I looked through my art stash and found this pretty picture. I loved the frame and the size of the painting, so it got center stage above the tub.
Now if you remember, this is what the bathroom looked like when we bought the house. Really "Builder Basic" but functional.
Not much character here. Off the shelf oak cabinets and counter.
The first installment was to use some leftover flooring from the kitchen/family room makeover and have my guys install it in the bathroom. This replaced 12yr old really worn and torn white linoleum. Major lst improvement.
Then my granite guys told me I had a piece left over from the kitchen that might work in the master bathroom. Surprise, it was the perfect size, so I had them install it when they installed the kitchen. Major upgrade and it was almost free. Just a few dollars for fabrication and $40 for the square sink.
A few accessories that added some personality were arranged and - - -
I had enough leftover marble tile from the kitchen backsplash to tile around the counter.
Next we replaced the black shade with white blinds and wow, what a difference that made. So much brighter and lighter in here.
Now I am down to the cabinets and what to do there. I have decided that I don't want to paint them white. I think I want to go dark, but do I paint or stain? Here are a few examples of dark cabinets.
I like the framed mirror and will definitely frame mine.
Inspiration For Moms created this gorgeous bathroom with a little DIY and tons of creativity. She painted her vanity black. Love how chic it looks now.
Monica Wants It made over her bathroom using Espresso Gel Stain. I love this look also and it seems a little softer than the black paint.
I am still looking for a 5 bulb light that is inexpensive but looks like a million dollars. (I don't want too much. haha) After I decide about the cabinets, I need to find some killer pulls and knobs too.
At least it is looking better, so now on to the cabinets.
How about you, do you like paint or stain?
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