DIY cardboard furniture ideas – fun projects for the weekend

by Kremy

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DIY cardboard furniture may look pretty unusual to some people. What is it anyway? Well, the name speaks for itself – these are household pieces made of ordinary packaging.

DIY cardboard furniture – creative ideas and fun projects

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Cardboard is not difficult to find – all home appliances or pieces of furniture are packed in those. You could ask for spare packaging in many stores as well. Usually the material consists of many layers and the more layers it has, the stronger it is which makes it a perfect for home craft projects. We have collected some interesting DIY cardboard furniture ideas to show you how you could use this unusual material in various ways.

How to craft DIY cardboard furniture

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I normally has a front and back side. The front side has a smooth surface, while the back side is not so smooth. If you want to work on a DIY cardboard furniture project you will need a stationery knife for cutting the sheets, a scalpel or an electric jigsaw, a pencil, a ruler, a strong glue, as well as some paper tape. It is advisable not to start with a big project. Beginners may start with a smaller project and make a small table or a shelf.

Playhouses and castles for children

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Many children like to play with boxes and you can come up with super creative ideas for DIY cardboard furniture. First of all, such pieces are absolutely safe for the children and in addition, kids could decorate them as they wish. You could easily craft a kitchen for your girl, or a drawing table for the playroom. A cardboard can be transformed into a castle with no expense at all and be sure – the kids are going to love it!

Unique toys that are safe for the children

cardboard cooking stove


Start with a small and easy project


A joy for every little girl

toys cooking stove

Easy to make playhouse from boxes

 playhouse kids room

Doll cradle from painted sheets

kids room doll cradle

A drawing table and a chair for the playroom

table and chair craft

ferris wheel toys paper craft

room creative shelves

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kids room

kids playhouse

kids playroom

table curved top

seat sofa

open shelves storage ideas

modular shelves

living room shelves


original storage shelves storage boxes

creative loveseat design

creative coffee table




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