This pink and brass bathroom remodel helps take this bathroom from 1950 to 2019. Here’s a look at all the bathroom remodel details.
I’m not sure if you remember the before and after of the twin’s bathroom last year?
Here’s the before in all its aqua and white and butterfly tile glory.
The bathroom never left the 50’s.
It’s still waiting to see what trouble Lucy and Ethel are going to get into and if Father really did know best and who was going to be the next guest on the Ed Sullivan show.
Its poodle skirt is still hanging in the closet.
This is the bathroom I lived in growing up. If I close my eyes I can still smell the Aqua Net and hear Flock of Seagulls blaring over the boom box.
At the risk of stating the obvious…
….the hairstyles that came out of this bathroom were quite fine.
The bathroom looks like this.
Or actually it looks like this when I ask the twins to toss the towels in the dirty clothes and put all of their make-up and foundation and contouring powder and hair care products under the sink.
(total aside: I have five make-up products that all came from WalMart. The twins have the entire make-up counter from Ulta in their bathroom. And I ask you—who needs foundation more?)
(photo courtesy of Jeffrey Court)
Here’s the make-up counter with all the make-up tucked away for the next contouring session.
The towels are organized into bins under the sink.
The drawers hold toothpaste and hairbrushes.
In an attempt to be all 2019, I decided to layer in gold.
I like to say gold because it sounds fancier.
I decided to go with gold instead of the traditional brushed nickel to create the impression that the pink and brass bathroom has jewelry.
There’s a brilliant brass chandelier with tiny crystals on the ceiling that reflects light all over the room and keeps everything so light and bright.
The faucets are brass.
The accessories like this toothbrush holder are marble and brass.
The mirrors were originally silver and I just added a little Rub ‘N Buff to give them a little more sparkle.
The handles are brass.
The pulls are brass.
(total decorating aside: the vanity actually came from our bathroom. When we cut down the wall to make room for the door, the vanity was too big, so we repurposed it in this bathroom and changed out the hardware).
There’s a tiny chandelier with sparkles that hangs over each vanity.
The faucet and shower head are brass, too.
After the classic in this pink and brass bathroom, I added the color starting with this shower curtain.
Fun hand towels with pineapples on them.
And patterned towels.
And pink and white polka-dotted organizers.
And painted floral artwork on the walls.
And a pink and white bathmat for the floor.
But just in case you were wondering.
Just in case you were concerned that the butterflies had all flown away in this new pink and brass bathroom.
Just in case you thought I might have forgotten my roots.
I saved two tiles.
And now here’s where I need your help.
I want to create a project with these tiles, but I’m stumped. I’ve been researching on Pinterest. You can see my board here.
Maybe add a name to it and put it on display like this?
Make a soap dish out of it like this?
Or maybe just frame it on the wall?
(photo courtesy of Jeffrey Court)
What do you think?
Does one sound like a good idea?
Or do you have another tile project idea?
I need a really good one.
One as amazing as my stirrup pants and red lipstick and concho belts and prairie skirts and Aqua Net…
…and those amazing sky-high bangs. 🙂
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