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#1 of 5 Old 07-21-2009, 06:35 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I want to build something like these: www.paperpod.co.uk with the packaging I saved from our IKEA wardrobe, bookshelves, etc, etc. but I'm not sure where to start. I've seen the chairs at www.foldschool.net but I'm not finding anything for a house, and I'd like it to be sturdy enough to last the next 6 weeks, if possible.

Can you help? Please?

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this site has appealed to me in the past...

http://www.mrmcgroovys.com/

might help
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very cool mrmcsite

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how about this one
http://www.make-baby-stuff.com/cardb...use-plans.html

a friend of mine said they painted their cardboard house with leftover gloss paint and it lasted a couple of years. I can't see cardboard lasting that long here
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I went to the Mr McGroovy site and am obsessed! I also got DH into it, we've got BIG plans now. I can't believe these things are soooo cool!
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