"It started off as a one-off photo where we wanted to depict the mess and sleep deprivation of being new parents," said children's book designer, Mr Mackie.
But once the couple posted the photo online
, their fan base grew exponentially, and the Cardboard Box Office
was born. Requests came in thick and fast for the Mackies to create further sets. And they obliged, delightfully spoofing scenes from Star Wars, Jaws, and Die Hard.
"[Fans] just starting suggesting different movies we could do. Seeing as we had a lot housebound weekends in front of us, we thought 'why not', and it went from there."
Of course, Orson remains blissfully unaware of his growing stardom, not to mention of his luck at having such cool, crafty parents.
"We're not sure how long we will do this for," said Mr Mackie. "It's up to [Orson] really. One Saturday he will turn to us and say 'you know what, I'm bored of this now'."