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Fun DIY chalkboard (and magnetic!) fireplace cover on the blog today! Great idea if you need to baby proof! Link in profile. #diy #chalkbo...

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How to Create a Stylish, Child-Friendly Home

What makes for a happy family more than a beautiful and safe environment in which to live? This play space includes a child-friendly fireplace with a temporary insert—a magnetic chalkboard that is both good-looking and safe.

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Baby proofing fireplace! Easy to do! 1 sheet of plywood cut into 4 pieces - batting and curtains!

Childproof fireplace without drilling holes, Use industrial Velcro, command Velcro. My baby doing his quality test.

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Baby proofing the fireplace

Now that DJ is crawling all over the place and pulling up, we knew it was time to tackle the baby proofing. The smaller stuff was easy to do including plug outlet covers and locking the cabinets. ...

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Pink foam board from Home Depot, cut to fit around fireplace. I duck taped it together (underneath as well). Then, I covered it with quilt batting (folded to form layers). Lastly, I got some cheap fabric from hobby lobby and hot glued it underneath.

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10 Ways to (Stylishly) Childproof a Fireplace

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