Update Your Bathroom on a Budget

Just over a week ago, I started work on this bathroom. We have two restrooms in our house and this one is my husbands.

It hadn’t been updated at all and the dark paneling and tile felt so opposing! I figured- wouldn’t a budget update be fun?!

A budget update always includes paint!

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Since this bathroom is my husbands, I tried my best to not be as girly with my design.

I added a few black accents to bring in a masculine touch.

I had a chrome faucet in here. Since I was on a tight budget and didn’t want to take the time to salvage a faucet, I decided to paint it.

Before:

First, I cleaned the faucet with White Lightning to make sure there was no dirt or grease.

Then, I used Slick Stick since its a slippery surface. The Slick Stick will help the paint easily adhere.

Paint on one coat. Let it dry two hours and then apply a second coat. This will prevent chipping! Don’t skip this step!

Finally, I painted two coats with Caviar, a beautiful matte black! I’m so happy with the finished look!

I added Gator Hide for the perfect water-repellent finish.

I also updated this wicker table. It’s cute, but the wicker was chipping. It was looking pretty beat up and worn.

Before:

Here’s some tips on how to chalk mineral paint wicker. First off, clean it nicely (always).

Second, use a paint sprayer to get into all the little crevices. I went with my favorite white color, Fluff.

After:

Again, let’s take a second to awe at the power of paint!

Once it was refreshed, it became the perfect home for some storage in the basket and for towels.

To see more of the full bathroom, click here!

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Thank you everyone for joining as always!! 💙💙

Looking good looking good😍😍

Love that look!!!

Amazing as always!!!

Stormy Seas and Cotton!!!

We are using Cotton right now!

Best Dang Wax ;)

Hi Reta!!!!

Stormy Seas, Cotton, White Best Dang Wax= perfection!!!

White Best Dang Wax!

Happy Humpdaay😄😃

I love Dixie Bell waxes.

I love the wax. Your work is awesome.

LOVE that wax on there

i love the colors together.

Looks like Farmhouse perfection !

Sooooo shabby ❤️❤️

I love the corner hinge on this.

I really love how it’s looking!

Love you hi-tech tools :-)

how hard is it to stencil on top of this style

Love it 😍

I missed how you did the layers.

I’m headed to New York and possibly Boston in April...do you have a shop. Are you close?

Hello my friend!

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This dresser was painted with Birchwood and Aged Ivory from the Flea Market Decor line and accented with the vintage truck from the Prima Marketing Inc. Fresh Flowers transfer and Best Dang Wax in Brown. The top was beautifully stained with No Pain Gel Stain in Walnut.
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Have you tried pairing the Flea Market Decor Magazine paint with a transfer? You should!
This dresser was painted with Birchwood and Aged Ivory from the Flea Market Decor line and accented with the vintage truck from the Prima Marketing Inc. Fresh Flowers transfer and Best Dang Wax in Brown. The top was beautifully stained with No Pain Gel Stain in Walnut.
Check out your local retailer for these goodies: http://bit.ly/finddbpretailer
📸🎨 Ajs Vintage Designs
#DixieBellePaint #BestPaintOnPlanetEarth #Transfer #Vintage #Truck #FleaMarket
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