Kraft paper boxes are the perfect blank canvas for altering. They make great little gift boxes too!
Hot glue ribbon around the base of the box.
Add a layer of ric-rack trim over the ribbon. Add a bit of ribbon around the lid of the box.
Mod Podge or hot glue a paper cutout of a bird to the Mod Podge Podgeable bird shape.
Glue the bird to the box. Glue a few felt leaves to the bird.
Hot glue buttons and baubles to the bird shape.
Add felt flowers to the top of the box. Glue gems to the center.