Did you ever think to use a cereal box for crafting? It’s actually quite a sturdy surface! I’ve made a few things with cereal boxes in my day and had a blast, so I thought I’ll pull together some additional ideas to inspire you. This in-box at Family Fun is a great idea – I love the papers used in this project. Some of these other projects are so unique that you’ll be blown away. You’ll ask yourself if it’s really a cereal box! Click through the jump to see them.
Sophisticated Mirror 1 of 13It's hard to believe this started out as a cereal box - but all you have to do is cut thin strips and piece them together.
Learn how at Under the Table and Dreaming
Purse Organizer 2 of 13The cereal box provides the reinforcement for this fabric purse organizer.
See how it was done at Fresh Crush
Cool Lantern 3 of 13Make a designer inspired lantern with a cereal box and a secret ingredient - vellum!
Learn how it was made at Thrive
Nifty Notebook 4 of 13The cereal box provides the cover for this unique notebook.
Get the how-to from Bee-Inspired
Flashlights 5 of 13This project is a bit more complicated, but you can create mini flashlights with cereal boxes and empty soda cans.
Learn how at Instructables
Fun Village 6 of 13Let kids help you make this village - you can use up old acrylic paint colors this way.
Get the instructions at Creature Comforts
Lighthouses 7 of 13These lighthouses look like they are straight from a catalog. Those painted bases are the cereal boxes.
Find the instructions at Burton Avenue
Marble Run 8 of 13Provide kids hours of entertainment with this easy-to-make marble run.
Get the tutorial at Made By Joel
Fabric Organizers 9 of 13Cover cereal boxes with pretty fabric to make functional and beautiful shelf organizers.
Find out how at Urban Nest
Bird Mask 10 of 13This mask was made with a cereal box and an old mailing envelope.
Learn how to do it yourself at Elizabeth Abernathy
Spring Wreath 11 of 13The cereal boxes provide the wreath form and base for the flowers in this project.
See how it was made at Classicly Amber
Puppet Theatre 12 of 13A cereal box becomes the base for a family themed puppet theatre.
Find out how to do it yourself at Salsa Pie
Gift Card Holder 13 of 13Instead of spending extra money on a holder, put all of it into the gift card! Template included.
Find the step-by-step at Mod Podge Rocks
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