When we lived in our Vegas home, my guest bathroom was the painter’s grade cream that came with our house. BORING, BLAND and BLAH! All it needed was a few days and a little bit of love to recreate a completely different look. Here’s how we took a $5 can of mistint paint, some twine, upholstery nails and a weekend changed my bathroom into something beautiful!
I love perusing the oops paint section at our big box store. It’s a great place to find deals on paint for projects. It was a grand day when I found a can of this! A can of nice creamy beige that would add that *something* to our guest bath.
First, we used a level and drew lines on the wall lightly with a pencil. Then we taped over the lines and painted stripes with the new paint.
Here’s a tip: put an X on the painted section so you don’t paint the wrong stripe!
I allowed the paint to dry overnight. The following day, I couldn’t wait to tape the tape off!! Pull the tape away carefully so you don’t pull off the stripes you just painted
Next came my favorite step!
I had some twine on hand and bought some upholstery nails. I ran the twine down the stripe edge and held it all in place with the nails.
The upholstery nails on the painted stripes with twine created a diamond effect and added that character that I was looking for.
This peg hook came off an old shelf that I had. I detached it from the piece and stained the edges where the cut was made.
This total renovation took a weekend to complete and was less than $10 reusing what I had. A total transformation from builder’s blah to sensational stripes!
For more budget bathroom ideas, you should check out how we changed our master bath here.