Recycling a Shipping Box

Fill an square empty box with corks, coke empty bottles and any unheavy stuff as: bubble wrap, plastic bottles.
Tape it around once filled And cover all around with sponge or cotton as shown on pic
Make a permanent cover
And finally the decorated upholstery fabric and hand stitch the bottom piece.

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  • Macie Frederick Macie Frederick on Jan 15, 2015
    I have some old flat bed pillows, throw pillows and some fabric. I will make one without spending any money. The base is the main expense and using a heavy duty box is easy to get for free. This hassock is very clever.

  • Jodi Behnke Jodi Behnke on Feb 25, 2015
    I love the post! I made one of these for my son and DIL and I used a milk crate (plastic). It worked great! My husband cut a board to put inside for stability too, and I did all else the same, wrapping in batting and covered in fabric.

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