10 Amazing DIY Playhouses

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Do you remember being a kid and spending hours camped out with a flashlight, reading books and coloring? I sure do! Blanket forts were the name of the game for me growing up. I just loved hiding away and pretending I was in my own little world. With winter holding on strong across most parts these days, I love the idea of making an awesome little playhouse for the kiddos! Whether made from cardboard or blankets, it’s the perfect ways to keep little imaginations busy when they can’t be outdoors. Ready to play house? Here are 10 awesome DIY playhouses…and a couple of amazing play kitchens thrown in for good measure!

  • Cardboard Village 1 of 10
    Cardboard Village
    I love this mini village of cardboard houses dressed up with fabric and cardboard shingles!
    Get the how-to from A Beautiful Mess.
  • Cut-Out Playhouse 2 of 10
    Cut-Out Playhouse
    Not feeling super crafty? This ready-made cardboard house has cool moon and star cut-outs!
    Purchase from Overstock.
  • Modern Chic Playhouse 3 of 10
    Modern Chic Playhouse
    A minimalist, Scandinavian look, I love this little playhouse made from wood battens and painted.
    Get the how-to from deko.
  • Mod Playhouse 4 of 10
    Mod Playhouse
    These cool cardboard houses feature simple construction and brightly colored duct tape for a punch of fashionably mod color!
    Get the how-to from Loft in SoHo.
  • Upcycled Play Kitchen 5 of 10
    Upcycled Play Kitchen
    Requiring a bit more in the carpentry department, this play kitchen is made from a pair of upcycled kitchen cabinets!
    Get the how-to from Young House Love.
  • Ombre Tent 6 of 10
    Ombre Tent
    Made from dyed silk, this tent uses long lengths of fabric hung from a hand-quilting hoop!
    Get the how-to from Sew Liberated.
  • Mini Play Kitchen 7 of 10
    Mini Play Kitchen
    Another bit of upcycling genius, this mini play kitchen was made from an old wooden nightstand!
    Get the how-to from Vintage Songbird.
  • A-Frame Teepee 8 of 10
    A-Frame Teepee
    Constructed of basic, inexpensive moulding and a length of vintage lace, I am loving this A-frame teepee!
    Get the how-to from A Beautiful Mess.
  • Candy Playhouse 9 of 10
    Candy Playhouse
    Inspired by candy, this playhouse is funky and graphic and features cute windows and doors!
    Get the how-to from Mood Kids.
  • Pop-up Playhouse 10 of 10
    Pop-up Playhouse
    A little playhouse perfect for a corner hideaway, this pop-up version is made from cardboard and paint!
    Get the how-to from Make Baby Stuff.


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