by Heeva Asefvaziri, CPP September 13, 2019 1 min read

At Flush Packaging, making purposeful packaging designs that help small businesses is what we're all about. Creating designs that most aren't familiar with is fun, but sometimes we forget just how hard they are to fold at first!

So we made a quick video showing some of our best practices when folding our products (or any box, for that matter). Here is our Founder Heeva Asefvaziri folding our CandleScience Straight Sided Tumbler 3-Pack Shipper:

A couple tip[s that can be picked up from this video:

  1. Fold every crease 180 degrees prior to assembly. This helps to not have to fight the stiffness of the corrugated cardboard and just makes for a better looking box. Yes it takes more time but you can probably afford it.
  2. Always make sure all locking tabs are securely locked into place. Most designs that have locking tabs rely on them for their role in the structural integrity of the box. If the box isn't strong, your product goes smoosh. We've designed ours to have an audible snap when properly folded

That's it! Incorporate these simple practices into your everyday order processing to make sure your packages get out the door as fit as possible for the journey to your customer!

Heeva Asefvaziri, CPP
Heeva Asefvaziri, CPP

Hi, there! I am the Founder of Flush Packaging and been designing packaging since 2012. My vision with Flush is to make cool custom packaging options accessible to small businesses.

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

Also in The Flush Feed

leaf and stone candles packed in a candlescience medium straight sided jar 3 pack
Candle Boxes | The Impact Of Packaging On Your Candle Business

by Heeva Asefvaziri, CPP December 31, 2019 3 min read

Choosing the proper candle box can have extremely beneficial impacts on your candlemaking business. Learn how our unique and protective candle boxes can help you stand out from the crowd and leverage growth for your small business.
Read More
Flat Rate or Flush? - A Detailed Cost Comparison Between USPS® Flat Rate Shipping and Flush Packaging
Flat Rate or Flush? - A Detailed Cost Comparison Between USPS® Flat Rate Shipping and Flush Packaging

by Heeva Asefvaziri, CPP November 07, 2019 2 min read

We decided to compare the costs of shipping three 8oz. candle tins inside a USPS Medium Flat Rate box against our very own CandleScience 8oz. Candle Tin 3-Pack Shipper.
Read More
A candle tin a box that's too big
Packaging Don'ts: An Unboxer's Point of View

by Heeva Asefvaziri, CPP May 31, 2019 2 min read

Wondering what to consider when packing your products for shipping? Let's take a quick peek at a few things we think should be avoided when it comes to packaging for online orders.
Read More