Thursday, March 10, 2011

Bathroom Touch-up

The bead board in the bathroom needed a fresh coat of paint
and I 'fixed' a few much-needed small repairs.
Now let me tell you...
I can paint little things like four foot bead board walls,
(my sis-ta's are GOOD at that but not me...nope - i missed out when paintingthewall jobwas handed out!)
but i'm not a painter of  walls and ceiling (i'm too sloppy!),
 but Mr D is patient and does it right!

- the before's and after's -

When the bathroom was rennovated, the wrong caulking was used and it looked like this...
and no matter how many times i primed & painted, it would seep through.
So annoying!
Then I got the bright idea to spackle over it and it worked!
Oh glory!

There was this...
and this.
Now there's this...
and this.
I used the same caulking method.
Do I love success?!

And the radiator?
Oh my!
(need i say more than that this is beside the loo?! don't think so!)
It's almost beautiful!

I even painted the outlet covers...
and switched lamp shades.
Oh yeah!
(it REALLY doesn't take much to make me happy!)

I took away...
to simplify.

Now i'm working on this project...
 Later-r-r-r, people, late-r-r-r!


linking up:
GITTER DONE at Songbird
Refresh your bathroom


Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

oh wow...little simple changes make all the difference,huh?

so pretty.
blessings~ Pat

Marianne@Songbird said...

Wow, those touch ups really made a world of difference. You must be so thrilled each time you walk into your bathroom! Good gitter done! project!

Brambleberry Cottage said...

Ooh, it all looks so fresh and clean. You did a great job, Esther. Wanna come help me paint my bathroom now? lol

Thanks for linking to the party. I'd love for you to join me each week.

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

Christine (iDreamofClean) said...

That seems like such a big project to tackle but the results are fabulous! Seriously. Impressed.

Thanks for linking up!

Comeca Jones said...

Lovely! It looks so clean!

Christie Smathers said...

I had a question - you said for the caulking the sink and such you used the "same method"? what method is that?

marcie said...

What is spackle and how did you use it?

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