Thanksgiving is over, December has begun—it’s officially the holiday season! And it’s time to get ready for Christmas gifting. Today I’ve got an extra special design that would make a perfect present for Harry Potter fans (particularly ones with a sweet tooth). Use this fun template to make a chocolate frog box that looks like it came straight from Honeydukes!
When my husband and I visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter a couple years ago, I absolutely loved the sweet shop! And the chocolate frogs in their lovely packaging were pretty much irresistible. So, this Christmas, I thought it would be fun to make some boxes of my own to give out to family and friends.
What you need:
- My Chocolate Frog Box Template
- Bone Folder (optional)
- Ruler/Scoring Tool
How to Make:
1. Print the box design, and cut out the shapes.
2. Use a ruler and scoring tool to prep your creases (particularly the ones on the top section). Use a bone folder to make your creases.
Note: If you don’t have a scoring tool or bone folder, you can always fold it normally. I just really like the crisp look this creates.
3. Top: glue the tab to the neighboring section to creat the pentagon shape.
Bottom: glue each of the triangle flaps to the neighboring section. Fold down flaps and glue over the top.
Connect the top and bottom box sections (the box will open like a clam shell).
As part of the download, I’ve also included an SVG cut file. In order for this to work, it needs to be set up as a “print then cut” file. I’ve been hesitant to offer “print then cut” designs on my blog because of the number of intricate steps involved in the execution of the cut. Plus, it only works in Cricut design space, so Silhouette users are left out.
Watch the video on how to set this file up for “print then cut:”
If you would like to see more designs like this in the future, please let me know!
I’ve also included an insert for a “famous witch or wizard” card along with the chocolate frog box template. You can customize this with a picture of the person your gifting this to, a favorite celebrity, or maybe a picture of you (because everyone could use more pictures of your pretty face)!
I use a Cricut Explore to do my die cut designs, and I absolutely love it! For tips on creating fun paper cuts like this one, see the FAQ section on my website. Also, be sure to check out the other awesome Harry Potter freebies available on my blog!
I’m loving how this box turned out! Now all I need is a frog candy mold and I’ll be set.
Enjoy putting this fun chocolate frog box together! Do you have a Harry Potter fan in your life that would appreciate this?
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**All Harry Potter-inspired designs on this site are unofficial, fan creations.
Leslie McKayDecember 4, 2018 at 8:18 am (4 years ago)
Thank you so much for all your lovely designs!
I do have a small issue with the Chocolate Frog Box, though. When I upload it into Design Space because it’s save as an .svg it will not give me the option to save it as Print then Cut. It immediately separates it into layers. Could you possibly offer it as a .png instead?
MandeeDecember 4, 2018 at 8:40 am (4 years ago)
Hi Leslie! I knew this would probably be a challenge, so I plan to make a tutorial video soon on how to import the design for “print then cut.” The design took me so long to create that I at least wanted to get it out there for people to use, but I realize that there are a lot of steps in importing for “print then cut,” so I’ll explain it in a video soon. 🙂
Leslie McKayDecember 4, 2018 at 8:57 am (4 years ago)
Actually, scratch that! I was able to make it work by ungrouping, moving the score lines aside, flattening the remaining objects, then moving the score lines back and regrouping.
Lovely, lovely work and thank you again for your generosity!
MandeeDecember 4, 2018 at 9:01 am (4 years ago)
You are a genius—you didn’t even need my help! 😉 Glad you were able to get it figured out!!
NerinaDecember 4, 2018 at 9:58 am (4 years ago)
c’est magnifique, ma nièce va adorer. Merci beaucoup. Pour le moule grenouille, il y en a en silicone sur le site d’Aliexpress si vous n’êtes pas trop pressée pour les recevoir.
MandeeDecember 4, 2018 at 10:08 am (4 years ago)
You’re very welcome Nerina! Have fun making it for your niece!! Ooo, good tip on the frog mold—I will have to check that out. 😀
Debby WrightDecember 4, 2018 at 3:27 pm (4 years ago)
This is incredible.. Thank you.
MandeeDecember 6, 2018 at 8:36 am (4 years ago)
You’re very welcome Debby!
CathrynJuly 20, 2019 at 9:28 am (4 years ago)
Hello! I don’t have a circuit and was wondering if you happen to do these to purchase? I am wanting to do chocolate frogs with the boxes for my wedding. Making the frogs is easy enough but am worried about the boxes portion. If you happen to make these for purchase and could give me a quote, I’d like to get 150. If you don’t, obviously no big deal but never hurts to ask. Great work and thanks for sharing!!
MandeeJuly 23, 2019 at 9:52 am (4 years ago)
Hi Cathryn! Unfortunately, I don’t offer my designs as finished products, but best of luck with the wedding preparations!!
lia visserDecember 5, 2018 at 3:10 am (4 years ago)
i would like to thank you for the beuatiful gifts you make
MandeeDecember 5, 2018 at 8:49 am (4 years ago)
Aww, thanks Lia! I’m glad you like my designs. 😀
VickiMay 1, 2019 at 7:06 am (4 years ago)
The design is great but the sizes don’t match up when printing the pdf. The base is way too big for the lid ans the “frog” wording is off centre 🙁
Elizabeth JohnstonJune 26, 2019 at 7:07 am (4 years ago)
Would it be possible to get a copy of the original pentagon design, without the allowance for the fold?
I’d love to make this into an embroidery file for the HP quilt I’m making for my nephew.
MandeeJune 26, 2019 at 8:16 am (4 years ago)
Hi Elizabeth! That sounds like a really fun project! Unfortunately, I’m not currently taking on custom design projects (or custom alterations), but best of luck with your quilt! 🙂
JKDecember 7, 2019 at 2:09 pm (3 years ago)
Hi! These are beautiful! But the PDF version has the words off center :(. The finished box pictures show the word ‘chocolate’ starting at one of the circle intersections, but the pdf shows the word starting mid-way through the circle and it is then off centered. Is there any way you could rotate the chocolate word a little so it is centered? 🙂
MandeeDecember 18, 2019 at 12:19 pm (3 years ago)
Thanks for catching that! I just updated the file. 🙂
TawnyaDecember 28, 2019 at 9:13 am (3 years ago)
Thank you so much for this awesome file! We’re throwing my son a HP birthday & thought chocolate frogs would be great for goody bags (especially since my mom is willing to make the frogs). I’m so grateful that you shared them as a DS file as well that’ll save me tons of time! Thanks again!
MandeeDecember 30, 2019 at 8:43 am (3 years ago)
You’re very welcome Tawnya! Best of luck with the party!!
ALAINE S GRIESERJanuary 7, 2020 at 3:11 pm (3 years ago)
thank you so very very much for sharing this…You have made my day!
MandeeJanuary 8, 2020 at 9:09 am (3 years ago)
You are most welcome!! 😊
Kiylee DavisFebruary 21, 2020 at 9:09 pm (3 years ago)
Love your stuff! I made this today and the words are off center in the svg version as well. Thanks for sharing!
Haley MullerApril 15, 2020 at 8:54 am (3 years ago)
This is PERFECT – however, when I print & fold, the word “chocolate” is off center.I believe it should be centered at the point and it’s just slightly off. Is there any way that can be fixed? I really want to use these as wedding favors at my wedding this summer!!
Amanda NoononMay 1, 2020 at 9:28 am (3 years ago)
I love this! Did you use plain white cardstock, or did you use an off-white or tan cardstock? Thank you!
MandeeMay 1, 2020 at 10:09 am (3 years ago)
Thank you! I used a white cardstock for this project. 🙂
KateAugust 14, 2020 at 2:50 pm (3 years ago)
I’d love to download this, but when I click on the link, it says the file “is in owner’s trash”? So the google drive file isn’t accessible anymore. Is there a way I can get this file still?
KateAugust 14, 2020 at 2:53 pm (3 years ago)
Okay, I figured it out! The download button works to get the files. The hyperlink on the the list of “what you need” is the broken link. So I got the files! Thank you! <3
MandeeAugust 17, 2020 at 10:13 am (3 years ago)
Thanks for catching that! I just fixed that link. 🙂
MarieSeptember 24, 2020 at 5:52 am (2 years ago)
Thank you so much ! I’m organizing a Harry Potter birthday party for my 9 years old son and this will make a perfect treats box for guests. I’ve already made one and it’s perfect. I plan to take a picture of each guest when they arrive and print and stick them while they play so they will have their personalised card to take home 🙂
I’ll let you know if I manage to do it !
MandeeSeptember 24, 2020 at 10:20 am (2 years ago)
Ooo, that sounds like so much fun! That will be so memorable for the kids!! 😀
MelissaNovember 4, 2020 at 7:51 am (2 years ago)
Thank you SO MUCH for this. It worked so well on my Cricut, with your directions. I really appreciate you offering this and my daughter is pretty excited to have these at a small party this month.
MandeeNovember 4, 2020 at 10:47 am (2 years ago)
Yay! I’m so glad it worked for you and that my designs can be a part of your daughter’s party!!
TeepeeOctober 11, 2021 at 2:12 pm (1 year ago)
Just wanted to thank you for making this and especially for making it freely available! The two HP fans in my house are going to be very excited to get a chance to visit Honeydukes and sample some (beautifully boxed) chocolate frogs ☺
MandeeOctober 11, 2021 at 9:29 pm (1 year ago)
Aww, I’m so glad to hear that! Have fun!! ❤️
Matthew GeschkeAugust 28, 2022 at 5:44 pm (7 months ago)
Thank you for this design! My fiancé and I love how this looks and are planning on using them for wedding invitations. Do you happen to remember which font you used for this project? We’ve been trying to find out so that we can add to the cards with our wedding invitations. We have one that is somewhat similar to this one but it’s missing most of the serifs on the letters.
MandeeAugust 29, 2022 at 9:55 am (7 months ago)
Yes! The font is called “Castile,” and you can find it here. Best of luck with your wedding invitations!