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Summer Bohemian Fort

Okay, I could probably live in this thing. If I were a fairy….who didn’t require indoor plumbing and cable.

What a great and easy DIY to do in a backyard or maybe a park, or even a kid’s room!!!

What You’ll Need:

  • Lightweight sheets and blankets for the tent (the more patterns the better)
  • Pillows and thicker blankets or mats for the ground (maybe a tarp for moist ground)
  • A long strong rope or twine
  • Clothes pins

Do It:

  • Tie the rope securely between two trees or poles or cars!
  • Drape all your lightweight fabric over the rope to create a tent
  • Keep the fabric in place and attached to each other with clothes pins
  • Lay your thick blankets over the tarp on the ground and accent with pillows for comfort

Then just mix up some lemonade and watch the fireflies…ahhhh.

photo via mrkate.com

Kate Albrecht, aka Mr. Kate, guides, informs and inspires with DIY’s for your home and wardrobe, oh, she cooks and designs jewelry too!
Blog: www.mrkate.com
Twitter: @MrKateDotCom
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  • http://www.facebook.com/kelsey.fort Kelsey Fort

    omg perfect summer night!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000442280916 Emili Naish

    If there weren’t so many bloody fire ants in St.Andrews I would live in one all summer! haha.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=578336888 Eneida Mejia

    really wish i had a backyard to build this little gem!

  • http://www.facebook.com/ashley.lynn.cook Ashley Lynn Cook

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE bohemian style…I’m in the process of creating a bohemian/gypsy guest bedroom in my house, so much fun playing around with colors and patterns. This fort is fantabulous!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=532934909 Emmy Akers

    There is no doubt that I’m going to do this at the beach. I’ll just grab two large sticks or something to replace the trees….Anywho, I appreciate your guide to make an awesomysitcal fort. I’m sure others appreciate it as well.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=537422197 Lydia Paige Louise

    do this tomorrow at the ocean with my man…so excited!!! love the idea! thanks!

  • http://www.facebook.com/jenniferlynnmcadams Jennifer Lynn

    This is amazing!!!! I love love love love love this. Gods I’m such a hippie.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1293751394 Jackie Maessen

    Has anybody seen the BEAUTIFUL tent like this that Jude Law’s character makes for his daughter in The Holiday? fell in love with it and will be designing my kid’s room around one someday.

  • Mr Kate

    so glad everyone likes this post! i hope you’re all having amazing summers in your respective forts! xx – kate

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