It’s a very lovely Tuesday around Earnest Home co today. I am smitten with my new bathroom design and even more excited that it took me under $150 and 3 hours for the whole transformation. After weeks spent renovating our rental property (which happens to be located right next door…) I’ve been feeling like our house was a little left out. The crisp clean white walls over in the rental and wide open fresh start was reminding me how there are a few places in my own home that could use some serious sprucing up.
Every time I start planning to give our bathroom a facelift, however, something happens. I start small (towels, shower curtain, accessories) and then keep adding on seemingly innocent extras (wall paint, mirror frame, light fixture, cabinet paint). Then I think, “Well, if I’m taking everything down to paint, I might as well redo the tile”. And then, before I know it, the small facelift idea has spiraled into the full renovation that I know is out of the question. So, I revert back to square one and do nothing.
I have to get over this ‘all or nothing’ mentality when it comes to decorating. Rooms can be changed slightly and upgraded with time, right? After all, my new slogan is ‘Progress, not Perfection”. In my mind, there is no middle ground, and I’m trying to change that. And change, for me, starts with this bathroom. [Read more…]