Bath Reno

Sometimes it takes a while for us to fini$h room$, ifyaknowwhatI’msayin.

Take our guest bathroom, for instance. We’ve been working on the right side of it, off and on, over the past couple of years…

We’ve done some tiling, some building, some plumbing, and some accessorizing…

And although the left side of the room is now painted in the same soothing shade of “Sea Salt” (Sherwin Williams) that the right side of the room is, and the florescent light and textured ceiling are gone too, we still have a long way to go over there. Among other things, we want to remove the existing tile, replace the fiberglass tub with a clawfoot one, and take out the half wall separating the tub from the toilet. Here’s an OLD pic that shows the ‘sea of drywall’ (SOD) that’s still alive and kickin’ above the tub and toilet on that side of the room…

Is that sucker totally begging for some (high, or non-see thru) windows or what?!

I’ve been avoiding the whole issue for quite some time because I’ve always envisioned it being sort of big ordeal, ifyaknowwhatI’m$ayin.

On the other side of the SOD is our paintry. It’s like a pantry, but instead of storage for cans of food, it’s for storing cans of paint.

One day, it’ll be all nice and organized, but for now, the room is completely shelf-less, and our paint and tools live on the floor…

The other day the SOD in the bathroom was reeeeeeally driving me nuts though, so I posted a question about it on our Facebook page.

29 people responded…

To which I replied,

Thanks for the motivation Facebook folks!

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  1. Nicki says

    Layla – LOVE the redo on your bathroom. The rest of it will get there! Now at least you have some natural light coming in. :o) I love the basket you have the Country Living magazines in, where did you get those? Also, the baskets are super cute on the bottom portion of your shelves, can you share where those came from too? I could definitely use those in my bathroom!

  2. Anne says

    Love this post. Way to go Layla & Kevin! I love your ideas and thanks for sharing on your fabulous blog. It’s my daily go-to, must see blog

  3. Alana says

    Hi Layla, Love it! I am all about taking out walls, or parts of walls!
    Meanwhile, I am curious about the bathroom sink. It doesn’t quite look like an above mount. Is it a pedestal sink (top)? I love it.

    Thanks. I love your blog, though I mostly am a lurker.

  4. Sharon Stinson says

    I love the bath reno – and all the projects you and Kevin tackle – I’m always inspired and encouraged to tackle my OWN projects; but mostly I’m relieved to know that I’m not the only one who takes a LONG time to finish them – ha! Keep up the good work. :)

  5. Tiffany says

    Layla- What are the dimensions of this guest bath? It seems fairly small. I have a TINY bathroom and have had no inspiration to re-do. It needs a complete demo, and your guest bath has finally given me the inspiration I need. I’m just curious about those dimensions. :)

  6. Roxy says

    Hi! I love your website, btw! Any change you have more photos of your amazing bathroom reno? I am trying to do something similiar in my bathroom as I am small on space and minus a linen closet, so that cabinetry would be a great solution! Thanks again and good luck with your book!

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