I have never felt the need for a chaise lounge in my home. Until now, that is. I think it's because this chair-turned-chaise is such a cleverly weird idea. And who doesn't love finding new ways to use
Sure, we've seen lots of cardboard art and furniture (and a house), and a small scale how-to, but this Instructable is totally approachable and makes fabulous use of a mess of Ikea boxes. Pretty impressive, says I.
So grab some corrugated cardboard, a bit of tape, and utility knife, and follow the instructions above.
1Apparently, cats have this thing where they like to install themselves in cozy spaces: spots like drawers, behind furniture, and if its available, an appropriately-sized empty cardboard box. So, take advantage of their penchant for nookery, and make them do what they do in style.
- Large sheets of corrugated cardboard
- Hot glue gun
- Utlity knife
- Cutting mat or scrap surface
Begin by downloading the pdf pattern...
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