The “You’ll Never Believe This Isn’t Stacked Stone” Bathroom Makeover

updated Dec 19, 2019
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Renovation by: Wendy
Location: Nevada City

We wanted the look of a stacked stone accent wall in our bathroom. However, we were unable to find a stone veneer that would fit behind our toilet. We decided to use reclaimed pine which we got from used pallets.

(Image credit: Submitted by Wendy)

We cut approximately 350 pieces of wood into different lengths and depths all with the same height (2.5 inches). We used a very strong floor glue to adhere the pieces of wood to the wall. After the wall was complete, we painted it a light gray. We then sponged on different shades of gray to create the illusion of texture much like that of real stacked stone. We also painted the vanity, replaced the light, stripped the wallpaper and painted.

(Image credit: Submitted by Wendy)

The entire project took approximately three days to complete. (Not counting the tedious wallpaper removal which my mother-in-law and mother worked on for about two days.) This was a fairly easy project with a very nice, very green result. On first glance a lot of people don’t notice it isn’t stone!

Thanks, Wendy!

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