Another Bathroom Update

29 Mar

Well ladies and gentlemen, our powder room is allllllmost finished. I’m still in search of a storage unit to hold the unnecessary toilet room knick knack paddy whack stuff I didn’t throw out during demo and need to hide. To the right of the sink is a big empty space that requires this storage thing I speak of.

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Last night we made some progress and hung up this towel ring thing. And by we I mean The Husband.

I played my part by bringing in this glass vase and stuck some greenery in it to fool you into thinking I always have fresh flowers.

Before we proceed, let’s take a trip down memory lane with some befores

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The Eh

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The Vicious

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The Now We’re Getting There

I’ll have you know that taking this picture here was tricky and proved to me I have a strong sense of balance.

You see, If I stood directly in front of the mirror you’d see exactly what I look like in the morning and I want to keep you thinking I wake up like one of those girls on tv, fresh faced and no pillow wrinkles. I also wake up with minty fresh breath. I’d be jealous of me.

So yeah, I had to balance the hell out of myself in order to get a decent shot shot shot shot.

The things I do for you.

Now in return, all I ask is that you tell me what a great job I did in selecting my wallpaper.

And anything else you feel like pointing out.

No pressure.

Happy Tuesday!

 

 

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34 Responses to “Another Bathroom Update”

  1. Raquel March 29, 2011 at 9:39 am #

    Chrome fixtures and goldish mirror? Tsk tsk. Wallpaper is interesting.

    • Irene March 29, 2011 at 9:40 am #

      Yes, I like mixing metals. I do it all the time.

  2. Demi March 29, 2011 at 10:12 am #

    wow!!! that looks amazing, you’re very talented.

  3. The Sistah March 29, 2011 at 10:21 am #

    Can’t wait to come and take a tinkle in your toilet.

  4. Tara March 29, 2011 at 11:47 am #

    So glad you bought that mirror.It looks great in there! Hope we can get together soon to do some more room makeover stuff:)

  5. Aubrey March 29, 2011 at 1:16 pm #

    Um, yeah you did!!! That wallpaper is GORGEOUS!!! I’m pretty sure I’m heading over to re-blog it right freakin’ now…the orange is just to. die. for. (c:

  6. emily @ the happy home March 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm #

    not a huge fan of brights, but that wallpaper is EPIC. the metallic. the art deco fans. the coral. and swoooooon.

    i want your mirror.
    :-)

  7. Lisa Mende March 29, 2011 at 2:44 pm #

    Love the wallpaper and the mirror! Your room looks fab!

  8. Victoria | vmac+cheese March 29, 2011 at 2:45 pm #

    UMMMM….holy schnikies! When you said bathroom update, I couldn’t believe it was the same space. BANANAS. I absolutely love the mixed metals, and the wallpaper is blowing my mind.

    I’m pinning this shiz as fast as I can.

  9. BCF March 29, 2011 at 3:08 pm #

    You’re such a risk taker & your visions always turn out so fun!

    Thats why you’re my guru!! But you know this already ;)

    Keep up the great work BCF!!!

  10. Lindsey March 29, 2011 at 4:50 pm #

    Oh. My. God. That wallpaper is insane. I LOVE it. Now I want to wallpaper our bathroom in it. Sweet.

  11. Things That Sparkle March 29, 2011 at 5:23 pm #

    Wow it looks absolutely stunning! And I personally LOVE mixing metals. Nice nice nice work!

  12. Shannon March 29, 2011 at 5:43 pm #

    Hi there! I love your bathroom remodel and you did such a great job! Can you provide a source list?

    xx

    Shannon

  13. Oh, It's Just Perfect! March 29, 2011 at 5:53 pm #

    The wallpaper. The mirror. Gorgeous!!!!

  14. Oona March 30, 2011 at 7:35 am #

    Pfft. I didn’t even notice the “mixed-metals” until Raquel pointed it out… Isn’t that just the way things are done now? It’s fresh. I mean, totally coordinated hardware is just sooo ’90′s. Duh. lol

    I love it. How could I not? You have an amazing eye for eclectic, funky-yet-classic design.

  15. christine{bijouandboheme} March 30, 2011 at 8:20 am #

    Holy bananas…it’s AMAZING!!!! I seriously LOVE the wallpaper and the mixed metals is utterly fabulous. You couldn’t have made it any more perfect. Total gorgeousity!

  16. Elizabeth@themustardceiling March 30, 2011 at 8:40 am #

    Love your orange wallpaper, it is such a dramatic statement. Your mirror is gorgeous too, great work!

  17. Alexis March 30, 2011 at 9:22 am #

    You did an amazing job! I love the colour of this wall paper expecially against the white of your sink. I also like how it is so clean looking with the light the mirror and the sink.

  18. Naomi@DesignManifest March 30, 2011 at 9:25 am #

    Irene, you did a fantastic job selecting your wallpaper. I really mean it. Your mirror is the bomb.com too. Like where you are going with the trash can. Can the hand towel be the same color too?

  19. raquel March 30, 2011 at 11:01 am #

    Let me say it’s not the mixing of the metals that’s the problem. The gold mirror is fab and reminds me of Maleficent. But the chrome fixtures look lower end and boring. Sorry, just being honest. I admire the attempt to be eclectic.

  20. sherry March 30, 2011 at 1:33 pm #

    Love your bathroom…so fresh and I like that it is not all matchy….

  21. Creestalina March 30, 2011 at 2:55 pm #

    Love it! The mirror & wallpaper rock my socks off!

  22. Kelly March 30, 2011 at 4:11 pm #

    HA! You’re hysterical; I can totally relate to doing ridiculous balancing acts for photos. Bathroom look AMAZING!!!!

  23. Carrie @ Hazardous Design March 30, 2011 at 6:54 pm #

    I love that mirror and your wallpaper selection is perfect! I know how difficult it is to pick the perfect color & pattern as I’m currently going through the same process. There are sooooo many options to choose from!

  24. white collar | green soul March 31, 2011 at 7:38 am #

    Definitely a great choice on the wallpaper!
    I love it.
    - agata.

  25. Thyda March 31, 2011 at 2:04 pm #

    I love the wallpaper! Looks awesome!

  26. Color Vision April 3, 2011 at 3:30 pm #

    Love it, Irene! Wallpaper is rockin! I love bright colors. Nice choice =)

  27. Sara Mueller April 4, 2011 at 1:22 pm #

    It’s perfect. You are so good at this!

  28. erika @ small shop April 4, 2011 at 9:46 pm #

    Saw your home on Made By Girl — love your style!!!!

  29. KCE May 7, 2012 at 6:52 pm #

    Love this? Where did you get the wallpaper?

  30. Erica Gorman January 3, 2013 at 8:33 am #

    Where did you get this wallpaper?? I love it!

  31. ameliorateme November 2, 2013 at 4:26 pm #

    Would also love to know the wallpaper source – I keep checking back to see if you’ll reveal!

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