Introduction: How to Build a Romantic Date Night Fort

Learn how to make a romantic fort for your next date night! Watch the quick and fun video for a thorough walk through of how to create the fort with Annie. Whether it's Valentine's day, an anniversary, or a spontaneous date, your significant other is sure to love it!

Step 1: Gather Materials!

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Materials you'll need for this epic fort:

  • a ton of bed sheets (the more light weight, the better)
  • clothes pins
  • wall hooks
  • string
  • styrofoam tubes or swimming noodles
  • construction paper
  • scissors
  • tape
  • pillows
  • comfy blankets
  • TV (optional)
  • couch (optional)
  • lots of love <3

Step 2: Hang Wall Hooks

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Hang wall hooks where you want the corners of your fort to be

Step 3: Tie String Around the Styrofoam Tubes

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The tubes will support the weight of the sheets for your fort

Step 4: Tie the String and Tubes to the Wall Hooks

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Step 5: Drape Sheets and Secure Them With Clothes Pins

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Step 6: Make Paper Hearts to Decorate

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To make a paper heart:

  1. Fold a piece of construction paper in half
  2. Cut half of a heart shape, keep the crease of the paper in the center of the heart
  3. Tape string onto the heart
  4. Hang hearts in the fort

Step 7: Make a Heart Garland

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Make a heart garland to wrap along the outside of the fort

  1. Measure the string along along the fort to see how long you want the garland to be
  2. Tape the hearts on to the string
  3. Hang the garland!

Step 8: Lay a Soft Cozy Blanket on to the Floor

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Step 9: Add Snuggly Pillows for Maximum Comfort

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Step 10: Enjoy!

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Comments

Frederbee (author)2016-02-18

Super cute n.n

mpigg (author)2016-02-15

throw a few zombies in there, and this would have been great for the walking dead premiere

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