Bathroom Refresh

I just completed a bathroom refresh, and it feels so good.  I wanted to update the oak cupboards and shiny brass fixtures that were so popular in the 80s.  I chose a fabric to sew simple curtains that introduced some blues (adding this table from Hobby Lobby)–and inexpensive sheers from JCPenney. I painted the yellow walls a terra cotta (”Toasted Coconut,“ Glidden).  I kept the 1930s/40s vintage tile–it’s grown on me–except in the shower, because of mold due to the rotting wood lathe underneath.  I then lightened the cupboards by painting them a cream color and decided to paint the light fixtures as well. I chose dark bronze fixtures for the sink, cabinets, and the shower head, and framed some inexpensive greeting cards to hang on the wall.  Finally, for a pop of color, I hung a green clock that I got from Target for $7.

Below is a photo of what it looked like when I started. Then pictures of the finished project.  See what you think!

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  1. 1

    Such an improvement, great updates! The cabinet looks so much fresher painted, too. I love a little bathroom refresh. Isn’t it so nice to see it a little more clean and welcoming? Thanks for sharing your project!

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