I especially don't like the homemade vanity with the beige formica counter. We added the medicine cabinet and the cabinet above the toilet. We also added the faucets and a new light fixture and towel bars. So now it's a funky mix of 50's, 70's and faux vintage!
The things I did were purely cosmetic, but they did make a pleasant change. I decided to play up the vintage look and spiff things up a bit while I was there. I replaced the old tension shower rod that was peeling the paint right off the wall with a screw in type and I re-hung the towel bar that my husband had hung neck high(!). I patched up the paint which made a huge difference! I took out all of Earl's "nautical" decor and put in my blue and white things. I love my plates. The one on top is from Goodwill and is, I think, very old. The two on the bottom are ones that my mother brought back from England. I also love my little milkglass hobnail lamp. I usually only keep the lower half lit- it's a wonderful nightlight. I think it was the glow of the lamp that drew me in to take these pictures! Anyway, it's funny how a few little changes can make you like a space. And since the rest of the house feels like it will never get done, it's nice to have one room that I enjoy!
P.S. I do have a saved post concerning the living room and if I can talk Blogger into uploading the pictures, I might actually post it someday! It's mostly a plea for help!