How I Made an Old Toy Kitchen Into One Nicer Then My Real Kitchen

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$50
2 Weeks
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My neighbours had an old kitchen that they didn't want anymore. Their children have outgrown it.

I had been planning to purchase a toy kitchen for my daughter and my neighbour convinced me to take this one and make it look amazing. The piece was in good shape but needed some screw tightening in some leaven for it was very dated.

I started by taking off all the knobs and sanding down the doors.


I started by painting the toy fridge door with magnetic paint because I wanted it to be magnetic like a real fridge would be.


I decided to leave the top black but painted the bottom part of the fridge with Whiteboard paint. I also painted the rest of the kitchen with white primer and then white paint high gloss from Sherwin Williams.

I actually bought a real bathroom sink, the cheapest one I could find at Home Depot for $13 and spray painted it gold then drilled holes in the secure in place.


Are you some sparkle to fill in the holes for the knobs that originally there be and replaced them with hardware from Home Depot.

I then use peel and stick wallpapers that look like wood to make a faux butcher block countertop.

Then I use peel and stick photo aisle for backsplash and to trivett's that I screwed to the top of the countertop.

The finishing touches was spray painting the knobs for the toy stove gold and putting them back where they were.


Add a few baskets and this was a great Holiday gift for the little one.

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