When cabin fever starts setting in and the kids are bouncing off the walls, one of our favorite things to do is to build a fort. Whether it’s made with a pile of blankets or a mess of cardboard boxes, it’ll capture kids’ imaginations for hours. Click through the slideshow below to take your fort-making skills to the next level.

Make-It-Last Fort-Spiration

If your little one is asking for a permanent fort in his bedroom, consider taking inspiration from showroom specialists Regan Baker Design. Their design was featured in The Chronicle, Houzz and SF Curbed, and we can see why!

photo: Regan Baker Design

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— Christal Y & Susie Foresman