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Fun At The Cardboard Box Office

Fun At The Cardboard Box Office

A love for cardboard boxes usually starts early, and sometimes it never goes away. One family has found a creative way to use up their excess cardboard, and it just might be genius. Leon and Lilly Mackie found themselves covered up with cardboard boxes after an international move and an addition of a new member to the household. After the seemingly endless supply of boxes began to empty, the couple had an idea for reusing them that became their weekend entertainment. And the Cardboard Box Office was soon up and running. Turning the ordinary boxes into handmade versions of scenes… read more

Kids And Cardboard – The Perfect Design Match

Kids And Cardboard – The Perfect Design Match

It’s no secret that kids love cardboard boxes. Save up this useful material and check out the projects below for quality crafts that will keep kids interested. Foldschool turns plain cardboard boxes into useable kid sized stools, chairs and even rockers, as seen in their pictures below. Free downloadable projects with printable patterns and instructions let kids be in control and practice basic building concepts while making durable furniture. Designed by architect Nicola Stäubli, the cardboard furniture series offers children a practical exercise in fundamental craft skills through a real, non-condescending approach. According to Stäubli: Mass culture is run by superficiality… read more

Cardboard Kid’s Crafts

Cardboard Kid’s Crafts

Kids love a good cardboard box, and even better than a plain one are boxes turned into fun projects. Investing a little time turning cardboard into pretend items will provide kids with hours of imaginative play. If you have ever looked at kitchen play sets then you know how costly they can be. Try making a play oven from a cardboard box that can provide all the play without the price. Martha Stewart has a tutorial for an upscale stove that doesn’t look like cardboard at all. Also, save restaurant drink holders and use them for the burners. If you… read more