The Before Pictures and Plan for a Dramatic Half Bath Make-over for the Bathroom Primp and Pamper

Our current guest bathroom is…how do you say it?  Oh yeah, SCARY!  Yep, 90’s light fixtures, peeling drywall, and  a toilet that can only handle #1 (if you know what I mean).  It’s time tackle this little gremlin of a powder room and give it a beautiful make-over…a dramatic half bath makeover for the record books!

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At the bottom the post you will find all product sources and links to the other talented participants in the Bathroom Primp and Pamper.

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Bathroom Primp and Pamper

Last Christmas I reached out to several talented bloggers to see if anyone else had a bathroom in need of some love.  I was thrilled to find out that I’m not the only one.  We decided it would be much more fun to do this project together.  We have all been working at our own pace over the summer to bring stylish updates to our bathrooms.

This is a four week event with updates happening every Wednesday until the big Reveal on September 12th!  Don’t forget to check back each week.

Week 1- You are here | Aug 29- Progress | Sept 5- Progress | Sept 12- Big Reveal

Before Pics

Now…The current state of the bathroom isn’t pretty. In fact…it isn’t even close to pretty.

 I think it’s safe to say that I have stopped trying in this powder room.  Instead, I just hope and pray that nobody asks to use our guest bathroom.  Can you see the peeling drywall by the faucet?  Yuck…I know.  What you probably can’t see is the paint inside the sink. Even yuckier.

The paint is old and stained from candle smoke and years of use.  Plus, there is no real toilet paper holder, so the roll ends up on top of the toilet. Super yuckier still.

Worse of all, the toilet is original to the house (1994) and lacks the ability to flush anything more than TP and liquids.  I know…Yuckiest of all

I think we can only go up from here my friends.

The Plan

Brace yourselves…this is going to be amazing….Dramatic half bath- HERE WE COME

dramatic bathroom, yellow and green bathroom, dramatic half bath, dramatic powder room

I just can’t stop looking at the pretty elements in this mood board.  “Hello” stunning wallpaper.  “Be still my heart” gorgeous console sink. “Stop it before I have a heart attack” lovely lighting and rug….It’s going to be such a huge improvement!!!

Dramatic Half Bath To Do List:

Tile the floor or  patch the wood

Move and install light fixture

Install sink/faucet

Install toilet

Hang wallpaper and moulding


Install toilet paper holder

Find and Hang Art

I had hoped to get a head start on this one…but a vacation plus a few great opportunities have put a halt to that plan.  Now I find myself working REAL TIME.  The plus side is that this probably makes it more fun to follow along.

Note:  There are some items on this list that I plan to hire out…I will let you know who I use as a contractor.

Source List

Now Hop To It

Ok, enough about me…Go check out these other SUPER talented bloggers. I can’t wait to see their plans and follow their progress over the next few weeks.

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