How to Make Your Own Novelty Vending Machine From Cardboard

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by Jenny Morrill

If you're looking for a unique and very personal Mother's Day gift, YouTuber Craftingeek has got a great idea: a handcrafted vending machine, full of your mom's favorite goodies. (Alternatively, if you've already got mom covered, you could fill it with chocolate and eat every prize yourself.)

In the video below, Craftingeek offers a step-by-step tutorial on how to build this adorable vending machine using only cardboard, glue, and a toilet paper tube:

For more unusual craft ideas, check out Craftingeek's YouTube channel.