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Most accessories we already had and are just repurposing here. I don’t know why people feel the urge to buy all new when they are remodeling or updated. I’m on a budget, people! Here is a side view of the vanity. The sides are veneer and I opted to not replace them with real oak, just stained right on top of the veneer. I’m full of good intentions about restoring my old furniture, but never get round to doing it properly. Great lens!
We are getting ready to tile our bathroom shower stall and will have to look … Read More
We gutted the entire space except for the tub which was in perfect condition and replaced the boring, square beige tiles with large format tiles of a subtle, threaded pattern. A decorative, highly textured band of stainless steel, stone, and glass runs through the shower and defines the counter of the new dark vanity which is now in scale with the room. New sconces in matte opal glass are twined with ribbons of forged iron. Walls are in a chic hue called Thunder Grey.
We also contracted with a much-liked house painter, who scraped, sandblasted and repainted the whole place. We changed the base color to a sage green, while the shutters and trim were repainted the original forest green. There are more and more convenient items to help you make the most of the small storage spaces in RVs. Here are some of my favorite ways to add space … Read More
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Although conversion vans are relatively rare in the campgrounds we’ve visited, and they probably hadn’t entered my mind much outside of a childhood love for Scooby Doo’s Mystery Machine, back in the vanning heyday of the 1970s, the more research we did, the more it made sense of us to increase our options without increasing our size or budget too much.
To begin, rip the top and side jambs to the thickness of the wall framing plus the exterior wall sheathing. The cement board will lap over the jambs. The windowsill should also be flush with the interior framing, but … Read More
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In fact, replacing a showerhead is so easy that there is no reason why you can’t install a high-quality version that is more to your taste, even if you rent. Just be sure to save the old one, so you can stick it back on when you move, taking your fancy showerhead with you. For features that you’ll use every day — cabinets, sink, faucet, shower head and toilet — consider spending more to get high-quality items. Look for good bargains on decorative items that you can easily replace, such as cabinetry knobs, drawer pulls or lighting.
We were very blessed to have the help of a friend, who is a professional. But … Read More
I’ve by no means actually regarded ahead to tiling (because, for probably the most half, it sucks), but this shower was an exception. As soon as we completed this tiling job, the world would be our oyster.
Anne and Brian have been ready to replace the lavatory with recent tile and paint, since that’s all we thought it wanted. The unique tub is still in great situation, although it might need to be re-glazed within the next few years. Does anybody have expertise with this process? We’re wondering what the results are like, as we’ll must have ours performed in some unspecified time in the future, too. The ground tile you see within the photograph is that peel and stick vinyl stuff – and it’s in first rate situation here.
Doing your own wainscoting nevertheless is mostly a pretty easy job in many instances. The fee is also inside most … Read More