Wednesday, February 20, 2013

main bathroom complete makeover

 Is there an Ugliest Bathroom of the Year award?

Because my bathroom would've won.
Purple sponge-painted walls (with test patches of gray), 1980's light bar,
outdated cabinets, original toilet and sink, ugly shower curtain...


 and worst yet: the original, cheap, dingy linoleum flooring with that fake
wood trim and door in brown.


 Enter our wonderful contractor since we're not do-it-yourselfers, and we have
a Much Nicer Bathroom. Let's start with the new porcelain tile floors.
Much better, yes?


 Gray walls, floating shelves, new shower curtain, new toilet, sink,
trim, and door.


Hello to a new light fixture and mirror...


and pretty new wall art and towel to brighten up the neutral space.


 Thanks for visiting my re-do ~ happy Wednesday to you!


19 comments:

  1. It looks fabulous! Love the wall color & floating shelves. The floor is amazing too. :)

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  2. Beautiful! What a great transformation...you really gutted that bathroom! I totally love that paint color with the bright pops of color in your towels and painting. The floor is awesome! I'm so happy for you!

    XO,
    Jane

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    1. Thanks, Jane! Now we just need a new tub/shower! ;-)

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  3. Amazing what new flooring and a coat of paint alone can do for a room...the new fixtures help too of course, but for a cheap fix just floors and paint can do wonders. Love your new bathroom!,!

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  4. That is beautiful You made really attractive choices

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    1. Thank you for the compliment, Rhonda.

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  5. Oh Melanie,

    Such a wonderful change! Your paint and decorating are just beautiful and I love the floors!!
    Just know you are enjoying this remodel!!
    -Jemma

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    1. Thank you, Jemma - you are very kind!

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  6. Love it! I bet it makes you smile every time you walk in there.

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    1. Thanks, Tammy. I'm actually not in there often as it's the main hall bath. I use the master bathroom most of the time. :-)

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  7. IT's beautiful!
    One of my 'dreams' is to have my current bathroom re-done.
    Love the floor and the paint and just how serene it looks.

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    1. Thank you, Maggie. We've lived here for almost 23 years and are just now truly updating things! Money and time...I'm sure you know how that goes. ;-)

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  8. What a wonderful transformation, Melanie! I love all the choices you made! I bet you love going in there now!

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  9. Melaine, what an amazing makeover! Love, love your new bathroom! Just gorgeous! I am your new follower.

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  10. Nice change!! You've wanted this update for so long!

    Andrea

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  11. Your bathroom redo looks great! Sometimes I think those HGTV makeover shows could take lessons from the everyday people like us on how to do a makeover with very little money. They simply have no idea how to shop the discount and thrift stores!

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