If you recognize that reference, you get a gold star. And maybe a trophy from the Bourbon Bowl. 😉
Our family can quote that movie verbatim from beginning to end, and we annoy the bajeezers out of visitors who happen to be the unlucky ones to watch it with us. (Sorry, y’all!) It never gets old.
So today, I’m visualizing and attacking our master bathroom because it is no longer a boring white box! We had a gallon of Sherwin Williams Pediment leftover from painting the office, and I gotta say, I think I love the color even better in our bathroom. It’s crazy how a color can change from one room to another, isn’t it? This one is perfect in both spaces and somehow they don’t quite look the same.
Here is what it looks like now that it’s all painted.
And it looks amazing with our driftwood finished mirrors we hung up last week.
Photos don’t do it justice, so if you’re not loving it, just take my word for it. I’m not the best photographer in the world by any means.
I think once that reddish toned wood is gone from the vanity, it’ll be even better.
We tried to stretch that gallon of paint as far as we could (because who doesn’t love making over a room for free?), and we almost made it. We decided that instead of buying an extra quart to paint everything, we could leave the wall behind the bathtub white. We have a plan though. I promise we’re not going crazy…I hope anyway.
Maybe leaving the wall in this state will give us extra motivation to get it done sooner. Here is where the visualization comes in, so I’m calling in reinforcements. You! Believe me, I want your opinion! Because I’m sort of stumped.
We have some leftover Airstone from the fireplace build, that we plan on using to dress up the front of the fiberglass tub. This one from Lovely Crafty Home is similar to how ours will look but without the shower curtain.
Pretty nifty, right?
I really love this next inspiration that I shared before on my original plans (or more like a culmination of wishful thinking). Of course, it’s on a grander scale from how ours will go, but I love the combination of the stone and weathered wood wall. The best part is we could use pallet wood, so it would cost us nothing at all.
Sourceless Google Find 🙁
My only concern is that I’m afraid the dark stone with the dark wood might make our space look cave-like. Maybe it can work, but I’m feeling iffy about it.
So here’s where I need your input. This is cutting-edge Photoshop editing, can’t you tell? Really high-tech stuff. 😉
Option 1- Dark Distressed Wood
Too dark, you think? I thought about doing a weathered gray but I don’t know if that will be too dark either. I think it could work really well with our driftwood finished mirrors though.
Option 2- Gray Weathered Wood
Pickling the wood could be a nice medium where we still get some warmth from the wood.
Option 3- Pickled Wood
Whitewash could brighten up the space but still provide a nice texture by showing the wood grain.
Option 4- Whitewashed Wood with Horizontal Planks
I got the idea to consider doing vertical planks too.
Option 5- Whitewashed Wood with Vertical Planks
I really like how clean and crisp painting the wood white would be, but we would lose the wood grain.
Option 6- White Painted Wood
What is your vote? I’m pretty lost. It always helps to have another set of eyes or two…or a hundred.
I can’t wait to “attack” it no matter what we decide!
Tell me which option you would pick in the comments below!
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