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All Things Bathroom!

August 31, 2023

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Welcome to our Bathrooms!

Bathrooms aren’t usually the place you welcome visitors to, but we friends, right?! 😂

Let’s start with the prettiest little girl bathroom for Sevi. If I had this bathroom as a little girl, I feel like I would have just died and gone to heaven! {You will notice I really love using wallpaper in the bathrooms. It just adds so much character and fun!}

Sevi’s Girl Bathroom

Creating a beautiful space for Sevi was so much fun! I wanted to make sure it was girly, but a room she could also grow into as she got bigger. Pretty pinks mixed with blues, golds and white of course, with a historically inspired feel was my vision. {Sevi doesn’t really need that sweet little stool in the photo anymore, but it’s just so cute.}

I was so happy when I found this perfectly vintage wallpaper. Sadly, it was discontinued shortly after putting it up, but you can find a similar pattern here! I decided to use it on the accent wall behind her bed and carry it into the bathroom above the bead board. If you don’t want to install full bead board, you could try this paintable bead board wallpaper. {Pretty amazing find!} The marble topped sink makes the whole space feel so fancy, especially with the gold accented scones and faucet.

Pro-tip if you’re building or plan to build. You can almost always buy remnants from the remnant section of your stone shop for these bathroom vanities and its a fraction of the cost.

girl bathroom

Aren’t the sconces so cute? Here’s a similar faucet to the one I used as well. Mark was a plumber in his former career so he did some extra steps to mount the faucet to the wall above the sink.

One of my favorite things that I carried over into all of our bathrooms, is our porcelain door knobs. They really are stunning in person and pull it all together!

Downstairs Half Bathroom

If you recall, a couple weeks ago on the house tour, I shared all the details on our Master Bathroom. {You can check that out here!} I love our Master Retreat-a true vision come to life!

Half Bathroom Details

The half bath is one of my favorite spaces. I feel like it truly looks like it belongs in an older home. Don’t you love the sweet vintage sink?? I picked this sink up for around $50 at a salvage yard and had it refinished for the space. {You can find similar ones here and here.}

I added the unlacquered brass faucet with cross handles and a pretty sink curtain to cover the pipes. Mark plumbed this as well and the sink trap is actually beautiful & also brass. He does not appreciate my covering it up (haha). I may uncover it one day. I did a similar trick in the kitchen with the curtains in the Carolina Cottage. {Similar faucet and handles here.}

Again, you will notice I used use bead board (my childhood home was covered in bead board so don’t judge how much I love it!} And, while it looks like I did wallpaper above the boards, I actually used a stencil in this room! This stencil was much easier than I thought and I just love it!

Over time, I have added cute details, even found a brass toilet brush! The little towel hanger is a metal hay hook from Walmart, if you can believe it. I did my under the sink curtain trick again that I love. And, of course, porcelain door knobs to finish it up!

I often get asked what we do about the cold and hot water spigots and Mark (being the amazing plumber he is) came up with a brilliant solution to make this sink more practical. He installed a mixing valve under our house that would feed this sink. So, whenever you turn the water on (no matter which side), the water comes out warm. Isn’t that so smart?!

RV Bathroom

If you are new around here, you may not know that my husband and I bought a brand new motorhome a few years ago and we love it. The best {crazy} part is we completely renovated the inside! We looked and looked for used and could never find one!

I never thought I would love our Motorhome as much as I do, but it makes traveling as a family so much more comfortable and fun. I had so much fun making our RV look more like “us.” Below is a little peek inside. You can read all about the updates here.

thorn cove abode rv

Cutie Bathroom

Moving on to the teeny RV bathroom updates. The space is pretty tight and four people are using it on the road, so it needed to be functional, but also cute. I found the prettiest wallpaper and immediately knew it was meant for this little space.

I love a good scallop {and of course, wood wall treatments-ha!} so adding them both was a no brainer. For this room, I actually used the sharpie method to create a paneled look on the bottom half (so easy) and the scalloped pieces (which you can buy pre-cut). Isn’t the mirror stunning? Here’s is the one I used and its actually on sale right now!

thorn cove abode RV bathroom

Bathroom Details

The sink is so cute! I’m always extra thankful for Mark’s plumbing skills, especially since it takes him no time at all to swap out faucets and sinks. {Probably, because he started plumbing when he was just 14 years old!} Adding that sweet brass faucet makes the RV look more custom.

One of the tricky things in Motorhomes is the lighting. You can’t really swap out light fixtures. After seeing one of my buddies do this, I decided to just cut a hole in these scalloped baskets and hang them around the lighting. You would never know they were baskets! Isn’t that brilliant? I wish I could claim it as my own idea.

Storage and being able to keep things secure and off the floor is another challenge in Motorhomes, so I did a lot of research. Installing this cute toilet paper holder, slim trash can, hanging toothbrush holder, and wall hooks (I painted to match of course), have been great additions.

RV bathoom

Final Potty Thoughts

I couldn’t resist 😆 Who knew renovating and designing bathroom spaces would be so much fun! While “bathroom talk” isn’t generally the most popular conversation, it’s part of life. We all gotta spend some time in there so might as well make it pretty, right?

Which bathroom did you like the most?

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  1. Debby says:

    Brittany you have such a great design eye! I love all the bathrooms you have shown here. And at the Carolina Cottage. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Martha Stroud Vaughan says:

    Truly jealous of every single on of these bathrooms. They are absolutely beautiful and I would be pleased with any one of them in my house.

  3. Cari Finkbeiner says:

    Oh Brittany, I love the coziness of all of them but I must say that I love Sevi’s bathroom the most – it is so feminine and sweet! Over all I can’t pick a favorite- each one is so unique!

  4. Martha Vaughan says:

    Truly love every one of these bathrooms. I’d be thrilled with any one of them in my house. Gorgeous designs!

  5. Melissa says:

    Everything you decorate is gorgeous!!! My favorite to follow. You give me so much inspiration and ideas.

  6. Yvonne says:

    All magazine worthy. I’d have felt like a Princess as a little girl in Sevi’s bathroom. I still would today!

  7. Melanie says:

    Your bathrooms are decorated so perfectly! Your master bath has always been my favorite room in your house though. I just love it!!

  8. Laura Riley says:

    Thanks for sharing the bathroom content as I find it difficult to style and decorate them. Sevi’s bathroom looks like something I’d see in a dollhouse – so dreamy!

  9. Nicole says:

    Every space so far that you have shown in your home is so beautiful!😍 I am wanting to add bead board in my home hopefully one day soon! Thank you for all the inspiration! Your home is my favorite!!

  10. Lisa says:

    Love your whole home!!!!

  11. Melinda says:

    I don’t think I can pick a favorite! They are all special, you’re really very talented & I’m so glad I found you to follow! Maybe Sevi’s because I’ve never seen a cuter bathroom for a little girl! I love the built in your primary bath by the claw foot tub! The scalloped peg trim!! The natural brass fixtures.. Love it all truly, thank you so much for sharing with us💖

  12. Deborah Pangle says:

    You should write a book!! Your ideas are amazing! I love the way you put it all together!! You are such an inspiration to us all! 🩷

  13. Margaret Diez says:

    The bathrooms are beautiful. You definitely win the Flushie Award!

  14. Deborah Pangle says:

    Oh, I forgot to say –
    I love your claw tub and chandelier!! I can just imagine being in there for hours!!! 💖

  15. Christie says:

    Love the sweet little half bath. All the added details and artwork just finish it so perfectly. The unusual and unexpected add such whimsy.

  16. Annie Nash says:

    It really is impossible for me to choose…each one is so unique with its own special touches. So beautiful but cozy and sweet. Your are such a beautiful decorator and “very hard worker” with a special talent for detail! Your motor home is Awesome! And must’ve such a joy to travel in. You inspire us all to want to make our homes more beautiful, and give us wonderful ideas. You and Mark have created a lovely home. Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us all!❤️😊 I love Thorn Cove Cottage as well 😊

  17. Sevi’s bathroom is the sweetest little girl bathroom I’ve ever seen! 💕

  18. Annie Nash says:

    It really is impossible for me to choose…each one is so unique with its own special touches. So beautiful but cozy and sweet. Your are such a beautiful decorator and “very hard worker” with a special talent for detail! Your motor home is Awesome! And must’ve such a joy to travel in. You inspire us all to want to make our homes more beautiful, and give us wonderful ideas. You and Mark have created a lovely home. Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us all!❤️😊 I love Thorn Cove Cottage as well 😊

  19. Mary Kimbler says:

    They are all gorgeous, but I’m partial to pink love Sevi’s bathroom.

  20. Kay says:

    Theses are all beautifully designed but I have to say that Sevie’s is my favorite. I have a soft spot for all 5i gs girly and pink!

  21. ALL your bathrooms are beautiful! But the little girl in me is in love with Sevis’ bathroom ❣
    Your VERY talented and I live vicariously through you and your reno’s!!

  22. Kristie Bratcher says:

    Just over here wishing 8 year old me had that little girly bathroom. I mean, 48 year old me would take it too! They’re all so cozy. I love how your spaces are always so out together beautifully and still invite comfortable “living.”

  23. I absolutely love your home. If feels like home even through the photos. I’m currently building right now you have been a huge source of inspiration. The beadboard, the tile flooring, the tub, everything. All so beautiful. 😍 Truly one of a kind. Thank you for sharing.

  24. Shawna says:

    I love your decorating style. Your new “old” home reminds me of the 120 yr old farm house I grew up in. Every room, walls and ceilings, were bead board. Sevi’s bathroom is so pretty. It’s call beautiful. I strive to build one day and incorporate old farm house. It’s home, it’s comfortable, it’s inviting.
    aka @Hillbilliechik717

  25. Tammy Bobo says:

    I love Sevi’s bathroom best. I feel that that room will transition nicely as she grows in to a beautiful young lady, just like her momma!

  26. Robin Petros says:

    Bathrooms are important. They are a place of beauty. (At least yours is) lol. A place to take a soak. A place to feel pretty when your getting ready for the day. 🩷

  27. Rachel Denny says:

    I love them all, but that half bath and the vintage touches are beautiful!! 😍

  28. Mandy May says:

    I love your decorating style 💕💕💕

  29. Tonya Kieser says:

    So gorgeous and I love your style! Is styling something that you learned on your own? Where do you get your inspirations from?

  30. Becca P says:

    I would definitely go in any of those! 🤣🤣🤣 They are all so thoughtfully put together. You do good work!

  31. Pat Snider says:

    I love following you and your ideas.

  32. Suz Gonzales says:

    Sevis bathroom is perfection! Though all of them are beautiful!! I so look forward to your posts, a tiny slice of vintage heaven💜

  33. Kerrie Richard says:

    Sevi’s bathroom is a girl’s dream! It’s so pretty and girly. Your whole house, bathrooms included, are perfection! I also love how you angled the mirror in the RV bathroom.

  34. Gena Bogard says:

    Well I can’t kick a favorite because you are sooooo talented !!!! But as you say if I would have had Sevis bathroom as a little girl I would have felt like a lil princess!!! Xx

  35. Dianna says:

    Every space is so beautiful! I love how warm and relaxing each are! A lot of bathrooms these days are so cold! I love your style!

  36. sue anthony says:

    Love Sevi’s!!!
    And 1/2 bath!!!
    And RV !!!

    Can’t choose!

  37. Nancy says:

    I adore Sevi’s bathroom!

  38. Christy Donahue says:

    I’m torn between the master bath and Sevi’s bathroom. I love them both so much.
    I can picture being in the clawfoot tub on a summer day, with the breeze gently blowing the curtains 🤍🤍🤍

  39. Christa Vuncannon says:

    Love them all. Especially Sevis!💗

  40. Michelle Weltz says:

    Love love love Sevi’s bathroom!!!
    It is so me the floral wallpaper light pink and white paint.
    I want to copy this design for one of my bathrooms.

  41. Jennie says:

    Love it all. So many sweet details!

  42. Paige says:

    Stunning!! Love that pink floral wallpaper!

  43. Kristin Cser says:

    Just love Sevis bathroom! Goals!!

  44. Melissa says:

    Everything in Sevi’s bathroom is dreamy and the scalloped trim in the RV is my favorite 😍

  45. Brittany says:

    Absolutely beautiful bathrooms! I love everything about Sevi’s bathroom!

  46. Carmen Hintin says:

    Sevie’s! The light pink is so pretty with the brass accents. Love the wall mounted faucet. All of them are beautiful!

  47. Carmen Hinton says:

    Sevi’s! The light pink is so pretty with the brass accents. Love the wall mounted faucet. The mirror and your vanity in your bath is also my favorite. All of them are so beautiful!

  48. LaRue says:

    I like them all a lot! Your bathroom is really great, I love your tub and hidden tv. What a treat. The updated Motorhome is really special, for that matter I love what you did to the whole Motorhome. I have had four in my life and know working there could take a while in small spaces. My favorite of all is Sevi’s!!! I love the wallpaper and all you did to make it so special for her!!!!

  49. LaRue says:

    I like them all a lot! Your bathroom is really great, I love your tub and tv! However, I like Sevi’s the best!!! It so beautiful for a little girl!!!

  50. Karla Ramsey says:

    So Sevi’s gets my vote!! It’s just beautiful!!
    The colors blend so pretty together and I love the faucet being so different out of the wall omg!
    Your home is like living in a magazine. 😊
    Thanks for sharing -Karla

  51. Dawn Blackburn says:

    Wow! Hard choice – I have to go with your daughters!!! Love the pink – so sweet and feminine! I also love the RV! So sweet!

  52. Lisa Thrush says:

    Sevi’s bathroom, only because I love the colors most. However, my daughter bought a camper, and order and installed the same scalloped trim in her bathroom. Above the trim, she stenciled with the same petitie vintage stencil you used in your bathroom. 🙂

  53. Cindy barnhart says:

    Love everything about the bathrooms especially Sevi’s!!!

  54. Valeri Galloway says:

    Your bathrooms are beautiful!!! I need that wallpaper in Sevi’s bathroom 😍

  55. Carla H. says:

    I love your bathroom but Sevi’s is my favorite because of that whisper of pink. 🌸

  56. Jeannie Wolf says:

    Love the pink and the wallpaper is beautiful!

  57. Taylor McIlrath says:

    Half bathroom is my favorite!! The chandelier is gorgeous!

  58. Taylor McIlrath says:

    Half bathroom is my favorite!! The chandelier is gorgeous! I just love your style. Lots of inspiration!

  59. Peadoodle says:

    Love all of these bathrooms. You always do a great job!

  60. Kim Dennison says:

    I love them all but I think Sevi’s is my favorite. You certainly have a knack for making a home beautiful! ( even a motor home:)

  61. Katie says:

    I absolutely love all your bathrooms. They’re simple but still beautiful and look aged but not dated. They’re just the right mix of it all. And no dark colors! I love all light colors in a bathroom. Feels cleaner lol

  62. Heidi Martin says:

    Brittany, you literally think of every single detail. I can’t pick a favorite because I love them all. I wish I was half as talented as you are! Amazing work!

  63. Chasity says:

    I love your style. All the bathrooms are perfection!