Kid-friendly DIY Rummoli board

Kid-friendly DIY Rummoli board {Heather's Handmade Life}

My handy husband and I played Rummoli a few times at our friends’ house and decided we needed a board of our own. Our friend built his own board so we knew we could, too.

Except somewhere along the way, our clubs turned into “clovers” and our spades turned into “shovels” — dirt and all!

It started out looking like a regular Rummoli board. I squared off a piece of plywood and drew an octagon. Not all of the wedges were exactly the same size (I’m still not sure what I did wrong), but they were close enough.

Kid-friendly DIY Rummoli board {Heather's Handmade Life}

While I was doing that, my handy husband was out buying cups to set into the board. I couldn’t believe it when he came back — not with plastic dishes, but with … nine terracotta pots?!

“Why did you get those?” I yelped. “The nickels are going to be so loud every time they’re tossed into those things!”

He insisted the Dollar Store hadn’t had any small plastic containers — uh-huh, a likely story — so he’d picked up the pots instead. He’d already bought the circular drill bit to match their diameter, so we were stuck with them. I sighed and made a mental note to wear earplugs while playing Rummoli …

Continue reading in my weekly DIY column, My Handmade Home …

Kid-friendly DIY Rummoli board {Heather's Handmade Life}
Kid-friendly DIY Rummoli board {Heather's Handmade Life}
Kid-friendly DIY Rummoli board {Heather's Handmade Life}
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