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Magical Boho Treehouse Reveal

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It’s week 6 of the One Room Challenge! I’ve enjoyed it, but I’m glad that it’s over. I’m really looking forward to seeing everyone’s finished rooms.

Over the past 6 weeks, I’ve been working on my kid’s treehouse to make it a fun space to cozy up in and enjoy a book or a riveting game of Pokemon.


I started with a blank canvas that still needed a bit of work to feel finished. The treehouse needed walls, windows, and a door.

It still needs a window and a door, but it got walls and trim! (Although a door and windows are important items for function, I decided to postpone these items until later.)

treehouse in woods
Before picture of the treehouse.
Inside of treehouse
Bare walls and snow toys are not very inspiring.

Working on an outside project in the spring can be difficult. We’ve had so much rain that some projects were put off until later.

There will be a phase 2 where I bring in fun items like a rock wall, new stairs, and possibly a zipline, as well as making the pathway pretty.

I dream of a shade garden and an ivy-covered archway made of branches. Until then, onto the pretty pictures!

Treehouse painted green

Stained wood railing and support beams make everything blend with the woods a lot better. (I stained the ladder and then was told that it was only temporary and new stairs would be made soon.)

Trim was added to the windows and the 2×4’s at the top were painted to blend as well. It makes the whole thing look a lot more finished.

Treehouse furniture

The treehouse has a cute deck area that I wanted to take advantage of since the view from this area is one of my favorites.

I added a cute vintage set that was petite in size. It’s now the perfect place to enjoy coffee or wine. I guess the kids will like it too.

Boho Treehouse Furniture

Colorful cushions make the wrought iron seats comfortable.

Treehouse lighting

A battery-operated lantern provided light at night. The treehouse is near the firepit and the kids often walk back and forth when we enjoy fires.

Lighting provides a safer journey for them. Solar lights were also added along the deck railing.

Swinging chair under treehouse

I hung a hanging chair under the treehouse for extra seating. I love this thing! It has a magazine rack on the side and 2 drink holders! It’s a fun addition to the treehouse.

Boho hammock

We found a hammock and stand at a flea market and it has been so popular with the kids so far. We’ve decided that we need hammocks everywhere!

I layered it with fun textiles to make it cozier. They were inexpensive and can be taken in and out to be washed if they get dirty.

My son calls it the “hippie hammock.” I call it “mine.”

Top view of boho hammock

My husband doesn’t care for the way that the ropes feel, so this is a nice compromise. A lightweight throw blanket is nice for cooler days and evenings.

Inside of treehouse with beanbags

I covered their beanbags with outdoor fabric slipcovers to make them a little more weather-resistant. One of my favorite parts of this: they’re no longer in the basement!

(Apparently, if you sit them on top of each other, then sit on top of them, they throw you off of them and make you bust your lip! True story! That was fun to explain to my daughter’s teacher. “No, I didn’t beat her. Yes, her story is somewhat true.”)

A vintage metal box from a dairy holds wooden games that we bought from a flea market.

The rug was a last-minute addition. After constantly tracking mud in while working, we knew that only an outdoor rug would work for this space.

As much as I wanted to add a soft fluffy one, it just wasn’t going to be practical. It adds color and a bit of softness for the kids.

Treehouse table and stools

A fold-down table and stackable stools provide seating and a play space for the kids to play games. The table will eventually be painted with chalkboard paint in a fun color.

Inside of boho treehouse

When folded down and stacked, there is plenty of room for sleeping bags. We tried to keep everything moveable for sleepovers.

My son’s best friend was always at the forefront of our minds. “Will L fit in here?” At 12 years old, he’s already taller than I am.

Boho beanbags

Layered rugs add more color. I want to add more as I find them.

Treehouse chandelier

A battery-operated capiz chandelier makes the treehouse glamorous. The shelf holds important books. Solar string lights provide more light.

Treehouse hanging lights

Aren’t they pretty?

Hangable lights

I’m using the brass wall pocket to hold the solar panel for now. It also holds pencils. I need to find something to hide the cord but still expose the solar part to the sun.

Dragonfly coathanger

Two dragonfly hooks provide a place to hang jackets or binoculars.

Boho picnic

The treehouse was the perfect place for a mother’s day picnic. I used a tapestry as a picnic blanket and set out food and drinks. The tapestry can also be used as a lightweight throw.

Treehouse picnic

The table was the perfect place to place food and drinks.

Boho treehouse light source

After we ate and cleaned up, we all found our preferred lounging spot and relaxed with books while enjoying the space.

The chandelier makes the prettiest sound when the wind blows. I think the treehouse makeover was a success!

Boho hangout

Source list:

  • Exterior paint color | Valspar Olive Smudge
  • Interior paint color | Sherwin Williams for Lowes Contemporary Gray
  • Stain color | Olympic Coffee (I do not recommend this stain)
  • Patio chairs and table | vintage
  • Patio chair cushions | Lowes
  • Patio pillows | Lowes
  • Black Lantern| Target
  • Blue Lantern | Target
  • Pillowcase (used as a tablecloth on the patio table and on the hammock) | Urban Outfitters
  • Hanging Chair
  • Cushion | Pier 1
  • Tapestry |  (similar) Urban Outfitters
  • Pillow | Pier 1 (similar)
  • Hammock (similar) | Pier 1
  • Shibori Throw blanket | Urban Outfitters
  • Duvet cover (used as hammock cover) | Urban Outfitters
  • Outdoor rug | Lowes
  • Small blue rug | Home Goods
  • Blue Flamestitch Fabric 1 (bean bag cover) | House Fabric
  • Red and Blue Fabric 2 (bean bag cover) | House Fabric
  • Yellow Ikat Pillow | Pier 1 (similar)
  • Blue Cushion | Lowes
  • Stools | IKEA
  • Folding table | (similar) IKEA
  • Capiz chandelier | Pier 1
  • Shelf | Home Goods
  • Solar string lights | Target
  • Dragonfly Hooks | Lowes
  • Appetizer plates | Pier 1
  • Cheese plate | World Market 
  • Glasses | Home Goods
  • Drinking Straws | IKEA
  • Napkins | handmade
  • Drink dispenser | Wegmans (similar)
  • Plates | Pier 1
  • Snack tray | Home Goods (similar)

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  1. I LOVE it. Not many people could made a tree house look this good! I am so incredibly jealous of this space and I hope you enjoy it all summer!

    1. Thank you Madeline! I’m so looking forward to enjoying it. At least until the next project rears it’s ugly head. Now to figure out what room to tackle for October…

    1. Thanks Kari! I think the world would be a better place if everyone had a hammock and time to lay in it. Sunshine would be nice too.

    1. Thanks so much Amanda! I’m so happy with it. I love your sewing room! I wish I had the motivation to sort through mine and unpack it.

  2. What an awesome hang-out for you all! I love the swing you added at the bottom and that small table! Congrats and CHEERS to us for another room done!

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