When you buy something new, packaging is usually just part of the deal. Whether it's a set of dishes or a piece of IKEA furniture, that cardboard becomes useless after you unpack the box right? No way!
Marijke Bruin took the cardboard that came with her new nightstand and turned it into the recycled cardboard art piece above.
It looks pretty simple to make. All you need are the old box, a box cutter, paint, and a hot glue gun. You can check out more deets on how to create your own recycled cardboard art over at IKEA Hackers!