Travis and Jessica Get an Awesome Outside Play Place
By: Thomas Boni
Jessica and Travis moved into their house with their four young children two years ago.
But something’s been missing.
“What I envision, for our backyard, is a place where we can all play together,” Jessica says. “We love games; our family’s a big game family — and sports.”
“Really we were wanting a space outside where the kids could go and burn off energy,” Travis says.
With that in mind, Danny and Chelsea began taking measurements to put together a plan.
This week, here’s what we have planned for Travis and Jessica’s home:
- We’ll use the girls’ existing playhouse to anchor a small fenced-in area that will become their own pretend neighborhood, complete with oversized games for the whole family.
- We’ll build a treehouse for the boys just off of the deck.
- Behind it we’ll create a climbing wall with a cargo net on the backside
- Opposite the picket fence, along the back edge of the yard, we’ll put together a balance beam obstacle course.
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Danny Lipford is among the country’s most sought-after home improvement experts.
The seasoned remodeling contractor and media personality served as the home improvement expert for CBS’s “The Early Show” and The Weather Channel for over a decade and has made more than 180 national television appearances on “Fox & Friends,” “Inside Edition,” “Morning Express with Robin Meade,” Fox Business Channel, Rachael Ray and more.
He travels the country making appearances as a brand ambassador and spokesperson, and each year contributes expertise to hundreds of popular magazines and online media outlets.
Chelsea Lipford Wolf is a born-and-raised home enthusiast, adding her crafty skills and passion for DIY as co-host of the top-rated, nationally syndicated “Today’s Homeowner” TV show.
In addition, Chelsea maintains her own home lifestyle and décor blog and award-winning web-series, “.”
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