5 Ways to Dress Up Boxed Wine for Halloween

Make your Halloween party extra spooky and fun by dressing up boxed wine.

September 25, 2019

5 Ways to Spook Up Boxed Wine 08:42

Turn boring boxed wine into a spooky Halloween witch, mummy and more.

Prep the Boxes

What You'll Need:

  • boxed wine
  • green, black and green wrapping paper
  • tape
  • craft knife

Remove the cardboard circle on the box where the dispenser is (Image 1 below). Next, wrap the boxes like you would a gift (Image 2 below). We went with two bright green, one bright purple and two black boxes (Image 3 below). Once wrapped, cut an X where the dispenser is, and cut where the flap is above the dispenser using a craft knife (Image 4 below). Pull the dispenser through, keeping the paper intact as much as possible. Tape where you cut for the flap to keep everything secure (Image 5 below). Now, you're ready to dress the boxes up.

FRANKEN-WINE

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

What You'll Need:

  • faux fur square
  • adhesive dots
  • (2) wood knobs, painted black
  • black paint pen
  • craft knife
  • hot glue gun and sticks
  • tape

Attach the Hair

Attach the faux fur to the top of a green boxed wine using hot glue. Attach so the uncut edge sits on the front of the box.

Make the Nose

Cut a nose shape from a scrap of green wrapping paper, and attach to the box over the flap using tape.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Draw the Face

Use a black paint pen to draw eyes and scars on the box.

Attach the Bolts

Attach a black knob on each side of the box for neck bolts

MUMMY

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

What You'll Need:

  • boxed wine, wrapped in black
  • white and black scrap paper for eyes
  • gauze
  • wood stain
  • clean, dry rag
  • adhesive dots
  • hot glue gun and sticks

Attach the Eyes

Make the eyes using white and black card stock. Attach them to the boxed wine with hot glue unevenly for an unhinged look.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Stain the Gauze

Wood stain will give the gauze an aged look. To apply, dip a rag in the wood stain and work it into the gauze. Keep going to saturate the gauze and also fray it for an extra effect. Note: Wear gloves and cover your workspace if you're working with an oil-based stain. You can also use tea or coffee to stain it, but wood stain is quicker.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Attach the Gauze

Attach the end of the stained gauze at the top right of the boxed wine using hot glue. Wrap around the box to resemble a mummy, securing with hot glue as you go.

PURPLE CAT

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

What You'll Need:

  • boxed wine, wrapped in purple
  • black tape
  • black wired chenille
  • yellow and black paper
  • black faux fur
  • silver paint pen
  • hot glue gun and sticks

Attach the Stripes

Apply a few rows of black tape horizontally to the box to resemble stripes.

Attach the Eyes

Make eyes with yellow and black scrap paper, and attach to the box with hot glue.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Make the Ears

Cut two triangles from the faux fur. To make sure they stand upright, pinch the back of the ears, and attach to the box with hot glue. Cut small triangles from the yellow scrap paper, and attach to the inside of the ears.

Add Whiskers

Cut narrow, long strips from the yellow scrap paper and attach to the box using hot glue.

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Cassidy Garcia

Attach the Tail

Turn the box over, and attach the wired chenille to the back using hot glue. Wrap the chenille around to the front of the box when displaying.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

WITCH

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

What You'll Need:

  • boxed wine, wrapped in green
  • foam cone, painted black
  • flat foam circle, painted black
  • black-and-white ribbon
  • (4) purple, curly gift toppers
  • black paint pen

Make the Hat

Attach the cone on top of the flat foam circle using hot glue. Attach the ribbon around the brim of the hat.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Attach the Hair

Pull off the backing from the gift toppers and attach to the sides of the top of the box for hair.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Make the Nose

Cut a piece of green wrapping paper into the shape of a pointed nose. Attach to the box with adhesive dots. Optional: Attach a piece of circular black paper on the nose for the wart.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Draw the Eyes

Draw the eyes with a paint pen.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Attach the Hat

Finally, attach the hat on top of the box with hot glue.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

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