Thursday, June 21, 2012

I did it again....

So a month or so back I posted about how I had redone a bathroom in our house and had painted it orange....well more like fleshy brain matter...but I digress...I had painted one of the walls in a checker pattern with white. Below are a few pictures for you to remind yourself.

Well after about a month I decided it had too much of a brain matter color to it and the lines in the checker board weren't even. Every time I went in there it looked worse and worse to me. The straw that broke the camels back was the fact that neither Andy, myself or Nathania....liked it. It was ugly. I tried to like it. I really did...mostly cause I went through the hassle of painting it and it took FOREVER!
So, whats a girl to do when she hates the color of her bathroom and she has guests arriving in 2 days?
Mix up some paint of course!
We have this really pretty dark blue, but it was gonna be too dark for the small space. So I added some of the fresh green that I had painted our other bathroom with and voila! I had the color I wanted and didn't spend a dime. WOOHOO for being cheap!
 I then spent the next two days painting it, and putting up the towel rods again. I even put up a mirror, but that's a story for a whole different post.
Here is the result. What do you think? Improvement or not? I think its a vast improvement.
The color is truer in the bottom two pictures. We need to work on the light...think we're gonna add a light in with a new fan.

I haven't put the shelf back up yet, cause I'm not sure I like it. We'll see.

What have you been working on? Did you ever re-paint a room within two months?



  1. I haven't painted - yet. But its been too long since we have painted the living room and that is next on the agenda. We too have guests coming and want to spruce up the place. I like the contrast color with the tile in the shower, but you maybe need to change out that towel...;)

  2. love the new color and the mirror looks great!! Woohoo for sisters who find great deals!!


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