It’s been a long time since I’ve given our master bathroom a facelift and since I was so happy with the Simply White paint I chose for the kitchen, I wanted to extend that color to our master bathroom, as well. A cool find from hubby also played a part in giving this room a redo.
I know there are lots of folks that don’t like radiators or that want to cover them up but not me. I love the cast iron and view them as a piece of art. There weren’t any old radiators in our 100 year old home when we moved in and I never really cared that much until I started seeing really cool versions of them.
And as luck would have it, hubby was given several radiators a few weeks ago. A couple of them were huge and so heavy that they maybe would have put a hole through our floor so I chose this small one.
I cleaned it up, primed it and then painted it Simply White as well. I really love it and actually wish it was a working radiator. That inspired a redo, so I pulled things from around the house, picked up a few things and repainted Benjamin Moore’s Simply White to give it a new look.
As you can see, our master bath is small. But that’s okay, I love it anyway.
For the counter top, I wanted to add a few things to give it a masculine touch as well since my hubby also shares this bathroom. So, I picked up a vintage shaving mug and brush, as well as a vintage wood leather straight edge sharpener. It reminded me of a bread board so of course I had to use it. 🙂 For fun, I found an old photo of a barber shop price list online, printed it off and framed it.
I love the patina on the wood handle of the old shaving brush.
For the other side of the vanity, I attached an old photo I came across in a flea market to the inside of an old apothecary jar that I filled with soaps.
I was drawn to the old photo because, if you look closely, and I did with a magnifying glass, it is a woman working in her garden, tending to her tomato plants. And this was written on the back…..it makes me smile.
I pulled this very fragile vintage fruit basket from the dining room and filled it with white fluffy towels for beside the tub.
I mentioned before in our previous master bath redo that we don’t have a shower in here. Our only shower is upstairs.
We use this bathroom for taking long soaks in the tub so I try to make it as peaceful and comfy in there as I can so that whoever takes a soak in there, will feel relaxed and special.
I also moved our Gray Farms sign from the kitchen to right above the