10 Creative Things Made From Egg Cartons

6/18/2011
by Nora Vega
Cool Home Design
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Tags: egg cartons, creative things, creative egg
     

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Egg Carton House

Egg Carton House
Stacking up hundreds of reused egg cartons like Lego blocks, Australia-based studio Goldenhen built a life-sized home called "The Original Dream". Considered the first "Eggo" installation exhibition, the egg carton home was modeled after Howard Arkley's well-known painting, Family Home: Suburban Exterior 1993, which is considered the Australian dream of suburban living. Goldenhen reimagined the dream home using recycled and colored egg cartons and egg trays that bring a whole new meaning to the catch phrase, "Leggo my Eggo." (Source)


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EggCubism: The Art of Recycling Old Egg Cartons

 EggCubism: The Art of Recycling Old Egg Cartons
With his egg cubism — paintings drawn on recycled egg cartons — Dutch artist Enno de Kroon forces his viewers to change their perspective, with stunning results. (Source | Photo)


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Egg Carton Lamp

Egg Carton Lamp
It was originally created by Federico Otero. With the proper lighting and camera, you can make any DIY project appear chic. In this case though, the simple coloring and interesting texture would make it unique. (Source)


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Egg Carton Table

Egg Carton Table
Atema Architecture's “Auto-Cannabilistic Table” is made out of egg cartons, flour paste, soil, and seeds. When water is added, the seeds germinate and the table literally eats itself. (Source)


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Egg Carton Camera

 Egg Carton Camera
Take a picture with this amazing and creative camera made from egg-carton and a water bottle. (Source | Photo)


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Flower Lights from Recycled Egg Cartons

Flower Lights from Recycled Egg Cartons
This is an amazing repurposing craft! What a creative way to repurpose egg cartons and make something lovely for your bedroom or to drape in your kid's room for some twinkly fairy lights. (Source)


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Footstool

Footstool
Handmade by artist Inna Alesina, from 100 percent recycled paper pulp egg cartons and colored with water-based fabric dye. The design is clever in that you can lay flat and it stays static, however tip it on its side and it can be a rocking ottoman. (Source)


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Space Invader Egg Carton Cup Costume

Space Invader Egg Carton Cup Costume
Invade the earth on a budget in this easy to make Space Invader costume. All it takes is some paper cups, egg cartons and a cookie press ray gun. (Source)


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Egg Carton Couch

Egg Carton Couch
An egg carton retaining wall around a tree can create a uniform look to a yard, enhance curb appeal and add depth and interest to a landscape. (Source)


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Sofa

Sofa
Even though it is possible to recreate this couch using egg cartons, it will be very difficult to have a seat without cracking them! (Source)

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