Yep, you heard us, a DIY treehouse! Pure fun for the garden, and they aren’t just for kids anymore. There are even treehouse cabins for rent for us grown ups! In other words, society is giving us permission to think like kids for awhile. And thats always a good thing… So whether you want some childhood inspired daydreams, or actually want to build one of these “high in the sky” funhouses, we have it here. So DIY treehouses ahoy! (Oh, that’s ships, right? Got my childhood daydreams mixed up.)



DIY Treehouse Ideas & Projects

‘Blog Cabin’ at ‘DIY Network” has a complete video tutorial on how to build this awesome DIY Treehouse!


Don’t think you can pull this type of project off? Go see how ‘Kristen Duke‘ and her family build a treehouse.



From ‘Popular Mechanics‘, this step by step tutorial has a lot of good real life tips on building a treehouse.



From ‘Make N Do‘ on Instructables, this how to build a treehouse tutorial has plenty of step by step photos that make it perfect for the treehouse building novice.



Want to get serious? This DIY treehouse by ‘DIY Network‘ could be my new office! Step by step instructions and cost estimate.



DIY Treehouse With No Tree

We really like this fun kids treehouse and their creative use of materials. Nice design and just very cool! From ‘Kid Baltimore’, you can see how they did it in these three parts – one, two & three.



This project  is a doozy… a full blown deluxe DIY treehouse with free plans from ‘The Wood Plans Shop‘. Got kids or grandkids? Want them to love you forever? Make This!

Want to Make a Treehouse?


If that wasn’t enough, we will leave  you with this inspirational treehouse that just about says it all by the looks on the kids’ faces. Pure wonder. Photo by ‘Rural Girl‘.


So are you headed out to pick out the spot for your DIY treehouse? We think you would also love our post on How to Build a Backyard Playhouse. Also check out our post on DIY Kids Furniture Projects at our sister site, OhMeOhMy!

Image Credits: Kristen Duke, DIY Network , Popular Mechanics, Instructables, DIY Network, Kid Baltimore, Wood Plans Shop, Tumblr

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  1. James September 13, 2018 at 5:34 am

    I always dreamed about having my own tree house as a kid and now n I’ve put it on my list of diy
    to-do list for my own kids to enjoy.b I even heard a well built treehouse can add value to a property for families looking to by with kids and grandkids. I would recommend properly insulating and ventilating your treehouse so it can last a really long time, and be enjoyed year round.

  2. Lauren July 13, 2015 at 10:11 am

    I really love these treehouses.Wish we had the space for one


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