Friday, June 19, 2015

Stenciled Walls - For My Bathroom?

I am loving the black and white that I have been adding and I absolutely love walking into my closet makeover and seeing my dot and dash black and white walls.  Time to do a makeover in our bathroom, so I want to do something fun to the walls, or at least a feature wall.  Since the closet opens off of the bathroom, I want to add some black and white and it will also coordinate with the new bedroom makeover.   I think all of the stencil walls we are seeing lately are amazing and I am itching to give one a try.  Here are a few that caught my eye.

I love these branches, they look so fun and so fresh.

Remember, this is the closet, dots and dashes - --

I could always do a  large pattern and make it really simple with a tone on tone.

This is definitely over the top, but taking just the leaves or part of it could be fun.

I kind of like these leaves.  Not sure if I can paint a wall black, but why not, I painted the kitchen Chocolate Brown.

 This might look a little too safe, however I am really starting to love tone on tone.
In black and white this could be really fun, or this could be a tone on tone too.

This looks really fresh too.

I really like this one that Kris @ Driven by Decor did.  This whole makeover is amazing.  Now this really has my wheels turning, I could leave the walls the color they are and use a shimmer glaze or a white to create this look.

Now here is the problem.  All of these look really fabulous with white or dark cabinets and mine or a medium stain.  Hubby is not at all in favor of me painting the cabinets white or black.  I am working on him to consider a darker stain, we will see.

Here is the bathroom.  I love all the light that comes in through the huge window over the tub, it always makes it a happy space.  The wall where the vanity and mirrors are is the only wall space big enough to do anything with.  ( You can see in the reflection in the mirror, that there are only slivers of space on the side and back walls.) It could be a really super feature wall with the right stencil.  I currently have a flat weave neutral rug that I will be replacing, maybe a Persian type.  Have to decide on the stencil first.

You guys are all fantastic decorators, so give me some input.  What would you do?  How about if I stain the cabinets a dark shade?  I'm thinking new paint, stencil, mirrors, lights, faucets, rugs and accessories.

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  1. So many beautiful and creative ideas! You have done a fantastic job!

  2. Loving your direction with wall papper. I have no regrets ( despite spousal opposition) using paper in lily's room and my office. in fact still thinking about putting paper up in my dining room. can't wait to see what you come up.

  3. I love so many of these ideas. I normally like a mainly white bathroom but might just have to change my mind after seeing these lovely ideas. Thanks for sharing them, Marty!

    I'm back blogging again after a very long break and am starting a new linky party on the weekends. If you are free Saturday evenings your time (Sundays Down Under) I'd be honored if you could join me!

    Best wishes for a great weekend.
    Natasha in Oz

  4. I agree with your thoughts on the cabinets, Marty. I think the dark stain with a tone-on-tone stenciled treatment would be really nice. I love that large feathery-leaf design. I am planning to paint a wall in my powder room black, too ;) I can"t wait to see what you come up with!

  5. I love bringing the out-doors in, so I love the first one with trees and birds. Would be nice for my bathroom, but with two walls of mirrors, just might become a forest.

  6. So many great ideas makes it hard to decide, Marty! Love the one with circles and squares. Looking forward to see which way you go. ;)

  7. Beautiful Marty! Thanks for joining Home Sweet Home!