Dog Box Coloring Page for Adults

I made this sweet little dog box as part of this month’s Coloring Challenge, with the theme of dogs (you’ll find more fun dog coloring pages for adults at the end of this post.) I was inspired by my turtle template coloring page, and figured I’d give a dog version a go. Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links.

 

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

I like to think out of the box when creating coloring pages and give them more purpose than just coloring.

Ha – see what I did there? “Out of the box”…

You get it.

 

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

Anyway, I created this little dog box with small gifts and treats in mind. You can add a fun dog necklace for the dog lover, some holiday chocolates, or even cash folded into the shape of a dog!

 

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

To fold the back up properly isn’t as easy as I’d hoped – you need to get all the mountain and valley folds right, but you don’t need to fold it properly. The fanned back is so pretty, it’s worth it. And you can simply fold it as it goes comfortably and tape it shut.

 

Here’s how it looks folded properly:

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

Print this dog box on card stock so that it holds its shape nicely. If you prefer to have the top fold neatly, it does so better on regular paper. You can print it twice and use the card stock ears and regular for the box.

I created the ears in a way that you can really do with them what you’d like. I folded them over just like this, and it looks great, but you can play around a little.

 

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

I colored these using a mix of Stabilo Point 88 and Power markers – the Point 88 are great for the smaller spaces, and the Power markers are perfect for filling in larger areas. The colors overlap so I can switch between them and get consistent coloring.

 

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

Use your imagination when coloring your dog box!

I went all colorful but still chose two neutrals to balance it out. I am quite satisfied with how it came out and I do have a tendency to be overly critical of my results.

 

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

Download your Free Printable Dog Box Coloring Page for Adults here:

Click here to open your download in a new tab. Or get it right below. The price is set to $0 – you can keep it at that or choose to donate and support more cool coloring pages like this one!

 

 

 

What you need to assemble your dog box:


 

 

How to assemble your dog box:

Watch the video below to see how I assembled my dog box. Or scroll down for step-by-step photos and instructions.

 

 

1. Print your template on card stock.

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

2. Color it in!

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

3. Cut it out on the solid lines. Use a craft knife to get the triangles out.

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

4. Use your craft knife to cut out those two “random” slanted lines on the middle section of the box.

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

5. Use a blunt edge or scoring tool to score on the dotted lines.

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

6. Pre-fold your box into shape. Use alternating mountain and valley folds for the top section (the one that I colored purple)

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

7. Glue your ears into the slots – with the uncolored side facing up.

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

8. Assemble your box! Start by pasting the long middle section around the sides of the hexagon, then continue on to the flaps that finish the circle.

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

9. Turn your box over and bend your ears loosely into shape. I kept it a loose fold and did not flatten it.

  This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

10. Glue down your ears so that they stay. If you’re using a glue stick, you’ll need to hold it in place for half a minute.

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

Your dog box is ready to fill and gift!

 

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

This adorable free printable dog coloring page for adults turns into a dog box for treats and small gifts! It's a cute way to gift money, or a jewelry box for dog lovers. You'll love this easy paper craft for adults! #adultcoloring #coloring #papercraft #papercrafts #diy #dogs

 

 

Who will you be making this dog box for? Comment below! If you haven’t yet downloaded it, you can do so here.


 

Want more dog coloring page awesomeness? Check out Dachshund Love by Hattifant here!

 

 

 

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