Super excited to share a couple of Bungalow Barn bathroom updates today! First up- hardware. Jim and Katie went with oil-rubbed bronze throughout the room, and it looks so crisp with the bright white tile and paint.
Second- the shower glass is in! 😀 It’s a little hard to see in these photos, but the only opening that doesn’t have glass is the transom opening above the shower door…
…and that was really just to cut costs, but hopefully it’ll keep the shower from totally steaming up too.
The (stacked) washer and dryer will be installed (in the opening across from the vanities) this Tuesday:
We’ll probably just use curtains on a tension rod to hide them for the time being. We had hoped to incorporate a sliding barn door that would serve double-duty (1. cover the washer & dryer, 2. act as a bathroom door), but the framer put the window in the wrong spot, so that plan got nixed several months ago. 🙁
Last but not least, now that the vanities are in place, I can start working on the mirrors for the wall above them. I can’t tell you exactly what I’m doing yet because I want to surprise J & K (and K reads my blog!), so you’ll just have to stay tuned if you want to see what I’ve got up my sleeve! 😉
Happy weekend, y’all!
Taste of France
It looks fantastic. A curtain might end up being more practical anyway.
Maybe, but now we have to re-frame the opening to the bathroom so that a (special order) door can be hung. It’ll be more expensive and it won’t look like the other doors in the barn. :-/ Not a fun thing to have to pay additional for.
You shouldn’t have to pay anything additional. It wasn’t your mistake. It seems you had a lot of little mistakes made a long the way. Maybe that is normal for any project of this scale but I imagine it has been very frustrating.
I agree. The builder should be paying for that – and some other things by the sound of it! The work thats done is beautiful but it seems like your builder has made a lot of mistakes.
I have to agree…my dad is a contractor and I work in commercial construction myself. If you had these things down on paper and they were done wrong, the builder should have corrected them without any cost to you. I love the bungalow barn, but there seem to have been a lot of mistakes you are “living with”. The mistake about the shower access is one that is really amateur on the part of your builder. They know the drain has to be recessed to do this, but either haste or laziness prevails.
Love the bathroom, especially the floor. Sorry about the mistake with the window. Sometimes the mistakes aren’t easy to live with or are costly. But the bathroom is still beautiful and enjoyable.
Can you share where you got the vanities and how that area looks? We’re looking to redo a bathroom and want a double vanity, but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg.
I would love information on the vanities please
hey girl- such a pretty bathroom! Have a great weekend!
Elizabeth | Ellie & Elizabeth
Love all the peaceful white! Hate that the sliding door had to go :(…. Can’t wait to see the mirrors!!!
Even with the “challenges”, it looks great! And, I LOVE the floor tile. Great choice.
Can’t wait to see what you got up your sleeve !!!!🙅
Beautiful bathroom! Could you share where you got the floor tiles, vanities, and white tiles for shower area? Thank you so much!
Gorgeous…what fantastic ideas and details. You are so talented!
This space is really coming along! Having a washer and dryer in the bathroom is a life-saver in my household. We tried the curtain to conceal them but I found it to be annoying and it detracted from my carefully chosen bathroom home decor. I might look into a barn door though, could add a fun flair to the space and reduce the eye sore that is my laundry space!
THANK YOU for the update! Love how things are coming together!
Layla, it looks wonderful! So excited for your inlaws. We are renovating and have had some things happen, too, so I sympathize. That being said, I wonder if you and Kevin could build some sort of simple bifold wooden doors and do something cool on them. Like a screen? Maybe outline some animals or trees and have Sonny help you paint it. If it’s a bit wonky, it is all the more charming for being a bit like primitive art. Just a thought. I’m sure whatever you decide it will be great! xo
Amanda @ Love & Renovations
Oh my goodness, that shower is to DIE for! I absolutely adore the windows in it…and it’s so big! I’m in love!
DONT FORGET THE TOWEL BARS. Us older folks like lots of them and maybe one in the shower if you can put it somewhere it won’t get wet. That is what I have and I love it.
If you can design the mirrors that by opening them just right you can see the back of your head for your hair. Have that too and it is great as my hair is down to my waist and I need it to see what I am doing when pinning up my hair. Just some things to think about.
Otherwise, your doing great. Just some things to think about. You have very lucky in-laws who have you. Can I borrow you. lol Lisa
I’m amazed by what you’re doing! Such a compassionate gesture. Would love to do something similar for my mom, but she doesn’t want to leave her hometown, and I have no interest in moving back.
Your talent for making budget, beautiful is 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟. Thank you for the inspiration!
This would not help the laundry door situation, but could you hang a barn door in the bedroom portion side of the room instead of in the bathroom? You’d still have to find a solution for the laundry spot, but depending on the bedroom layout you could still have a bathroom door? Bummer it was built wrong!!!!
Wow! That is beautiful and I can’t believe how far you guys have come, looks awesome