Marc @ MAKE writes:

Ross sent in these neat little DIY cases that keep your expensive electronics safe and sound. They are made entirely from recycled juice boxes. It’s a great way to reuse what is otherwise a very hard thing to recycle. Check out the link for some tips and a nice pictorial how-to on making your own juice box cases.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • Butterballs

    Oh brother. The new America : making junk from junk.

  • christine

    Sorry – a little silly. If you buy an expensive phone, buy a REAL protective case to keep it from breaking.

  • sammy

    sum1s obviosly tryin to save money..go a little easy people!!
    although i must admit…only in america..i knw i wudnt wana put my iphone in a juice box!!

  • Carol Bontekoe

    I like it. I think it is cute and not to diifcult to make for the enviroment junkie friend :)

  • mollyrambo57

    i am sure that one can find other uses for juice boxes but christine is right on this one this is one of those things WHERE THE CHEAP CAN COME OUT EXPENSIVE, to place such an expensive phone in this kind of setup is asking for trouble, i applaud the crafter for trying to find new and unusual uses for throwaway stuff, i knit with plastic bags to make sturdy and free tote bags for groceries but this one is just not a good way to protect a very expensive piece of electronics and even with insurance these phones are not cheap to replace with the co-pays