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Homemade Game Guru

As a fanatic crafting fan, inventor, author and designer, I just enjoy making new things for the fun of it! I operate an award-winning how-to You Tube channel called The Homemade Game Guru to share my love of creation with people worldwide. Utilizing cardboard in grandiose ways is my specialty.

I also run an unique online design class to help anyone create a Personal Family Tree Board Game. You can sign up for that class here.

Latest from Homemade Game Guru


Standees are quite easy to make and in the past I have demonstrated to my subscribers a technique on how to make simple cardboard cut-outs based on celebrities and table-top superheroes. This Game of Thrones design is an extension of my previously demonstrated techniques, but now it pushes the boundaries... Read more »


Cardboard Christmas trees are now very commonplace and are sold at numerous major ‘brick and mortar’ retailers, as well as online. They have become mass-produced commodities lacking the flare and originality they once held when I first heard of artist renditions a few years back. I like to think we... Read more »

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I would like to share a fun way to bond and fish with family while staying warm and cosy in the living room. Plus, no water or worms are necessary to catch these unique fish. With inexpensive and simple materials such as scrap cardboard, duct tape, spray paint and dollar... Read more »

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In my last blog post I went into detail about accessorizing Halloween costumes with homemade cardboard swords. Now, there is the main question left unanswered…what to do about the costume itself? The answer lies in the same material I’ve been happily preaching about since starting this blog – sweet, sweet... Read more »

Cardboard Gargantuan Sword of Death and Destruction

The safest, most versatile and inexpensive way to make a costume sword is by way of foam or cardboard. Both can be easily obtained and are lightweight, but cardboard is easier to cut-out, layer with multiple designs and color with spray paint. A cardboard sword can become as over-the-top or... Read more »

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A little fun and creativity can be just the thing for a down-in-the-dumps kid. Read more »

The outdoor cardboard Adirondack chair

You might not be aware of it but your home has an infestation of the most abundant, versatile, free and under-utilized crafting and prototyping material ever made. A gift from the consumer driven economy we overlook everyday. This material is sitting cluttered in scattered piles in the basement and in... Read more »


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