Master Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

As mentioned in my 2012 Recap and 2013 Resolutions, it’s time to tackle some master bathroom remodeling at my house.
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It’s hard to describe what our master bathroom looked like before — kind of like pink vomit flattened into fake marble wallpaper.  Then I started peeling the wallpaper, then I let my kids draw on the walls.  There are only so many ways you can make a bad situation worse.

Why not learn the phonetic alphabet and morse code while sitting on the john? Make every minute of your day count for something, I always say.  And there is a scrap of that lovely wallpaper.

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The ladder in the first photo is standing in a large corner bathtub, which is impossible to fill with hot water because it’s too big for the house’s water heater.  When it has been filled and the jets turned on, I feel like a plucked chicken must feel while floating in a pot at a rolling boil. Enough of that stupid tub.

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So what’s the plan? The plan is to make the shower a toilet, the tub a shower, and the toilet a shelving nook.  The plan is to tile rather than vinyl, and to vessel rather than sink.

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While we’re at it, why not throw the bedroom out with the bath water.

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No, literally.  We moved out and are sleeping in the guest room and showering in the kids’ bathroom.  We’re selling our furniture (and the corner tub — did I mention how awesome it is? You should buy it).

Here’s the new bedroom inspiration.  I got a driftwood art piece for my birthday, and my husband has some weathered tobacco barn wood that we’re using on one wall.

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What do you think?  What projects are inspiring you this winter?

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