While the cabin is smack dab in the middle of major renovations [we’re talking kitchen gutting, repainting everything and so much more] we started with the bathrooms in the home first. You may remember when I revealed the master bathroom this winter and said that I’d soon be revealing the guest bathrooms we spruced up. My version of “soon” and others may look different because here we are — 5 months later finally bringing the reveal. While we don’t have anything hanging up on the walls yet, you’ll be able to see the direction it’s going and the work we’ve done on it so far.
With any good reveal, we have to start with where it all began. The guest bathroom I’m showing today is upstairs attached to a guest bedroom [this one to be exact]. Here she was before…
Light, bright and airy — we coated the walls with Sherwin Williams Repose Gray [reduced by 50% to make it lighter yet], removed the wood casing framing in the shower unit and drywalled around instead, painted the ceilings white to tone down the orange undertones. We removed the old vanity, light fixtures, mirror and bath fixtures to achieve our final look. I couldn’t love the outcome more! Here’s a brief walkthrough of the changes and what she looks like now!
For both the light fixture and mirror, I turned to Shades of Light which is typically my first stop when it comes to looking at light fixtures. They aren’t the cheapest option, but I do love their huge variety of not so ordinary looking choices! When I saw this truncated cone shade vanity light I knew it could be a fun choice! As you’ll see below, we went with a navy vanity so I loved that this light fixture could play off of the color below.
For the mirror, I went with this Boho Babe Mirror as I was looking for a circle to break up the otherwise pretty squared off room. I love the leather hanging detail which you can see above.
When it came to the vanity, we worked with a local company, The Design Studio, for our cabinet needs. I loved this shade of blue and knew it could stand against all of the other wood tones we have throughout well. As far the countertop goes, we did a gray quartz that resembles concrete [it’s the same countertop we used in the master bathroom as well]. I’m a sucker for gold details, so I wanted the hardware to be a muted matte gold. It’s so classic and makes any space look just a little bit “extra”.
A few touches of greenery, a great smelling candle [anybody else a candle hoarder?] and a cute hand towel or twelve and this guest bathroom is ready and open for business. I hit up TJ Maxx for random pieces of decor, rugs and shower curtains which you’ll see scattered below. Good ole TJ to always come to the rescue.
Founder and creator of LIY, Erin turned her dream of a hobby blog into a full-time career which she now runs alongside the LIY team! When not in front of her computer screen [with a La Croix or wine in hand] or in front of a mirror taking mirror selfies, you can find Erin spending time on the water, cuddled up with her two pups and husband most likely watching the latest Shark Tank episode, or getting lost in an easy beach read.