Tuesday, December 13, 2011

I found this kids play kitchen set at a garage sale and  decided to give it a makeover.

Here’s the before:

And here’s the after:

It was in pretty bad shape, with some damage to a few places and doors missing.


My husband created new shelves and support boards where needed …IMG_4030

And I gave everything two coats of creamy white (Behr’s Cozy Cottage)…IMG_4178

To get the diamond shapes, I first made an X on the surface, then spaced lines three inches apart from there.  Look close to see…IMG_4180
The repeat going the other direction.

Lines are barely visible here, but enough to paint in the pattern: IMG_4183

For the doors, I pushed them together and drew my lines as if they were one big surface, that way the pattern worked across the break…IMG_4184

I used Behr’s Gobi Desert for the diamonds.  Then I glazed it using Ralph Lauren’s Smoke glaze.

For the glaze, I used a sponge brush and just brushed it on, and wiped it off.



Repeat or wipe off as much as you need to in order to get the look you’re going for:

In this picture, the door on the left is glazed but the one on the right is only painted:

After we painted the hardware and replaced all the doors and shelves, we have a brand new play kitchen:

IMG_7292 IMG_7293 


Thanks for looking!

This set is for sale if you’re located in the Dallas area.
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