There used to be a dance you'd have to do to use Erica's tiny powder room: Squeeze in past the oversized vanity, do a little spin, and shut the door. With just $300, she transformed the space into something more stylish and more functional:
To start, bright white board and batten was added to the lower four feet of wall, above the faux chunky baseboard, and a light gray paint above. The old linoleum was replaced with lovely white hexagon tile and a light gray grout. This alone made the room feel huge compared to its previous state.
Not being able to find a thrifted piece of furniture to fit the space and also not wanting a cookie cutter vanity, a plan was hatched to build a custom piece. The catch was that it was going to be done from a single board that was pulled from a local church renovation site. It had to be open to allow to room to stay airy and light, plus since it's the powder room, a huge amount of storage space isn't necessary. The gorgeous vessel sink was a lucky Craigslist find for $15!
For small storage, a cabinet was designed and built to fit an old window that had been taking up space in the garage. Now it's a custom cabinet that really fits the space and matches the vanity.
The vanity light was given a simple upgrade and a thrifted mirror a new paint job. All and all, this project cost under $300 and completely changed the feel and space of the entire room.
For more details and photos, check out On Bliss Street.
Thank you Erica!