Crafting with Cardboard: Build a Box House

Nessa Dee

You asked, we delivered. We recently posted a fantastic tour of The Roeders' home in Austin, TX, and in the comments, one of our readers asked, "Will you please share a close-up photo of what appears to be a cardboard building in the corner of the room. I would love to see more detail of this. It looks homemade. Is it?" Why yes, it is, and Vanessa even gives you a tutorial over on her blog.

All you need to do this project is a whole lot of boxes. Vanessa had her kids collecting for months, and when they finally put the whole thing together, it turned into quite a masterpiece.

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Beth is a writer, crafter, DIYer and design enthusiast, living in L.A. with her husband, 2 young boys, and a large mutt named Caesar. She loves fonts, yoga, matcha lattes, and home-grown tomatoes and is not shy about being a consummate nerd.

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