May 14, 2015
For quite a few months, I've been wanting to update our ladies bathroom at church. I finally approached our lead pastor with the idea and he was all for it and gave me permission to start this project. Yay! So, I contacted several women in our church and we formed a committee to make decisions on what we wanted the bathroom to look like, budget and etc. I'm happy to say that we are all on the same page and it is coming along beautifully!
I presented this to our church body, because I felt it was important that this update would not have to come out of the church budget. I believed that our church family could support this project, and they have! We have had finances donated, a beautiful light fixture, new handles for the cabinets and so much more! Especially the time the ladies have put in, has made this a team effort.
So, let me share with you our sweet little bathroom. I think you'll understand why we seriously needed to update this room.
There was a floral boarder at the top and fake roses on the corners of the mirror along with a matching bouquet on the counter.
We had pink walls and stalls.
Pink cabinets and pink trim. It felt like you were in a pink bubble. And let's not forget to mention those beautiful yellowing original floors (note: sarcasm).
There is a paper towel dispenser on one side that we don't have a key to, so that didn't work. There was a soap dispenser on the other side, that was original to the building, and it didn't work. We ended up ripping those out of the walls. :)
It kinda felt like this was a "Grandma's bathroom".
On to the brighter side! The committee decided we wanted a bright, clean and fresh bathroom.
We all brought paint chips in to decide on a color. We taped them all over the wall. (I should have taken a picture.) It was a process of elimination and they settled on "Watermark" by Behr. I really let the other women make this color decision. What's funny is, this is the same color I painted my office. You can check that out HERE. It really is a gorgeous color!
Although, now it looks like an Easter egg.... It was perfect for Easter! :)
More repair.... But we have started priming the trim at the ceiling and will be painting all the trim white. No more pink!
Lots to do! Sooo excited!!
(UPDATE: We are almost finished! If you want to see all of the progress you can check the links below!)
1980s Pepto Pink Bathroom Beginnings
Easy Faux Granite Countertop
How To Frame A Mirror w/o Miter Cuts
DIY Corbels for Shelving
I have been blogging for about 4 years and I enjoy sharing all the things that go on here at The Stonybrook House. From building to decorating, crafting and cooking, and so much more. I enjoy gardening and a healthy lifestyle. Most importantly I love The Lord Jesus my Savior and my wonderful hubby of 28 years!
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