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Putting the Pop in Pillow Forts


When was the last time you made a pillow fort for your kids? I’m embarrassed to admit that we have never made one. Well, that was until last night!

How to Make a Poppin Pillow Fort

Honestly, it was rather fun to build even though I’m 40 weeks pregnant. It only takes a few steps to assemble a fort that instantly creates tons of fun and laughter. There’s even a secret step that I will share with you at the end that will make your fort “pop”! Trust me if I can do it while 40 weeks pregnant, anyone can! πŸ˜‰

We started off by selecting the couch sectional as the back wall of the fort and adding wing chairs to the sides for our supporting walls.

Set Up Furniture for Pillow Fort

Then we grabbed a broom to stick in between the couch cushions to add lift to our fort once we placed the sheets on top.

Use a Broom For Center of Fort

Next it was time to connect the sheets together with a few clothes pins.

Combine the Sheets with Clothespins

After we had our fort roof in place it was time to add the pizazz to the fort…lots of lights!

Setting Up the Lights in the Fort

Before I could even get the blankets and pillows in place two boys and a pug made there way in the fort and started laughing!

Start Laughing in the Fort

Even though good times had already started, the fort was still missing the secret ingredient…..Popcorn! Everyone got into their jammies, we put in a DVD and then we popped a bowl of Pop Secret Popcorn.

Enjoying Popcorn in the Pillow Fort

Now this is how you put the perfect “Pop” in a pillow fort! Of course one member of the family has been in the best pillow fort in the house for a whole nine months. I got your pillow fort right here, baby! πŸ˜‰

The Pillow Fort Mama

Want to join in on the pillow fort fun? Pop Secret would love for you to send them your pillow fort stories and pictures on Facebook. You can upload them right to the Pop Secret Timeline and tag them #PopSecretForts. They might just share a little something back ~ like mystery prizes and rewards! And just to help you get the fort fun started, you can download a $1.00 off coupon, along with a customizable flag to name your pillow fort!

Β Let’s get those pillow forts poppin’!

Thank you to Pop Secret for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try building a pillow fort!

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