Building forts is a rite of childhood but instead of just throwing up some sheets and weighting them down with books, how about making something a bit more permanent with a pup tent or teepee? It sounds a bit intimidating but these tutorials make it look easy and the results are amazing. See for yourself.
Traditional 1 of 8Stick with a simple canvas to get a traditional look.
Get the tutorial from The Baby Blackbird
A-Frame 2 of 8Find a cute vintage sheet at a thrift store to make your own.
Get the tutorial from Grosgrain Fabulous
Little House 3 of 8I love the cute window and chimney details on this one.
Get the tutorial from 101 Woonideeen
Backyard Teepee 4 of 8Backyard campouts in the summer!
Get the tutorial from the Etsy blog
Cozy 5 of 8I love the cute personal details added to this canvas tent.
Get the tutorial from Jen Loves Kev
Simple 6 of 8The maker says her daughters never leave the tent and I can see why.
Get the tutorial from Jen's Love List
Pup Tents 7 of 8Make a whole room full for fun sleepovers.
Get the tutorial from Lindsay and Drew
For Grown-Ups 8 of 8This one wasn't even made for kids. Grown-ups can have a fort too.
Get the tutorial from Smile and Wave
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