DIY: Playhouse from a Cardboard Box by

Issue 74 · The Kids Are All Right · May 30, 2013

DIY: Playhouse from a Cardboard Box

Issue 74 · The Kids Are All Right · May 30, 2013

Forget all the other toys, all any kid really wants is a good cardboard box—especially when it's DIYed into a proper playhouse. We like this idea from stylist Aurélie Lécuyer in Nantes, France. For a similar budget conscious playhouse, see our sources below.

DIY White Painted Cardboard Playhouse from Le Dans La, Remodelista

Above: Photograph via Le Dans La.

DIY White Painted Cardboard Playhouse from Le Dans La, Remodelista

Above: Photograph via Le Dans La.

Old Fashioned Milk Paints, Remodelista

Above: Another eco-friendly non-toxic resource: Old Fashioned Milk Paint's SafePaint. Organic, biodegradable, zero-VOC, and non-toxic, one gallon is $45.95. For nine other options, see 10 Easy Pieces: Eco-Friendly Paints.

Aglaia Natural Paints from Germany, Remodelista

Above: Made in Germany, Aglaia Natural Paints are free of chemical solvents and made from beeswax, carnuba wax, chalk, citrus peel oil, clove oil, mica, and talcum; prices start at $51.95 for a gallon through Aglaia Paints. For more on the subject, have a look at Green Your Nursery: Choose Non-Toxic, Eco-Friendly Paints by Jasmin Malik Chua.

Take a look at Aurélie Lécuyer's home in House Call: Aurélie Lécuyer in France and Steal This Look: Pastel-Bright Children's Room.



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