Bathroom: The Repurposed Vanity – Part 3

Have I mentioned that this bathroom is my favorite room in the house??  You’ll start to see why!

 

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After tiling, we hung the mirror… No one the wiser to our sneaky little cost effective trick…

 

Bathroom Remodel by www.DIYinRealLife.comNext came the caulking and painting.  I did the standard 1 coat of primer, 2 coats semi-gloss white topcoat.

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Keep in mind, when you use plywood, you’ll get a fair amount of woodgrain showing despite painting it. I wanted that look, but if you don’t I suggest you use something else.

Again with the junk?!?!?  I swear the stuff multiplies!!

In my defense, most of it ended up in baskets on the shelves! 😉

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I bought this ugly brass light fixture for like $5 and bought new lightbulb covers from Menards!  I love them!

Wait… Are they called covers?

Globes?  No…. Globes sounds rather 80’s-ish.

Let me look Google it. Now it’s bothering me.  Hang on……

Shades.  They’re called shades.  That’s odd.  I didn’t think to call them that.  It doesn’t sound right.  A shade is like a lamp shade!  It’s traditionally cloth.  And solid colored.  Not glass.

Whatever.  I like the shades.

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Such a beauty!  Whowoulda guessed she could look like this after being such a ratty old girl??

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Still need to get better baskets, but I had these on hand already and they do a good job of holding my stuff for now.

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Kinda love my first aid box…. Can you guess which one holds all the band-aids and Neosporin?? 😉

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Did you notice my awesome towel holder???

Personally, I think I’m terribly creative.

And humble.  I’m obviously humble too.

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It swings back and forth, has an awesome untouched patina.  (That’s code for, I didn’t paint it! It’s perfect as-is!)

Sam got it from his grandpa’s auction a few years back and I was THRILLED to find the perfect place to showcase it!

I love it so much more than a cheap towel ring we could have gotten from Menards!

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On the other side, we hung a mason jar from a large hose clamp that I spray painted the same looking patina as the other hardware.  Also… I hung this thing.  I have NO idea what it is.  It also came from Handsome Man’s Grandpa’s auction.  I love it.  I hang my washcloth from it.

(I also just accidentally typed warsh instead of wash.  Apparently the fact that Handsome Man’s grandpa lives in Missouri is rubbing off on me! 😉  )

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