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DIY: 6 Cardboard Projects to Decorate and Organize Your Home

Turn sturdy boxes into delightful pieces for your space


Cardboard can be used in different ways at home. Since it's durable and can withstand a certain degree of pressure, it can be used as decor pieces and organizers for your space. If you're looking for ideas, let these six projects inspire you.

Source: Buzzfeed | Main photos from: A Beautiful Mess and Infarrantly Creative.


Have a special spot for your keys and loose change by crafting your own cardboard catchall. Once done, you can place your finished project on the console table by your entryway.

Click here for the step-by-step guide.

Photo from designformankind.com.


Hosting a party anytime soon? Instead of buying ordinary garlands and decor, you can create your own! Make it extra special by adding sequins or glitters. You may even paint the cardboard!

Click here for the step-by-step guide.

Photo from www.abeautifulmess.com.

Door Markers

Update an ordinary marker by cutting a small piece of cardboard. Be creative with the design—use paint, markers, and other craft materials. Use a ribbon or yarn to hang it by your door.

Click here for the step-by-step guide.

Photo from lovelyindeed.com.

Paper Mirror

How can you update a plain mirror? You can use toilet paper rolls! Turn them into instant wall accents that can serve as a border for your round mirror that you can place in the living area. Aside from the rolls, you would also need scissors and a glue gun for this project.

Click here for the tutorial.

Photo from Fab DIY.

Moss-Covered Accent

Add a touch of nature to your space by crafting an accent that makes use of moss. You may display your finished project in the bedroom or living area.

Click here for the step-by-step guide.

Photo from ahandcraftedwedding.com.

Letter Accents

If you have a blank wall at home, you can liven up the space using cardboard cutouts! You can spell out names, words, or even quotes. If you will paint them, make sure you choose a hue that works well with the color of your walls and overall theme.

Click here for the step-by-step guide.

Photo from www.infarrantlycreative.net.

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