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Need help with this long, narrow, small, ugly bathroom

9 years ago

We are in the middle of trying to make some very superficial cosmetic changes to our bathroom. This is the original bathroom in our split-level 1970s ranch and not much has changed since it was built.

This is how it looked this morning as we continued to tear down the wallpaper (a pox on mankind!):

Our original plan was to just paint the walls white, but since we're going through all this trouble right now, we thought we could do some almost-no-budget plastic surgery. Fake board-and-batten or bead board wallpaper are possibilities, but what you see here basically has to stay (tub, sink, vanity) because changing them is not in our budget!

Here's a view of the sink/vanity area so you can appreciate the mustard yellow sink (matching tub with sliding glass doors)

If anyone can please give us ideas on what we can do here, I'd much appreciate it. The board-and-batten/bead board look seemed very doable, but I'm wondering if it'll make the fugly vanity/sink/tub/floor look even worse.


This post was edited by teapot100 on Tue, Feb 26, 13 at 8:15

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