8 Clever Holiday Cardboard Hacks

Christmas1-002Happy Holidays! Whether you just moved into your new place or are an avid online shopper, most of us are guilty of having a little extra cardboard around the house at any given moment. And for most of us, this valuable tool does its job transporting and then quickly gets retired to the garbage.

Instead of hauling that leftover cardboard to the curb immediately, have you ever thought of using it in a new way in your home? Maybe to help stay organized or just to add a little extra holiday spirit around your place?

No, we have not gone crazy and yes, we do believe with a little creativity your old moving boxes can be repurposed to actually dress up your new place for the holiday! Not only would this be cutting down on your waste, upcycling your leftover cardboard could even save you some money this holiday season.

Before you officially think we’ve bought a one-way ticket to Crazytown, check out these super clever holiday cardboard hacks. One moving box at a time, we are determined get in the holiday spirit…. Continue reading

 

Plastic Crates: The Cardboard Box Alternative

PicMonkey CollageWhen most people have a move looming, oftentimes the first thing they tackle on their moving to-do list is “BUY CARDBOARD BOXES.” That often means a trip to the hardware store for a variety of box sizes, packing tape, and a sharpie marker for labeling.

Packed BoxBut what if I told you that there are ways to transport all of your belongings without going anywhere near a cardboard box. Yeah…this is new to us too. Continue reading

 

10 DIY Halloween Costumes Made from Cardboard Moving Boxes

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Why throw out those old moving boxes when you can upcycle them into the best DIY Halloween Costume on the block? Check out some of these super creative (and some even super EASY!) DIY Halloween Costumes using recycled cardboard boxes. Not only are these costumes adorable, they can all be adapted to fit any age and any style. As long as you have some old boxes and a big imagination… the possibilities are endless! Here are some of our favorites… Continue reading

 

DIY Cardboard Hacks for KIDS

DIY Cardboard Hacks For Kids

Don’t throw away those moving boxes just yet! We have some MORE creative ways to entertain, challenge and keep your kids involved throughout the unpacking time (and maybe even beyond!) without spending a penny.

Here are 7 DIY cardboard art projects to help the kids have a little fun throughout the move-in process, which will hopefully simultaneously provide all of you parents a chance to GET SOMETHING DONE! For even more information about each project, click on the link provided for the step-by-step tutorial. Continue reading

 

Cardboard Art Projects: 9 Creative Uses For Moving Boxes

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Don’t throw away those moving boxes just yet! We have some creative and genius ways to reuse, recycle and have some serious fun with that extra cardboard. Here are 9 DIY cardboard art projects to save you some money on those new-homeowner projects that we’ve all faced as we settled into our new homes.

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