Last week we showed you some genius ways to repurpose your crib , and this week we're moving on to the changing table. These days, not everyone invests in this piece of nursery furniture, which comes with a very short lifespan (if you're lucky). But for those who do, there's no reason to throw it out with the last of the diapers. Keep reading for some of the amazing ways — some provide serious kid-entertainment, while others are for adults only — you can give your changing table a second life.
Design Indulgences  shared this stylish changing-table-turned-bar-cart.
Better Homes and Gardens  suggested adding wheels to make the beverage cart, which could house cocktail ingredients or family-friendly fare.
Weiya of Enjoyer of Grace  purchased an Ikea changing table and immediately turned it into a minidesk for quick email checks. Get her DIY  instructions here .
If DIY  isn't your thing, the Stokke Care  changing table ($500) is designed to be turned into a large or small desk with a conversion kit  ($210).
Ice Cream Parlor
The sisters behind My Sister's Suitcase  turned a yard sale changing table into a kids' ice cream parlor. See the before and after (left) and get the DIY  instructions here .
Hannah of Bonne Nouvelle  created this play kitchen for her daughter from an old changing table. So cute! Get the very labor-intensive instructions here .