Make a Girly Oilcloth Pup Tent

created at: 06/02/2010

If I had a mom like me when I was a kid, I would have been a happy camper, literally. My mom was creative, but probably wouldn’t have attempted to make me a cozy, girly, oilcloth pup tent where my buds and I could hang out in the rain, or even spend the night.

In order to make this pretty little tent for you or your kids, here’s what you’ll need:

6 yards 55″ wide girly oilcloth ( Anna Marie Horner’s laminated cotton fabric)

2 48″ x 1″ dowel rods

2 3″ nails

grommet kit and 8 grommets

tent stakes and nylon tent rope

duct tape

hammer or hatchet


sewing machine

extra tarp for the bottom (optional)

Here’s how you create this girly hideaway:

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