Paint your paper mache box with white paint. Accordions fold a piece of hot pink tissue paper. You will want about 5 folds, measuring about 1/2? wide.
Cut along the folded paper leaving it in one piece. Cut fringe along one full edge of the folded paper. Take care not to cut all the way through the fold.
Using a hot glue gun, glue the fringed tissue paper to the bottom lid of the box. Repeat for the top edge of the box.
Cut a paper straw into “candle” lengths. Trim yellow tissue paper and Pinch the tissue paper square in the center and fold it inward and insert it into the cut straw piece.
Using scissors trim the tissue paper into a “flame” shape. Repeat for all of your “candles. Glue the candles to the cake gift box diy using hot glue. Insert your chosen gift like these mini shadow box fridge magnets, and add a small tag or card!