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Powder Room Update #4: It’s Finished!

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Modern Powder Room Makeover on a Budget

It’s the final week of the $100 room makeover challenge hosted by Erin at Lemons, Lavender, and Laundry, and I’m so ready to share my modern powder room makeover on a budget with you! I won’t make you wait with a bunch of filler text up here…I just have to say that I am really happy with how it turned out!

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Here’s a reminder of the before…

And here are the past powder room updates that led me to today: Update #1 // Update #2 // Update #3

And now for the final room…

This is a small room, so it was really hard to shoot and still get the full effect. Let’s start out with the view of the right side of the room first. I painted a black accent wall, mounted shelves for storage and trinkets, and added some fake plants. This room gets no light, so I had to go the fake route. 🙂

Modern powder room makeover on a budget with black walls and a glam mirror // black powder room, Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black, black bathroom, small bathroom ideas, bathroom open shelving

Modern powder room makeover on a budget with black walls and a glam mirror // black powder room, Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black, black bathroom, small bathroom ideas, bathroom open shelving

Modern powder room makeover on a budget with black walls and a glam mirror // black powder room, Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black, black bathroom, small bathroom ideas, bathroom open shelving

Watercolor Art

Shifting a bit to the left in the room…this is the main wall you see when the powder room door is open. I used Ikea Ribba frames to frame these adorable watercolor prints from  Dandelion Paper Co. (Direct sources for each print: Hedgehog // Sloth // Bunny // Owl // Octopus // Squirrel)

You can also see the toilet paper roll I spray painted using matte black spray paint. When you’re on a budget, spray paint is almost always the answer.

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Mirror & Sink

Now to the left side of the space, where the pedestal sink and mirror live. This side was also a pretty dramatic transformation. I talked about the mirror in this post…we originally thought it was too bling-y for me, but once I saw it in the store, I changed my mind. I think it packs a fun punch in the small space.

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Modern powder room makeover on a budget with black walls and a glam mirror // black powder room, Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black, black bathroom, small bathroom ideas, bathroom open shelving

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Given the budget and whatnot, I decided to just swap out the shades on the fixture for something a bit sleeker looking. I’m really happy with the upgrade.

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

The towel rack was originally above the toilet, which was pretty awkward. Even though the bathroom is super small, it seemed too far away from the sink. So I decided to just pop a little hook on the wall and use a hand towel from our kitchen. I love the hand towels from Ikea that have the hanging loops on them.

Modern powder room makeover on a budget with black walls and a glam mirror // black powder room, Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black, black bathroom, small bathroom ideas, bathroom open shelving

Thanks to the reflection in the mirror, this is probably the best shot I’ll get of the entire bathroom at once! (Though it’s heartbreaking that the flower crown sloth isn’t included.)

Modern powder room makeover on a budget with black walls and a glam mirror // black powder room, Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black, black bathroom, small bathroom ideas, bathroom open shelving

And because everyone loves a few before and after shots:

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

Modern powder room makeover on a budget

The final money tally…

Here’s what I already had and reused:

  • Paint & paint supplies
  • Toilet roll (spray painted it)
  • Hand towel from kitchen
  • Scrap wood for shelving
  • Stain & polyurethane for shelving

Here’s what I bought:

  • Mirror, $75, gift card from credit card points
  • Shades for light fixture, $10, gift card from credit card points
  • Shelving brackets, $16, out of pocket
  • Art, $65, out of pocket
  • Frames, $30, out of pocket
  • Towel hook, $4, gift card from credit card points
  • Spackling, $4, gift card from credit card points

So in my first post I said that I would be doing my modern powder room makeover on a budget of $100 by using a gift card from my credit card points to keep costs down. Gift cards covered the mirror, spackling, light shades, and little towel hook. I ended up spending $111 out of pocket, so I did bust my budget, but only by $11. I am still really happy with the results and the amount of money I didn’t spend on the space! What do you think?

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Modern powder room makeover on a budget with black walls and a glam mirror // black powder room, Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black, black bathroom, small bathroom ideas, bathroom open shelving

And make sure to check out all of the other finished rooms from the $100 room challenge group…make sure to give them some love!

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Kimm at Reinvented

Monday 13th of February 2017

Love it! The black accent wall is amazing.

Maria

Monday 13th of February 2017

I absolutely LOVE this makeover! I have been wanting to do something similar with my very tiny powder room which is not very nice and it's what everyone that comes over sees! I wish I was as daring as you to use black. I like in a rental, so I am scared of painting any wall though the owner is ok with it. You've inspired me though!

Brittany Goldwyn

Monday 13th of February 2017

Thank you Maria! I will say that I haven't painted over black, but I did some research before painting it, and as long as you use a good quality paint to paint over it, you should be fine!

Theresa

Thursday 9th of February 2017

Love your styled bathroom. Thanks for sharing at the #InspirationSpotlight Party @DearCreatives Pinned & shared.

Jen @ Noting Grace

Friday 3rd of February 2017

Wow! That black accent wall is so sexy!! Love how this turned out!! Congrats!

Brittany Goldwyn

Friday 3rd of February 2017

Thanks so much Jen!!

Jaclyn | One Thousand Oaks

Friday 3rd of February 2017

Your powder room looks great! Such a drastic change for so little money! That is awesome! That flower crowned sloth is adorable!!

Brittany Goldwyn

Friday 3rd of February 2017

Hey Jaclyn! Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet comments <3

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