15 October 2012

Guest Bathrom - FINISHED!


When I last showed you, the guest bathroom was sort of in limbo. I had painted the walls a soft grey, but kept most of the progress a secret until it was complete (with the exception of two sneak peek projects). 

What started out as window shopping shower curtains at West Elm soon became a full blown room redo. I'm proud to say the room is complete (at least for now). I opted not to tackle painting the countertops just yet. The light fixture could use a replacement, but for now I'm pretty pleased with the end result.

Note: I tried to take as many photos as I could with natural light so you could see the real shade of the paint color, but since there are no windows anywhere near the guest bathroom I eventually had to suck it up and take a few photos using the icky bathroom light. The ones I did take in the natural light have a little blur to them. (Any photographers out there have any tips?)



Let's take a mini tour and share some resources, shall we? In case you were curious, the paint is 'Silver Sateen' by Behr. 

Along with giving the walls a fresh coat of paint, I wanted to replace the ugly beige outlet colors with crisp, clean white ones. I opted for the clean lines and modern look of the flat switch as opposed to the traditional light switch. The replacements cost a little more than the others, but not so much that I felt guilty for the upgrade. This picture also gives you a good idea of the paint color. It wasn't my intention, but in person there seems to be a slight blue tint to the gray, which I'm fine with considering the whole color scheme.
 
 
Octopus hook, Anthropologie | hand towel, West Elm | 'D' dish, West Elm | glass storage jars, Homegoods | light switch & outlet, Home Depot

basket, Homegoods | white linens, Homegoods | sea sponges, Amazon | soaps, Amazon


oar, DIY (here) | metal 'D', Urban Outfitters | matted frame left, Target | matted frame right, Pottery Barn | thick wood frame, Target | metal round frame, Homegoods | painting, painted by my grandfather with DIY frame (here) | white frame, old repainetd white | metal door knocker, Pottery Barn | key, thrift
 
 
shower curtain, West Elm | bathmat, West Elm | yellow metal storage crate, Homegoods (love the little pop of yellow!) | candle, Anthropologie | white towels, wedding gift
 
 
ceramic tray, West Elm | glass, Anthropologie | wooden toothbrushes, Amazon | frame, thrifted | soap, Amazon
 
One of my favorite aspects of this room is the fact that I snuck in a number of items that are sentimental to both Jordan and myself - specifically pictures of our grandparents.
 
 
Left: Jordan's maternal grandparents (Target frame)
Right: Jordan's paternal grandparents (Homegoods frame)
 
 
Left: My maternal grandfather (thrifted frame)
Right: My maternal grandmother (really old frame I painted white)
 
 
Above: My paternal grandparents. (Pottery Barn frame) They are the only grandparents that are still alive. I see them every Sunday morning for brunch.

 
There you have it. The guest bathroom is complete, and I love it.

11 comments:

  1. Looks great, Jessica. That grey looks very similar to what we just painted the nursery and I LOVE it!

    As for tips; using a tripod helps a lot with indoor photos and blur :)

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    1. Thanks for the tip. That would help huge! Add that to my Christmas list.

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  2. LOVEEE the new bathroom! I have been anticipating its reveal for some time now. You should submit it to Apartment Therpay or something. Love all the little personal touches.

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    1. Thank you thank you! I just may do that :)

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  3. These pics make me want to redo my bathroom!! Looks SO SO good, LOVE all of the special details!! :)

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    1. Do it! This was super easy and budget friendly.

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  4. This turned out soooooo GREAT!! Good job!!!

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    1. I looked above but didn't see the color of gray did you use for the bathroom?

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    2. I'm sorry I missed this! The color is Behr - Silver Sateen.

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  5. Oh my I love your style!!!! Seriously!

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  6. I'm having trouble finding Behr Silver Sateen. I have the old Behr fan deck and the new one. Wondering why Silver Sateen isn't in either one of them. Hopefully I can find a sample card at Home Depot.

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