Old Nightstand Turned DIY Play Kitchen

I had all intentions of selling our old nightstands on Craiglist, but then I never got around to listing them, and they sat in my garage for two years. A few months ago, I figured out that I could use one of them to make a perfect little play kitchen for my girls. Boy am I glad I was lazy and never posted them!
Here it is as a nightstand...
and here's the new play kitchen!
I cut plywood to fit inside the top and bottom to act as a divide between the "oven" and the bottom area.
I used a jigsaw to cut out panels in one of the drawer fronts, screwed it to the back, and then used two hinges to secure it to the nightstand.
The "faucet", handles, and hardware were all finds at my local ReStore.
Of course, I had to sew a little curtain to hide play food and kitchen utensils. I've seen play kitchens created with nightstands and media centers before, but all the small details is what make them all unique. To check out all the finishing touches and the logistics of how I created mine, click on the link below!
Jenny @ Refresh Living
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