I am so confused. I swear, I have never heard of or seen a card box at an actual wedding. This is one of those projects that I think may have been invented by the DIY Gods to pressure people to come up with something as cute as the birdcage-as-a-card-box project. Do I really need to do this? Do people actually use these? Where does it go? Do people actually have gift tables at weddings? I don’t think I have ever seen one! Before I started questioning whether or not I needed a card box, I made one. I thought to myself, “I need a card box, and this here cardboard box thing at Paper Source will do me just fine.” So I bought it.
Cutting a hole in the top of that sucker was not easy, especially when your hands are weak and hurt all the time. But I managed it, because I thought (at the time) that I needed a card box. I then covered it in pretty lokta turquoise paper and tied it with a pretty purple bow: