Picture of Cardboard Storage Cube Ottoman
An easy, but kind of time consuming, super cheap storage ottoman and seat.  I saw a plan for a cardboard box cube in a vintage DIY furniture book that supposedly can hold up to 400 pounds.  I used this plan to make this storage cube.

Step 1:

Picture of
Materials needed:

cardboard boxes
cutting implements
packing or duct tape

Good Idea.
TinyPenguin3 years ago
Have you actually tried sitting on it? Or holding storage in it? Because cardboard doesn't seem too promising.
Beautiful! Looks very nice for cardboard - definitely going to try this!!
beba173 years ago
Amazing! i wanted to do something similar to this thnxs great tutorial!
foobear3 years ago
Do you remember the title of the vintage book? Thank you
littlebadwren (author)  foobear3 years ago
I found it!! It's "Nomadic Furniture" by James Hennessy and Victor Papanek. It's super groovy and even has a plan to make a cardboard car seat for a child...yikes!!