How to Make a Blanket Fort

How to Make a Blanket Fort

How to Make a Blanket Fort  Building a blanket fort isn’t just for kids anymore; it can be good fun for the whole family. Whether you’re stuck inside on a rainy afternoon or you want to have a bonding activity that will get everyone off of their screens, our guide will help you make the best blanket fort ever.  Materials You’ll Need  Before you start to make your blanket fort, it’s a good idea to gather up the materials you need. In addition to the blankets, make sure to get some good supports that won’t collapse. There are limitless configurations, so take some time to dream up what you want your fort to be like first.  You’ll need: Pillows Blankets (kids blankets, comforters, sheets, etc.) Supports to keep the fort up (chairs, rope, furniture, etc.) Other good things to have: Couch cushions  Broomstick (for keeping the “roof” of your fort...
Big Leap - Jul 21, 2021
What Is a Receiving Blanket?

What Is a Receiving Blanket?

What Is a Receiving Blanket? Preparing for the birth of a baby can be overwhelming. There are so many options for clothing, diapers, formula, and all the other necessities that it can be tricky to know which will be best for you and your growing family.  Fortunately, when it comes to blankets, you have some wiggle room. They come in various fabrics and sizes that can be used for a variety of purposes, so you don’t need to worry about buying 27 different kinds. For starters, you’ll definitely need a receiving blanket or two, but if you choose wisely, these should cover all or most of your bases.  So, what is a receiving blanket anyway? What Is a Receiving Blanket? A receiving blanket got its name because, traditionally, it was the first blanket the baby was wrapped in after being born. Receiving blankets can be made from any soft material...
Big Leap - Jul 15, 2021
How to Make a Blanket Ladder

How to Make a Blanket Ladder

An organized living space contributes to an atmosphere of calm and comfort. There’s nothing like coming home after a long day, walking into a clean house, and wrapping up in a super soft minky blanket. However, it can be hard to keep your favorite blankets easily accessible without leaving them lying around looking messy. You need a creative way to store and display them that looks great with your decor. Learn how to make a blanket ladder for hanging blankets beautifully in any room of the house.  Why Clear the Clutter? It may seem harmless to have a couple of blankets thrown across a couch or chair, but it can actually affect your mood and mental state. A cluttered environment causes feelings of stress and can deplete your energy, while a clean space helps you to feel safe and relaxed. Combining your cozy, comforting blankets with a cute blanket ladder...
Big Leap - Jul 08, 2021
How to Fold and Store Blankets

How to Fold and Store Blankets

Blankets are used for many reasons and in a variety of settings and temperatures. Typically, we own multiple blankets and choose the one that best fits our current needs. For example, we may sleep with a heavier and higher quality blanket than the one we use to curl up in while watching a movie on the couch. Plus, the more people living in the house, the more blankets you are likely to find there.  With all those blankets, it’s important to have a system in place, or at least a few simple rules and tools, to keep your cuddly covers organized. Use the tips below to learn how to fold blankets and how to store them around the house so they’re easily accessible but not underfoot or piled all over the place. Types of Blankets The types of blankets you use most often will help you determine how best to...
Big Leap - Jul 01, 2021
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How to Make a Blanket Fort
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How to Make a Blanket Fort

How to Make a Blanket Fort  Building a blanket fort isn’t just for kids anymore; it can be...
Jul 21, 2021
What Is a Receiving Blanket?
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What Is a Receiving Blanket?

What Is a Receiving Blanket? Preparing for the birth of a baby can be overwhelming. There are so...
Jul 15, 2021
How to Make a Blanket Ladder
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How to Make a Blanket Ladder

An organized living space contributes to an atmosphere of calm and comfort. There’s nothing like coming home after...
Jul 08, 2021
How to Fold and Store Blankets
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How to Fold and Store Blankets

Blankets are used for many reasons and in a variety of settings and temperatures. Typically, we own multiple...
Jul 01, 2021

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