I was recently helping a friend brainstorm ideas for putting together a little play store for her son when I came across this terrific DIY version that Sibylle of Funkytime put together a few years ago mostly using IKEA parts.
Can you guess which IKEA product became her primary component? $10 wood shoe racks which she held together with 2 x 4s. She constructed the play market in her driveway and then moved it up to her daughter's room.
As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.
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