Release your Inner Child – Captivating candles evoke memories of home and family

July 11th, 2017

Inner Child Home Fragrances (www.innerchildhome.com), founded by mother-daughter pair Beth and Julia Schillaci, was started after Beth had smelled the scent of the eucalyptus trees from a grove while travelling in Maui. She began to reminisce about what other smells reminded her of places she has traveled, triggering happy memories, which she could share through a custom line of fragrant soy candles. Her goal is to inspire customers to take a break, have fun, unleash creativity and connect with their “inner child.” Even the company logo, based on the Hawaiian legend of Kauila, is a Hawaiian sea turtle “Honu” reflecting the playful nature of the brand.

Inner Child Home reached out to Custom Paper Tubes after being inspired by a paper tube cosmetic package that showed up in their packaging research as the mother-daughter pair were starting up their business. They needed a package that would: reflect the story of each scent, while keeping the label on  Read the rest of this entry »


Custom, Full Telescope Package Protects Glass Bottle and Light Sensitive Product, While Differentiating Brand from Competition

May 10th, 2016

mission-possibleBlack Note came to Custom Paper Tubes for a package solution that not only provides protection to a glass 30mL bottle and the product’s integrity from light, but also distinguishes the Black Note brand as a quality, premium line of e-liquids from an ever-growing sea of e-vapor start-up competitors. Black Note knew a custom designed, paper tube package was the key to standing out, as well as providing the protection needed for the product.

Black Note chose a unique take on the 3-piece telescope, also known as a full telescope, package. The long cap tube allows for a reveal of the product inside the package as it is removed from the base tube. A custom printed disc at the top of the curl-and-disc enclosure on the cap shows off the Black Note brand, while a custom printed sticker label is applied around the outside of the cap, over the matte black spiral outer wrap. The custom printed sticker is made and applied in-house by Black Note, with the option for variable data printing to differentiate and customize the labels for the variety of flavors and nicotine levels available. Black Note offers a range of nicotine levels that encourages smokers to move down through the scales of “notes” from a high nicotine content at a high “Soprano” note to no nicotine at the lowest “Bass” note.

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All Natural Perfume Fits Perfectly in Cost Effective, Eco-friendly Packaging

May 12th, 2015

Esscentual-Alchemy-5ml-tube_288x288Esscentual Alchemy, located in Ames, IA, was started in 2010 by Amanda Feeley. The natural perfume line is made up of botanical extracts, organic alcohols and essential oils. It does not include synthetic or petrochemicals in its make-up, and is made for people with sensitive skin and allergies to commercial products. The perfume line has been gifted at elite Hollywood award ceremonies, has been featured on television and radio, as well as in Vogue UK’s 2013 May Natural Beauty Selections.

Esscentual Alchemy came to Custom Paper Tubes for eco-friendly, all natural packaging that shares the same green and natural values of the company. Amanda needed packaging that was available in low volume at an affordable cost. It was also important that the packaging was made here in the USA. Custom Paper Tubes’ manufactured an all-paper, 3-piece telescope package with curl-and-disc enclosures for Essential Alchemy. An adhesive label was applied to the bottom tube for branding.

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Organic Soaps and Powders in Shaker Top Containers

April 30th, 2014

Brooklyn Herborium, located in South Brooklyn, is a collaborative effort of two mamas, who feel passionate about herbs and skincare. They provide a complete line of simple, healthy skin and home care products that are available for retail at the Brooklyn Herborium workshop or online. Their products are meant to be simple, organic and easy for other moms like them.

Brooklyn Herborium came to Custom Paper Tubes for eco-friendly, cost effective shaker top packaging for their powder products. The shaker top tubes are made of 100% recycled material; up to 95% post-consumer content. The tubes are fully biodegradable, and are wrapped in our natural Kraft outer wrap with an adhesive sticker label applied over top to keep the organic, natural look of the brand. Inside, the shakers are built with a greaseproof liner that protects the walls of the tube from organic plant oils, and also serves as a light moisture and air barrier.

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Earth Friendly 3-Piece Telescope Packaging Showcases All-Natural Body Care Products’ Brand

January 7th, 2014

perfumes-for-webHidden Folk, located in Chicago, IL, is a brand that encompasses a variety of natural goods and services, including floral arrangements and luxury apothecary products. The creators are florists who came together and expanded upon their enthusiasm for nature and knowledge of flora to create a line of all natural body care products.

Hidden Folk came to Custom Paper Tubes with a need for biodegradable, eco-friendly secondary packaging for their roll-on perfumes. Their vision is to be as all-natural as possible and being a startup company, Hidden Folk needed the packaging to be cost-effective at lower volume. Custom Paper Tubes offers custom, standard paper tube packaging solutions as Startup Specials, available in small volume at a special cost.

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Eco-Friendly Shaker Top Packaging for Food Grade, Crawling Insect Killer

December 18th, 2013

SCRAM Crawling Insect KillerSCRAM Crawling Insect Killer was developed by a commercial property owner who wanted a non-toxic insect pest-control method, rather than using the highly toxic products currently on the market that pose health risks to tenants and their pets. SCRAM is an all-natural powder, containing fossilized silica from the remains of tiny marine creatures, that is food grade and safe for people and pets. It kills bugs and deodorizes at the same time, without the harmful residue poisonous chemicals can create or leave behind.

Gartland Properties, creators of SCRAM, came to Custom Paper Tubes for cost-effective and eco-friendly shaker top packaging for the all-natural powder. Two container sizes were developed; a sample size and a full size. Both container sizes have a friction fit talc shaker top and food grade foil inside as a moisture barrier for the powder. Read the rest of this entry »


Recyclable Shaker Top Containers Allow for Easy Application of All-Natural Dry Pet Shampoo

November 25th, 2013

Holcombe OrganicsHolcombe Organics created FurRefresh out of necessity in an animal rescue environment. The condition of which the animals were arriving was a growing concern, and most were too traumatized to bathe without risking personal harm. Also, a good, chemical-free dry shampoo was nearly impossible to find in retail stores. This lead Holcombe Organics to develop FurRefresh — a dry shampoo made with culinary ingredients that could be licked by the animals without harm. It also cleans, conditions and brightens fur, calms itchy skin and repels insects.

Holcombe Organics came to Custom Paper Tubes to produce cost-effective and eco-friendly shaker top containers that would allow for easy application of the all-natural, dry pet shampoo. Read the rest of this entry »


Paper Cap Container Lends Craft Appeal to Atlanta, GA Based Soap Company’s Candles

November 4th, 2013

Brown Bag Soap Co.Brown Bag Soap Company is named after a term for carrying bottled alcohol in brown bags or “brown bagging it.” The company was started after mother-daughter pair, Vicki and Hannah, discovered making soap with beer from a local Atlanta, GA brewery proved beneficial to skin. Brown Bag Soap Co.’s mission is to provide natural hand-made soaps to customers, using as many local ingredients as possible; while doing something they enjoy.

Brown Bag Soap Co.’s main passion is soap making, but they also offer other products, including a line of scented, hand-poured candles. While they use hand-stamped, cut pieces of brown paper bags for their soap labels, Brown Bag Soap Co. needed a unique way to package their candles too. They needed packaging that would reflect their brand, protect their candles and be economic in lower volume as they are a growing start-up company. Read the rest of this entry »


Bold Canisters for Loose Leaf Black Teas

October 14th, 2013

Collection  of Joseph Wesley TeasThe vision of Joseph Wesley Tea is to share the knowledge and passion for tea, and to introduce a variety of teas produced by the best growers world-wide. Unlike mass-produced teas that most consumers are used to, with little to no flavor or artificial flavorings to mask poor flavor, Joseph Wesley teas are hand selected and packaged in their purest form to honor the art and tradition of classic teas. The types of tea offered are limited so that each variety gains a greater appreciation and admiration. Read the rest of this entry »


Full Telescope with Metal Ends Provides Rugged, Masculine Container for All-Natural Products

October 1st, 2013

Otter Wax Beard OilA personal care and home goods company — producing a range of products from leather care to cologne and skin care from all-natural ingredients — came to Custom Paper Tubes looking for a custom container to use as secondary packaging that is as natural and rugged as their products.

The result is a 3-piece telescope container with Kraft outer wrap and metal ends. The metal ends, along with a thicker inside wall, protect the glass bottle inside and double as an attractive, rugged retail package. Adhesive labels are applied to the Kraft brown outside of the containers to differentiate the various products packaged inside. Read the rest of this entry »