The Cardboard Collective just released a new pattern for making a set of stacking cardboard boxes that convert into a nightstand, an ottoman, a stool or a tiny table with chairs. They were developed by a mother from Tokyo as a way of managing all the little toys that kids love to play with like Legos, wooden blocks, toy cars and alphabet magnets. You can make the “Totem Boxes” yourself using reclaimed cardboard. An instructional PDF with templates and video tutorial guides are available at the Cardboard Collective’s Etsy store for $12.
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