Whew, lots o' work goin' on around here.
Months and months ago I saw this picture on Pinterest:
So pretty. Don't ask me why but I love a neutral bathroom. Surely, I could do something like this to our Master Bath, right? We had the standard contractor bathroom. Oakey cabinet for the vanity, salon style lightbar and that big ole mirror held in place by glue and plastic thingys.
Don't even get me started on these ugly curtains I hung years ago, what was I thinking?
I also had a cabinet hung over my potty that was OK, but it's much happier in Emma's bathroom now!
The first thing we did was take the light fixture and mirror down. This was the scariest part of all. First, most people with mirrors like this would normally just frame it out to try and update it because ripping a mirror off the wall that seems to be held on by glue just might cause some drywall damage. I didn't care, I wanted that mirror GONE! (It's also loving it's new home at St. Thomas More Academy in Middletown!) Then, we were afraid of what we would find under the light fixture, a huge hole? We got lucky, like should have played the lottery lucky. (well, we did, but didn't win...) The mirror came down with only minor damage to the wall that could be fixed with some spackle. The light fixture had one small hole where our new light fit right in.
So, we painted the vanity cabinet black and added some silver knobs. We put up two mirrors over each sink and a new updated light fixture. We painted the walls a light beigy/tan color. My husband thinks it's a bit too light of a color, but again, I gotta thing with neutral bathrooms. Those crazy curtains came down and were replaced with faux wood wide slat blinds in white. I found a great cabinet on clearance at Lowe's for a great price, so I splurged. It has room for baskets in the bottom which has become the new home for my makeup. Great way to keep it off the sink!
The only thing left I'd like to do is find some color, maybe something to hang on the walls or with new rugs. I've had my eye out for a while now, but if I'm not gaga over something, I'm not buying it.
And, again, because I can't stop looking at this picture and wondering why oh why we didn't do this YEARS ago?????