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DIY Play Kitchen (from old computer desk)

diy play kitchen

I always get a thrill out of Trash to Treasure projects— and this one is definitely one of my all-time favorites. Kaley from Dualey flipped an old particle board desk into an adorable play kitchen for her son. The details that they included in it are incredible— a nightlight in the oven, a pullout cutting board and the Pyrex dish as the sink. I can’t decide who has more fun with this— her son playing in it, or Kaley and her husband building it together. — Jen

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diy play kitchen

diy play kitchen

Kaley used her mom’s Pyrex dish for the sink. The faucet it from Home Depot and makes it look totally legit.

diy play kitchen

Use old CD’s as stove burners— genius!  I also love how they have an actual coffee pot on the stove.

diy play kitchen

Turn a shelf into a cookbook nook. I love her choices for books: Eating the Alphabet, You are my Cupcake, I like Fruit, I like Vegetables and We Belong Together.

diy play kitchen

A few Ikea utensils mixed in with second hand ones. All I can say is I would have LOVED this kitchen when I was a little girl.

diy play kitchen

Kaley’s son can prep his meals on his very own pull out prep area— I love this. Kaley used velcro on the IKEA food to keep it secure. Why didn’t I think of that?!

diy play kitchen

For a step-by-step tutorial on how they made this play kitchen, visit Dualey.

diy play kitchen

Kaley gave old food containers a second life in the play kitchen by painting them and gluing adorable custom  labels on them. You can see more of her trash-to-play food project here.

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3 Responses to DIY Play Kitchen (from old computer desk)

  1. Jean-Marie November 30, 2012 at 12:21 pm #

    This is such a wonderful idea… Thank you! I love the 3 R’s… Reduce, re-use, recycle… Thanks for inspiring us parents!!!

  2. Trina | BeginnerBeans.com December 4, 2012 at 1:30 pm #

    Very cute and resourceful idea!

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