Introduction: Cardboard Kitty Convertible
Create your own animal-appropriate sized cardboard car with these steps and soon your cat/dog/bunny/etc. will be able to back your car out of the driveway for you!
-Adhesive (I used Gorilla Glue)
Step 1: Cardboard
Flatten out any cardboard boxes and prep them for drawing your template.
Step 2: Draw Your Template
Draw your desired car template. My inspiration was a convertible. Make sure to add tabs where the pieces will adhere together. My car body includes:
Step 3: Get to Cutting
Cut your template out and fold in the tabs.
Step 4: Double Check
Position the pieces to make sure the car will line up properly.
Step 5: Make It Stick
Adhere the tabs to necessary parts. Let the cardboard body dry.
Step 6: Taking Shape
At this point the car body should be taking shape.
Step 7: Paint Time
Now we get to painting. I had lots of leftover paint from other projects, so went ahead with colors already in my stock.
Step 8: Accessorize
Add wheels and accents. My car includes:
-painted on windshield wipers
-a license plate from "Catifornia"
Step 9: Ready to Roll!
Add your pet and your project is ready to hit the road... or just keep it in the house for safety's sake.
Participated in the
3rd Annual Make It Stick Contest