Let me preface this post by telling you that bathrooms might be my favorite room to remodel. You may remember in my last home, I did a One Room Challenge six-week bathroom makeover (view the beginning here and end here). Although it took longer than six weeks in the end, that bathroom needed a full gut and completely transformed the main floor. When I moved into my new home in June, all of the bathrooms were already updated, except the one in the main hallway. This bathroom is currently used by my roommate and any guests. Because it’s the one guests use, I knew I wanted to do some updating in hopes it takes on the same type of transformation.
Here’s my game plan for my 90’s bathroom remodel:
- Paint the walls. I’m planning on painting the walls a very light grey (almost white) to brighten up the small space and flow with more of my house – which is primarily white.
- Paint the vanity. Currently, I have an oak vanity, which is typical of the decade. My parents actually installed this vanity in the 90’s. It’s incredibly functional – I love that there is also a drawer on the bottom below the shelves (perfect for hair tools), so I want to keep it, but paint it my ever-favorite color, Narragansett Green.
- Replace the mirror. Although I would LOVE to have a gold mirror, I’m keeping the silver faucet and tub hardware, so I plan to find a unique silver mirror. I loved the circular mirror I did in my last bathroom remodel – I’m leaning toward the same thing.
- Replace the linoleum floor. The floor is currently peeling up by the shower, which really sparked the need to remodel this space. I’m still debating on a tile choice, but very much leaning toward the hexagon tile I used in my previous bathroom, only with grey grout this time. Although this home was built in 1979, my style is very classic and I want the space to feel like that.
- Add accent shelves. The oak shelf that is currently on the wall will not be staying 😉
I plan on this bathroom only taking about two weeks to complete. I’m hoping my tile guy, Classic Flooring in Fremont, is able to do the floor after we paint (my mom and I are painting this weekend!).
Be sure to follow along on Instagram to see the 90’s bathroom transform!