    Create your own custom boxes with a generous quantity discount. These custom cardboard boxes are made to order with your own print and are available in a variety of sizes ranging from small to large. Each box is 20mm deep, and you can add photography, imagery, text, or a logo to make the print for your bespoke packaging completely unique.
  • At a glance...

    • Available in three sizes
    • Self supporting - no glue or tape
    • Supplied as a single box
    • Slightly larger than A sizes
    • Quantity discount available
  • Box Sizes (all 20 mm deep)

    • Small - 160mm x 115mm
    • Medium - 220mm x 150mm
    • Large - 345mm x 240mm

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How Your Custom Cardboard Boxes Are Made

Design your own custom boxes online using our specialist design tool. This is then sent through to our expert technicians who will print your design edge to edge in full glorious colour onto the thick, sturdy cardboard. This will infuse eco-friendly inks deep into the fibres of the material, giving you a high-definition, permanent print. 

Your bespoke packaging design is printed onto a flat piece of card with folds so you can easily assemble it. The custom cardboard boxes are self supporting, which means that you don't need any glue or tape to hold them together.

Care Instructions

If for any reason you find that you need to clean your custom boxes, we would advise surface wiping only. If absolutely necessary then you can clean gently by hand with a cloth, dampened with mild soapy water.

  • Wipe Down
  • No Soak

Design Tips

Whether it is a scarf from your new clothing line, or a keyring featuring your art, your products can come in such a variety of shapes and sizes. As a result we have three different sizes of bespoke packaging boxes for you to choose from. The custom boxes all have sizes which are similar to A sizes - our boxes are often just bigger, perfect for fitting an A size item in them - so it is worth checking the size you need before creating your design and placing your order. To make things easier, we have provided a handy reference for you below.

Small-160 x 115mm/A6 - 148 x 105mm

Medium-220 x 150mm/A5 - 210 x 148mm

Large-345 x 240mm/A4 - 297 x 210mm

Please note that all custom boxes are 20mm deep.

How does this product enhance my...

  • Home

    If you use your home as a base, there is usually that corner of a room or the cupboard under the stairs full of half used tubes of brown paper in varying thicknesses. Because these rolls are often only partially used, the edges become dog-eared, the top and bottom gets tattered and torn, and you end up wasting so much of the roll neatening the edges. These custom boxes for packaging can be stored flat-packed and assembled whenever you need to use them - you don't even need to go hunting for the tape as the boxes are self-supporting.

  • Business

    When it comes to business, you need good PR. As all good PR agents know, there's a great deal of importance in gifting. Nothing shows off your campaign better, or makes your stand out from the crowd more than an excellent pitch that is well presented. With completely bespoke packaging, not only can you send out a stunning pitch, but you can do so in style. Design your own box with your company logo or a campaign-related catchphrase, and make sure the media remembers you. The brilliant design of these custom boxes means there is no tape, and no tearing, even if you're not an expert wrapper.

  • Design Brand

    With a product that is so useful for both your own home and your business, why wouldn't you offer something that is so indispensable to your customers as well? This is a great way to get your designs, artwork, and illustrations out into the world, as well as to expand your ever-growing portfolio. Not only can you use this as your packaging, you can sell it too. The custom boxes are well made from thick, sturdy cardboard, so could be re-used as storage making a wonderful dual-purpose, dual-audience product.

Frequently asked questions:

Why are the sizes not A sizes exactly?

The main reason for this is, it would be less convenient if they were. If someone ordered an A4 photo frame, it's for an A4 photo. This means that with the frame included it's a little over A4. To send this, you wouldn't get it in an A4 envelope, and as such, your custom boxes are sized slightly bigger to allow the extra space (and some for bubble wrap if needed).

What do you mean by self-supporting?

The custom boxes are designed in a way that does not require any glue or tape. A clever design that involves folding certain parts of the box over itself, and finishes by tucking a tab into a small slit in the card specifically for that purpose, means the box holds itself together. Even though there is no adhesive, the box will not come apart accidentally. Despite the clever design, your bespoke packaging is incredibly easy to assemble.

Can I buy more than one of these?

Yes, when you design your own bespoke packaging, it is supplied in singles. If you order more than one box you will benefit from our fantastic quantity discount which will lower the cost of each box. This is great if you want to order multiple custom boxes, as the more you add to your basket, the bigger the savings are.

Print Guideline

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    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.

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    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB colour space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best colour results.What does this mean? In your editing software choose RGB as the working space, and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)


    What does GSM mean?

    Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).

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    What are bleed areas?

    When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.

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    Do you print on garments a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric and sewn into finished products, which gives a better-finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.

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    Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?

    We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which is close enough for most patterns but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.

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    Can I print my own Labels?

    Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding. If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfilment.

Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, all measurements may vary slightly.

Delivery time & Costs

Production times

We handmake your item on site, which takes on average 1-2 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to reprint an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.

Shipping methods

After your item has been manufactured, we ship your order and send you a dispatch confirmation via email through. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. The delivery time will be visible in the basket and check-out page.

You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy.

Make use of the Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.