Sent from reader, Seema:
Hello Collin n crew! We bought a new sofa a few days back and it came wrapped in cardboard on the sides. My 7 years old, asked me to keep the cardboard so he could make a house.
So I sat with him and without much effort, we came up with the house shown in the picture. He asked to cut a door opening and it made a perfect house. The best part is – the walls just fit inside each other without any tape/glue so I can remove the box for cleaning and put it back together.
It was a little dark inside, so I taped a flashlight on the inside that I got from Sears for free (after SYW points) last November. The kids are more than happy with this spacious play house and for past 2 days, they spend most of their time in or around their new play house.
It’s a reminder for me that kids don’t always need expensive toys to play with – sometimes potential trash can more fun!
Do you have a funny, “Hip”, or unique photo to share?! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Every Friday, we post one photo, submitted by a Hip2Save reader, that gives us a glimpse into their frugal lifestyle or simply makes us smile. If your photo is published on Hip2Save, we’ll email you a $10 Amazon e-card!