Before & After: Redesigning a (Really, Really) Red Bathroom

Before & After: Redesigning a (Really, Really) Red Bathroom

(Image credit: Marti of Project Palermo)

When Marti set out to revamp her bathroom, she knew that a full tile update wasn't in the cards. She didn't let that deter her, however, and went ahead and made some really smart and stylish changes that created a less dated, more classic space.

(Image credit: Marti of Project Palermo)

From Marti: My goal was to replace the glaring features that made the bathroom look really dated/cheap: most notably, the paint, mirror, and sink. Eventually we'll do a full bathroom renovation (that granite tile is not part of my forever plan), but making some changes now will keep me happy with this space for several years to come.

Obviously, erasing that red was an easy win! (The walls are now Behr's Irish Mist.) Less easy: replacing the sink. Installing the IKEA HEMNES vanity was difficult for a variety of reasons, which I detail on my blog. But it was ultimately worth it: it's the perfect size, I love the storage drawers, and I say good riddance to that terrible pedestal sink.

Check out more of the bathroom update on Project Palermo

Thank you, Marti!

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