18 August 2011

bathroom refresh

Hi all. I wanted to show you another of my refresh projects while visiting my family and friends in East Coast Canada. This bathroom is in a '60's bungalow with the original hand-made cabinets (painted many times over) and built-in shelving unit.  This had to be a low-cost makeover, so no new cabinetry or countertop. But some paint and a few key additions like wainscotting made a big difference.

Here's what we did:
-new tile floor
-added wainscotting (beadboard) panels and painted above
-painted the cabinetry and shelving white
-painted existing light fixture and towel hooks brown
-added a bamboo roman shade
-hung a new white waffle weave shower curtain

Keeping things white with natural accents really ups the wow factor. Low cost and high impact, don't you think?

Got any good tips for a budget friendly bathroom makeover? 


  1. Very cute! Love the colors and the beadboard. Great job.

  2. Wow factor. Lovely roman shade and the beadboard looks great. Thanks for adding your link to Beach Cottage Good Life Wednesdays and sharing.

  3. loving loving this refresh. brilliant! discovered you via a beach cottage. come by and visit anytime.



  4. Very nice! Love the natural and white! Found you from the bathroom blog hop!

  5. It's lovely! Love all the pretty accessories... even the toilet paper looks nice :)

  6. Really appreciate you linking up this great bath post at the Roomspiration blog party. Btw, I am admiring all your creativity in your blog so may I invite you also to join us at Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :)

  7. Hello! I am over from the blog party... great bathroom! Everything looks so fresh and clean. Love that rug you have in there!


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