10 Ways to "Remodel" IKEA's DUKTIG Play Kitchen

It's been about five years since IKEA introduced the DUKTIG play kitchen which is plenty of time for customers to brainstorm ways to customize this Plain Jane into something with more personality and charm. All of the tweaks these parents made are doable for even diy beginners and, I think you'll agree, make these little playspaces even more special for their kids.

Above: Little Village

What I love: mint paint and a vintage wallpaper backsplash with new ceramic knobs

Source: Tracey Hageman on Pinterest

What I love: the whole kitchen has been spray painted white with "marble" contact paper" applied to the countertop. The sink and fixtures were painted copper. This mom reports the total cost of the upgrades was $25.

See more: Little Years

What I love: the pop of bright turquoise paint, stained top and retro-style wallpaper (also by IKEA)

See more: Babiekins

What I love: the gold painted accents, adhesive lights, "butcher blockā€ contact paper, and a faux subway tile back splash

See more: Teal & Lime

What I love: the faux tin tile backsplash and trim paint job

See more: Flea Workshop

What I love: new knobs, gold spray painted fixtures, dark grey paint and, coolest of all, the door on the right has been turned 45 degrees

What I love: plastic gold knobs, stained countertop, gold spray painted fixtures

What I love: a fabric window skirt, new paint and painted fixtures and, the most labor intensive addition: a painted marble faux finish

Source: Peachy Parade on Instagram

What I love: fruity decorative paper and tea towel with minty green painted accents

What I love: "stainless-steel" contact paper on the oven and microwave doors and peel-and-stick "tiles" on a plywood backing

(Image credits: Little Village; Tracey Hageman via Pinterest; Little Years; Babiekins; Teal & Lime; Flea Workshop; A Life in Detail; Visual Vocabularie; Peachy Parade on Instagram; The Shaker House)

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