Smartphone Projector

Turn your phone into an old school movie projector with the Smartphone Projector. This ingenious contraption is made of cardboard with a glass lens. Shipped flat, you fold up the cardboard and use a little glue to make a box that looks just like an old movie projector. It’s small, inexpensive, and …

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8 Foot Tall Cardboard AT-AT Sled

The 8th annual Cardboard Classic was held last week in Lansing, MI and probably the coolest entry in the event was this giant AT-AT Walker. Contestants can build any type of sled they want, as long as it’s made only of cardboard and tape or glue. A few awesome dudes went above and …

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Cardboard Headphones with Cotton Ball Speakers

Move over Beats by Dre, there’s a new headphone in town. Much cheaper (and cheaper looking). This DIY jobber is made from a pair of prepared dc-motors, cotton balls, and some cardboard boxes. They don’t actually play “music” exactly but the two motors make the cotton balls vibrate into the box, creating an …

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Berlin Boombox is Made of Cardboard

Cardboard electronics are not new (in fact we reviewed a Cardboard Radio a while back) but we really like the design of this Berlin Boombox. The bold black and white graphics harken back to the days of carrying a giant boombox on your shoulder while your buddy hauled in …

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Amazing Paper Sleeves for iPads

It’s a modern take on retro-futurism with these Amazing Paper Sleeves. These cardboard sleeves protect your iPad, Kindle, or iPad mini while adding a splash of color. Reminiscent of 1940′s science fiction pulp art, it just looks like you’re reading an old comic book and not watching sports highlights on your iPad. …

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Paper Towel Roll C-3PO

Well I’m never throwing an empty paper towel roll again. Check out this awesome C-3PO costume made mostly of upcycled paper towel rolls (4 for each arm and 2 for each leg). The body and head are made of posterboard and the whole thing requires scissors and a healthy dose of gold …

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Empire State Building Cat Scratcher

Meet the Sky Scratcher, the cat scratcher shaped like New York City’s iconic Empire State Building. This 3′ tall and 15 pound cat scratcher is made of 120 die cut “floors” of recycled corrugated cardboard. The scratcher is perched on a 12″ square bamboo base to keep it upright. When a floor …

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Does a 9 Month Old Need their Own Millennium Falcon? Yes.

Kids today, they have everything. When I was growing up, I didn’t get my own Millennium Falcon until I was a teenager. Now some crafty parents have spent 3 months (or a third of the baby’s life!) building their kid a cardboard Millennium Falcon. It’s never too early to get your kid …

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