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Basement Guest Bathroom Refresh | Primp & Pamper Bathroom Challenge Week 1

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Well hello there! I am quite positive I’m going to throw you guys for a HUGE loop today when I introduce to you my next room project. The reason? It was NOT one of the 9 rooms I included in my 2018 Master House Project Punch list! I know, why not add one more room to the mix as I approach the 6 month pregnancy mark!?! But when Jewel of Jeweled Interiors first introduced the idea of  the Primp & Pamper Bathroom Refresh Challenge, I simply could not resist. There is NOTHING like a deadline to get me movin’! So, today I am sharing the before photos and my vision for the space and then over the course of the month of March, you’ll get to see it all come together!

Primp and Pamper Bathroom Refresh

Let’s see where we started!

To be honest…this is only how the bathroom has looked for the last few months. Remember the washing machine flood situation I told you about last year? Well our basement bathroom was severely effected by the water damage as well and I couldn’t get my hands on a camera to snap any pictures before they started the repair work!! The walls were aqua blue and we had a tiny little pedestal sink in the space. Once the contractors had to start ripping out drywall and ceiling and moving things around, we decided a fresh coat of SW Repose Gray paint and a new vanity with plenty of storage and counter space would be an optimal solution for the small bathroom space. After all, we do have a guest bedroom downstairs so it’s nice for people to have a place to set their toiletries down and store extras for them to use while they visit.

And here’s a shot of the super basic builder-grade light fixture…

And finally one of the shower…

So, while I’d love to rip out the tile and shower and start from scratch, that is just not in the budget. So with a little TLC, a quick refresh will do the trick!

Here is my vision for the space I hope to create!

Primp & Pamper Bathroom Refresh Mood Board - This is our Bliss

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bathroom vanityround mirrorwall lightblack faucet | blue / gray rugdot hand toweltowel ring | shower curtain | toilet faux tulips  | black white art | beach art  | faux floor plant | wastebasket | black gold knobs [currently unavailable – will update link soon]

I haven’t come up with a name or theme for the bathroom yet, but I’m definitely pulling inspiration from this rug! My color palette will be black, white, gray, blue and gold and we’ll go from there! I fell in love with this beachy art print and thought the colors would work well with the rug. Top it off with a black and white geometric art print and the walls will be in good shape!

Here’s the basic punch list for the Basement Guest Bathroom Refresh:

  • Paint walls
  • new vanity
  • update knobs
  • buy / hang new mirror
  • swap out light fixture
  • new rug
  • replace shower curtain & move the shower curtain rod up?
  • DIY new art
  • find accessories
  • hang towel ring and TP roll holder
  • Misc. projects:
    • _____________
    • _____________
    • _____________

Thoughts on what to call this space?!

I’m thinking something like Modern Beachy Glam or Modern Bold & Beachy! I’ll keep stewing on it and keep you posted on what I land on… We’ll try this title for now…

Modern Bold & Beachy Basement Guest Bathroom Refresh - Primp and Pamper Bathroom Challenge - This is our Bliss

Anything strike your fancy from above? Shop my Basement Guest Bathroom Mood Board Sources below!:

Stay caught up with the rest of our Modern, Bold & Beachy Basement Guest Bathroom updates below:

Now, on to more fun! The group of lovely ladies listed below are all sharing their Week 1 updates with us so you’ll see what bathroom projects they’re tackling this month. Go check them out!

Jeweled Interiors Bathroom 1
Jeweled Interiors Bathroom 2
This is Our Bliss
PMQ for Two
Monica Wants It
I Like it Lovely
Tessie Fay
Southern State of Mind
Maggie Overby Studios
A Designer at Home
Domicile 37
My Eclectic Nest
Street Flea Style
A Pinterest Addict

And a big shout out to our Primp & Pamper Bathroom Sponsors!!

Thanks for being here today! I’ll be back tomorrow with my first Spring Home Tour of the season. Please come back by to have a look around!!

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    March 13, 2018 at 10:49 AM

    These selections are smoking hot! I can hardly wait to see d final results.

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      March 26, 2018 at 10:45 PM

      Thanks, Ivory!! I’m pretty excited for the reveal myself πŸ˜‰ Love checking another room off the list!

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  • Corinna Henderson
    March 12, 2018 at 12:23 PM

    That vanity is gorgeous! Whoever designed our bathroom layout was a jerk because the sink space leaves hardly any walking room. This bathroom is going to turn out gorgeous! Those knobs πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

    • Rachael @ This is our Bliss
      March 26, 2018 at 10:45 PM

      Thank you!! I am for sure in love with these knobs…so good. What a bummer about your sink / vanity. Some people just don’t plan very well!!

  • Maggie Overby
    March 8, 2018 at 4:53 AM

    You have a great start with that cute vanity already but I can’t wait to see how great it will be once you implement the rest of your design.

  • Tessie Snow
    March 7, 2018 at 12:18 PM

    I like modern bold and beachy! That rug is going to be fabulous and pull everything together. I’m so looking forward to how this turns out!

    • Rachael @ This is our Bliss
      March 8, 2018 at 9:50 AM

      Thanks, Tessie! Yay! I think that’s what I’m sticking with – it just feels right! πŸ™‚

  • Kelly
    March 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    love your mood board! This room is going to be stunning!

  • Hubby
    March 6, 2018 at 4:54 PM

    Room board=excellence!

  • marymeyerinteriors
    March 6, 2018 at 4:21 PM

    Loving the black touches.

  • Heather
    March 6, 2018 at 2:04 PM

    I love the inspiration board! Can’t wait to see how it turns out!

  • Jessica
    March 6, 2018 at 1:30 PM

    This is going to be good! I cannot wait to see the end product!

  • Myeclecticnest
    March 6, 2018 at 12:50 PM

    this is going to be amazing!!! Like SO good! Can’t wait.

  • ariel
    March 6, 2018 at 12:05 PM

    I’m digging the blue and all the polka dots! I chose the same knobs but couldn’t find a picture! Can’t wait to see how they look in your space <3

    • Rachael @ This is our Bliss
      March 6, 2018 at 12:57 PM

      Thanks, Ariel! I have never really went with such a blue vibe anywhere in our home so I’m excited to see it come together!!