ps: how to transform a cardboard box

Hreinn Fridfinnsson

We wish every cardboard box we come across to look like this, which is, actually, an artwork by Hreinn Fridfinnsson. Being barbarians, we’d like to copy Fridfinnsson’s idea for our closet boxes…or, as an unexpected spin on a gift box: it would look ordinary and rather humdrum on the outside, but when the giftee pulls back the flaps…a big surprise!

…a cardboard box + flourescent paper + bookbinding material = a complete change of view.

We’re sending this post to our friend Vicki Lynn who LOVES pink – a sort of virtual gift –  until we can give her a real one.

Happy Birthday, Vicki Beth Lynn!


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