About

Blanket Fort are creative party architects who design awesome party spaces that are personalised, interesting & fun.

A ‘blanket fort’ by nature is a cosy, creative, imaginative and whimsical space where you can escape from the world with a few friends for a little while – leaving you reconnected, inspired and delighted. We imbue all of our events with this philosophy.

Our business began in January 2017 with the launch of the first sleepover party setups in the Hunter and Central Coast  – creating charming and comfy ‘Blanket Forts’ (tents/tipis/teepees) and raising the bar for sleepovers all over the region! (sorry sleeping bag manufacturers x).

Back when we started, there weren’t any cheap frames to grab at Kmart – we spent months researching, planning, building, sewing and handcrafting our tents – and all of our original ‘forts’ are still in use today because we did a great job of it! Our stable of forts and themes grew rapidly as word-of-mouth grew.

Flash forward to 2020….We are so proud to have grown our business offerings to include:

  • Our one-of-a-kind ‘Blanket Flicks’ Outdoor Cinema & Gold Grass package for all ages & corporate groups
  • Boho-style picnics for tweens, teens, and adults
  • Creative event planning, styling and theming for all sorts of parties and events
  • and of course, the best sleepovers in town!

Our creativity, teamwork, professionalism and can-do attitudes means that the fun loving architects from Blanket Fort are great people to talk to about organising ‘something different’ for your party. We would welcome the opportunity to create something one of a kind for you, or assist with throwing the party too!

Chief Party Architect REBECCA thrives on her imagination and creativity, and the joy she sees on people’s faces when they are interacting and relaxing at one of her events. She was the kid who planned her birthday party a year in advance, and wrote a detailed itinerary for the sleepovers she hosted. An event manager and stylist by profession, she is highly skilled and knowledgeable in event design, set-up, logistics and flow.

Her right-hand fella MICHAEL is the king of hobbies, crafts and party tricks. A handy and talented craftsman, Michael has handmade all of our beautiful forts, tents, tables and backdrops. He is a precise perfectionist and qualified draftsman. If he was one of the 3 little pigs, he’d be the one who built his house out of sticks, stepped back, analysed it, took it down, redrafted it, rebuilt it and made it bigger and better than the house made of bricks.
He has also become A WHIZ at our vinyl cutter and Photoshop – executing the graphic design elements that lend the personal touches to our events.

ELIZA is our 5 year-old Junior Vice President of Blanket Fort and our reason ‘why’. We want to teach her to set goals, have a passion, do what you love and go for it! She loves frolicking in ‘fabric!’, craft projects, throwing parties for her toys, helping Mum to take stuff to the laundromat, and is our quality assurance go-to (“What did the kids think of the Blanket Fort Mummy? What was the girl’s name? Did she like it?”)

 

Sleepovers, Slumber Parties, Glamping, Tipi Party Teepee Tents & Parties, Fortfull Events, Picnics, Event Hire, Hens Day Picnic, Baby Shower, Bridal, Sweet 16, Party Styling, Party Theming, Party Planner, Girls Night, Outdoor Cinema, Movie Night, Newcastle, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Central Coast NSW,