Before & After: Powder Room Exceeds Its Potential

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Katherine and Conan are slowly remodeling their 1917 home in Wichita, Kansas, one room at a time. Most recently, this powder room got the DIY treatment, with good reason. Even if you looked beyond the cracked walls and crumbling ceiling, the door wouldn't shut behind you. Which I imagine made — ahem, privacy - an issue with guests.

Before you get all confused, you are in fact looking at the same space. Katherine eked out two more feet by knocking down the left wall and moved the toilet into the newfound space. A sink now hangs where the commode used to be.

Now that that's all cleared up, we can focus on the other major change: the wall color. Although she had some early misgivings, Katherine went all drama in this tiny space with high gloss black. You can see more photos of the transformation over at Keep Smiling.

Thanks for sharing, Katherine!

Re-edited from a post originally published 6.17.2014.

(Image credits: Keep Smiling)