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Monday, January 9, 2017

My Bathroom Renovation Is Almost Complete



  I am happy to be almost done with my bathroom renovation. Our order of black tiles finally arrived at the warehouse on Friday but an icy snowstorm shut down the town so the tile guy had to delay the work by a day. We only had an inch of snow but the roads were icy as it had rained at 3:30 AM before it started to snow. Our town does not see much snow so the city shuts down when it snows. The good news is even my husband had the day off from work as well as the kids having no school. My husband and the teen were able to do some work that day as we only needed 8 more tiles on the floor and they were to go in the middle of the room.


  So my husband and teen installed the vanity and top along with the fixtures that day along with hanging the curtains back up. I was able to do some painting in the bathroom on the middle shower wall that had some work done on it the day before. The tile guy came the next day (Saturday) to install the last eight tiles as well as fix two tiles that came loose due to water getting under them from the guy who corrected the issue on the middle shower wall. It felt so good to thank the tile guy that day for completing his work. He completed his work by noon so the boys and I were able to do more work that day. Our wonderful friend gave us some wood for the baseboards and lent us tools also. So my husband cut the wood, I painted them a beautiful turquoise, and then hubby installed them. Then the boys installed the shower door. That took quite some time as the frame needed to be cut. Also, in my husband's words, it was a pain in the but to drill the holes in the tile for the frame. I had to run to the hardware store to get him a couple more drill bits for the project. I had been to that store so many times that the cashier and I were almost on a first name basis. My teen was learning so much from helping his dad. He was also learning the frustration of leaky sink. Since the new vanity was taller, they were having trouble installing the new pipes for the sink.


  I woke up Sunday and checked the sinks for leaks and they both had some. So I took the younger boys to church with me and left my husband and teen to do more work on the bathroom. They finished installing the shower and installed the toilet. I came home from church and was sent on another trip to the hardware store to get some more items. When I got back, I did some touch-up painting while my husband tried to fix the leaky sink problem. He was able to get one sink fixed but not the other. So I told him to just turn off the water, as it was almost bedtime, and work on it another day. The bathroom is almost done! I just need to put items back into the vanity and on the bookshelf. My husband also needs to fix the leak on the one sink. That might take a while but at least the major work is done. I just have to wait a couple more days to take a shower so the silicone can dry. Here is what the bathroom looks like now. I can't wait to show you more pictures. I will post those when I get everything back in the bathroom. The bookshelf looks cluttered for now as I am still deciding how to arrange things on there. I will be putting towels on the bottom shelf and adding more baskets too.


Do you have any ideas for storage on this shelf?  I am thinking a large glass jar for bars of soap. I would love to hear some ideas that you have.


 Aren't these dragonfly hooks so cool? I am glad my husband liked these. Now to convince him to let me buy the purple butterfly bathmat. I was thinking two of them would look so pretty on this floor. I just love how this Ozeri tower fan matches the bathroom. This fan will be great for those hot summer days that I am dreaming about. This fan comes with a remote control and has a timer on it too. I know it is cold right now but I just got this fan and the younger boys were anxious to put it together. I just had to try it out and thought it would look great in the bathroom. Trust me soon we will be complaining about the heat and this fan will be perfect for sleeping during those hot summer nights.







20 comments:

  1. It's coming along nicely. I love those dragonflies! Maybe different sizes for the soaps to be placed in and in glass containers/vases for that shelf would look good.

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  2. The bath looks great and love the colors. I like the dragonfly hooks too!

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  3. Wow, it looks great!! I hope to renovate my bathroom soon!

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  4. This looks really nice! I really like that tile.

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  5. Scented candles with different shades and scents can make that a stunningly perfect shelf for your bathroom.

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  6. Congrats on getting your bathroom in order. It feels great to complete a home renovation project and then actually live in that space. I love the dragonflies!

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  7. You got a nice bathroom there. I love the dragon fly on the wall. Hope we can also renovate our bathroom this year but I guess I have to workhard more .

    Lhourdes

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  8. Such a gorgeous bathroom! It's a big bathroom, I love those fireflies design.

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  9. Victoria HeckstallJanuary 13, 2017 at 7:14 AM

    What a nice and so neat bathroom! I love the transformation of your bathroom, looks so good and nice decors.

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  10. I love how its lokking! Your floor looks amazing, your bathroom is huge! I cant belive how quick its coming on. Well done!

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  11. Your bathroom is turning out great!! I love renovations it's so much fun to see a room transform!

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  12. I love it! The new tile is just gorgeous. I really want to redo my master bath!

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  13. That is going to be beautiful Tara - great job!!

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  14. What a nice bathroom! I want this and I wish this to my bathroom. So glad that you share this

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  15. I love the tiles that you've chosen - so classy. And I think the dragonflies add a really cute personal touch to the room too!

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  16. Omg the bathroom is looking fabulous!!! Makes me want to redo mine!

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  17. Your bathroom renovations are turning out great. I love Ozeri fans too!

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  18. It keeps looking better and better. I am loving all the details, especially the dragonflies on the wall. I think it looks really lovely!

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  19. oh wow it is coming along great. it looks really beautiful.

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  20. Your bathroom renovation blog is so useful for everyone.I really like it keep it up admin.

    Granite walls and counter tops

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