Terra Chairs: Growing Your Own Outdoor Seating

August 9, 2016

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This is the Kickstarter for Terra Growing Furniture. Each Terra chair kit includes a lattice cardboard frame you fill with rocks and dirt, then plant grass on top, which will eventually grow into a comfy outdoor chair. One you'll have to trim with a weedwacker or garden shears because I don't think a lawnmower is gonna cut it. Cut it -- get it? LOLOL beat me with a sockful of marbles. Unfortunately, the recycled cardboard frame for the cheapest one-seater (they also sell two-seaters and sofas) costs $220, leading at least one blogger to speculate just what the hell kind of diamonds that cardboard is made out of.

Keep going for a shot of $220 worth of cardboard and their Kickstarter video in case you want to modify their idea and start selling $12 versions.

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Thanks to hairless, who may or may not dream of being a Chia Pet.

  • G-man

    Cool idea, I try to make my own for 5 euro.

  • Apok

    Hey we cut cardboard and now want to sell it to morons for 200+ dollars, LOL

  • Cheese

    $220 is a disgraceful ask for a bit of cardboard. I hope the greedy bastards fail at this and every other endeavor they try.

    ETA: Fuck! You even have to cut out the cardboard yourself! $220 for a few sheets of uncut cardboard! The greedy hipster bastards with their philosophy bollocks can shove it up their arses.

  • Matt D

    how do you mow the grass growing on it? and what if it rains, wouldn't it puddle?

  • Sebastiann Eleganté Neely

    I feel like this is a repost.

  • The Magnificent Newtboy

    Now that I've seen the picture of the cardboard I'm confident I can make my own with boxes from my place of work. Then all I need is a house with a garden. Actually maybe this will be expensive...

  • Frédéric Purenne

    $220US for a DIY product... WHAT?

  • MustacheHam

    Fill it with dirt & doughnuts and you'll have a giant ant hill. :D

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