Ok, so if you recall (or maybe you have blocked its ugly golden oak-ness from your memory!) here is our guest bathroom before...
Not horrible- it had decent bones. The tile floor isn't bad, the countertop isn't bad and the cabinet is functional. The mirror was recently framed out with a MirrorMate frame that I silver leafed. That was the first step in making this bathroom more "ours". The next step was painting the vanity, and this past weekend I had the perfect window of opportunity. Chris went to visit his sister and her family, and I brought the kids to my parents so I had Friday night through Sunday morning ALL TO MYSELF. It was glorious!!!!!
Friday while the kids were both at school I got started. I had already removed the old hardware and filled in holes. I brought my sander into the bathroom and shut the door so dust didn't get all over the house and sanded in the bathroom.
Once it was primed and ready, I sanded lightly to smooth it out, and then put my first coat of paint on... I used the Lake Champlain left from my sideboard which I love. But I did not like it here. In this small room with poor lighting it was just too much.
Now I honestly didn't think I would be revealing this vanity today because I planned on getting some new knobs. But I checked my stash just in case, and I found some cool octagonal hematite finished knobs that I thought looked cool. So, I was able to avoid spending money, and even so, I bought these knobs a while back for 99 cents each at the Habitat ReStore.
So because I