Before, this claw-foot tub was old and dingy, but had a lot of unique charm. Its unique-ness went up a notch after the homeowner decided to give it a little makeover.
After completing their closet-turned-bathroom renovation earlier this year, the Chao family has been hard at work transforming their master bath from this...
This is probably one of the nicer 'before' photos I've posted lately, but the after is really unique. Check out the this sea-inspired dresser makeover that started with a Craigslist furniture find.
If you've got $15, a steady hand, and a bit of patience, you can turn a boring wall like this...
This bathroom makeover is a perfect example of how to use neon in your decor: the style factor is out-of-this-world without being completely over-the-top!
SEE?? By painting her clawfoot tub, Emily Henson has added a perfect pop of color to her otherwise monochromatic bathroom. And, if she ever gets tired of the hue, she can simply paint over it. Brilliant. (Also? I really love the contrasting grout of both the subway and penny tiles. It adds a subtle graphic punch.) See more over on Life Unstyled.
Alternatively titled "The Evolution of an Oak Vanity", this builder-grade vanity goes through a brief shabby chic phase before finally settling into a barnwood door-inspired groove! Check out both "afters" below.
A one-bathroom house just wasn't cutting it for the Chao family--or their teenage daughter. Fortunately, this tiny closet was sitting on some major potential where the bathroom issue was concerned. Check out the incredible makeover below!
The 'before'? Not too terrible. The 'after'? All I'm going to say is that it involves a paper-mâché horse named Harold.
In a world where $40,000 kitchen renovations are common fodder for home improvement television, it's easy to get a little glossy eyed and discouraged by the thought of attempting your own home improvement project. But don't despair! We're here to show you just how far your dollar, or 25, can stretch!
Bathroom renovations are one of those projects that can quickly blow any semblance of a budget straight out of the water. The fact that this makeover cost a little over $500 is absolutely mind boggling - and just goes to show the impact ingenuity and the DIY spirit can have on your space and your budget!
Stephen and Meredith Heard set their original bathroom makeover budget at $1000 and by doing everything themselves, from the board and batten walls down to the striped shower curtain, managed to cut that in half. A pretty spectacular feat, really! Be sure to check out their blog Welcome to Heardmont for loads of pics, the full budget breakdown, and all the nitty gritty details!
Don't have the cash to gut that iffy bathroom? Take some hints from The Painted Home, which, according to my very quick tally, came to about $300 bucks. For economy AND style, the after
Located in Las Vegas, this bathroom needed a some punch. Designer Gina De Pasquale paid tribute to the home's mid century modern architecture while simultaneously bringing it into the 21st century.
I especially find admirable Gina's choice to mix 'high- and low-priced fixtures and accessories'. For example, the tile was
Marla and Colin's small full bathroom had issues. Besides only having one sink, the floor slanted which resulted in tub water not draining, the lighting was bad and the drop down ceiling made things a little "close". They (wisely) took a year to save and plan. Here's how the project played out.
Ryan was not pleased with his Pepto pink, 35 square foot bathroom. Undaunted, the contributing editor of Country Living went to work and DIYed the little loo into a shadow of its former self, spending only 1,000 bucks from start to finish.
Pretty Handy Girl has bravely revealed the embarrassment that was her master bathroom. Knowing--eventually--that the room would be gutted, she didn't want to spend a lot of money on makeover, but she couldn't live with the outdated