-- 2 weeks of full time work (not including accessorizing)
-- $100 budget
--A lot of love and hard work
I turned this baby changing table---
This is the non-detailed version of the transformed dream kitchen. To view the very long and detailed transformation to create your own, please visit this original link.
A play kitchenette complete with stainless steel fridge! It was a birthday gift for my daughter. You can see her complete baking party here.
I couldn't afford a Pottery Barn version and wanted something made of wood and not plastic. Using the following blogs for inspiration I carried out my own dream. Thank you all for sharing your ideas!
The biggest inspiration. This kitchen is beautiful. You've probably already seen it from Crafting Chicks.
This is another beautiful vintage inspired kitchen. Beautiful photos and craftsmanship.
If you're on a smaller budget or space, these other examples are darling and very nicely done as well!
Here are some photos to show the process and transformation.
I measured, and measured, and measured some more, and envisioned and sketched and sat in front of the piece of furniture for what seemed like HOURS, day after day! Until I had the final design in my head and could go and purchase more wood and make cuts.
The long awaited finished product!
Now, the nitty gritty. The $.
Dream Kitchen Total Cost breakdown
|1/4" 4x4 Birch||$11.56|
|1/2" 2x4 Oak||$12.80|
|Wood from existing cabinet||FREE|
|Leftover kitchen paint||FREE|
|Acrylic craft paint||FREE|
|Hardware & Accessories:|
|Screws, 2 sizes||$6.12|
|3 Ikea Handles||$9|
|Plexi glass, 8"x10"||$1.60|
|2 Hinges, 2"||$1.82|
|Faucet, letter J||$1.50|
Again, if you'd like to see the description of how it came together, see the post below!