Joel Kahn and Randi Prince built a kite measuring 3969 square inches
(63in x 63in) using just newspaper and Q-Tips. They stipulated the frame
and supporting structure had to be made entirely of Q-Tips and the
rest of the kite made only with newspaper.
Greg Arrigoni used 1434 Qualtex balloons to build a balloon
arch. The balloons were three feet in diameter. The arch measured 600
feet wide and 340 feet tall. It took 65 tanks of helium to fill the
balloons. The arch was built at the Grand Excursion festival to
commemorate the the 150-year anniversary of the founding of St. Paul,
Todd Spiro built is a stadium measuring 3 feet in height, 9 feet in
length and 5 feet in width. Only paper towel rolls, cardboard shirt
inserts, and wooden building blocks were used in its construction.
Led by Kate K., a group of people created a God’s eye measuring 139 inches in width. They set the record at BOX13 ArtSpace in Houston, Texas. Roughly 50 visitors participated in wrapping the giant sticks braced in the corner with the weave-able objects piled on the gallery floor.
Jesse Pelletier and members of Resident Student Association at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute built a cardboard box fort made of 2,354 boxes. They set the record as a part of the institute's internationally-recognized program, Hey Red, Go Green, to promote the importance of recycling.