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27 Insanely Clever Crafts You Can Make With Cardboard

Recycling day just got a lot more fun!

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1. Sequin Letter Garland

Learn how to add some sparkle in your life here.
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Learn how to add some sparkle in your life here.

2. Desktop Catchall Organizer

Erin Loechner / designformankind.com

See all the steps here.

3. Geometric Cardboard Lamp

Learn how to light up your room here.
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Learn how to light up your room here.

4. Cardboard Chandelier

Or if you're not in the mood for all the cutting, you can buy a cardboard light fixture here.
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Or if you're not in the mood for all the cutting, you can buy a cardboard light fixture here.

5. Faux Antique Tin Letter

Learn how to make one here.
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Learn how to make one here.

6. Apartment Door Number

See all the steps here.
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See all the steps here.

7. Tube Shelf

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Learn how to make one here.

8. Coffee Table

Get inspired at the process of changing boxes into sculpture here.
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Get inspired at the process of changing boxes into sculpture here.

9. Lighted Marquee Sign

See all the steps here.
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See all the steps here.

10. Cardboard Roll Mirror

Use this tutorial to make your own.
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Use this tutorial to make your own.

11. Geometric Cardboard Sculpture

It's called a Frabjous and you can learn how to make one here.
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It's called a Frabjous and you can learn how to make one here.

12. Cup Holder Wall Decor

Learn how to make your own here.
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Learn how to make your own here.

13. Oversized Steampunk Playing Card Art

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Check out more of his funky artwork here.

14. EAT Kitchen Sign

See the full tutorial here.
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See the full tutorial here.

15. Metallic Wall Art

Try making your own with these steps.
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Try making your own with these steps.

16. Cloud Bookcase

Watch the whole process here.

17. Geometric Lantern

See how to create your own here.
Rachel Faucett / Via handmadecharlotte.com

See how to create your own here.

18. Playdome

Learn how to improve your fort skills here.
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Learn how to improve your fort skills here.

19. Child's Playhouse

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Or you can buy one for your favorite kid here.

20. Industrial Metal Letters

Check out the full tutorial here.
Monica Mangin / Via infarrantlycreative.net

Check out the full tutorial here.

21. Cardboard Relief Prints

Use designs cut into cardboard to create block prints for cards.

22. Hexagon Wall Art

Buy a set here.
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Buy a set here.

23. Dollhouse

Check out this awesome upcycling here to get you going.
Märt Roosalu / Via recyclart.org

Check out this awesome upcycling here to get you going.

24. Cardboard Tube Store Interior

See more of this amazing design here as you try to recreate it in your apartment.
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See more of this amazing design here as you try to recreate it in your apartment.

25. Framed Moss Covered Letter

Learn how to make one here.
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Learn how to make one here.

26. Cardboard Bar

Regret every box you've thrown away as you check out more of this design here.
Michael McCann / Dreamtime Australia Design / Via idea-awards.com.au

Regret every box you've thrown away as you check out more of this design here.

Bonus: Woven Statement Wall Art

Although not made out of cardboard, you do make it with cardboard instead of a loom, which is very cool. Learn how here.
A Beautiful Mess / Via abeautifulmess.com

Although not made out of cardboard, you do make it with cardboard instead of a loom, which is very cool. Learn how here.

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