Sew Your Own Numbers Pouf

land of nod inspired number pouf

Hanna from Stripes & Polka Dots says she has a love-hate relationship with poufs. She loves the look and function, but why must they be so crazy expensive? Hanna had been thinking (and thinking some more) about making her own until she finally took the plunge, creating this numbered wonder inspired by Land of Nod. [...Read More]

Honeycomb Wall Shelves AND Art

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Jenna from SAS Interiors was inspired to create a set of honeycomb shelves for her son and daughter’s shared bedroom. As she says about the design, “Not only are these honeycomb/hexagon shelves functional, the whole ensemble is like a piece of art.” Jenna finished them with a weathered blue stain and then really made them [...Read More]

Kids Play Canopy and Cozy Reading Nook

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For school-age kids summer means endless days of outside play, water fun, popsicles…. and summer reading! And what better place to snuggle up with a book than in a cozy play tent like this one that Erin from Life in the Dub Lane made for her son? Like Erin suggests, this would also be a great addition to the classroom for all you teachers out there. Your kids will love having their own private escape, and you will love the fact that you saved tons of money!

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Interchangeable Lemonade Stand, Market, Bakery, and More!

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Jen from House of Wood built this knockoff Land of Nod play stand using plans from Ana White for her two favorite 3-year-old girls for Christmas last year. Needless to say, the pre-schoolers absolutely loved it! And what’s not to love? It’s a “lemonade stand, farmers market, theater, post office, bakery… even a Psychiatric Help booth a la Charlie Brown” all rolled into one. Like Jen says, “The girls are only limited by their imaginations!”

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Versatile Dollhouse/Toy Shelf for a Little Girl

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As soon as Amanda from Mommy is Coocoo had a daughter she knew she wanted her to have a dollhouse. She loved the versatility of a bookshelf/dollhouse since her daughter may not want to play with dolls forever but would, of course, always have toys and books in need of storage. Amanda was able to create her own from a secondhand wooden dollhouse in need of a little love. With a fresh coat of paint, it’s the perfect little home for her daughter’s dolls or books and other toys!

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Round Magnet Board from a Pizza Pan

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Amy from Joyful Daisy has seen and made many different magnet boards but simply couldn’t wait to make another when she saw the round ones featured at The Land of Nod. Not only was Amy able to customize her magnet board with pretty fabric, ribbon, and a monogram but she saved a whopping 80% since she only had to purchase the pizza pan and the grosgrain ribbon. Even if you had to buy a small piece of fabric, this is a project that definitely wouldn’t break the bank!

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Easy Animal Canvas Wall Art

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Megan from Our Pinteresting Family wanted to fill a small space in her baby’s nursery and found some adorable animal prints from Land of Nod that she loved. Instead of spending $100 for the set of four, Megan created her own for $8 TOTAL! She simply used Mod Podge to adhere scrapbook paper to her canvases and then animal silhouettes she cut with her Silhouette. The whole project took only 20 minutes with some drying time in between!

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Simple and Cheap Floating Bookshelves

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Like Kim of Simply Living, every DIYer loves a simple and cheap project, and these floating bookshelves are just that! Kim created each shelf using an L bracket and a secondhand book she didn’t mind drilling into. She says, “This is such a fun element, and the fact it was so easy and inexpensive makes it even better!”

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