How to Make a Bookshelf Out of Cardboard Boxes

Easy to do and a great way to reuse boxes to create extra storage.

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How to Make a Bookshelf Out of Cardboard Boxes
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Measure the space where your bookshelf will be. Measure how deep and how and wide the boxes need to be, then find 3 or 4 boxes that conform to those measurements.

Measure the space where your bookshelf will be. Measure how deep and how and wide the boxes need to be, then find 3 or 4 boxes that conform to those measurements.

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Here are the 3 boxes I will be using.

Here are the 3 boxes I will be using.

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Using scissors or an exacto knife, cut off all of the flaps from all of the boxes

Using scissors or an exacto knife, cut off all of the flaps from all of the boxes

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Just cut along the fold.

Just cut along the fold.

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(Flaps removed).

(Flaps removed).

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Make sure all of your stuff will fit. If not, get one more box.

Make sure all of your stuff will fit. If not, get one more box.

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Rotate the boxes so that the opening is facing the left. Using duct tape, tape all of the corners where the boxes meet. Rotate the boxes so the opening is to the right, and do the same.

Rotate the boxes so that the opening is facing the left. Using duct tape, tape all of the corners where the boxes meet. Rotate the boxes so the opening is to the right, and do the same.

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Tape in the middle of where the boxes meet.

Tape in the middle of where the boxes meet.

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Tape the sides of the boxes where two boxes meet, and tape the top/bottom of where the boxes meet in the front to create the shelves.

Tape the sides of the boxes where two boxes meet, and tape the top/bottom of where the boxes meet in the front to create the shelves.

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Tada! There you go! You are done! You can paint it if you want, but mine is going in my closet, so I chose not to do that. Don’t forget to like and follow! Thanks! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ˜ƒ

Tada! There you go! You are done! You can paint it if you want, but mine is going in my closet, so I chose not to do that. Don’t forget to like and follow! Thanks! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ˜ƒ

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