No matter how shiny the gift inside, time and time again kids want to play with the box. We’ve found 19 epic transformations of an ordinary cardboard that will make you forget it was once a humble box. From mini-golf to airplanes to castles, flip through our slideshow to get inspired.

Cardboard, Ahoy!

From the queen of cardboard comes an arrrrg-uably awesome pirate ship. Probably one of the more easier projects you’ll find over at ikat bag, your little mates will be able to help raise the mast and set sail! Find out how to make your own over at ikat bag.

photo: Lorraine Teigland via ikat bag


What’s the best thing you’ve ever made out of cardboard? Share with us in a Comment! 

— Christal Yuen & Gabby Cullen


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