Thursday, 6 October 2011

Wodden Play Kitchen Make Over


Ok , I admit it. 
I .. Am...A ...Curbside...Rubbish....Stealer!!!
Some may laugh.
But, I'm the one saving $150 plus 

How could I not pick this kitchen up!!

It started looking like this
WARNING: I did get photo happy in this post






I started by sanding it all back


Putting putty in the holes & gaps

Found the circle wooden disks from 'Spotlight' - $1 think
Put an undercoat on


I choose a yellow (summer) colour & 
The blue to match the vintage handles I had
Spent all day painting it.
It was WAY to bright once I walked away & came back.
Next day, I sprayed it ( Why didn't I do that in the first place)


Drilled the holes

Added the magnetic latches


Got handles ready

These were to go with the bright yellow colour - so swaped them to black ones



Daddy Moz cut & attached the back board - 
Gotta love him doing it at 9pm at night


Put everything on and....
DONE





 How do I get in there!!
 Ohh..




I'm so happy with it.
Ella loves it.
Job done.
Better go cross one off my list


Danielle

41 comments:

  1. Fantastic!!! I'm pinning this! It won't be long 'til my bubba girl will make good use of something like this! Also LOVE the apron :)
    Found you via Follow me Fridays :)

    Cass
    http://casscansew.blogspot.com

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  2. WOW this is awesome! I cannot believe that it is the same piece as the "before" one. It just looks that good--brand new!

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  3. This is fantastic! Can you make me on now? ;)

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  4. over from TTJ ... this is SO cute! hope I can find one of these when my girl is that age. :-)

    awesome.

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  5. This is one of the cutest play kitchens I have ever seen....and your daughter looks like she is in total love with it!!!

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  6. How amazing. What a transformation. I love it, it looks great. How sweet and happy does she look too? WELL DONE. Sharing this on my COM-FB page. winks-jen

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  7. What a find! Apparently that's the new trend in the blogosphere... turing curbside and Craigslist junk furniture (from entertainment stands to cabinets) into cook kid's kitchens. Found these inspirations on Pinterest too:
    http://deepfriedcreative.wordpress.com/2010/11/19/diy-play-kitchens/

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  8. this is DARLING!! i would love for you to link this post, or any others you think will fit to my flashback fridays party... a place where bloggers can link up anything old, vintage, retro, archived, etc. here is the link if you are interested:
    http://lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com/2011/10/flashback-friday-5-and-my-new-favorite.html
    {love} lauryn @ lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com

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  9. oooh this is absolutely gorgeous,luv the amount of work and details put into it.
    I would love to have you join us at our linking party this week at
    http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/10/celebrating-fall-with-linking-party.html
    Have a great week,
    Maggie
    http://passionatelyartistic.com

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  10. WOW! Amazing find and beautiful makeover! I am sure your daughter is in heaven with her very own PINK kitchen!

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  11. This is sooo cute!! Great job!!

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  12. How cute is that! Great job!

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  13. Wow!! That was a great find and your transformation is just amazing! GREAT job!

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  14. this has got to be one of THE MOST amazing transformations i've ever seen! i'd love it if you linked this up to my tip-toe thru tuesday party! also sharing this with my fb followers.

    andiejaye @ crayonfreckles

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  15. Wow! I saw this when Andie Jaye shared on her fb page. You did a fabulous job!! I love it! I'm sharing too! Hope that's ok!

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  16. wow, i want one for MYSELF! :) ella must love her mommy and daddy! great job, it looks amazing.

    i would love for you to come link up this or any other amazing project at my creativity party going on right now!

    letbirdzfly.blogspot.com

    thanks so much for sharing!

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  17. this is amazing!!!!!! great job! i'm looking at kitchen sets for my little girl for christmas; i'm so jealous of this one :)

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  18. loving! that pink just sucked me right in.

    found you via TCB and would love to have you visit. my giveaway ends soon but hope you can enter:

    http://hellolovelyinc.blogspot.com/2011/10/more-stencil-splendor-giveaway.html

    warmly.

    michele

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  19. What a fabulous redo and obviously a hit. Thanks for linking up at Beyond the Picket Fence.

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  20. WOW! This is fanTAStic! It looks like a totally different kitchen! I'm super impressed...and so is your little princess. :) I'd be thrilled if you'd share it here at my 'think pink' party:

    http://oneartmama.blogspot.com/2011/10/welcome-to-week-6-of-falling-for-crafts.html

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  21. So cute! I want to come cook here :)

    Lisa @ Allergy Free Vintage Cookery

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  22. im also a curbside garbage snatcher! free is always awesome.. especially when you can turn it into something like that! great job! ps.. i looove the knobs you chose :)

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  23. I love this! I have been looking for a kitchen like this for my little one! Thanks for the inspiration! Adorable

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  24. This is one of my favorite redos I have been lucky enough to stumble on in blog world! YAY YOU!! It is absolutely fantastic!

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  25. It turned out so cute. My daughter also has a play kitchen made from an old piece of furniture...thanks to my mom though!! I was way too intimidated!!

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  26. People keep this furniture in smaller spaces. This kind of furniture completely fit in your home or office. You get enough space in your home with this type of furniture.

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  27. I passed up a similar find at Savers the other night. It was $10 and "called to me"! ;-) Decided I just didn't really have a use for it for now. :(

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  28. This is totally awesome! I just love it! I would love if you would come link this up at the Thursday Crazy Cute link party today!

    www.betweenuandme.com

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  29. Lovely little kitchen! So great that you found it for free! You should send it to Beckie at http://roadkillrescue.net/.

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  30. I LOVE this!! How creative and cute! Great job..and what a doll she is :)
    Lina

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  31. I featured you today at my Hookin Up with HoH Party!

    Congrats!! Feel free to stop on by and grab a button if you'd like.

    xoxo

    Allison @ House of Hepworths

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  32. How cute. And the pictures! Ella is adorable and so is this play set.

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  33. That is so crafty and cute. :)
    Love it.

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  34. That turned out amazing. Love the handles the best!

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  35. would love it if you could share this on my link party at http://serenityyou.blogspot.com/search/label/Serenity%20Saturday

    Natasha xx

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  36. which little girl would not like to get a pretty pink kitchen. darling makeover. congrads!

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  37. Here from Better After ~ that is ADORABLE!!! I'm a curb-shopper too!! :)

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