Sunday, March 10, 2013

Upstairs Guest Bathroom

It's black.
 Rebekah was a teenager when we painted the vanity area of her bathroom.
Actually, it was Jonnie's bathroom too, but it is just off of her room. 
It made sense to paint it to match her decor.
 When he moved out we painted the vanity white and added these fun old gilt mirrors.
 I've been holding off showing it to you because we need to make a change. 
  Our old plumber came to unclog the drain. (He has been replaced.) 
Well, he broke the drain in the bottom of the sink and just left it. I think he was hoping we wouldn't notice.
Bill tried to hook it back up but the old cultured marble sink is worn so he couldn't reattach it underneath. 

 We were going to order a quartz counter for this vanity but decided not to since we have to have our bathroom completely redone. It was going to be a shocking amount of money for one bathroom countertop. I'd much rather put that money in the bathroom that we use everyday.
Instead we are doing a complete DIY. I hope it will be cute and charming.
But I'm not sure the black walls will stay. 
I'm actually thinking about beadboard wainscot walls. 
I'm also thinking about a frame for the large mirror.

This room has been black for so long that I'm having trouble visualizing it another way. 
It feels old Hollywood glamour to me
and it's last room in the house with such a strong color. 
I think I will miss it. 
Bill damaged the wall this afternoon when he took out the counter so I will have to do something.
It will have to coordinate with the little potty and tub area. 
I'll let you know what I come up with.  
P.S. All mirrors were cleaned before taking these photos. 
They were all taken pre-blogging days. 
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  1. i really like the black and the gold combo, it's very in right now. i know you said you're tired of it, i guess you were ahead of the trend!

    1. Haha. I usually am sick of something and then it is a trend. Thanks for stopping in.

  2. I love it. The collage of mirrors on the wall is so pretty. Such a lovely bathroom. Hugs, Marty

    1. Thank you so much, Marty. I can't wait to get the new counter in to see how it looks with the black.

  3. What a gorgeous room-the black looks so stylish!

    If you have a minute to spare perhaps you could link up this great post to my Say G'Day party? It has just started and I would be so thrilled if you could join in.

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    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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