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Cardboard idea: a playful privacy wall

22 March 2017

Got lots cardboard? We do! Whether it’s a castle or a fort, this foldable wall creates a cute space for alone time and play time. It’s an idea that graduated from our Square Metre Challenge (check it out here)

A piece of cardboard shaped like a castle attached to the side of a sofa with cushions
A corner of sofa covered in a piece of cardboard shaped like a castle

Try it out before you cut, so you can plan to use a natural corner as a foldable side. Then use scissors (or maybe a boxcutter) to cut out some windows and towers. Tie it onto the legs of your sofa—ours is a sofa made from mattresses. Ta-dah!

A sofa made from mattresses with cushions and a playful cardboard wall, a close-up of hands tying a piece of cardboard to the legs of a sofa

Made by

Interior designer: Therese Ericsson
Digital designer: Cecilia Englund
Copywriter: Marissa Frayer
Photographer: Sandra Werud
Editor: Linda Harkell