10 Things You Can Make from Cereal Boxes

Have some empty cereal boxes on-hand?? Don’t throw them away! Here are 10 inspiring ways to transform ordinary empty cereal boxes into amazing home decor items, organizational bins, toys, and more!

Cereal Boxes for Organization

from Urban Nest


from Martha Stewart


from Katydid & Kid


Cereal Boxes for Home Decor

Can you believe these lanterns were made from a cereal box?? Get the full tutorial at Choose to Thrive.


Tutorial at By Stephanie Lynn


Cereal box trivet and coaster set found at Green is Universal


Toys Made from Cereal Boxes

Marble Run found at Made by Joel


Play guitars found via Frakers Acres


Suitcase goodie bags found at Nounces Design


Cereal box weaving at Pink and Green Mama

Inspired yet? You can find more ideas for empty cereal boxes on our Made from Cereal Boxes Pinterest board ((Thanks, Yelena!)) Find some empty cereal boxes and make something fun!!!

Wishing you and your family a lovely (and frugal) weekend!


  1. Dear Valerie,

    Munch, munch….. munch.. ugh.. munch..

    I don’t think I can empty any more cereal boxes today.

    A Very Full Mark

  2. Yeah! Thanks for the linky love and so many fun cereal box ideas.
    Where are the prizes and decoder rings?

    pink and green mama,

  3. C.A.T.'S Mom says

    I teach 1st grade and have been looking for book bins for my students… I think I will attempt making them using the idea from Martha Stewart. Even if they fall apart after a years worth of use, they will be relativly inexpensive to replace! Thanks for the great ideas!

  4. I love these, especially those first bins. And of course the stationary organizer. 🙂

    Great roundup!

  5. some great ideas here!

  6. Wow! Some of these are amazing and all of them look fun!

  7. I absolutely love all these ideas. I am definitely marking this post to refer to later when I make some of these fun projects.


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