For all of you who have remodeled, or even redecorated a room, you know that things need to get worse before they get better. I think I’m at my low point this week. So low, in fact, that the best shot I could get of the room looks like this:
I do my best work at night when the girls are sleeping, so I seized the opportunity to get some work done tonight and painted the vanity. For now, all you get to see is a vanity with misplaced drawers and doors. You’ll need to wait until the final reveal for the glamour shots. I used a mix of three General Finishes Milk Paint colors to come up with this shade. My husband commented right away that I matched the old color of the walls quite perfectly. Maybe I’m not changing that much of this room after all…
I am most excited about the vanity top. Remember it used to be a faux granite-looking black? I told you last week that I used concrete feather finish to cover it, but I didn’t want the dark color of natural concrete when it’s sealed. I figured out a way to lighten up the counter for $11, but I’m not done yet. I have one more step before this baby is finished. I’ll share more details next week. So far, I’ve only put in $27 into updating this vanity!!
Last week I was one project behind on my to-do list, and this week I’m still only one project behind. Time to get moving. Here’s what’s left to do:
Remove fixtures and patch holes in drywall
- “Cubbyhole” storage in the wall
Feather finish concrete counter top Dye counter topand seal
- Install faucet
Repair and refinish grout Paint walls Paint vanity
- Install new light fixture
- Wood feature wall
- Vintage door knob towel rack
- Antique spindle toilet paper holder
- Final touches
For next week, I need to finish up that cubbyhole shelf, finish and seal the vanity top, and tackle that wood feature wall!
You can check out my progress here:
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