Bathroom Peeks: Leah and Nick's Apple Green

Bathroom Peeks: Leah and Nick's Apple Green

Mar 19, 2007

Welcome one last time to Leah and Nick. Today we get to look at the third of *three* bathroom remodels sent in by Leah (the first is here and the second here). We think this one is the most dramatic. Check out the before pic, which is after the jump.

Leah says: In the tiny master bathroom (part of a converted attic bedroom), we took out the leaking toilet, the burnt-orange vanity, and the all-in-one florescent-light-and-medicine-cabinet unit. We also took down the dark wood shutters that obliterated the window, tore down the fake-wood paneling and Swinging-Sixties wallpaper, and ripped up the orange shag rug and the cracked vinyl tiles underneath it (people just really went for it back then, didn't they?).

In their place, we put in the classic-looking Kohler Memoirs pedestal sink and toilet suite, installed a simple medicine cabinet and light fixture, laid down more Marmoleum, painted the walls a crisp apple green with white trim, hung a simple white cotton roman shade from IKEA over the window, and installed chrome towel- and toilet-paper holders.

We learned a lot working on these bathrooms, and look forward to eventually tackling the two bathrooms in our current house. (I should mention that while we designed each bathroom ourselves, chose and purchased everything in them, and lent eager hands to the demo work and painting, we had help from a contractor for our Oakland bathroom and a handful of subcontractors at the Marin house.)

Anyway, hope you enjoy the before-and-afters!

We definitely did. Thank you Leah and Nick!

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