Room Inspiration: Life Of Splendor

Have you e-met Lindsay from Life of Splendor?

She and her husband, Chris, bought a fixer upper a couple of years ago and I’m so excited to share their recent bathroom redo photos here today.

Here’s what the room looked like when they moved in…

…and here’s what it looks like now!





Didn’t they do a great job? And how fun is that antique dry sink they turned into a vanity for their vessel sink?

The whole redo cost around $1800 and you can find more of Chris and Lindsay’s happy home improvement ideas over at

And speaking of room renovations- I’m supposed to get a quote back from a carpenter I met with about building some closets in our guest bedroom/home studio/office today or tomorrow, so hopefully it’ll be a good one, and we can cross that project off our to-do list soon too!

Planning and executing the$e kind$ of project$ always seems to require a lot of patience, and I know a guitar-playin’ guy who will be very when this before & after is finally done.

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  1. says

    Have you checked out for cabinet ideas. I have built some of her plans, and they’ve turned out really well. If the carpenter is out of budget-reach, you may want to give it a try. Even if it’s a disaster, it could make a great blog post! :)

    • Layla says

      Hey Amy! We love Ana! We’re collaborating with her on something as we speak (shhh!), and we’ll definitely be consulting with her if we aren’t able to afford our custom closet quote! 😀

  2. says

    Hi Layla! This post is amazing – I am so incredibly honored to be featured here and am blown away by your kind words! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  3. says

    That is a great redo! It looks so nice and ‘clean’.
    Why, oh why, did people ever put in those colors, in bathrooms?
    This is a classic look that can last forever.

  4. says

    I’m about to wet my pants with excitement that Lindsay featured on your blog today. I know her personally and she is a doll. Love her blog too and yours too Layla!


  5. says

    What they did not like the pink??! Haha! Love it! tile and vanity is awesome! Great inspiration, so glad you shared it! Have a wonderful day! Brooke

  6. says

    I’m gonna have to go check out that blog! She has some of the same idea I have for my bathroom makeover; we must have similar tastes. I had the same idea for a dry sink but couldn’t envision how practical it would be. I LOVE her’s! I also have that very faucet already here.

    This is great; thanks for introducing me to another awesome blog. :)

  7. says

    Hey Layla,
    Beautiful job. love converting furniture pieces into bathroom cabinets. Also love the rope artwork. I am working on a house rehab for a client that has a sink and tub that same shade of dusty pink and the other bathroom is baby blue, typical 1959 decor….
    Have a fab day,

  8. says

    holylmoly, i am loving that sink and mirror. fantastic. of course the tile choices are rather great, too. add to it the wall choice and BOOM, i am in love. great job.

  9. says

    The bathroom looks really nice (especially compared to the “before,” how dramatic!) Thanks for sharing, and I can’t wait to see the big office reveal!!! :-)

  10. says

    Lindsay is one the best, nicest people in the world (not to mention one of my closest friends) with the BEST taste. You couldn’t have picked a better blog to spotlight. And let me tell you–the bathroom is even more stunning in person.

  11. says

    I love how you have transformed this bathroom! That orange/red “before” picture reminds me of my grandmother’s robin egg blue bathroom!

  12. Melanie says

    Fun $tuff! I am now crushing on the both sides of bed additional closets for storage and the comfy ceiling change inspiration! He has a lovely, talented, perfect, go get’em Woman in his world!=)