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Playhouse ideas

Convert an ordinary wooden playhouse into your kid's little dream house with fun decorating ideas you can do together.

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All of our wooden playhouses come flat-packed and will need to be assembled at home. Instruction manuals will be included with each to help guide you through the process. But as a general rule, you should build from the bottom up and for more complex playhouses ensure the main structure is in place before filling in the gaps.

Painting a playhouse

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Coat it with colour

Keep the look simple inside and out with block colours. Let your kids choose whatever colour they want, no matter how wacky, and get painting together.

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Glitz it up

Add a little sparkle with glitter paint, whether that's painting an entire wall or just a few hints here and there. Why not make some stencils with the kids to create cool, glittery wall designs?

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Fun feature walls

Writing on the walls doesn't have to be bad. Give your child the ultimate excuse by creating a blackboard feature so they can draw and write 'til their heart's content. Some chalkboard paint is even magnetic adding an extra dimension of fun.

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Decorating a playhouse

Add charm and character

Transform the outside into a cute little cottage with a few plants and fairy lights. And if the playhouse is in a big enough space to have its own little garden, add some outdoor toys and children's garden furniture to create the perfect play area.

Create a homely hideaway

Turn the inside into a dream hangout for your kids. Kit it out with toy kitchens and other role play sets for a realistic house-feel. And make it extra cosy with bean bags, rugs and more.

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