Monday, August 27, 2012

Old Door to Bathroom Decor!

It has bee a long time since my last blog post, but I have NOT  been "just laying around" this summer.  I have been very busy.  I started on this bathroom a while ago, and I think I am finished, so that is what I am going to blog about today.  When we first moved into this house my boys were age 21, 16, and 15, so I wanted their bathroom to reflect their interests.   They were into fishing and canoeing.  Now that they are gone, and have been for a while, I decided to redecorate a bit. Hope don't mind boys.....

See my ingenious towel hooks, somehow their towels ended up on their bedroom floors anyway!

 I bought this little half round table at my friends yard sale a few months ago, and then came across this old door.  The iron grate has been sitting around my garage studio since we moved here .  I believe it came out of an old bank in a nearby town.  I have another one just like this one.  I painted the door a grey color, I am into grey right now for some reason, and then streaked some white in, to make it look old and worn.   My biggest fan helped me with the door knobs a bit.  He shined up the fancy metal ones real pretty for me.  We sealed them with some spray varnish, drilled some holes for them, and stuck them in the holes, whalaaa, more ingenious towel hooks!

The half round table is attached to the door

I still need something above that shower curtain

I also replaced the knobs on the vanity with some large ceramic ones.  I bought them as bisque and glazed them this grey speckled color, and then fired them up in my kiln.  

This old mirror came off an old dresser, I think it was my "stripped dresser".  I painted it the same grey color as door.

I tried the "photo transfer onto a canvas" project I have seen on Pinterest, and discovered that some of those instructions do not work at all!  I finally got this one to come out after a couple of tries.  I may still do it over, not sure I like this one that much, it is a little too scratched up for my taste I think.  I will be doing a tutorial on how I did this one and some others soon.  I took this picture on a trip to see my sister in Sweden. I am not sure though if I took this in Sweden or on a side trip to Copenhagen, either way it was a really cool doorway!  Here is the picture.

So what do you think of my Re-deFIND Door??

Thanks for Looking,


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  1. Love the idea of the re-purposed door and shelves. I think it looks great!

  2. Lovely! That door with the half round table is great! I love how it looks pretty and provides a function at the same time.

  3. that is so cute and clever and a fabulous space-saver!

  4. What a great use for the door!! I love the little shelf you added - it's so perfect!

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