In the world of classic crafts, there’s just something about making things with cardboard that we’ll never get tired of! It doesn’t matter how old we get or whether we’re crafting for ourselves or with our kids; cardboard is simply a super fun, affordable, and versatile thing to work with! That’s why we’ve always got our eyes peeled for different kinds of cardboard based DIY projects that we’ve never tried before.
1. DIY cardboard pin board
Are you the kind of organized person who loves hanging reminders all over your workspace, just to make absolute sure that you really get everything done that you were supposed to? Well, you could ho buy yourself a cork board, or you could simply cover a piece of cardboard in fun fabric and make a super neat DIY note board instead! Get the full details for making it happen on A Little Craft in Your Day.
2. Light up cardboard city
If you’re going to craft with your kids, are you going to go all out to make sure that you instil a love for simple cardboard crafts in them that’s just as thorough as your own was as a kid? Then you’re going to need to make something totally awesome to really impress them! If they love superheroes even half as much as ours do, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how Craftionary made this awesome painted cardboard city that actually lights up.
3. DIY cardboard playhouse
Have we really caught your attention with the concept of making buildings from cardboard but you know that your littlest kids will like the idea even better if you make it large enough that they can go inside? Then we thin you might get along a little better with something like this awesome DIY, hand drawn and painted cardboard box playhouse featured on Project Nursery!
4. Cardboard box puppet show
Are the crafts that are always the most popular in your house usually the ones where your kids can enjoy the DIY process itself but also create something that they can continue playing with for hours after they’ve finished? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how Handmade Charlotte create this adorable little cardboard puppet show box that has movable characters and even “stage” lights!