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DIY Mid Century Modern Playhouse. I ran across this playhouse, which is incredible, but beyond my budget.

DIY Mid Century Modern Playhouse

When we bought a gas grill, the giant empty box was the perfect opportunity to make one myself! Check out the step-by-step instructions and more photos here. [...] Here's the original box (from a Weber Q 320---which we LOVE---in case you're curious): All of the interior packing material for the grill was useful, including this awesome "roofing material": Step 1: take box apart and turn it inside out (so that the outside is solid brown and the graphics are inside). Step 2: Tape the flaps into the "open" position to give yourself a larger "cube" with one open side (in this case, this open side will be the back wall and I'll use extra cardboard to build that wall later).

Step 3: Flip the whole thing over. Step 4: Place it right-side up, add the roofing material, cut out doors and windows. Step 5: Add details like window outlines, bricks, etc. to the house with markers. Vicky Knysh - Cardboard City. 2-Story Cardboard Clubhouse. To build the clubhouse, you'll need lots of cardboard and a few tools!

2-Story Cardboard Clubhouse

Materials: Two or more large cardboard boxes, such as appliances come in, extra thick cardboard is good. Pretty Cardboard Playhouse - A Girl And A Glue Gun. DIY Cardboard Playhouses. Over the last few months I've found myself pinning various styles of cardboard houses on Pinterest.

DIY Cardboard Playhouses

I've been wanting to make one, so when my daughter's 2nd birthday party was coming up, I knew this was the perfect opportunity. Baby/toddler birthday parties always feel a little tricky for me. They can't really play organized games yet, and January is too bitter cold in our area to play outside. These houses were the perfect "what to do with the babies" solution. 1. These houses went over really well with the kiddos and (mostly) contained them to a single room. Cardboard Haunted Playhouse (French: Good Pics) Je ne suis pas une fan de cette fête qui me parait consumériste à souhait, mais il faut bien avouer qu’elle génère beaucoup de créativité aussi : le net regorge d’idées en tous genres à cette période là, qui tournent forcément autour de ce thème.

Cardboard Haunted Playhouse (French: Good Pics)

Je suis tombée sur cette chouette petite maison en carton pour enfant réalisée par Brenda Ponnay du blog secret-agent-josephine. Hantée! Ça change un peu ! Crédits : Brenda Ponnay Temps de réalisation : non fourni – à déterminer 2 cartons (boites cubes ) de 22-inch*2,54= 55, 88 cm ( Ndlr : quelle précision! S’il vous manque quoi que ce soit, hop Cannelures&Cie est le site qu’il vous faut! Créer un pignon de maison en coupant en triangle 2 des rabats supérieurs opposés d’une de vos boites. Couper votre boite (qui a 4 côtés ) en 2 (c’est à dire que vous vous retrouvez avec 2 plaques de 2 côtés) Poser une des plaques sur le pignon pour former le toit. How to Build Cardboard Castle. We can’t think of a better way to spend an afternoon than building this colorful cardboard castle with your kids.

How to Build Cardboard Castle

Christiane Lemieux, the founder and creative director of DwellStudio and author of Undecorate, has shared this inspiring cardboard castle that was designed and built by her two young children. The castle strikes a great balance between Christiane’s fondness for luminous colors which DwellStudio is famous for and the unstructured design and patterns that have flowed from her children’s imagination.

Who better to exemplify the essence of Undecorate than children, whose design choices are not limited by boundaries or expectations but rather motivated by joy and creativity. DIY Collapsible Cardboard Playhouse. Turn a cardboard box into hours of entertainment for your little ones with this DIY collapsible playhouse.

DIY Collapsible Cardboard Playhouse

This cardboard playhouse was created, especially with small spaces in mind, because when the kids tire of it, the house collapses down flat for easy storage. Cardboard boxes are a hot commodity in our home -- even my 8-month-old appreciates a good drum fest with empty cereal boxes. Pretty much the perfect toy, boxes are free, plentiful (if you eat the way my boys do, that is) and provide the creative possibilities that can be a great exercise for a child's imagination.

My kids especially love making forts out of boxes, and it seems that for them, the smaller and cozier the better. While intended for my youngest, this easy-to-construct cardboard playhouse continues to entertain my older boys. 1. Cardboard Blueprints (PDF) To make it you'll need: utility knife Download the PDF for full instructions, but keep reading if you'd like to see detail shots of some of my construction techniques... This is where I joined the two boxes together on the side of the house above the window (step 9). I overlapped the edges, ran a couple pieces of tape lengthwise on both the inside and outside, then wrapped tape around the seam to really hold it together. The side walls seemed a little flimsy because they weren't a solid piece of cardboard, so I taped one of the flaps I removed from the top of the box (step 3) under the window to help strengthen the wall (step 10). The flaps at the top and the bottom of the boxes were pre-cut, so I taped over the cuts to prevent weak spots on my roof and walls (step 4).

Cardboard Playhouse. I've been wanting to make Abe a playhouse for awhile now, so after sizing up the competition finding some inspiration on Pinterest (see a few of my favorites here, here, and here) I got to work on my project for...

Cardboard Playhouse

Home Depot is generally the last place I'd think to look for children's toys, but it's the first place we always go when we're working on the house. This time I was working on a house for Abe, and I knew that, except for a few supplies I already had at home, they would have everything I needed. I used one glass knob left over from refinishing my old dresser, along with one of the original knobs that I had taken off that dresser, to make the doorknob.

Abe has been very interested in locks and keys lately, so I added a keyhole - custom made for his colorful set of keys.