Showing posts with label cardboard. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cardboard. Show all posts

Upcycle Books into Book Couch!

On: Thursday, March 7, 2013


Book Couch!

More Awesome Ways to Upcycle Junk into Bird Houses

On: Monday, February 13, 2012

Kids love crafts and making stuff with them is also a valuable time you spend together with your dearest.

We  featured a few cool upcycled bird houses last year but here are a few more awesome ideas to get you inspired for this spring!

Here's a long instruction on turning a plastic bottle into a very pretty bird house:

plastic bird house 

Here's another one that involves more painting:

Cute plastic bird house 

Here's a bird feeder made of recycled milk carton:

recycled milk carton bird house

And even more milk (or juice) carton bird houses here:

Recycled bird houses

Good luck! have fun with your kids and get prepared for spring!

By Annie, author of these kids' party ideas.

Paper Towel Cardboard Tube into a Lamp

On: Monday, March 29, 2010

Cardboard Tube Lamp

In the hands of a creative woman, anything can be turned into the piece of art, even a paper towel tube.

Here's a detailed tutorial on how to create a fun table lamp using a cardboard tube and some imagination!

Egg Carton Footstool

On: Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Egg Carton Footstool

If you still need more ways to recycle egg carton - apart from eggcrate lamps and other diy gadgets we posted on recently - man, you must have plenty of egg carton, here's another idea for you: a comfortable footstool.

The egg crates seem to be pressed and colored:

As a footstool it can be used upright or on its side for a relaxing rocking motion; it also makes a sturdy base for a coffee table.

FedEx Tubes Stool

On: Tuesday, October 6, 2009

FedEx Tubes Stool

We once mentioned one cool way to re-use FedEx shipping tubes: as a wine bottle rack. Here's another creative way to take advantage of FedEx triangular shipping tubes if you receive plenty of mail: create a FedEx tubes stool!

It doesn't look too comfortable to say at least but can be a good idea if you need a temporal place to sit on.

Bulletin Board Made of Egg Carton

On: Friday, October 2, 2009

Egg Carton Bulletin Board

This tip doesn't require neither time nor any effort but will be real fun! Imagine you have a cool bulletin board at home which you can use to exchange fun notes with your family!

What's so funny?

Imagine it is made of egg carton!

If you want to make your bulletin board fancy you can paint it, glitter it or decorate it any other way you desire.

Stylish Napkin Rings Made of Cardboard Tubes

On: Friday, August 28, 2009

Napkin Rings of Cardboard Tubes

If you like stylish celebrations and neat parties, if you pay attention to every tiniest detail to make your party perfect, this DIY is right for you!

Merriment Design has a great tutorial on how to make some really cheap and easy table accents.

How to Make Cardboard iPhone Dock

On: Sunday, August 23, 2009

Cardboard iPhone Dock

Geeky gadgets have come up with a cool way to create a cardboard iPhone dock. It won't take you more than 10 minutes actually!

We have designed it so that the iPhone dock cable gives it extra stability, and it is easy to place and remove your iPhone from the dock, just like the real one.

Download – The Cardboard iPhone Dock PDF (pdf)

Cardboard iPhone Dock

Do It Yourself Cardborad Chair

On: Friday, August 21, 2009

Cardborad Chair

ApartDesign.nl is selling a chair made of cardboard. This way it is both a chair and a packaging in one!

The good news is that it can be easily made at home: there is no need to buy it. Just buy 9 sheets of strong cardboard and you are done!

Note: here's also cardboard stool if you are interested.

How to Make a Cardboard Stool

On: Tuesday, June 23, 2009


This stool is made of cardboard. It is rather solid and you can still use it from time to time to impress your guests.

Source: Dangerously Fun