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    This Mom Built Her Kid A Target & Starbucks Playroom (And It's Amazing)

    Kinda want this in my apartment, TBH.

    As any toddler parent knows, kids LOVE going to the store.

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    They want to be there, run free there, and (inevitably) cry when it's time to leave.

    And recently, Milwaukee mom Renèe Doby-Becht decided to surprise her 3-year-old by DIY'ing a kid-sized version of her favorite store: Target!

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    In a Facebook post that's been shared more than 9,000 times, Renèe says she first got the idea around Christmas and did the big reveal this month.

    And I mean, just LOOK at this thing:

    The DETAIL.

    The custom name tag. 😊

    Even the clearance rack!

    Renèe also didn't forget what's arguably the most crucial thing for fellow parental shoppers: The Starbucks INSIDE Target.

    She built that too. 👇

    Peek at these lil' DIY drinks:

    And while the whole thing looks super elaborate, Renèe says she kept costs down by upcycling big items, scouring for discounts, and asking for help from friends and family.

    For example, the base of the Target setup is this Melissa & Doug grocery store.

    Renèe repainted it red, and with the help of her graphic designer sister, used a Cricut to make the Target decals.

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    “I absolutely love Melissa & Doug toys, but you can find them cheaper at T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods, and Marshalls,” Renèe told BuzzFeed. “I get the majority of Ariah’s toys on Facebook Marketplace or local buy and sell groups.”

    For Starbucks, Renèe repurposed a cubed storage unit she already had. A handy pal helped attach cheap laminate flooring to the front.

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    "I got the flooring from Home Depot for less than $10 because the box was open," Renèe told BuzzFeed. "At hardware stores, I recommend always asking if they have opened boxes. They will normally give you a discount if they do."

    Even the baked goods are a refurbished version of this coffee and pastry set.

    The end result? A retail combo that any toddler could probably spend hours in.

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    As Renèe sums up: "I’m happy with how it turned out and even happier that Ariah loves it (even though I’m probably more excited about it than her) 😂"

    Happy shopping!

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