Cardboard can just be so damn useful : eight ways to use cardboard scrap at home #Decor & Decorating#furniture#Pinterest October 27 | Cat Rocketship 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. Source: shelterness.com via Cat on Pinterest These paper logs take some work to make, but are such an interesting visual form. Source: u-createcrafts.com via Cat on Pinterest Crafter Nike coveted designer wall files, so she made her own set. Source: None via Cat on Pinterest Rainbow house ideas: inspirations for adding color like WHOA How many ways can we find to put a rainbow on it (and by "it" I mean "your home") in two minutes? Ready? GO! Cardboard castle is so effing whimsical! Source: images.google.com via Cat on Pinterest I dream of having a party at which I can build an entire cardboard scene. Source: jellyfishjelly.com via Cat on Pinterest Jellyfish Jelly is a kids crafting site with a tute on this cereal box chandelier. Source: 18.104.22.168 via Cat on Pinterest 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. Source: countryliving.com via Erin on Pinterest Cut up cardboard tubes and use them for wall storage. Pure brilliance. Source: designsponge.com via Cat on Pinterest And finally, something I totally need to start making: cut a window and your shoe box becomes a shadow box. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo 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. PREVIOUS Non-permenant home security system for apartment-dwellers NEXT 10 tips on cooking for your gluten-and-dairy-free paleo aunt without pulling your hair out Toggle comments [ 10 ] The cardboard castle is by Ann Wood. Link. And those logs are from a Design Sponge tutorial and require plaster, tape and hot glue (no paint or twine). 0 agree Reply THANK YOU FOR THE DESIGN SPONGE LINK. Those logs shall be mine. 0 agree Reply This made me thing of this music video, everything in the background was made of cardboard! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPfO6RwZjzM 0 agree Reply Shadowbox idea is awesome! It would be farily simple to fit a piece of clear plastic to the inside of the lid + a little paint and it could look really nice 0 agree Reply haha! "with two steps of the sea.." 0 agree Reply Man, I really love these. We finally broke down and bought a modern TV… I never thought I'd be so excited about the box. 1 agrees Reply Speaking of cardboard landscapes, don't forget Maya Lin's amazing cardboard and wire exhibit. http://inhabitat.com/maya-lin-systematic-landscapes-san-francisco/maya75/ 0 agree Reply I'm glad to see my cardboard tutorial has inspired a carboard frenzy All these creations are beautiful, and the logs are simply amazing. "Thunder of paperboard!" Haha! Automatic translation, please remain so hilariously wrong! 1 agrees Reply love all of these but just a word of warning – the cardboard log tutorial says to use your hands to mix the plaster of paris. PLEASE be VERY CAREFUL with this!!! Plaster of Paris releases heat as it sets and there was in incident in a school in England where a girl submerged her hands in plaster of paris to make a mould and as it set the heat rose to 60'c (140'f) and burned her hands so badly that she lost 8 of her fingers and has seriously deformed hands that plastic surgeons have had to spend many many surgeries trying to help her! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/6311398/Schoolgirl-16-lost-eight-fingers-in-plaster-of-Paris-accident-during-art-lesson.html 0 agree Reply You know what? I had been trying to think of ways to make decorations for our 'wedding' in a year completely out of used stuff–and THIS is some inspiration baby! Especially the cardboard scenes! THANKS 0 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. 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