A Bathroom Remodel!

Today I’m sharing with you a bathroom remodel!!  This guest bathroom is actually at my Parents’ house… they did all of the work themselves.  

Unfortunately I do not have a “Before” photo… but let me describe what it looked like before:

builder grade oak cabinet, white tile counter top, and for the floors the cheapest tile you could get. 

Here’s the after!

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French bathroom renovation

Isn’t it beautiful?? 

I love the walls… they are actually wallpapered! You can kind of tell in the pictures that the wallpaper has a little shine on it… so you when you walk through the bathroom the light bounces off and shimmers!

Look at the beautiful floors! They are calacatta marble!  My parents did all of the work themselves.. including cutting and laying the tile.  Don’t you just love the herringbone pattern they laid the tile in??

calacatta marble herringbone tile floor

Now this bathroom is a Jack and Jill bathroom. What they noticed though was that when you opened the doors they would swing way out into the room and take up a bunch of space.  So… they made their own doors. They cut a door down the middle and made a little double door. Isn’t that a great idea? It is space-saving and it is super cute!

open double door

Closed double door… how cute is the little double doors closed? I like the grey-blue on the doors too!

One last look… isn’t this bathroom so cute??  (The bathroom does have a toilet and a full shower/bathtub too but I don’t have pictures of them).

They saved money on this project several ways: One, they did all of their own tile work.  That saves the most amount of money. For the pieces from RH, they would scour the RH outlet store once a week when they’d drive by. You can sometimes pick up pieces for 25-30% of their original price. Most of the time though it’s about 50% off. They hung their own wallpaper too!

The source list:

Mirror- Restoration Hardware

Sconces – Horchow

Chandelier- Horchow

Vanity and faucets – Restoration Hardware

Tile floor- Calacatta Marble

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24 Comments

  1. August 31, 2015 / 7:38 pm

    The tiling is really impressive.

    • September 1, 2015 / 11:52 pm

      Thank you! They worked hard on it!

  2. Anonymous
    September 1, 2015 / 3:34 pm

    Fabulous job!! I love the muted colors of the cabinet and the walls. The double doors are a really good idea.

    • September 1, 2015 / 11:52 pm

      Aren't those doors a good idea?

    • September 4, 2015 / 3:31 am

      Thanks Martina!

  3. September 3, 2015 / 12:04 pm

    Absolutely Swooning over this bathroom!!! From the wall paper to the chandelier…to the cabinet and sink….to those FLOORS!! Wow and wow again!! What a fabulous job they did – and what great taste they have!
    Catherine (latest follower of your blogging adventures!) 🙂

    • September 4, 2015 / 3:31 am

      Oh, thanks for the nice compliments! I was drooling too when I saw it!

  4. September 3, 2015 / 3:28 pm

    This bathroom looks like a palace now! That mirror combo'd with the floors and tiling… I can imagine how relaxing using this would be!

  5. September 4, 2015 / 1:54 am

    Your parents' bathroom is awesome! That mirror and the marble tiled floor is exquisite. I love their choice for wallpaper too. Well done, it's beautiful.

    • September 4, 2015 / 3:33 am

      Isn't it pretty? I love it too!

  6. September 5, 2015 / 11:41 am

    Wow… this beautiful bathroom is a long ways from builder's grade now! Your parents did an amazing job, especially on the tile and clever door! Thanks for sharing it, was such a treat to see! …and thanks for popping into visit my blog and the kind comment left! ~Rhonda

  7. September 6, 2015 / 8:01 pm

    So beautiful – love the marble floor tiles – it's some impressive work!! Thanks for letting us take a peek. Visiting from Sundays Down Under link up.

    • September 10, 2015 / 2:35 pm

      I like the herringbone pattern the tiles were laid in!

  8. September 9, 2015 / 3:22 pm

    Oh wow! That is really classy! Love it! Thanks for joining Home Sweet Home!

  9. September 9, 2015 / 11:06 pm

    What a beautiful bathroom – looks so custom now and elegant !
    ANd the doors ! What a fabulous idea !

    • September 10, 2015 / 2:53 pm

      It is elegant, I felt like a pretty princess getting ready in it!

  10. September 10, 2015 / 1:48 pm

    Angelina I will feature this today at Home Sweet Home!

    • September 10, 2015 / 2:53 pm

      Oh, thanks very much!!

  11. December 4, 2015 / 6:11 am

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  12. October 21, 2017 / 6:54 pm

    It didn't take me too long to remodel the bathroom, but it took forever to get Dan the Man to finish the trim and I could not take pictures and post them on my blog until the trim was done. Period.

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