Contrast and Compare, Shall We?

5 Jan

Over the summer, we remodeled our bathroom. I discussed my ideas in this post. And now, today, I am going to share the 95% finished product.

Let’s go back and remind ourselves what 1955 looked like:

Adios. We’ll be friends another time, okay?

Here’s the during:

The Mold Cave

Drum Roll Please….

I present to you an updated 1955

[Left Photo] Love my knobs from Anthropologie. House of Honey bowl was blogged about here. Jars are from Cost Plus. [Right Photo] My beloved artwork is from 1969 and I just bought it at the thrift store on Monday. It was originally 80 dollars but I serendipitously went on a 50 percent off day. For those who suck at math, that means it was only 40 bucks. The Husband helped me hang it up last night and now he thinks I’m a risk taker for hanging artwork over a tub we don’t use. (We shower on the opposite end of the bathroom). He has a point and I’m hoping our vent keeps just enough moisture out to hold this piece intact. I’ll keep you posted.

Look at what else I moved around:

Just some stuff in these shelves.

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12 Responses to “Contrast and Compare, Shall We?”

  1. Dee January 5, 2011 at 11:01 am #

    I Lovett!!!!! :)

  2. Kate {domestikatedlife} January 5, 2011 at 11:06 am #

    Gorgeous! I love your light fixture.

  3. Ever January 5, 2011 at 11:09 am #

    Cool and Refreshing! Love it Irene!

  4. Sara Mueller January 6, 2011 at 6:47 am #

    It looks amazing! Great job!

  5. Jessica January 6, 2011 at 9:18 am #

    Major improvement! Well done!

  6. Lyndsy January 6, 2011 at 11:03 am #

    It looks so great! I love the colors you chose! And the shelves are equally beautiful.

  7. jeanine January 6, 2011 at 5:37 pm #

    Oooh, it looks so much better now – it must feel so good. I love your floor tiles. :)

  8. Demi January 8, 2011 at 7:14 pm #


  9. Mary Grace January 30, 2011 at 7:49 pm #

    I love tbis bathroom! What is that paint color? It’s beautiful!

  10. hayley baum February 11, 2011 at 4:20 pm #

    I LOVE this wall color! Could you tell me what paint you guys used? It’s perfect!

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