A hit over on Curbly's little-sister-site, Wee Baby Stuff, this entertainment center cum play kitchen is the PERFECT way to turn the next generation into future Foodie Friday aficionados. Erin found the old entertainment center on Craigslist for a measly 20 bucks. After another 45 dollar
Over the last few years, shipping containers have been recycled into everything from storage sheds to emergency houses to entire wings of homes. But none seem so useful or poetic or FUN! as Skinners Playground by Phooey Architects in Melbourne. "Many of the structural elements in the Skinners Playground are simply container cut outs that have been repositioned. The stair railings, shade overhangs, and balconies are all parts of abandoned...
Can't beat a classic.
John Vivian offers a basic how-to using a single plank and a bit of rope.
Admit it; you long for the old days when you used to spend the days playing in the belly of a cardboard refrigerator box all day, making forts and space-ships and other improbable structures. Well, FoldSchool makes it easy to build your own carboard furniture (for FREE!):