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Bathroom Update with MirrorMate + Giveaway

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

My cousin Jason and his wife Jodi have a welcoming home in Las Vegas, I visit with their family every time I am in town. For those familiar, they live in the historic McNeil neighborhood of vintage homes all with retro flair. They wanted to freshen up the hall bathroom that their three children share so Jason sent me this image.

bathroom before

Their bathroom is very cute, I love the vintage blue laminate countertop and you can’t see it but the enamel tub is the same shade of blue, both are original to the house and perfect for a kid bathroom. To give it a new look without spending a lot of money I recommended they keep the countertop, swap out the faucets, replace the shower curtain, paint over the tan walls with fresh white paint, and update the mirror with a MirrorMate frame, and so they did!

On my last visit I stopped by to see the changes, they chose the Pemaquid in white, now the space is brighter and fresher, it’s amazing what a few small changes can do.

bathroom after mirrormate

MirrorMate has been a long time sponsor of this blog and I’ve been a long time fan of their product (flashback 2011). They’re the ones who make it easy to update your builder grade mirror and give it a custom look, and the process is so simple: You pick your favorite style, fill out their online form, and await your new frame that is easy to assemble and install.

Take your frameless mirror and give it a whole new look!




See the full gallery of makeovers here.

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Bathroom Q & A + GIVEAWAY!

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Thanks everyone!  Both Mia and I love the quick fix on yesterday’s budget bathroom makeover.  Be sure to check out all the links over there too, over 100 bathroom remodels from around the blogosphere, so inspiring!  I’m so ready to tackle my own hallway bath thanks to all of your ideas!

A few questions came up on Mia’s vanity so I’ll give the quick answers below. 

bathroom cabinets after paint


new cabinet hardwarePaint color on the vanity: That rich espresso color is Valspar’s latex ‘Betsy Ross House Brown’ #6011-2 in the soft gloss Kitchen & Bath formula.  See yesterday’s post for the step by step application.

I’m still going to give the vanity one coat of Polycrylic for durability and easier wipedown.  The formula states it’s easy to scrub, but because this paint is a soft gloss in latex, I think it could use one more protective coat. 

Hardware on the doors and drawers:  Atlas Alcott square knob and square pull, both in polished nickel. 


Spray paint on the faucet handles: I highly recommend using an outdoor formula, designed to repel moisture.  These RustOleum metallic formulas are the most durable and work best for this project.   I love the ‘Matte Nickel’ ! 



Mirror frame by Mirrormate: That’s the Cherokee style in Dark Walnut.


mirrormate cherokee


Here it is up close!

frame up close


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