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Upcycled Play Kitchen from Nightstand

Coming up with the perfect birthday present for C1 has been quite the task. I wanted to make her something cool, but I didn't want to have it be something that she would look at and then disregard.

I came up with the idea (not an original idea I first spied upcyled nightstand kitchens HERE on homemade by Jill) of making a play kitchen out of a nightstand. Well I bought the nightstand in June or July for $5.00 and have been working feverishly on creating the perfect play kitchen since then. Okay I will be honest I just really started two weeks ago.

More pictures and a little DIY instruction to come!

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Unknown said…
oooo! it loooks awesome! i love that you chose red to paint it. what a good mom you are!
Deb said…
Love it! I have been wanting to make one but my 13yo son said he won't play with it. Silly boy. Enjoy your new toy :) It is super cute.
Michelle L. said…
Ultra cute! Is that a real glass window in front? She looks pretty happy!
Robin Ange said…
We used plexi glass for the front. I could just see the kids rough-housing and the glass breaking everywhere.
Life in Rehab said…
She looks pretty darned happy with the results!

I'm trying to get the Minions to play with the real kitchen.
Unknown said…
Robin! This is awesome! What a great way to reuse a night stand.. so clever! I love it! Thanks soo much for sharing with my Pink HIppo Party!
Too Cute! Oh how i wish i had the time .....
Unknown said…
Hi Robin~ I featured you on my blog @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2010/11/pink-hippo-party-5.html
Hope you grab your featured button and link up again!
Andrea said…
Love the red color. My hubby and I made one for our little guy in a mint green, but I am really digging the red.
Isn't this a fun project to work on?
Your's came out awesome!
AmyH said…
Adorable!! Thanks for auditioning for American Crafter:)
Very cute! I'm sure it is well used and well loved!
happy crafting!

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