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Sunday, July 28, 2013

It's Not My Birthday - But I Got Jewelry

Now everyone loves a little jewelry and bling and I definitely think every room needs some.  I got a box in the mail and I just squealed with delight.  It was filled with incredible bling.

Can you see it?

It came in this box, do you know what it is?

 Does this help?

 M hubby is doing something, can you figure it out now?

You got it, Pfister heard that I was redoing the hall bathroom and they sent me this fabulous faucet.  It is the Marielle Mini Wide-Spread, Model # GT4MOBC.  It has the most graceful and elegant lines and the finish and attention to every detail is impeccable.  I love, love, love it.  My hubby says it is one of the easiest he has ever installed and the quality is excellent.

 This style of the faucet totally compliments the rest of the decor, a little antique and old world.

This is the really bad and leaking builder basic that was here.   I think the faucet helps set the style of a room and this one did nothing for style.

If you didn't see the whole redo, I removed the medecine cabinet, patched the drywall and installed a towel bar and a thrifty painting from goodwill.  Such a huge improvement to the room.  I also did a tutorial on how I refinished the mirror.  You can see both of those tutorials here.

I added new plush thrifty towels I found at Ross and another small goodwill painting above them.  The counter accessories add a little frenchy charm.

The shower curtain was made from leftover fabric from the familyroom drapes and hung from the ceiling.  I used a double rod with a shower curtain liner hanging behind this one.  A favorite painting in an antique frame and some transferware plates finish off the accessories.

I also gave you a tutorial on how to make the tank shelf here.

Do you remember, this is what I started with.  The jungle had to go.

For a little over $100 I think it is an amazing transformation.   The faucet was the final missing link.  It definitely is the jewelry and bling the room needed.  I am so pleased with it and can't thank Pfister enough.

Now I feel like the bathroom reflects the style I am trying to achieve in my home.  I am really pleased with the way it turned out.  It definitely proves that you can create a stylish look on a strict budget with a few DIY projects and shopping the house.

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  1. I am squealing right along with you Marty!
    I love, love the faucet, it is the perfect fit to your pretty new bathroom!

  2. It's beautiful and looks great in there! I don't blame them for sending one to YOU...because they knew that it would look so good in your bathroom redo, and then you would show it to all of us. I love the look. Would certainly look better in my bathroom than the two dated gold Moen faucets that are there now.

  3. That is absolutely gorgeous! Love, love, love...

  4. Your new faucet is gorgeous! You're right- it's the bling! You have a fabulous style of decorating! I just love the changes you made in this bath!

  5. You know I'm all for fabulous decorating on a thrifty budget ~ you done good! The whole room looks gorgeous, and I love the faucet as well.

  6. Ohhhhhh Marty that facet it gorgeous and so perfect. I would so rather have that kind of bling delivered than jewelry!!!! That excites me!!! Just beautiful.
    Love, love love it!!!

  7. Beautiful! The perfect piece of jewelry to complete the outfit!~~Angela

  8. You bath turned out wonderful and the new faucet is the icing on the cake! How wonderful that Price Pfister sent it to you! I am starting my bathroom remodel this week. We need a new two new faucets...ours are like you old one.

    Oh Price Pfister.......I would love a couple of faucets too :-).

  9. The new Price Pfister faucet is really a JEWEL! I love them too... just lovely and it was the perfect thing to top it all beautifuly! How nice of them to send it to you Marty! Big hugs,

  10. It's very pretty and just right. I really like the height and curve of your new faucet.

  11. Wow! What a difference in before and after!! Love the new "jewelry"....lucky!!

  12. So pretty Marty, love the style! Such a nice gift!
    Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday!

  13. It's amazing what a difference a faucet makes. Isn't it? They are so expensive but worth it when the urge hits you. I love the one you chose.

  14. It's a beauty, and makes such a big difference. Your bathroom is so elegant.

  15. Oh that faucet is pure delight!! Love it!

  16. You lucky lady, Marty! It's a beautiful faucet. I have similar to your before faucet in both our bathrooms. Right now they work fine, so we will live with them.

  17. It's amazing how that pretty faucet dresses up your whole sink! It's perfect!! Love your whole newly styled bathroom.
    Mary Alice

  18. WHOO HOOOOO boy oh boy does that look GREAT, Marty!

    Couldn't be happier - you are such a wonderful and gracious lady and deserve these little perks in life. Yay yay yay.

    We just installed 3 new Pfister faucets here recently and hubs said same thing: very good quality and easy installs - always a good thing for our fellas - we get the good looking new things and they don't MIND b/c it installs nicely. Win win! And your bath is a winner!

  19. I love the faucet Marty! I have the same one in my guest bathroom - but mine is brushed nickel. Yours works perfectly in your beautiful bathroom!

  20. Beautiful bathroom! That's the next room after I finish my bedroom.


  21. Marty,
    The Pfister faucet completes your lovely make~over with classic style!!!
    Simply elegant, dear friend!!!

  22. Marty,
    The faucet is the icing on the cake! It's beautiful!! Lucky you. :)

  23. It's so beautiful! You picked the perfect jewelry. Practical, it can be used every day.


  24. Perfection! If my sinks were not from 1959 (honest!) and in huge need of being replaced..I would get the exact same style. I love it!

  25. The faucet truly IS a jewel! It completes your BEAUTIFUL new bathroom!!!! You have done an OUTSTANDING job, Marty. I love it all. One question? How did you find a curtain liner that would be long enough to hang from the ceiling? Thanks, Pinky

  26. What a nice package of bling. I need to replace the faucets in a bathroom and don't know where to start - really like these.

  27. It really changes the way the room looks, funny how faucets can actually do that! Love the style of it and how nice of them too!

  28. Wowie! That's a beauty! It's the little jeweled crown for your pretty room!

  29. Woooo! Hand me my shades! :) This is a gorgeous faucet and just the perfect bling for your pretty bathroom! Love it.
    Thanks for popping in to my little Kiki blog!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

  30. So pretty Marty! Loved your home tour as well! Been traveling and I'm pretty sure most of my comments were not published :( Also, while I was traveling I visited some goodwills and thrift stores :)

  31. That's my kind of jewelry, Marty :) The whole room is beautiful, and that faucet is just the perfect finishing touch-gorgeous!


  32. Marty, how wonderful! This is a gorgeous faucet and the perfect addition to your beautiful new bathroom.

  33. I love it! The entire project looks fabulous!

  34. Wow Marty! Your new "jewelry" is gorgeous, and how exciting that Price/Pfister sent it to you. LOVE the style. It goes perfectly with your bathroom.

  35. Your bathroom is beautiful! Love it!

    The Kitchen is My Dance Floor

  36. Marty, how nice that you received just the thing you needed. It looks great. Love the new look of your updated bath.

    Have a great day.

  37. Gorgeous redo Marty. Love the new look.

  38. Marty - Do you think one of your readers might like to win a faucet as well? :D

  39. Your are so right, Marty! Beautiful hardware for the home is like jewelry. Great choice! :-)

  40. Marty, Thank you so much for choosing my antique copper vent-a-hood!!

  41. Love, love, love it, Marty! It adds so much sexy personality to your bathroom!! laurie

  42. So pretty and sparkly. Love how it looks in your bathroom! Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays. x