If you love to upcycle materials in your home instead of throwing them away you should take a look at these brilliant ways you can transform your cardboard into some needful things around your home!

Many of us have Cardboard laying around ready to be thrown away, but with these clever do-it-yourself crafts you can turn your used cardboard into some creative things like grungy desk organizer, elegant geometric cardboard lamp or chandelier, fancy shelving, cardboard table ideas and some wicked wall art!

Cardboard is a generic term for a heavy-duty paper of various strengths, ranging from a simple arrangement of a single thick sheet of paper to complex configurations featuring multiple corrugated and uncorrugated layers making it a perfect material for these 27 Clever DIY Crafts You Can Make With Cardboard!

2. Desktop Catchall Organizer

Erin Loechner / designformankind.com

See all the steps here.

3. Geometric Cardboard Lamp

Geometric Cardboard Lamp
lindarose92 / Via instructables.com

Learn how to light up your room here.

4. Cardboard Chandelier

Cardboard Chandelier
CartoneArredo / Via etsy.com

Or if you’re not in the mood for all the cutting, you can buy a cardboard light fixturehere.

5. Faux Antique Tin Letter

Faux Antique Tin Letter
Karen Heath / Via somewhatquirkydesign.com

Learn how to make one here.

6. Apartment Door Number

Apartment Door Number
Lovely Indeed / Via lovelyindeed.com

See all the steps here.

7. Tube Shelf

Tim Peet / coroflot.com

Learn how to make one here.

8. Coffee Table

Coffee Table
Domingos Tótora / Via domingostotora.com.br

Get inspired at the process of changing boxes into sculpture here.

9. Lighted Marquee Sign

Lighted Marquee Sign
Erica Sooter / Via dwellbeautiful.com

See all the steps here.

10. Cardboard Roll Mirror

Cardboard Roll Mirror
AshleyMMcDonald / Via etsy.com

Use this tutorial to make your own.

11. Geometric Cardboard Sculpture

Geometric Cardboard Sculpture
Windell Oskay CC BY / Via Flickr: oskay

It’s called a Frabjous and you can learn how to make one here.

12. Cup Holder Wall Decor

Cup Holder Wall Decor
Bon Temp Beignet / Via bontempsbeignet.blogspot.com

Learn how to make your own here.

13. Oversized Steampunk Playing Card Art

Check out more of his funky artwork here.

14. EAT Kitchen Sign

EAT Kitchen Sign
Erica Sooter / Via dwellbeautiful.com

See the full tutorial here.

15. Metallic Wall Art

Metallic Wall Art
Bon Temps Beignet / Via bontempsbeignet.blogspot.com

Try making your own with these steps.

16. Cloud Bookcase

Lucas Ridley / lucasridley.com

Watch the whole process here.

17. Geometric Lantern

Geometric Lantern
Rachel Faucett / Via handmadecharlotte.com

See how to create your own here.

18. Playdome

supersoftdrink / Via instructables.com

Learn how to improve your fort skills here.

19. Child’s Playhouse

Naiise / naiise.com

Or you can buy one for your favorite kid here.

20. Industrial Metal Letters

Industrial Metal Letters
Monica Mangin / Via infarrantlycreative.net

Check out the full tutorial here.

21. Cardboard Relief Prints

Use designs cut into cardboard to create block prints for cards.

22. Hexagon Wall Art

Hexagon Wall Art
GeometreeDesign / Via etsy.com

Buy a set here.

23. Dollhouse

Märt Roosalu / Via recyclart.org

Check out this awesome upcycling here to get you going.

24. Cardboard Tube Store Interior

Cardboard Tube Store Interior
Suppose Design Office Co.,Ltd / Via suppose.jp

See more of this amazing design here as you try to recreate it in your apartment.

25. Framed Moss Covered Letter

Framed Moss Covered Letter
Katie Wagoner / Via ahandcraftedwedding.com

Learn how to make one here.

26. Cardboard Bar

Cardboard Bar
Michael McCann / Dreamtime Australia Design / Via idea-awards.com.au

Regret every box you’ve thrown away as you check out more of this design here.

Bonus: Woven Statement Wall Art

Bonus: Woven Statement Wall Art
A Beautiful Mess / Via abeautifulmess.com

Although not made out of cardboard, you do make it with cardboard instead of a loom, which is very cool. Learn how here.

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