Embossed Copper Ring Box

If you’d like to bring a little DIY magic to your day, follow our lead and embellish a small metallic kraft box to house your wedding bands. Your ring bearer will positively beam down the aisle toting the burnished vessel.

Photography by: Jonny Valiant


  • Scissors
  • Metal sheet 
  • Square gift box 
  • Embosser 
Photography by: Bryan Gardner


1. With scissors, cut a metal sheet to be about 1/2 inch bigger on all sides than the lid of your gift box. Slide the metal sheet between the plates of the embosser; firmly press down to make an impression.

Photography by: Bryan Gardner

2. Flip the sheet over and lay the box lid on top. Make a notch at each corner of the sheet by cutting it until you reach the box’s corner; repeat on all sides.

Photography by: Bryan Gardner

3. Fold each metal flap over the lip of the box, bending tightly to secure.


Amaco “Art Emboss” 5mm metal sheet, $13, dickblick.com, and square gift box, $4.50, paperpresentation.com.


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About the Author

Jaime Buerger

A senior editor at MSW, Jaime edits the planning section of the magazine and writes stories on flowers, home décor, stationery, and more. Since she started, she's learned the difference between buttercream and fondant, what the 4Cs of diamonds really measure, and how to properly address both the outer and inner envelopes of an invitation. She also eats more than her fair share of...


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