Here is how we created a maple shadow box mirror for the powder room. Originally we sourced the Ikea Molger mirror, but in real life the shadowbox was much too deep, and would not only block the faucet, but also jut into the room too far. This is what we made instead:...Read More
DIY Marble Shelf
The powder room is small. At only about 4' wide and 8' long, with a closet jutting into it, it's practically miniscule. To even be able to fit into the room, a vanity was vetoed for a pedestal sink. It's great for the flow of the room, but offers no storage, and barely a surface...Read More
Powder Room Art
Powder Room Progress
Work on the powder room mini makeover has begun, even with a 3 day trip to the cottage for Thanksgiving thrown in. Here's a quick update on what I've been up to: Removed the ornate mirror, and tried hanging the great portal mirror I grabbed at Value...Read More
When Design Love Turns to Design Hate.
Meet our powder room. It was the first room we decorated when we moved in almost four years ago. Wainscoting and a chunky chair rail went up, the walls went black, and in came a new light, a glam mirror and some art we had laying around the house. Read More
Don’t Crank That
Sometimes in home ownership you make costly mistakes. Case in point: We close our skylight too tightly. We have an opening skylight in our bathroom. It opens and closes with a big pole that you turn the handle and it cranks open. When we had one of our cold snaps I walked into our bathroom to find...Read More
Powder Room Facelift
Ikea Ung Drill Frame to Mirror
I loved the shape and price of the Ikea Ung Drill frame. (more…)...Read More
Project Powder Room
Our main floor powder room needed some sprucing up, and you guessed it, de-beige-ing. We wanted something dramatic, yet still functional. I will be posting the results of our powder room facelift in the next week, but wanted to give you a sneak peak of our inspiration, and our to do list. Even...