Mimi Sue's Cottage

A home is much more than a house built of lumber, brick, or stone. A home is made of love, sacrifice, and respect. We are responsible for the homes we build. We must build wisely, for eternity is not a short voyage. There will be calm and wind, sunlight and shadows, joy and sorrow. But if we really try, our home can be a bit of heaven here on earth. Thomas S Monson







Thursday, April 11, 2013

Guest Bath

I don't know about you, but when I hear company's coming to stay a few days, I start thinking about all the things I'd like to get done before they arrive.
 
One of the items on my list was the guest bathroom in the basement.
 
It was pretty much a basic alabaster box when I started.  Functional but not very inviting.
 
The first thing I needed was a little storage.  I bought the cabinet from Just A Bed of Roses
in Farmington, Utah a couple of years ago.  It needed some paint and a new top, and the Mister was tired of it taking up space in the garage, so we got to work.  It's not very deep but so perfect for extra towels and toilet paper.
 
 
 

 


There are no windows in this bathroom so I thought it needed some bright colors to lighten it up some.

 
Target had this shower curtain on sale last year. 
 
So many colors to work with.  Perfect!
 

 
Now when the grandkids come to visit everyone has their own towel color.



Gotta have a few fun accessories.
 

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Not too much work and what a difference it made.
 
We had fun with our company too.
 
AND another thing off our to do list.


9 comments:

Gayle said...

Looks great Sue - I bet it was fun finding all those treasures to go in there!

Primitive Stars said...

Evening, oh what a sweet little guest bathroom, really neat treasures you found.....Francine.

GRAMS said...

I love it! Sooo cute. 3 more days till I'm a free woman again.

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Such a fun bath, Mimi. I love all the bright colors and great idea for the grandkids towels and I bet they sure love that..Happy Thursday..Judy

Scrap for Joy said...

You and your husband did a great job with the renovation! I am in love with that cabinet..it's perfect for that space. Lots of touches of whimsy and mounds of cleverness in your touches. The towel idea is one I think I'll borrow. Bravo to you!
xoxo
Joyce
(I am the one who deleted the comment from your previous post...I commented on the wrong post)

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/From Harvest To Table said...

Love that cabinet and the colors in the bath are fabulous!

Sue said...

you would never know this cute bathroom is in a basement. You did a great job...The cabinet is perfect for storage. It resembles a cabinet that I have been wanting to get from Ikea for the same use...towels and toilet paper....cute shower curtain too..

Karen Mortensen said...

What a darling bathroom. Love it.

Paula said...

I am in the same pickle for guests coming at the end of may. That is why I ended up buying two new couches on sat. Been looking for a year, but push came to shove with the deadline looming the back of my mind!
Love the new cabinet...it's just like you to have something so good "in the garage".
paula
xx