Little Girls Dream Kitchen


Found this old beauty and instantly knew what I would do with her!
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Can't beat free old RCA Hi-Fi. This sat in an old musty basement for years.
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Lots of heavy old parts.
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Stripped all the stereo parts out & sat it outside to air out musty smell
Drilled holes for sink, faucet & burners.
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
One coat of Kiltz! I removed the decorative speaker cover in the left side of the unit. I had awesome idea for its use!
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Two coats of white paint inside & out. Etched in grey on one end for counter top appearance. Added knobs, burners and sink!
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Fabric lined inside cubbie in one end. Fabric lined right side decorative frame.
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Remember the decorative framed speaker cover from the left side of unit? I glued complementary color fabric to the back and mounted it to the middle of the unit, giving it a window appearance. Local thrift shop had large silver bowl & used faucet. I found 3 old electric burners from an appliance repair shop that give them to me free! They were dingy looking so I slapped a coat of black on them to make shiny new burner look. I added towel rack with contrasting fabric & garage sale utensils. Love the results!
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Old!
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
To New!
little girls dream kitchen repurpose upcycle, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling

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  • Cindy
    on Mar 10, 2016

    any ideas for how to raise it up to be a bit taller? this would look adorable whitewashed. I am going for a rustic look in my house and Im looking for older cupboards and counters that I can do a whitewashed look and LOVE your idea

    • San8106797
      on Aug 13, 2018

      put inexpensive legs on it you can find them at habitat for humanity

  • Edna Donohue
    on Mar 22, 2017

    I LOVE this idea! I am wondering how you could add a door to the left side to create a "fridge" look or maybe add a shelf to give more storage? Any thoughts?
    • Regina
      on Mar 8, 2019

      I purchased a small laundry basket for her to keep her pots & pans, and bowls in it!

  • Debra Butterton
    on Oct 23, 2017

    Could you give me an idea on what kind of outdoor paint to use especially in a cedar tree yard
    • Regina
      on Oct 23, 2017

      We used Kiltz oil base and then an oil based paint on the unit. We made this for a play room in my Grand kids basement. We did all the work on it outside, but it wasn't our intention to keep it outside once it was complete.

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  • Lmh32493178
    on Jan 21, 2018

    You really did turn junk into something beautiful!
  • Regina
    on Jan 20, 2019

    Thank you all! It was such a wonderful project to make for a very special little girl!

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