Freshening up your bathroom for under $100
Looking to fix-up your bathroom but just don’t have time and the means to hire someone to come in for a full renovation. Rest easy…we came across a few fantastic ways on Home and Garden Television’s (HGTV) website that will give your bathroom a freshened up feel without having to gut your entire space.
You can start by customizing your bathtub by building a beadboard bathtub panel to give the look of a shower/bath combo without having to gut your bathroom. They also focus on how $100 worth of wainscoting can give your bathroom a completely new and updated look. Click the link below to watch to how-to videos.
Adding a new focal point to your bathroom will draw the eye and add a dash of color. HGTV demonstrates how to choose a feature wall to add some color. They added a floor to ceiling stencil to draw the eye up making the bathroom look larger and to add some interest to the room. Adding some chrome finishes gives the room a complete updated look.
Not too sure you want to go the modern look…well shabby chic may be the way to go for you. Adding a crackle finish to your vanity will give a vintage look. The crackle paint costs around thirty dollars. Another money savor to update your bathroom is peel and stick tiles are also a great quick fix to refinish any floor. Bathrooms are great because they are smaller spaces.
The number one takeaway you should always remember is that you don’t have to shell out a bunch of time and money to make your bathroom look shiny and new. Majority of these quick fixes were under $100 and took under a half of a day’s work. Don’t be afraid to find your style, use your imagination and do some of these projects yourself at home. Remember, if larger repairs occur throughout a project it is important to call a professional.