So, remember when I shared with you that we were painting our master bathroom? I told you the walls were burgundy, but I didn't show you any pictures. Here is a nice little sampling of pictures of our master bath before:
We knew we wanted to go with a blue, but when you walk into Home Depot to look at color choices, blue translates to something like a thousand color choices. With the help of the Color Tools from My Colortopia and Glidden® paint's simplified color palette, we came up with this:
Not only did we find the colors that we used for this project, True Turquoise and White on White, but we are planning to use Misty Aqua on our next project. Talk about killing two birds with one stone!
We started with the Gripper White Primer to help cover the dark paint color. It also is good at filling in some of the surface imperfections and gives you a nice uniform painting surface. Not to mention it makes the paint color you choose look more accurate on the walls. Another great benefit is added mildew resistance, which comes in handy in a bathroom.
So, without any further ado. Here is what the bathroom looks like after:
We still have plans for the room, like replacing the gold trim shower, but I really wanted to show what a difference can be made with just paint. I often put off starting a project because I feel like I have to be able to afford to do everything I want to do in that space before I even start. In reality, that could mean waiting years to redo a bathroom that could cost upwards of $30,000 to remodel. Instead, I started with the wall color, which made a dramatic impact. Painting the trim and doors made them look brand new! I even reused the same towel holders and just used spray paint to turn them from gold to brushed nickel (a trick I might try on my shower too). Now I can enjoy a bathroom color that I love and can continue to save for the the bigger projects.
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