How to make simple stilts

At our local hardware store the other week I spotted these great chair feet….
and straight away I knew what I was going to use them for *smile*
…stilts!!

Husband of Mine drilled through the sides for me 
{the other hole was already there for its typical use}

And after giving them a good sand I wood burned circles all round…
…to fill with fun colour *smile*

To keep them good for outside play I spray painted them with outdoor wood varnish

Before threading through some rope…
And then he was off!

Simple stilts ~ simple fun!

Happy crafting, Kelly

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5 Comments

  • Reply The Monko September 5, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    You are so clever and these are so awesome

  • Reply Carrie September 14, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    What a neat idea!! I love it!! Thank you for sharing on Sharing Saturday!!

  • Reply andie jaye September 17, 2012 at 1:40 am

    those are awesome! we used to do that with coffee cans when we were kids! love the polka dots! thanks again for linking up!

  • Reply Annette September 26, 2012 at 7:50 am

    Beautiful! And this is so much simpler than the instructions I have in Seasons of Joy. Thanks for linking up to Waldorf Wednesday!

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