Building the Ultimate DIY Fort

Published on NewsOK Published: March 7, 2013

There is no point in life in which forts cease to be fun. Take almost any activity that you do in your living room: Place it in a fort, and that activity becomes 200% more fun. For instance, movie night becomes movie night in a fort. Reading a good book becomes hiding out in a fort, reading a good book. Painting your nails becomes painting your nails in a fort. A fort can make any activity seem clandestine and exciting. For fort inspiration, have a look at the following five project ideas. Indoors or outdoors, a fort is an excellent DIY project to put on your to-do list.

The living room fort: How many ways can you build a living room fort? As many as you can dream up. Can you create a built structure in your living room to promote fort building? Yes you can! You could build a tent or tipi in the living room, or you could create a little booth with cloth walls. Maybe some kind of loft would suit your fancy!

Tree house fort: Blogger The Handmade Home built a totally rockin' tree house fort in their back yard. Huck Finn could have lived in this tree house. Have a look and tell me what kind of mischief/fixing the world Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn could have done in that tree house. 

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