Welcome back to the Amy Cortell Interiors blog! Today I am going to give you a rundown of my bathroom refresh. I am going to tell you how and why I made my design board, give you a breakdown of painting, and reveal how much I spent!
When we moved into our home, we knew that we wanted to renovate the main floor and open up the floor plan. I wanted to carry solid hardwood throughout the main level (excluding the laundry room and the owner’s en suite). As the construction date got closer for the main level I just kept thinking “I hate this bathroom. We are going to have a gorgeous main level, and then I will still have to stare at this bathroom every day.” So that is when I decided that doing a refresh until we want to tackle a major bathroom renovation overhaul would be my plan. I wanted to start enjoying more spaces in my home NOW, not in five years!
Everything in the bathroom was very brown, the walls were brown, the vanity was stained a brown color, the tile in the bathroom was brown, it just felt very cave like! Since this was only going to be a “refresh” I knew that I would not be knocking down walls, replacing the vanity, or tiling the shower! The main thing this refresh was going to rely on was paint.
My entire design plan revolved around was painting the walls an off white, and painting the vanity a moody color to offset the brown vanity stone. I stared to play around with ideas in photoshop (I took a photo of my bathroom and started to edit the walls with various colors).
The existing trim is a very warm white, and I knew that I would need to paint it the same color as the walls, or an accent color. While manipulating colors in photoshop I stumbled upon a light griege that really added flare to the small space. The trim turned into art!
Paint break down
I had off white paint already from our previous home, so we used that for the walls $0. The primer for the vanity the paint for the trim and walls cost the same $27.98 each. Total of $83.94.
Art break down
Total I purchased six frames for a total of $72.99 and six digital prints (including printing cost) $32.49
I knew that I wanted to add a runner in here because of the shape of the space! The runner was a major save item from Target and only cost $ 40.49.
Can you believe all that was achieved under $250.00??I hope blog posts like these show you that you do not have to spend a lot of money to love a space! Maybe you cant afford a bathroom renovation right now, and that is okay, all you need is a bit of creativity! My husband commented when it was done “WOW, I thought this bathroom would be high on our priority list after the main area renovation, but now I think this looks great and is bumped down to the bottom of the renovation list!”.
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