The Best Playhouse Makeovers

Check out the best Playhouse makeovers for the ultimate Outdoor Play inspiration!

The Kidkraft Playhouse makes for a Spring and Summer to remember! Whether you welcome the scandi style wooden vibe, or go for a glow up, the outdoor playhouses will bring plenty of opportunity for Imaginative play! We love a bit of DIY at The Modern Nursery, so we have compiled our best Playhouse makeover’s to inspire you!

KidKraft Playhouse- Modern aesthetic

With an imaginary play kitchen, kids can cook up a storm to serve with their BFFs. Dish up on the attached picnic table for the ultimate in alfresco dining (kids style). Make them feel at home with their own door number and a working mailbox. Let them custom design their own house with the included kids chalkboard, why not add a custom door mat for that real kerb appeal! These garden playhouse’s are perfect for role-play outdoors.

The Kidkraft Modern Outdoor Playhouse is jam-packed with imaginative features allowing kids to get lost in imaginative play without leaving the garden. And if this wasn’t enough to have us swooning, these clever customers have gone above and beyond to produce some truly magical makeovers!

We share our favourite Playhouse glow ups here, showing inspiration for just what can be achieved with a little imagination, and a lick of paint.

Want to create your own? Here are our Top Tips for creating the ultimate dream playhouse!

Top Tips for your Glow Up

Find your inspiration, whether it’s a building down the street, a house in a movie, or a hotel from your favourite holiday, start with that as your inspiration and establish a vision.Find your perfect base whether it is decking, gravel or an outdoor rugAvoid painting before building, assembling the modern playhouse first allows you to figure out your design and styling as you go.Use a Primer and Paint with Garden Exterior Paint such as “Intelligent Exterior Eggshell” by Little Greene. Exterior Paint is weather resistant and washable ensuring your transformed modern kids playhouse keeps its wow-factor for years to come, and can withstand it’s messy tenant.Use strong masking tape such as FrogTape to cover and mask areas you wish to leave natural or for a colour change.Use small rollers and brushes to get in all the child sized corners and standard rollers for the main exteriorUse Plastikote or Rust-oleum spray paints for the Accessories and to mix and match textures.

Now comes the best part, styling!

Decor is everything. As with all Interior makeovers accessories makes all the difference and will take this from playhouse to dream home for the kids. Think custom doormats, decorative signs, outdoor and indoor plants pots, a house number, and a lovely doorbell. Want to go the extra mile? Wallpaper inside or paint a wall mural!

Have you created a Playhouse makeover of your own? Please make sure tag us on our social platforms, so we can see your wonderful glow-ups.