bathroom love…


our guest bathroom is probably the most design-neglected room in the house.  tiles are from eons ago, fixtures are old and some broken, and even the paint job i did 5 years ago was horrible and incomplete.

so i thought painting the ceiling would be an easy change to a small space that wouldn’t require added investment.



with painter’s tape i free-handed a zig zag design along the length of the ceiling.


using left-over paint in our cupboard, i rolled out a coat of dark grey.  to be playful i painted a few of the thin strips with a metallic acrylic craft paint already in my stock.



$39 for an IKEA hand blown light cover.



things i learned that i would do differently next time:

– use GOOD quality painter’s tape.  even though i was pretty neurotic pressing down the sides of all the tape, the grey bled through in quite a number of places which is a bugger to fix.

– if i was patient enough and had the budget, i would have purchased a coat of ceiling paint and painted a coat first.  what this does is it primes the space and any paint that bleeds will be the background color anyway.  but i’m lazy and cheap.


2 responses to “bathroom love…

  1. Wow!!!
    I think this fantastic!!!!!

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