Tiny House Summer Camp 4

Monday, February 9, 2015

For the cottage-industry/self-employed folks saving for a tiny house.....


     As you might have noticed by now, after 5+ years of rather eclectic posts, Relaxshacks.com is not JUST about tiny houses, shelters, forts, tree houses, cabins, and campers/rvs, but about a money-saving diy, thrift, and craft-based ethic. Its for this reason that I occasionally post on subjects that are decor, homemade-art, craft, or self-employment related- all of which DO fit in with the free-spirited, creative, and resourceful ethos of the tiny house movement. Running a cottage-industry business? Well, this idea might just save you some money, or save you in a pinch, when you're out of packaging, out of time, and just don't want to run to a store to buy factory-made mailers.

So, here's a little money-saver that some of you who sell and ship through Ebay, Etsy, or who self-publish from home, might appreciate. These homemade mailer packages are EASY to make, as you'll see, cost nothing, and are made from recycleable materials you often already have right in your very home.

Enjoy- and if you dig it, pass it on.... it'll keep a few more cereal boxes out of the waste stream, even if just for a bit, and prevent the need for plastic packaging, and the wasting of your hard-earned money....

-Derek "Deek" Diedricksen

12 comments:

  1. I don't send a lot of stuff through the mail, but I am always using cereal boxes (and Manderine orange boxes around Christmas) as gift boxes where I can. Just fold 'em inside out, glue/tape as needed, put in the gift and seal. I usually get a little creative decorating the outside: use a Sharpie to make it look like a treasure chest, let one or both of my kids colour it up with markers or crayons, your mentioning origami gave me the idea to affix origami flowers all over. For some family members I've gone so far as to make opening it a puzzle: heavy duty tape or glue, even sewing or wiring the box shut (whatever happens to be lying around.
    Never thought to fold my boxes the way you demonstrate here though, something to remember next wrapping job!
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