Friday, July 27, 2012

A Bathroom Makeover

Last week I told you that I got a wild hair and painted one of our bathrooms upstairs. This is primarily a guest bathroom so I wanted it to be fresh and inviting. I had a sample cup of Palladian Blue and was dying to paint a room that color, so this was the perfect candidate. 
I'm loving the new, brighter feel and hopefully my future guests will too! I actually sent a picture to my best friend who uses it most often when she visits and asked her how she liked her new bathroom. She loved it and agreed its a huge improvement. 

The printable is from here.

Here's a reminder of what I started off with. You can see the space was dark, and lacked crispness or a calming effect. 

And, here's another after shot! I'll say it again, "The easiest way to transform a space is with paint!"


Not only did this space get a whole new feel, but I spent very little money. I shopped my own home to style the space which was free!! 

Here's the breakdown on what I spent:

Paint- Benjamin Moore Palladian Blue $30
Shower Curtain- Target $25
Acrylic Tray- The Container Store $10

Do the math, and that's a whopping $65! Not bad considering the transformation!

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  1. That color is great! It looks wonderful!

  2. Very pretty. Looks so much crisper and cleaner! Amazing what a coat of paint can do, right?

  3. I love the toilet-scaping (or maybe tank-scaping)?


  4. I liked the before, but the after gives a spa-like feel. Pretty!

  5. I'm loving the new color! It looks very similar to what we have in our basement bathroom, you're right the color is very calming:) Great job on your decorating1

  6. That is just lovely, I'm glad you got a wild hair, lol! Thanks for sharing it!

  7. This is beautiful! Great bathroom transformation at a great price! And I totally agree, the easiest way to transform a space is with paint, but you took it one step further :)

  8. Beautiful transformation! Keep your eye on Joss & Main. They have been doing great sales on mirrors lately. Just a quick fyi.

  9. great job on the makeover and changes. I too have used Pallidian Blue in my master bed/bathroom and just love the color.

  10. It looks great and it is nice to see a redo of a space that most of us can relate to size wise instead of a massive spa size room that we only drool over.
    Now I am drooling over your lovely room especially the pretty paint color and the yellow roses.

  11. Love the bathroom! You have an awesome blog - new follower via GFC.
    Have a great day!
    With A Blast

  12. Love the color, definitely looks brighter and welcoming!

  13. Great Job and on a budget too, Applause!!! Love it and I know your guests will too. Thank you for sharing. I enjoyed my visit to your lovely blog. I hope you will join our hop tomorrow. Hugs!

  14. My, who knew bathroom transformations could be so budget-friendly! Thank you for sharing your ideas here, they can inspire more individuals to give their own homes a new look on a budget.

  15. The colour is just unique and refreshing! Good choice! Lovely job =)