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How to Build the Perfect Sofa Fort

November 21, 2016

It’s nearing the end of the year, an angry racist Orange blob is set to take over the White House, and you haven’t even THOUGHT about any of your Christmas shopping. Don’t worry, we want to hide from the world right now too. That’s why we’re sharing our tips for the perfect blanket/pillow fort. We’ve fine-tuned the perfect recipe. First:

FIND THE PERFECT COUCH

Screen Shot 2016-11-21 at 10.51.44 AMIdeally, one with a nice high and firm back.

AND LOTS OF CHAIRS AND STOOLS

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HUNT DOWN A BUNCH OF PILLOWS….

Screen Shot 2016-11-21 at 10.54.12 AMFor comfort and fortifying the walls, but also for ammunition in case of intruders. Always be prepared, we say.

AND EVERY BLANKET AND THROW IN THE HOUSE

Screen Shot 2016-08-15 at 11.57.15 AMBlankets are key here, obviously.

WORK OUT A GAME PLAN

GamePlanWithout proper planning, even the greatest fort building minds of our generation will fail when they realise their sofa/chair to blanket ratio is way off.

DON’T BE AFRAID TO TAKE THINGS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Photo from Community.

Photo from Community.

There’s no such thing as thinking too big.

ENLIST A FRIEND

Photo by @sophbanay

Photo by @sophbanay

A blanket fort is best enjoyed with company. Who else is going to play Connect 4 with you?

AND DON’T FORGET THE SNACKS

arro_bowlThe most important part, obviously.

Now go forth and solve your problems like adults! (Fun fact: Adults who want to hide from the world in a cosy blanket cubby house still count as adults.)