How to Create the Ultimate Glamping Setup With IKEA®

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How to Create the Ultimate Glamping Setup With IKEA®
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Spring break is knocking on our doors, and we’re ready for it! While we may not always have the time (or budget) to take a big vacation, we ALL need to take advantage of this season’s chill time.

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The IKEA® Spring Refresh Guide showcases totally drool-worthy outdoor pieces that serve as the perfect inspiration for this backyard campout.

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So to help you reimagine your spring plans, we’re teaming up with IKEA® to help you transform your backyard into the ideal glamping destination.

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First, you’ll want to create a stable structure. We strung a piece of rope from two trees + used a bamboo stick for support. The JASSA pre-cut + SOMMAR fabrics were PERFECT for our dreamy boho tent.

First, you’ll want to create a stable structure. We strung a piece of rope from two trees + used a bamboo stick for support. The JASSA pre-cut + SOMMAR fabrics were PERFECT for our dreamy boho tent.

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We definitely wanted to add some mood lighting, like with this SVARTRÅ LED light chain.

We definitely wanted to add some mood lighting, like with this SVARTRÅ LED light chain.

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After you build your tent (just drape some fabric over a taut string) + add a touch of mood lighting, it’s time to fill your glampsite with some other essentials to keep glampers happy!

After you build your tent (just drape some fabric over a taut string) + add a touch of mood lighting, it’s time to fill your glampsite with some other essentials to keep glampers happy!

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The best part of a glampout is that you’re supposed to be comfortable, like at ALL times. So it’s absolutely essential to create the softest, most comfy space ever.

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To create the ultimate glampout base, we even made a pillow blanket (pilanket? Er, I guess we’re still working out what to call it).

To create the ultimate glampout base, we even made a pillow blanket (pilanket? Er, I guess we’re still working out what to call it).

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Now that you have the base, it’s time to raid your beds, couches + rooms to fill your camp with the coziest + comfiest materials you can find. You’ll want to snuggle under something warm in the night.

Now that you have the base, it’s time to raid your beds, couches + rooms to fill your camp with the coziest + comfiest materials you can find. You’ll want to snuggle under something warm in the night.

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Everyone has heard the expression, “Eat, drink, and be merry,” and it especially applies to this glampout.

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You’ll want to keep their bellies full and happy with some tasty treats and snacks. Side note: I hope you noticed that gorgeous JASSA serving plate.

You’ll want to keep their bellies full and happy with some tasty treats and snacks. Side note: I hope you noticed that gorgeous JASSA serving plate.

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The ÄPPLARÖ / KLASEN serving cart is perfect for some outdoor food prep. In addition to being super functional, the dark stain makes it very attractive to the eye as well.

The ÄPPLARÖ / KLASEN serving cart is perfect for some outdoor food prep. In addition to being super functional, the dark stain makes it very attractive to the eye as well.

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Set out a spread of snacks to enjoy, but you’ll also want to keep your guests entertained during your time in the *great* outdoors.

Set out a spread of snacks to enjoy, but you’ll also want to keep your guests entertained during your time in the *great* outdoors.

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Create a game zone filled with fun activities that are easy and accessible for a group of any size to enjoy.

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The ÄPPLARÖ table/stool section covered in the GORGEOUS SOMMAR 2017 tablecloth was the perfect height and base for our backyard party.

The ÄPPLARÖ table/stool section covered in the GORGEOUS SOMMAR 2017 tablecloth was the perfect height and base for our backyard party.

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All that’s left is to sit back and enjoy the evening! Ghost stories, charades, dance parties, and stargazing are optional, but fun is a guarantee. BRB, setting up my glampout now. Laterrrrr.

All that’s left is to sit back and enjoy the evening! Ghost stories, charades, dance parties, and stargazing are optional, but fun is a guarantee. BRB, setting up my glampout now. Laterrrrr.

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Make sure to check out the full post for how to create the ultimate backyard glamping setup with IKEA®: go.brit.co/2pv2GHN

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