Friday, April 19, 2013

A Kitchen for a Queen! ( or Princess in this case)

I'm sorry for my absents of posts over the last several months!  I did want to post a few of my recent creations.  My little girl recently celebrated her 3rd birthday.  I've been wanting to make a cute kitchen for her out of an old end table.  I'm not a big fan of the expensive plastic kitchens sold in stores.  I got my husband on board (he is the master woodworker in the family) and my daughter and I went searching for an end table to transform.  We got lucky at our first Thrift Store stop and found this beauty:
It had all the charm and cuteness I was looking for.  I designed a hutch with my husband that we could attach to the end table.  My husband found a dog dish at the Dollar Store that we could use as our sink.  He also found an old faucet that we could use.  We cut a circle to fit the sink, made the hutch and attached it to the end table.  We then striped the old paint off of the end table.  I spray painted areas of the kitchen with bright pink spray paint, then painted over the whole kitchen with white paint.  I then distressed areas with fine sandpaper to expose the pink.  I then finished it off with a sealing coat to protect it.  I also used the pink spray paint to color the knobs and details on the doors.  I also made my daughter an apron to go along with her kitchen.
She seems to be enjoying it all! 


Carolina Dorrough said...

That's why she loves cooking in the nursery sooooo much!
It is beautiful!

Rebecca said...

Missing you in the craft world!!!!
An old CTMH Friend!