Monday, August 01, 2011

The Bathroom Is Done!

For Christmas this past year I got a new shower curtain and towels for my kids bathroom.  Shortly after, my kids ripped the shower curtain rod from the wall leaving massive holes.  Since I had to patch drywall and paint said holes, I decided we might as well give the whole bathroom a little face lift.  It was time.

That was 6 months ago.

I'm not kidding you.  We have lived without our secondary shower for a half a year.  I have no idea why.  Once I put my mind to it, it actually came together fairly quick.  It was just one of those projects that kept getting put off.  So you can imagine how happy I am to announce that its DONE!

I wish I had a before picture for you.  I know I took one but since it took so long to get from before to after, that photo is nowhere to be found.  But it was pretty plain Jane.  My goal with the new look was a fun, kid space that would still be adult appropriate.  This bathroom is also the one guests use.

Without farther ado, my bathroom.

The big things were we added a board and batten treatment to the walls, painted, and refinished the cabinetry.  We installed the tile a couple years ago so that was still good.

The color scheme came from my shower curtain. (from Target)  The same green is used on the wall above the board and batten and the cabinetry.

The bathroom didn't take on a theme until I made the birdhouse display last month.  Once that went in there, I ran with it.  I have added bird decor throughout the space and even hand painted a branch with two lovebirds on one wall.

I had no idea I could do that! 

But perhaps my favorite piece in the bathroom is the cabinet I made for above the toilet.  I have been in love with mason jar shelves and also wanted some book and bottle storage so I combined the two.

That shelf is actually going to be the theme for September's WYLTC project so you can watch for the tutorial over there.

Honestly, the hardest thing I had to do in there was photograph it.  It was so hard to get a feel for the space in pictures because it is so small and there is absolutely no natural light, so I thought I would take you on a little video tour.


EDIT:  I forgot to tell you what color paint I used!  It is Valspar's "Spring Eve" number 316-3.

As always I'm linking to these great parties and events:


Tina said...

Very nice! You did a great job with the color scheme and decor! I love the birds nest and eggs in the basket on the counter.

Adelina Priddis said...

Adorable! I love the bird theme

Jenny @ An Apple for the Crafter said...

It looks amazing. I am dying to liven up my bathroom a little! Thanks for the inspiration!

Sara said...

This is GORGEOUS Krystal!! ;) LOVE your choice of decor!

Christine Bell said...

I really like it! What color did you paint the walls? I would love to paint my bathroom that color also.

Erin said...

It is so cheery! I love the green cabinets and shelf...and those birds painted on the wall are to die for! :)

Creative Raisins said...

Such a fun and colorful bathroom. Very cute

Wendy said...

What a great, cheery bathroom! You did a wonderful job!

JamieS said...

Your bathroom came out so cute! I wish I had the guts to paint my cabinets something other than white!

~JamieS@ Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

The Autocrat: Haley said...

Very fun but still sophisticated. You did a great job mixing the two with the decor. Looks fab!

Amy@Sassy Scarlett said...


Amanda Joy said...

Awesome, amazing, and beautiful!

Elsie said...

Very cute! Just stopped by from Simply Stacie and I'm a new follower.

Sara said...

I love this! Green is my favorite:) Thanks for sharing!

April said...

Cute! I love the colors!

Debra said...

It turned out great! I LOVE that green - it looks so nice on the cabinets too. I really like the cabinet you made over the toilet- I am always looking for somewhere to put reading materials. :) Great idea.

MJ said...

LOVE this bathroom! I can't believe you painted that branch and birds by hand - adorable. :)

*visiting from Tatertots & Jello

Hollie - said...

I love it... you did a wonderful job!

Meagan said...

Really cute! Love the color!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Awesome looking kids bath...GREAT colors!!!


Donna said...

Love the personalization, especially the pictures and bird's nest!

Chris said...

This is so incredible! I kept scrolling back and forth to look at all the little details of the pictures. I love how the vanity turned out! Thanks so much for sharing!

Brandi said...

Such a fun bathroom. Love the colors!

Jamie said...

Very cute. I love the color. If you get a chance I would love you to link your bathroom up to More the Merrier Monday. It lasts through Wednesday so you have plenty of time to stop by. See you there.

Shirley said...

It's fabulous!!! Every single part is just perfect and now I am off to read how you refinished the cabinet! :) Stopping in from Under the Table & Dreaming.

Elaine said...

It's gorgeous! I love the colors! I'm stopping by from Under the Table and Dreaming. Also, I think I have to "pin" this (oh Pinterest, how I love you) for future inspiration!

Emily D. said...

I have this exact same bathroom stuff. I have all the stuff: towels, bath rags, hand towels, lotion and soap pump, hand soap pump,shower curtain and dish soap holder. I also have all my walls painted green, from the shower curtain to match it exact.
since i saw this, I drew a little tree with birds on my wall now :)

Emerald Hills said...

I love the bird house and the painted birds. adds a very cute quality tot he bathroom. I really love it. The tile work on the wall above the wink and cabinet is lovely too.

Kelly Bartlett said...

Love all of the detail! I just found your blog through pinterest. I clicked on it because I have the same bathroom curtain and a very similar wall color. Great taste! ;-)

Michelle Smith said...

The author is showing the finished bathroom. Have a look at it


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