Oh no, the grandkids are coming over and someone forgot to bring the baby gate for the stairs! Has that ever happened to you? Or maybe you’re pet-sitting and need to leave the dog in a room while you run to the store. Sure, you can try to hack together something temporary. Or, if you like woodworking, you can make a more permanent solution.
Jessica Coplen at hometalk.com shared this article about making a baby or pet gate in just ten minutes. Okay, so it might take you more like fifteen minutes. Still, it’s a very simple but elegant solution. You can paint or stain it to suit your home, too. When it’s not in use, just fold it back out of the way. See how to make your own baby gate when you click the link below.