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Quick fixes for bathroom remodeling

Quick fixes for bathroom remodeling

Ever get tired of the same old decor in your bathroom? There's more you can do than just splash a new coat of paint on the walls or hang a new picture above the toilet. Try out some new styles just for the fun of it when you have a weekend free. Who knows, you might find you like it.

The sponge and stencil technique

Visit a craft store sometime and check out their selection of stencils. It seems like there are a million styles out there, which won't make your decision any easier. You can also make your own by cutting shapes out of sheets of plastic or cardstock. It's best if the material you use has a bit of weight to it. Some of the most popular bathroom stencils include seashells, clovers, hearts, and flowers. And remember that you don't have to pick one and stick with it through the whole bathroom. Choose a few--one as a border to the counter, one opposite the door, one around the window, etc. One interior designer suggested that if you choose a tropical theme, "You could have such shapes as fish, suns, sunglasses, and waves."

Once you've chosen your stencil, assemble your painting tools, which should include sponges cut into two-inch squares. Tape the stencil to the wall to hold it in place, dip your sponge in the paint, and then dab it onto a paper towel or piece of paper to thin the paint. Stop dabbing when you get your desired look. Remember that the point of sponging is to get a textured look. Be gentle when you remove and relocate your stencil. Wipe it clean to prevent the paint from tainting your fresh surface.

Bring in nature

Silk vines and flowers can bring a little of the outdoors into your bathroom. For instance, try cutting the stems from silk flowers or vines and gluing them to the corners of cabinets. And what about the insides? You don't have to leave the inside of the cabinet doors plain. Instead of gluing, you might choose velcro. Get some industrial strength velcro that won't peel away from the wood after a few uses and attach half to the flower, half to the cabinet.

Mirror, Mirror

Adding mirrors to the walls can help make a small bathroom feel bigger. It also will provide you with all the angles you need to do makeup or your hair. Maybe try a mirror mosaic on the wall with different sized or shaped mirrors. Don't let them quite touch. You could also add a mirror border to your main mirror above the sink.

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Source: newsfix.ca/2013/12/02/interior-design-bathroom-cabinet-decorating-ideas/




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