Designer cardboard boxes
I don’t know about you, but it seems that I often have an extra cardboard box on my hands. The boxes should probably serve as warning to cut back my online shopping, but instead, they put me in a Designer MacGyver state of mind. I’ve done some searching to find creative ways to upcycle these old boxes, and I think you’ll agree with me – these ideas are downright crafty. Whether you’re working with a cereal box or a dishwasher box, there is sure to be a craft that’s just your speed.
This first idea really inspired my inner craftiness. It. Is. So. Stinkin’. Adorable. And it’s made from a cardboard box. What more could a MacGyver (and a mini MacGyver) ask for? Head on over to The Mouse House to see how Hayley made it. Make sure to check out the inside too — it’s just as adorable.
If you’re short on bulky boxes and would rather craft with breakfast leftovers, try these notebooks made from cereal boxes. Check out the full tutorial from Let Children Play.
Looking to use up some brown paper bags while you’re at it? Try creating an upcycled wreath like Amy from Aprons & Ambition. Head over to her blog for all the DIY details.
Although email and text messages may have replaced a great deal of snail mail, I think we can all agree that a thank you note is best received hand-written. If you have a stack of thank you notes to write, try creating postcards from pieces of cardboard.
Attractive Hand Crafted Designer Keepsake Storage Box with Illustrations of the Coliseum
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Household Essentials 3-Piece Hat Box Set with Faux Leather Lids, Floral Pattern
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What You Need to Know About Decorative Cardboard Boxes.
Anyone that tells you that boxes are ugly and boring may need to have a look at some of the decorative cardboard boxes being produced lately - they are gorgeous!
Decorative boxes are basically fancy designed boxes that can come in a wide variety of shapes, styles and colors. There is no one size fits all here, many companies design custom made boxes for specific items as part of the products marketing.
One example of this is wide variety of perfume boxes. Every unique perfume has a different box and most are very special looking indeed. Some perfume boxes come in different shapes while ma…