Easy DIY Thanksgiving To-Go Boxes

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

No one wants to get stuck with a refrigerator overstuffed with loads of leftovers. Everyone wants an extra helping of apple pie, making to-go boxes the perfect solution. This season, skip the styrofoam and DIY one of these hand-crafted versions that double as the perfect parting gift for guests. 

Photo: The House That Lars Built



Print these sweet and simple boxes from The Merry Thought onto kraft cardstock. Cut and fold along dotted lines, glue box in place, and you’re done!


Very Thankful for Leftovers

Send guests away with these boxes featured on Style Me Pretty that boast a grateful message.


Baked with Love

Assemble these fun 3D pie slice boxes using a PDF from Lia Griffith.



A dainty leftovers label is secured to this cardboard cube with a mini clothespin. Get the details at Lark & Linen.


Grateful for More

Have food containers at the ready with these tops you can download from Amy’s Party Ideas.


Pretty Packages

Pack up pieces of pie in festive containers like these from Bugaboo City.


See ya at midnight!

Striped Cat Studio illustrated these fun labels for Studio DIY that you can print out and place on already-made boxes.


Give Thanks for Treats

Fill these boxes with holiday goodies like candies, cookies and other smaller items. Made for Catch My Party by That Cute Little Cake.



Seal boxes with these adorable stickers from Coco Kelley.


On the Go

Let guests fill up take-out containers and label their food with these stickers from Today’s Creative Life.


For Seconds (and Thirds and Fourths and…)

Individual pie boxes means friends and family don’t have to choose between which flavors to take home. Get the steps for these boxes from The House That Lars Built.


Gobble ‘Till You Wobble

Head over to Ribbons & Glue to find out how to make these little to-go turkeys.

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

More to love