Updating bathroom cabinets
The lighter finish on the right edge had already dried after being brushed on just a couple minutes prior. I mixed and brushed and watched in awe as the wood transformed before my eyes.Since this piece was made up of different kinds of wood, some parts took reacted with the mixture better than others, but the red was completely I could have added more paint to the mix and ended up with a true white washed look, but I really wanted more of a medium toned wood for this room so I left it at one light coat.While being on a budget for you may mean only changing out the plumbing fixtures, while to someone else it may mean only adding paint to the walls.Whichever is your scenario there are easy ways to update your bathroom, follow these tips.
I have my first in-person client (ahem, cousin) room makeover project we hope to finish while I’m there and I can’t wait to share the details on that soon.
If you are getting tired of your outdated bathroom and it’s time for an update, what are you waiting for?
If its money you say, join the rest of home owners that struggle to make needed or wanted updates to their bathroom because of budget constraints.
After the big guest bathroom reveal, many of you had asked about the refinishing technique I used on the vanity: This piece actually began life as a vintage buffet—I had been stalking my local Craigslist every day for nearly a month when it finally popped up: From the storage drawer to the large shelf to the antique detailing and curved piece in the back, it was perfect, and 0 later it was mine.
I’ve never really been a fan of red colored furniture so I wasn’t thrilled that this wood appeared to be inherently red once I saw the piece in person. I’ve used Maison Blanche chalk paint once before (remember my friend’s aqua dresser makeover? The goal was to let the wood grain show through, but in more of a natural weathered wood and less of a dated red varnish way.
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I used Maison Blanche’s clear varnish (in matte, not satin): I wish I could tell you that it left my perfectly weathered wood coloring untouched, but unfortunately it did pull out some of the original warm/red tones.