Cardboard can just be so damn useful : eight ways to use cardboard scrap at home

By on Oct 27th

We handled Audrey's tutorial on building a cardboard cabinet a while back, and ever since dreams of cardboard have been dancing in my head. There are so many interesting ways to use this ever-present stuff. Hop on the trend with one of these ideas — and when you're ready, go to foldschool.

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These paper logs take some work to make, but are such an interesting visual form.

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Crafter Nike coveted designer wall files, so she made her own set.

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Cardboard castle is so effing whimsical!

I dream of having a party at which I can build an entire cardboard scene.

Jellyfish Jelly is a kids crafting site with a tute on this cereal box chandelier.

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This fully lit cardboard cabinet comes straight from the site of the French hobbyists who've popularized this stuff, which Babelfish seems to translate to Thunder of paperboard! The pieces of furniture activity out of paperboard of association Recreation.

Cut up cardboard tubes and use them for wall storage. Pure brilliance.

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And finally, something I totally need to start making: cut a window and your shoe box becomes a shadow box.

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About Cat Rocketship

I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things.