Hi There Here's how you can get the most out of your home & garden social network: Go home

BEFORE & AFTER: The Makeover of a Wooden Play Kitchen

Home Play 05.04.14
I found this beat up wooden play kitchen from the thrift store for only $2.50! I knew immediately it could be beautiful! I didn't want it to be "girly" or "kiddie" so I chose Annie Sloan Antibes Green for the outside, and Annie Sloan Napoleonic Blue for the interior. I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut new vinyl burners, and I mitered trim to make panels on the door, which are Mod Podged with fabric from a vintage table cloth from the thrift store. I also added cup hooks to the side for measuring spoons (which are also from the thrift store!). For more pics and VIDEOS of the whole processes, with more detail, you can find it on the blog post. Enjoy!

To see more: http://www.thriftdiving.com/2013/03/wooden-play-kitchen-2.html

8 Comments | Add a Comment Displaying 8 of 8 comments
  • Miriam I
    Miriam I New York, NY
    That is so cute! I love what you did. Looks like your boys love it too!
    This comment has been reported and is under admin review.
    This comment was hidden for violating Hometalk's guidelines.
  • Thrift Diving
    Thrift Diving Silver Spring, MD
    Thanks Miriam I ! They really do!
    This comment has been reported and is under admin review.
    This comment was hidden for violating Hometalk's guidelines.
  • Denise Sedgwick
    Denise Sedgwick Fort Worth, TX
    I have a similar kitchen set in my attic!! What type of paint did you use? Is it regular ol' room paint in matte? Did you sand it before painting?
    This comment has been reported and is under admin review.
    This comment was hidden for violating Hometalk's guidelines.
  • Thrift Diving
    Thrift Diving Silver Spring, MD
    I used Annie Sloan chalk paint, Antibes Green and Napoleonic Blue in the inside. Only sanding was to remove some of the sticker residue from the old burners!
    This comment has been reported and is under admin review.
    This comment was hidden for violating Hometalk's guidelines.
  • Jason Destiny
    Jason Destiny El Cerrito, CA
    That would also make a very cute storage cupboard for spices or such.
    This comment has been reported and is under admin review.
    This comment was hidden for violating Hometalk's guidelines.
  • Jeanine Wester
    Jeanine Wester Peoria, IL
    I love those panels you added to the front; great idea!!
    This comment has been reported and is under admin review.
    This comment was hidden for violating Hometalk's guidelines.
  • Dedi Wood
    Dedi Wood Plano, TX
    OMG I remember this "stove" from when I was a kid..I used to play with them at daycare and school...
    This comment has been reported and is under admin review.
    This comment was hidden for violating Hometalk's guidelines.
  • Thrift Diving
    Thrift Diving Silver Spring, MD
    Thanks for all the comments, ladies! :)
    This comment has been reported and is under admin review.
    This comment was hidden for violating Hometalk's guidelines.
Thrift Diving

Posts You May Like

Continue browsing
Feedback