Ken Wingard has a a DIY to help us transport our favorite seasonal pies this Holiday season.
DIY Pie Boxes
Seasonal Event:
Fall, Thanksgiving, Christmas

DIY Pie Boxes - Home & Family


To Create the Whole Pie Box:

  • Wooden box with sliding or lifting lid
  • Leather belt
  • Scissors
  • Drill
  • Chicago screw fasteners
  • Box graphic (download here)
  • Vinyl and vinyl cutter or vinyl decal letters
  • Marker


  • Leather punch

To Create the Pie Slice Box:

  • Cardstock in a pumpkin color, crust color and white
  • Pie slice box template provided here
  • X-Acto knife
  • Metal ruler
  • Cutting mat
  • Glue dots or hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Marker


To Create the Whole Pie Box:

  1. Create the leather handle from a belt. Place the belt over box to find a good length for the handle. Mark and cut to size with rounded corners using a good heavy-duty pair of scissors.
  2. Create a hole in each end of the handle with a drill on a block of wood or a leather punch if you have one handy.
  3. Find the center on two parallel sides of the box that are not the side that opens. Mark and drill through.
  4. Place fasteners through the hole in the box and leather handle then screw to tighten with flathead screwdriver or hands. Repeat on other side.
  5. Use graphic provided here to cut into vinyl with vinyl cutter, a Cricut if desired. Otherwise, just use vinyl decal letters or hand draw your design and cut out of vinyl sheets with an X-Acto knife.
  6. Apply the decals to the lid of the box and enjoy!

To Create the Pies Slice Box:

Print the provided template and cut to size.

Trace the bottom template onto a crust colored piece of cardstock and the top template onto pumpkin pie colored.

Fold the cardstock wherever there is a dotted like on the template.

Glue or stick the tabs to the inside of the box with hot glue or glue dots.

Create the whipped cream. Cut a 2” circle out of white cardstock and fold it in half first, then 7 more times to create a tent shape.

Adhere the whipped cream to the top and enjoy!

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