Week # 6 The Reveal
Here is the final reveal of our bathroom makeover – the mirror, vanity handles & light fixture were the only new pieces. Everything else was done with paint and materials I already had. Reimagining the space and making small, manageable changes made all the difference.
The ‘floating’ wooden shelves are finally as I imagined them, as a feature area rather than just a large wasted space that became a dumping area. More information about how this layer of plywood was added on top is in my last post.
These crates are the basic kind from the hardware store that I stained with vinegar & steel wool. We each have one to throw our toiletries in.
We have a lot of plants throughout our home and garden so we moved a few extras into this room to soften all of that white.
This is the view of our ensuite from the bedroom.
Here is the way it originally looked when we moved in. I hadn’t even painted the walls because I thought it wouldn’t make any difference.
The shower curtain is something that I made a few years ago with canvas and grosgrain ribbon. White and black are the main themes throughout the house.
This is what it looks like when the door is closed. The barn door idea didn’t end up happening because we ran out of time but I left the mirror up to reflect the natural light. We usually keep the door open because it makes the bathroom look bigger.
A reminder of the shelves before.
Another shelf detail because it is finally a space worth showing!
Is there a room in your house that could look entirely different by using some creativity and making a few small changes?
To see the other reveals – both small project and major renovations visit the One Room Challenge website.