Race car drivers have transformed from characters with big personalities to corporate robots nearly incapable of a smile. Thankfully, not all of them have become cardboard cutouts. Read more...
“Castababy” – Cast Away A mother and father — Lilly and Leon — of Cardboard Box Office use common household items and their cute baby boy Orson to recreate famous movies scenes. You can view more photos from their ongoing series online. The project began after finding that we had accumulated both a lot of [...]
I am kind of in love with this desk caddy made out of recycled cardboard tubes! I found this project, made by Amanda of Crafts By Amanda, on the M&T Spotlight page and I cannot wait to make it! There are so many possibilities with colors and sizes to make it fit your own style. Would be […]
To help with excess cardboard waste over the festive period, this year, North East Lincolnshire Council is trialling a new service – picking up flatpacked cardboard bundles. The service will run between Friday 27 December and Friday 10 January. Residents need to flatpack any cardboard they want to get rid of, removing any sticky tape […]
I pulled up at the Woden Recycling Depot this afternoon to be met by an overflow of cardboard and waste paper. Just what a pyromaniac would delight in. Why can’t the contractors get it right? Oh that’s right they’re contractors – as little as possible and what they can get away with.
26-27 Dec Transform a plain cardboard box into a locomotive costume. Choo-choose your wheels, tender, funnel, plates and buffers, attach some shoulder straps and...
This clever gift lets you participate in the orgy of holiday spending, but also gives kids a simple gift to stimulate their creativity: a big empty box. For the two-year-old in your life who has everything, how about a $500 empty cardboard box? This is real: The Bawx, a 2x2 foot recycled cardboard box, is now on sale for the holidays. Show More Summary
The premises of the Karton cardboard furniture business were recently closed, with the windows blacked out. The wording of their website, which indicates that the shop opened in May 2013, suggests it was not a popup but an ongoing shop. But it’s lasted less than a year.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.
When you order a Gingerbread Geodesic Dome, you will receive a cardboard template that is very simple to put together. You then bake the gingerbread and cut it into little hexagons that are then "glued" to the dome shell with icing. And this is when the real
How many times can molded cardboard pulp be reused? A lot, as it turns out, stretching this seemingly fragile and short-lived material through several lifetimes. Designer Victor Vetterlein created a series of lamps called ‘Trash Me’ that are made from reclaimed cardboard egg cartons, which typically use recycled materials in the first place. Though they’re [...]
Artist Anastasiya Kovaleva’s beautiful 'Black Garden' collage is made from a collection of recycled cardboard, paper egg cartons, eggshells, garlic peels, and paper. Kovaleva's work aims to show nature’s fragile beauty, manipulated by our modern industrialized
There's a long running joke that kids would rather play with the cardboard box than the toy inside. And that's especially true if that cardboard can then be transformed into an articulated 20-inch tall robot like our friend here. Read more...
Make something really festive to adorn your front door this holiday season with the help of coffee filters from the dollar store. Upcycle a cardboard box for the base, and this decoration basically costs pennies to make. Adorn with acorns or plastic snowflakes, and you've got a wreath that's seriously pretty. Here's how to make one.
Geophysicist David Prouty responded to a challenge from his teenage daughter and built a 1/3 scale TARDIS out of cardboard boxes -you sure can't tell it's cardboard by looking at it! Inside there are things going on that make you believe...Show More Summary
These limited edition art pieces from Studio Zimoun use cotton balls to drum rhythms straight into your ears. Do they have noise cancellation? Nope. A bass boost mode? Definitely not. What about a 3.5mm jack to plug into an iPod? Negatory! Read Full Story
Photo via Design Boom Cardboard king Shigeru Ban—he of the shockingly sturdy emergency shelters, and cathedrals—recently unveiled a temporary and mobile pavilion at the Abu Dhabi Arts Fair, made entirely from, yep, cardboard tubes. Dubbed the Design Souq, the pavilion...
Headphones that are prepared with two cotton balls and two empty containers.
You know what I’m sick of? Glass. It’s in windows, plastered to our cars and constantly loitering around pro hockey rinks. The stuff is everywhere, and any geek off the street can walk up and look right through it. I’m tired of glass...Show More Summary
Turn a simple cardboard box into a fabulous Winter Wonderland for lots of creative imaginary play and storytelling. Winter wonderland imaginary play Our winter pixies have been made homeless, as their fairy land light table has been transformed into a nativity play scene, so it was time to create a frosty land for them to... Show More Summary
The Abu Dhabi Art Fair commissioned cardboard master Ban to design a temporary mobile pavilion, which was just unveiled this past November. The unique cardboard shelter attracted a great deal of attention for its clever use of a single standard building material.