When designing an office/playroom for her family, Lo of A Lo and Behold Life knew a play table was a must. However, she didn’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on a piece of furniture that would only see a couple years of use. As Lo says, “Enter super awesome husband slash carpenter.” Lo showed […Read More]
Christina from Sweet Pea’s Kitchen says her hubs got “bitten with the woodworking bug” when they moved from an apartment to a house and created a garage workshop. Of course, Christina was happy to offer a list of items she wanted built for their new home, including this Land of Nod inspired toy box with […Read More]
Megan of Our Pinteresting Family was perusing the Land of Nod catalog when her daughter pointed out a chalkboard globe that she liked. Megan assured her that she could make her own just like it if she came across a cheapo globe at a thrift store or yard sale. It just so happened that Megan […Read More]
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]
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]
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!
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!”
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!