I wanted a stylish yet practical way to babyproof my fireplace hearth. I measured the hearth then built a frame out of pine to slide over it then used rubber pipe insulation to cushion the corners. I then wrapped it in polyfoam batting to add more cushion then upholstered it using tablecloth fabric that has a clear plastic coating so I can easily wipe it clean when sticky little hands touch it! Voila!
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MyFrugalBabyTips.com: Would you like to prevent your toddler or pets from unrolling the entire roll of toilet paper, and stuffing it into the toilet, or trailing it through the house? Make your own toilet roll protector by recycling a plastic 2 litre pop bottle.Make your own toilet roll cover/protector by recycling a plastic 2 liter soda pop bottle. Photo credit: Rob, Joyce, Alex and Nova, on Flickr