bathroom reno diy.

last week on hello scarlett i promised that i would show our first renovation that *g* and i tackled days after we got little green.

initially, every time i left our bathroom, i felt more dirty than when i entered it.

is that not the opposite function of a bathroom?


i began to brainstorm about how i could get it to look cleaner, and all i could think of was white, white, white. we also did not have much money to spend, and kept in mind that there could not be any major changes.

with $35 towards new lighting, $30 towards paint, $15 towards new switch plates, and a little switcheroo, we had an improved bathroom!

would you like to see the results? just keep on scrolling …

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later, we also removed the door to the bathroom and replaced it with a sliding door that we attached with a barn door kit.

i then painted it white and black.


in the end, cleanliness is next to godliness! :-)

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  1. Your way of explaining all in this piece of writing is truly good, every one
    be able to easily be aware of it, Thanks a lot.


  2. I’m so glad you somehow found my blog because I have fallen in love with yours! This post made me so happy. When I tell people I’m obsessed with white on white on white with MAYBE a little gray, they look at me like I’m crazy. This proves my point perfectly! Looks great!


    • ty for this comment! you are too generous with your compliments. :-)

      p.s. welcome to hello scarlett! i don’t think you’ll be disappointed …


  3. Cassie

     /  07/05/2013

    I love that door! AH!


  4. "L"

     /  07/05/2013

    WOW! What a tremendous difference for so little money. Love it!


    • thank you!

      *g* and i are masters of disguise. ;-)

      in all honesty, the color of the paint is a huge factor in the overall feeling of a room.

      it’s astonishing, sometimes.


      • "L"

         /  07/05/2013

        I agree–paint really does work absolute wonders! Lovely job!


  5. Ira

     /  07/03/2013

    magic what a little white paint can do for a space. Clean, Crisp and Calming… perfect for a soak!


  6. atreefor2

     /  07/03/2013

    Love the door!
    The entire room looks so different! You did a great Job!
    Are you planning in some more room re-dos?
    Xo katharina


    • thanks!

      of course, there will be a re-do/reno posted at least once a month. i have to keep up to blogs that feature major renovations like yours. :-)


  7. Jo

     /  07/03/2013

    The brightening power of paint triumphs in your multifunctional room. Jo @ Let’s Face the Music


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