Learn to Weave with a Simple Cardboard Box Loom

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Simple Cardboard Box Loom

Simple Cardboard Box Loom

Have a cardboard box and some popsicle sticks sitting around your house? You’ve already got the basic building blocks for a simple cardboard box loom!

Simple Cardboard Box Loom

You don’t need to spend tons of money on new equipment just to give weaving a try. In fact, you don’t really need to look beyond your recycle bin. This family-friendly tutorial for creating your own simple cardboard box loom that Rachelle shared on Tinker Lab is perfect for small decorative projects or even an afternoon of crafty fun with your kids!

According to Rachelle, this project was inspired by the book Eco-Friendly Crafting with Kids, by Kate Lilley of Mini-Eco, where you can find even more inspired ways to reuse and repurpose items of all kinds.

Looking for another good excuse to play with cardboard? You could always turn those extra boxes into a DIY cardboard cat rocket (no, seriously) right here on Make:!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley. https://www.redhandledscissors.com

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