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DIY Tents and Teepees

kid's teepee
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 8
    Stick with a simple canvas to get a traditional look.
    Get the tutorial from The Baby Blackbird
  • A-Frame 2 of 8
    Find a cute vintage sheet at a thrift store to make your own.
    Get the tutorial from Grosgrain Fabulous
  • Little House 3 of 8
    Little House
    I love the cute window and chimney details on this one.
    Get the tutorial from 101 Woonideeen
  • Backyard Teepee 4 of 8
    Backyard Teepee
    Backyard campouts in the summer!
    Get the tutorial from the Etsy blog
  • Cozy 5 of 8
    I love the cute personal details added to this canvas tent.
    Get the tutorial from Jen Loves Kev
  • Simple 6 of 8
    The 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 8
    Pup Tents
    Make a whole room full for fun sleepovers.
    Get the tutorial from Lindsay and Drew
  • For Grown-Ups 8 of 8
    For Grown-Ups
    This 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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