Come see our renovated playhouse! This is such a fun backyard hideaway for the kids to play pretend. It’s even got a table and a reading nook!
Several years ago some neighbors gave us their old Rainbow playhouse/swing set play structure.
We’ve moved the thing at least three times, and our current yard didn’t have a great flat spot for it. We had a hill in the corner of our yard that wasn’t very usable, so we decided to separate the playhouse and swing set. And somehow I talked my dad into renovating it for us (yes, I’m THAT person). It was a pretty serious renovation- he extended the deck on both sides, built all new railings, and raised and re-oriented the roof.
Now it faces the house, and not only looks cuter, but I can sort of see what’s going on up there from my kitchen window. Win all-around!
The kids were over the moon when it was finished. And so was I! My dad,
Take a look inside!
The girls are always hoping to get mail delivered to their mailbox, and we are now a neighborhood hot spot, for better or worse. Playhouse picnics are also a favorite! I painted and stained these fun IKEA FLISAT stools to go with the table (also built by my dad).
These curtains are actually inexpensive fabric shower curtains from
And I also love how it looks at night! One of these days we’re going to try glamping out there! You can check out my Outdoor Lighting 101 post as well!
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