Sunday, August 1, 2010

Da, da, da, DAAA!!

And finally - the moment you've all probably forgotten about by now because it's been so long since I started this project - it's time to unveil my completed bathroom do-over. To refresh your memory, the bathroom used to look like this:



It was painted the color of refried beans, and since I never really dug the color, I never did anything else with the room. I used green towels from our apartment and hung them right next to the blue and tan curtain that we bought too long. I pinned it up but that's as close as I ever got to shortening it, so it had a kind-of balloon effect going on. It was very trendy.

Then for a month or so while I worked on it, it looked like this:


And now, I have painted (2 coats primer, 2 coats paint), shopped, nearly destroyed and basically re-created my bathroom to look like this:



We like it very much and we kind of hope it makes our house look a little less builder-ish. We painted it a lovely shade of yellow, replaced the light fixture and bought new accessories - towels and such.

I do have a little more to do in the decor department. The shelf (which Michael basically built for me) is a little sparse for my taste and I definitely want something on the wall. I'm thinking black and white photos, but I'm just not sure what kind of pictures to put in a bathroom. Any ideas?

6 comments:

  1. love the shelf... maybe some landscape or nature pics. hopefully soon Ill have pics of our kitchen to post :)

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  2. (semi)headcookandbottlewasher@deandaleAugust 1, 2010 at 11:11 PM

    That is some kinda FINE looking bathroom !

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  3. Thanks! I can't wait to see your kitchen, Carisa! Is headcookandbottlewasher Daddy? What bottles are you washing?

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  4. Someone anonymous likes your bathroom. Your bathroom has a secret admirer. I think that's quite an accomplishment for a bathroom, and you should feel very good about your makeover. (Plus, *I* like it, which pretty much seals the deal.)

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  5. cute! hobby lobby has really cute wall decorations for bathrooms that say stuff like "powder room" and other cute things like that. it'd match the art in your kitchen :)

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