See how I updated the area around the toilet (some would call it the toilet room) for a clever and budget friendly bathroom makeover.
My kids bathroom has what I would call a “toilet nook.” It’s a small narrow area in between the shower and the sink. I’m no stranger to budget bathroom remodels. I can even share a few tips on how to update your old builder grade lighting for free! Today, though, I’m sharing a quick bathroom feature wall update with only paint and a few nautical accessories.
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Below is what the bathroom nook looked life before I got my hands on it.
Just a plain and simple toilet room. I thought about putting some curtains up, but then I had a better idea!
First let’s talk about paint. Paint can really transform a wall, even chalk paint! For those of you wondering, yes I did use chalk paint to paint the wall (it is possible!).
The first thing I did was paint the back wall a dark moody color.
I’m a fan of moody colored featured walls these days. I’m seeing a pattern of them in my home!
Below is a picture of the first coat (wet) of chalk paint on the wall.
I love how the dark color makes the moulding around the window pop! I’ve used this color (charcoal by Rustoleum) previously in our budget friendly mudroom makeover. I painted the shelf and the bench top with this.
I love the pops of dark blue and white!
Once the wall was painted, I moved on to the window treatment.
Like I said earlier I thought about simple curtains like drop cloth curtains. I decided I wanted something a little more industrial and unique.
Remember when I made an indoor awning from roofing tin?
I put it over my kids homework station, but eventually got the itch to switch it out and took it down.
Since then it’s been sitting in our garage. I happened to remember it and thought it might fit perfectly over the window.
It’s like it was meant to be! I knew there was a reason I removed it from the living room homework station, lol.
Next I added a few accessories and ta-da!
Budget friendly toilet room makeover
What a difference a little paint makes!
I’m so pleased with this toilet room now.
What do you think? Does it look better?
Thanks for stopping by friends. I hope I’ve inspired you to update something, even if it’s a simple wall behind the toilet!