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Sunday, October 25, 2009

Before & After: Super-Cute Girls’ Bathroom

***Edited to add: The following re-do IS NOT MINE! I only helped with the artwork in the room.  My best friend and her husband are responsible for the amazing transformation you’re about to see.  Please give them the credit in your comments.***

I’m featuring another project from my best friend’s new home today, so I can’t take credit for the amazing transformation you’re about to see!  Well, except maybe a little bit of credit for one small element….you may remember this artwork we made a few weeks ago:

Now I’ll show you how the whole room turned out! When they moved in, the bathroom looked like this:


And now, it looks like this, there’s our artwork hanging on the wall to the left:


Check out the gorgeous custom made window treatments and shower curtain.  Notice the cute crystal doorknobs (from Hobby Lobby) as a substitute for the traditional rod.

bathroom4Wait, you haven’t seen my favorite part yet!


She found these two matching large mirrors for $15 each from two separate vendors during our flea market excursion earlier this summer.  After a little girly-pink spray paint, some ribbon, and some help from the hubby, she now has a beautiful and unique way to break up that large builder-basic mirror above the sink.  I believe they used super-strength double sided foam tape to adhere the frames to the mirror, and the ribbon is just taped behind more for effect than for support. I think it looks fab!

Before (with mirrors removed):mirror


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Here’s another inexpensive flea market find before, just a little too shabby:


And after, with a fresh coat of paint, the perfect amount of distressing, and super-cute accessories:bathroom5What a perfect room, any little girl would feel like a princess in here! I think she did a great job designing a bathroom that will grow with her little girls (ages 1 & 4).

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  1. I love those oval mirrors on the big mirror...what a great idea!

  2. I agree with Rebecca...that was a great idea to hang the oval mirrors to break up the look of the big mirror...I think I may have to steal that idea!

  3. So sweet for little girls ~ I love the oval frames the best !

  4. Wow do I like this!! When I saw the before pic I Literally shuddered!! The new result is quite stunning. Love the colors.--love the door knobs for the window treatment. The Pink mirrors are stunning too and such a unique idea--

  5. I love how the mirrors look! You really have transformed the space! Thanks so much for sharing ! Jen

  6. I so need to find the right mirror or even just a cool frame to steal, I mean copy this idea!

    I really like what you did:)

  7. Ooh I just love the drapery and those pink mirrors so cute!! mishelle

  8. What a beautiful Metamorphosis!!!!
    The mirrors are my favorite, too!
    I bet your girls feel very special.
    Fabulous job!

  9. Your friend did an amazing job!!

  10. How very cute, love the mirrors and I bet your girls are lovin the pink and pretty...

  11. great job, wow those mirrors rock in pink!


  12. I love the mirrors hanging in the bathroom. Great job!

  13. The pink mirrors on top of the large wall mirror is ingenious of you. I would have never thought of doing that. The result is breath taking.

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  14. Wow...outstanding job on that bath re-do!!! Love the window treatment and pink mirrors. Hope you have a great week!


  15. That bathroom is a little girls dream! So precious. The pink mirrors look great. I love the shelf - so unique and looks wonderful in that room!

  16. This is such a FABULOUS transformation! Love it!

  17. Omigosh, that is so stinkin' cute! I'm totally gonna borrow (er, steal) that mirror idea! LOVE IT!~

  18. That bathroom is not just for little girls. Big girls would love it too. Like me! It's gorgeous, especially the mirror frames over the huge mirror. Beautiful!
    Happy Monday!

  19. Your blog is simply amazing! I found your link through A Soft Place to Land last week and have been addicted to your site ever since. Hard to believe that so many different and absolutely wonderful blogs link up in one place every week.

    I have so much to learn. :)


  20. Oh that turned out great, love the mirror frames over mirror! And you were right, that wallpaper had to go, turned out fabulous!
    Linda Q

  21. They did do a wonderful transformation. I really like the shower curtain and rod. Curtains are too cute, too.

  22. what a gorgeous transformation!!! i love what they did with the frames...that looks SO cute and fun!!!

  23. Awesome!! Those mirrors fames are so fab! & pink to boot!

    Have a warm wonderful week. TTFN ~ Marydon

  24. My main bath has the same exact layout! I have been trying to figure out that to do with that big mirror (aside from removing it) I love the frames!

    Thanks for sharing.

  25. Love all the color!

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  26. That is a BEAUTIFUL room! I am currently working on my daughters room and you have inspired me! You did a fabulous job!!!

  27. Whoa, look at that wall paper, lol. My fave part is that great shelf. Love the cool pattern of the back of it. :)

  28. Such a cute and beautiful bathroom. I love the oval mirrors and the doorknobs holding the curtains, so pretty and creative.

  29. Your friends did an amazing job on their girl's bathroom! I love the mirror treatment, I may steal that idea! The curtains and art work look great, too. A really nice job, thanks for sharing it with us!
    I posted my bathroom redo on Monday, you might enjoy a quick look. I'd love it if you'd drop by for a visit sometime!
    Heidi - Heart and Home

  30. Nice redo! Everything turned out great!

    Have a wonderful day!

  31. It turned out so pretty! They did a wonderful job.

  32. The frames over the mirrors is a winner! Looks great and I love the PINK!


  33. Your friend did an amazing job on this bath redo!! Love the colors and the pretty fabric used!

  34. CHristy,

    I dont know how in the world I missed this, and I apologize! I LOVE those mirrors on mirror! The bathroom is adorable, such great ideas! Thans so much for linking up!

  35. S0 many great ideas. I may have to do the frame idea. I rent so I can't do anything permanent but tape, I could do that!

  36. I feel my creative juices flowing after going through your blog :o)

  37. WOW! I love that room. We have one of those big ugly builder mirrors in our bathroom. What a great way to dress it up for cheap. Add that to my project list! :)


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