How To Re Purpose Cardboard To Create Charming Crafts!

Most of us who do online shopping, end up with plenty of cardboard boxes – likely destined to be thrown away. These charming ideas can transform cardboard into adorable decorations.

Materials required:

  • Cardboard
  • Poster colors or Acrylic paints
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Embellishments (optional)


  • Cut out the shapes on cardboard and paint them.
  • Allow to dry and glue the pieces to create animals, plants, vehicles, etc.,

Here are a few we made in our studio –


A whimsical catcard1


– these make cute table/desk decorationcard3a


A Bird

A Car

A Tray

Here’s the video:

Hope you liked these and have sparked some ideas.

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11 thoughts on “How To Re Purpose Cardboard To Create Charming Crafts!

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