GET NEW POSTS BY EMAIL

WELCOME

Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

IKEA hack modern bathroom inspiration--guest bathroom

I've mentioned lately that we're planning two bathroom renos in April. (!!!) We recently put together a construction schedule and of course I have a budget spreadsheet, but I've only recently totally decided on the look for our guest bath upstairs and our downstairs powder room.

I shared some bathroom inspirations for our guest bath in this post, but due to budget and time considerations we decided not to go with a natural wood antique or vintage dresser look in the bathroom.

Around the time of that decision I saw this bathroom--two IKEA Hemnes bathroom vanities with non-IKEA faucets and the handles replaced with classy soft metal ones. What a difference! I've looked at the white Hemnes vanity before but I don't love how commonly it's used and it always has the same stocky black round handles, so far apart. This handle treatment is genius! (And I found that cool hexagon towel ring here for only $14!)
Source



But, I couldn't figure out which light fixture to use there, and the midcentury look one I had my eye on at west elm sold out a week after I found it. So I went back to my bathrooms pinboard, and this time got stuck on this image by Lada Webster.
Source

So elegant and cool!! That's not an IKEA vanity, by any means, and I'm pretty sure those are this Cedar & Moss designer sconce and this Rejuvenation mirror, and an expensive faucet, but I spent quite a lot of time searching around online for similar items that would fit our budget.

I'm going forward with this design so you'll see a similar look in our guest bathroom once we get it done! In the meantime you can enjoy these similar budget finds like I did! I scored a faucet like the one in the image (but one-hole, for the IKEA Hemnes/Odensvik sink) for less than $100, a return/Amazon Warehouse Deals! Black faucets are few and far between, and mostly the nicer brands.


I even found leather drawer pulls! I'm not sure if we'll go with those or the black ones, since I really do dislike how far apart the Hemnes handles are. We may do the black bar ones and then add some leather or wood accents elsewhere in the bathroom to soften the look.

Shop the image above or here!

No comments

Post a Comment

Search

CATEGORIES

accessories alterations anniversary apartment appliqué baby bathroom beauty bedroom blog swap blogging blogging tips books bridesmaid dress budget chairs cooking costumes crafty DIY curtains decor art demo denim dining room DIY gift DIY Wardrobe Makeovers dress dye e-design eco-friendly etsy fabric family farm fitness food fur furniture garage gardening gifts giveaway glitter hair Halloween handsewing happiness headboard health hobbies holiday holiday party dresses home dec home improvement home tour How to Wear DIY interfacing jeans kids' clothes kitchen knits lace lamp Lavender's Green Historic Clothing leather lighting living room maxi McCall's M6558 McCalls M5849 mending mod podge mood board motherhood my book my home nursery office One Room Challenge ORC Fall 2018 ORC Spring 2019 oregon organization paint Paleo parties passions patterns peplum photography podcast Portland pregnancy quilt recipe recognition recycled retro ribbon romper rugs scarf scraps sewing sewing circle sewing inspiration sewing room Sewing with Friends shopping Silhouette Simplicity 1355 Simplicity 1873 Simplicity 1913 Simplicity 2444 Simplicity 2584 skirt slipcover sponsor spray paint stamp Stanley 90's reno Stanley 90's reno weekly update Stanley Tudor Revived staple gun stencil strapless stress sweater table tee the pillow tutorials thrifting tile top townhouse progress travel Tudor kitchen reno tutorial upholstery vacation vintage wallpaper wedding wedding dress weekend weekend inspiration what to wear
© Create / Enjoy • Theme by Maira G.