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A DIY Teepee Reading Tent & A Woodland Themed Toddler Room

A couple of years ago, I made a sweet little teepee play tent for my toddler to read in. She loves cuddling in there with a book!
Time: 1 Days Cost: $60 Difficulty: Medium
It wasn't too hard to make this darling teepee. It took about a day to sew, and the materials aren't that expensive.
Doesn't it look sweet in her woodland themed room?
To make the teepee, I found 4 dowels at Home Depot and cut them to 6 feet tall. I secured them together at the top with twine.
Using some painter's drop cloth, I cut out 4 triangles and made one shorter than the others so that I could add some door flaps from contrasting fabric.
Next, I cut out some doors and a decorative circle from polka-dot fabric, sewed them to the drop cloth and added some pom-pom trim. I sewed all four triangles together and left some casing for the dowels.
I slipped the tent over the dowels, added a crochet heart embellishment, and my daughter's reading tent was done!
You can read more details and get the measurements for this project at my blog post.

To see more: http://thediymommy.com/sew-a-diy-teepee-play-tent/

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Feb 2, 2016

    Oh my goodness this is awesome! Is it bad that I'm a grown woman and want one?? haha

  • Graceful Angels
    Graceful Angels Australia
    on Feb 4, 2016

    Awww, that is so damned cute it hurts! I wish my 28 year old daughter was back being a 3 year old, she would have loved this as a reading nook! Great job!

  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    on Feb 4, 2016

    LOVE IT! I nearly fell off my chair laughing. A chandelier hanging above a tepee! Not just any old chandelier, but one with CRYSTAL bobbles! ADORABLE!

  • Debbie Williams
    Debbie Williams Plymouth, CT
    on Feb 4, 2016

    so very cute and i love it

  • Joan
    Joan Spring Hill, TN
    on Feb 4, 2016

    It's adorable, your little darling is most adorable ;)

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