Bathroom Makeover: Tile Accent Border {Day 18}

November 24, 2014

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Since the wallpaper, the last phase of the bathroom makeover, was fairly quick taking only a day from start to finish, I was able to move on the next step pretty quick.  With the completion of the dynamic + bold wallpaper, I am feeling so happy with how the bathroom is coming along.  There were a few points that I questioned my decisions + selections, but I feel the wallpaper really pulled it together and added the interest needed to make this new space + funky against the stark white tile.  It's all about the balance and the contrast... Onto the next phase to get this space done.  I'm on … [Read more...]

Bathroom Makeover: Installing Wallpaper {Day 17}

November 20, 2014

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If you follow along with me on Instagram, then you may have seen a few sneak peeks of the next phase of the Bathroom Remodel... the WALLPAPER!  Tile is done (well mostly) and after 17 days of cutting, grouting, tiling, I never want to touch another tile again in my life.  Now we know that's not true.  But in all honesty, it was a big job.  Totally doable for any skill level, but just time consuming! As I move forward with this Bathroom Makeover in 30 Days Challenge, the walls are now adorned with pure beautiful. Take a look... Can we say dynamic?!  What do you think?? The … [Read more...]

Bathroom Makeover: Demo {Day 2-4}

November 3, 2014

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It just got real.  No more dreaming or fantasizing about a new bathroom, because it's happening NOW. So it's Day 2 for this Bathroom Makeover in 30 Days Challenge (day 1 was putting together the plan of action and by day 30 my goal is to be finished) and the DEMO HAS BEGUN! Instead of me jumping ahead and sharing what it looks like now (a hot mess with walls missing), let me show you what it looked like before... Yes, the space was fine, but it needed updating.  All the fixtures had seen better days.  The tub was an insert style and very dated, while the shower/tub fittings were … [Read more...]

Bathroom Makeover: Plan of Action {Day 1}

October 29, 2014

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I'm at it again...  another project!  And this is a biggie.  I know, I know.... I haven't even waited 0.05 seconds before starting something new, but this project has been in the works for over a year and I'm thrilled that my thoughts + ideas are actually coming to fruition!  So the next big remodel... the hall/kids bathroom. This bathroom got a mini DIY revamp about 3 years ago, but it's been used & abused by two kiddos, so it was time to put my design expertise to work and create a space that would handle the everyday splashes & wear of two busy bees. Of course, I can't start … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Update a Bathroom on a Budget

May 7, 2014

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There have been some really qualified "entries" for the ugly bathroom makeover.  I'm not going to lie...  some of you are in desperate need of direction & a plan on how to jazz up your bathrooms.  Most of the bathrooms I received pictures for, have good bones and are similar in layout of many homes, but they need to be taken to the next level to be practical and pretty! Lowe's and I are going through the pictures and next Monday will be the day when you'll get to see what reader submitted bathroom we chose, along with a Creative Vision Board + 'plan of action' for the space.  In the … [Read more...]

Taking over & Transforming the ‘Ugly Bathroom’

April 30, 2014

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Let's talk bathrooms... They're one of those spaces in the home that often gets neglected, yet should get the most attention.  Whether just moving into a home that has a bathroom in dire need of a makeover or a bathroom that's gone too long without a refresh, revamping a bathroom doesn't have to be overwhelming or expensive. Let's face it, who doesn't duck away from it all for a few minutes of peace and quiet in the bathroom (especially when you have kids).  And who doesn't relish in a long, hot shower after rolling out of bed to actually feel fully awake.  No moments of any day should … [Read more...]

Powder Room Remodel: Repairing Wall and Hanging Wallpaper

May 14, 2013

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Between baseball, a birthday party, and celebrating Mother's Day (shout out to all the moms out there - hope you had a great day), there was very little time to actually get anything major accomplished on the DIY homefront this weekend.  BUT, somehow with 5 minutes here and 10 minutes there, I was able to squeeze in a few trips to Lowe's (for supplies) and a few moments to hang wallpaper.  And thankfully with those spare moments, I actually got alot done and I feel like I'm making progress - even though it's slow. Since announcing the plans for the powder room and sharing details on the … [Read more...]

12 Sensational Standard Sized Bathrooms

March 8, 2012

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Most of us don't live in huge, lavish homes with bathrooms the size of our bedrooms. A typical sized bathroom is 5x8 feet, but many are even smaller. Some think, "what can I do with this small space?" or "how do I make a statement, yet still have the bathroom be functional"? No matter the size or budget,  a bathroom has an exorbitant amount of potential to create a dynamic, intriguing, and interesting environment.  Even though a bathroom may be of a typical size (or smaller), you can still gather inspiration from larger bathroom spaces and introduce those same elements in a smaller … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Makeover: Part 1

February 27, 2012

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If you follow SAS Interiors on Facebook and Twitter (if you don't, please do), you may have saw a few postings that I wrote mentioning that I finally decided to give my master bathroom a makeover.  And when I say finally, I mean FINALLY!  This is the only room in the entire house that hasn't been touched since we moved in and it's horrendous...  Until NOW. Over the weekend, we (meaning the mister and I) finally took the plunge and gave this much-needed space a revamp.  I really wish that I could say in two days we finished the entire space, but that would be a big-white-lie. Bummer!  I went … [Read more...]

5 DIY Ideas to Makeover Your Bathroom

September 12, 2011

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The Bathroom ~ It’s a fashion statement. A focal point in your home. A place you go to unwind and relax. Your own personal spa. In just a few short days, there are lots of things you can do yourself to give your bathroom an entirely new look without undergoing a total bathroom remodel! Every one of these easy DIY ideas will make a difference in the way your bathroom looks and feels. 1. Change up the walls with color or patterns Paint. A new coat of paint can easily be completed in a weekend, even if wallpaper needs to be removed or if walls need to be primed. Try to get some prep done … [Read more...]