Because a very special playhouse deserves extra special details...and because little boys love getting things in the mail (think of Ralphie in "A Christmas Story" with his Little Orphan Annie secret decoder ring!) I came up with this cute mailbox idea from one I saw for sale online for around $150: using a rather unimpressive craft-size toy mailbox, some scrap pieces of wood, a jigsaw, sander and paint, I made this Westie doggie mailbox this afternoon for the playhouse (in honor of my son's best playmate - our Westie, Oliver).
Here's my mini version...
And this was the online inspiration that gave me the idea:
Mine's so much cuter, dont'cha think?!?
Oh, and mine only cost me about $5 to make!!
This is my post for Cheri's Knock Off, Knock Out Party
from her blog, Its So Very Cheri
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