Trend We're Not Sick Of Yet: Tepees

Yes, we know. They're everywhere. But seriously, can you think of a more imagination-inducing accessory for any kid? Luckily for us, this linear take on a childhood fort is also stylish enough to be a seamless fit with your adult decor. Below, three ways to try out the trend in your home.

(Photo: Ball & Albanese/Lonny)
Idea 1: In the Living Room
Just off the guest room in Ken and Anika Yael Natori's upstate New York country house, designer Allison Tick created a natural spot for an all-ages nest. Grain sack pillows are strewn across a cowhide rug; an assortment of mirrors were spray-painted black and mounted against a white wall for, in Anika's words, "an environment that feels functional and chic."



(Photo: Tony Vu)
Idea 2: In an Outdoor Space
The Brooklyn rooftop patio of Lonny executive editor Irene Edwards is part outdoor entertaining haven, part well-designed romper room. One Kings Lane's Andrew Stewart laid down synthetic lawn to delineate the kids' area, where a classic tepee sits ready and waiting for impromptu games of hide-and-seek.


(Courtesy of Wolfum)
Idea 3: In a Fun Print
Talk about upping the cuteness ante—this bold floral version from textile and home goods line Wolfum would instill a love of pattern early on. Pile on the pillows (and that all-important sheepskin throw, of course) for the coziest boho look.




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