Bathroom Update with Wallaper and Subway Tile

Bathroom Update with Wallaper and Subway Tile

I can’t believe it’s been seven months since I have written a blog post! My projects of late have been boring and not worthy of posting.  I painted the trim and doors on the second level of our home this winter, which really is nice to have done.

The upstairs bathroom needed some updating.

IMG_5160.jpgIMG_5162.jpgIMG_5161.jpgI started out with painting the cabinets. I took the hardware off, removed the doors and brushed on a coat of tinted primer before spraying them with Chelsea Gray by Benjamin Moore. You can check out the details of the process in this blog post.

I switched out the hardware and added some beauty with these handles that I got at Target. I didn’t have to drill new holes for them, so it was easy to do.

IMG_5387-3-1632288268-1561748551636.jpgNext, I decided to add some subway tile as a backsplash and also behind the toilet. Since there was already a row of bullnose tiles around the shower, it worked well. After that, I also added subway tile above the shower insert on the three walls.IMG_5411.jpgIMG_5410-3659596313-1561749079814.jpgNext, I found some pretty wallpaper from Wayfair. Since I only needed a small area covered, I decided that this black and white floral would be pretty.


bathroom 7IMG_5387-6.jpgNext, I added a new mirror and light fixture. I got the round mirror at Hobby Lobby. It was originally a bronze color, so I spray painted it oil rubbed bronze in order to coordinate with the light fixture that I picked up at Home Depot. You can find the link for the light fixture here.

IMG_5387This room is difficult to photograph because the lights are so bright and there isn’t any natural light.


IMG_5387-14.jpgIMG_5387-12-557111834-1561752542398.jpgIMG_5387 (14)IMG_5387-13.jpgI was hesitant about doing wallpaper, but I’m really liking how it turned out.  I think the black and white keeps the look simple and not over powering.  Here is a link for the wallpaper.

Here are some more before and after photos.








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Published by tamiloecker

I live in Lawrence, KS with my husband and son Chad. I am a dental hygienist. We have a yellow lab named Beau.

2 comments on “Bathroom Update with Wallaper and Subway Tile”

  1. Michelle Penniman says:

    So talented. Simple and chic

    1. tamiloecker says:

      Thank you!

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