Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Cardboard Furniture

I thought since I haven't any bedroom furniture I would make some, until I decide on the furniture that I want.  Until then I've created a bed and a dresser out of cardboard....of course I will be sprucing these up a a bit.
  I made this out of match boxes and cardboard and match sticks to cover up the ends.
I made this out of an upside down large match box, small dowels for the post and cardboard cut outs for the head and foot boards.
Here is a picture of them both.  The lighting is better in this picture.  Well, wish me luck in trying to make these two pieces look presentable.

10 comments:

  1. Kim, they look really sweet! I really like the shape of your bed's head and foot boards! I still have packed away a few of the cardboard matchbox pieces I made for my dollhouse when I was young! I love tiny matchboxes for that very reason! I look forward to seeing what you do to make them "presentable"! :)

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  2. They look great! I made a chest of drawers with matchboxes before! I'm buying some more matchboxes tomorrow!
    Thanks so much for the inspiration!
    Hugs,
    Lainie

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  3. Hi Kim - thought I'd post and let you know I replied to your email both times - just in case you still aren't getting them. I shipped your pink prize yesterday (Monday). Enjoy!

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  4. these furniture look very well! I think they will be wonderful when they will end
    I use cardboard to make furniture also.
    Greetings from Rosella

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  5. Looks so sweet kim, and yes the shape is also good, Cardboard furniture is furniture that is designed cardboard or heavy types of wood-based paper. Although people lived and some cardboard as long as it existed, was probably the first draft presented to the world by Frank Gehry.

    shabby chic furniture

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  6. Very cute and creative - the matchbox drawers are great! :]

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  7. That is so neat! Now make me a bathtub for my Magnolia Pearl trailer. LOL! Maybe it would be hard. I'm looking for one everywhere. I have to find the perfect one. I thought about making my own with clay or something but I might be pushing it a little. Have fun painting your furniture!

    Caroline

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  8. These are great such a brilliant idea im no good with wood so these are perfect im so glad i finally found your blog
    xx

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