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Bathroom Feature Wall

Feature Wall grid

I’ve been thinking about adding a feature wall to our master bathroom. Last year we had some big plans to give our bathroom a makeover and we made some changes that had a big impact like a new paint colour and a new vanity. I still need to add some finishing touches (like shelves and […] Read more…

Master Bathroom Makeover Reveal

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Our master bathroom makeover took forever.  You know what happened? The day after we ripped out our old vanity my father went in for a routine surgery and all hell broke loose. His recovery ended up taking 6 months instead of 6 days…so…not the best time to be in the middle of a bathroom reno. […] Read more…

Master Bathroom Lighting Update

Our lights are finally up! Chris cut out a chunk of drywall and installed two new electrical boxes then headed up into the attic and fed longer wire from the light switch down the wall. We patched up the drywall (not very evenly) and then I wired my first light fixtures (puffs out chest). I […] Read more…

Master Bathroom Demolition Day

Taking everything out of our bathroom ended up being a lot easier than I expected. I was most nervous about taking down the mirror and having tiny shards of glass rain down on me, but we followed this video, stuck privacy film to it, and it was no big deal. In fact, getting the privacy film on […] Read more…

Master Bathroom Plan

We finally have a plan to give our builder boring bathroom some much needed personality. I’m surprised too because we managed to sketch it all out on the iPad over bowls of cereal. Here’s our plan: Rip out the existing builder vanity Take down the HUGE mirror (hopefully without it shattering into a million pieces) […] Read more…

I Hate My Bathroom

It’s getting cold, and in this house that means it’s time to tackle a indoor design project. Apparently when I spend too much time indoors I start thinking about DIY projects around the house – who knew!? First in line for a new look: our master bathroom. I have a love/hate relationship with our room – it’s […] Read more…