Whether you buy them, sew them, or throw them together on a whim – kids love forts. They’re great for imaginary play with friends or quiet time alone with a good book. And they’re perfect for those times when you’re stuck at home for one reason or another (say, for example, you live in the Midwest). To get you inspired, I’ve collected some of the best examples and DIYs from around the web. (Also, you won’t want to miss these
amazing “Build a Fort” kits.)
But before we get to that – the one thing you really need for an impromptu fort is a quality blanket (or ten), right? Well, I’m loving
the bedding over at West Elm
right now. (So much so that after receiving the catalog today, I clumsily contrived a way to work the collection into this post.) I’m also really
loving that everything is 20% off. Go check it out, just not before you click through to all the amazing handmade hideaways below.
Handmade Play Tent Flickr Find at ohdeedoh.
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