Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

BHG.com Bathrooms Bathroom Remodeling Ideas Bathroom Makeovers Bathroom Makeovers Find inspiring ideas for beautiful bathroom makeovers. See amazing before-and-after photos from our best bath renovations and get tips on how to complete your bathroom remodel on time and on budget. Browse our favorite bathroom makeovers that take real-life bathrooms and transform them into beautiful spaces. Our budget bathrooms are studies in smart spending. These baths are given new life and completely redone without a big price tag. Get inspiration for completing your own bathroom makeover and see how you can save money and spend smartly to get a quality bathroom renovation that incorporates both style and better function. Start your bathroom makeover — whether it’s big or small — with a well-thought-out plan. Download our free bathroom planning guide and start planning your bathroom remodel, deciding what needs to go or be updated, what can stay in place, and what pros you’ll need along the way. Plus, the guide is packed with buying information that will help you select the right flooring, countertops, fixtures, faucets, and lighting for your bathroom. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus Email
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Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

Bathroom Makeovers Find inspiring ideas for beautiful bathroom makeovers. See amazing before-and-after photos from our best bath renovations and get tips on how to complete your bathroom remodel on time and on budget. Browse our favorite bathroom makeovers that take real-life bathrooms and transform them into beautiful spaces. Our budget bathrooms are studies in smart spending. These baths are given new life and completely redone without a big price tag. Get inspiration for completing your own bathroom makeover and see how you can save money and spend smartly to get a quality bathroom renovation that incorporates both style and better function. Start your bathroom makeover — whether it’s big or small — with a well-thought-out plan. Download our free bathroom planning guide and start planning your bathroom remodel, deciding what needs to go or be updated, what can stay in place, and what pros you’ll need along the way. Plus, the guide is packed with buying information that will help you select the right flooring, countertops, fixtures, faucets, and lighting for your bathroom.
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Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

Find inspiring ideas for beautiful bathroom makeovers. See amazing before-and-after photos from our best bath renovations and get tips on how to complete your bathroom remodel on time and on budget. Browse our favorite bathroom makeovers that take real-life bathrooms and transform them into beautiful spaces. Our budget bathrooms are studies in smart spending. These baths are given new life and completely redone without a big price tag. Get inspiration for completing your own bathroom makeover and see how you can save money and spend smartly to get a quality bathroom renovation that incorporates both style and better function. Start your bathroom makeover — whether it’s big or small — with a well-thought-out plan. Download our free bathroom planning guide and start planning your bathroom remodel, deciding what needs to go or be updated, what can stay in place, and what pros you’ll need along the way. Plus, the guide is packed with buying information that will help you select the right flooring, countertops, fixtures, faucets, and lighting for your bathroom.
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Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

For less than $500, HGTV fan nesting completely changed the look of this bathroom. Beadboard wainscoting, a crisp, white tile countertop and several gallons of paint are to thank for the makeover. In her own words, when you’re on a budget, “paint is your friend.”
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Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

« 1 of 11 » » View All Slides Why Remodel? My bathroom was completely outdated. The green floor and shower tiles, the bronze shower door, and the laminate vanity top weren’t exactly cutting edge.At work, I am lucky enough to look at pictures of beautiful homes every day. But it was always kind of a letdown to go home and peek into my 1970s, never-been-updated, blah bathroom. Next » The Budget and Inspiration » Next The Budget and Inspiration 1 of 11
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Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

Sleek and stylish, this master bathroom looks like an “after” before the makeover even begins. The space includes all necessary amenities but in HGTV fan isabellaandmaxrooms’ own words, it “lacked personality.”
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Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

Cramped, bland and a bit neglected, HGTV fan jupiter926 actually used the term “gross” to describe this bathroom. We don’t think it’s quite that bad — but it could definitely use a makeover.
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Bathroom Makeover On A Budget

Need artwork? Many designers suggest framing prints (from books, magazines or garden catalogues) that won’t ruin your budget if they get damp. In a children’s bathroom, hang kids’ artwork. Another great place to look for framed prints, including ones with a bathroom theme, is art.com.
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After: Timeless black-and-white tile and shiny, new fixtures update this bathroom on a budget. Although the finished shower looks like a million bucks, HGTV fan Designgrl saved thousands by doing the work herself. She spent only $800 on materials to retile both the shower and bathroom floor. Surprisingly, she reports that this was her first time tiling. Looks like a job well done!
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« 1 of 11 » » View All Slides Why Remodel? My bathroom was completely outdated. The green floor and shower tiles, the bronze shower door, and the laminate vanity top weren’t exactly cutting edge.At work, I am lucky enough to look at pictures of beautiful homes every day. But it was always kind of a letdown to go home and peek into my 1970s, never-been-updated, blah bathroom. Next » The Budget and Inspiration
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HGTV fan mamma4x completely changed the look of the tub area with a charming cottage-style makeover. In her words, “This is the master bath in one of the houses that I flipped. Everything from the chandeliers to the marble floor was done for less than $1,000.”
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Matt took on this outdated bathroom with a budget of only $1,000. The vinyl flooring and yellow tub had to go, and the lack of a vanity allowed for no storage space.
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“The beauty of a bathroom is that it’s small,” says Gary Foreman, publisher of The Dollar Stretcher. “So if you’ve never sponge painted before, you can try it for an hour or two and if don’t like it, what have you wasted? You can paint over it the next day. If you’re in the mood to be creative design-wise, there’s no better room than the bathroom.”
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Paint and regular wallpaper (make sure it’s pre-pasted) can also dramatically change the look of a bathroom, says Kennedy. She put up grey diamond patterned wallpaper with a white background in a bathroom that had dark aqua tiles on the floor and shower. In 1970s houses with outlandish tile colors, “You need to do something interesting on the walls to draw the eye up,” says Kennedy.
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Designer Matt Muenster helped a busy couple with their bland, beige bathroom. The shower isn’t usable, and there is no room for storage in the bathroom.
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The bathroom now features a high-end, double vanity set with new sinks, faucets and mirrors. A groovy black and white backsplash and cafe color paint perk up the walls to make this bathroom a spa retreat.
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When painting the walls of your bathroom, use bold, deep colors, suggests Kathy Wilson, editor of thebudgetdecorator.com. “Carry color onto the ceiling to keep it from looking broken up,” says Wilson.
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Give your bathroom some texture by adding beadboard or wainscoting to one or all of the walls. The price will vary depending on how many tools you already own, says Kennedy. You can buy primed beadboard at Lowe’s, which also offers instructions for installation.
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In a bathroom, artwork can also be practical. For a wide selection of machine washable, whimsical hand-painted canvas shower curtains, many of which are under $100, go to www.showercurtainart.com.
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TopicImprove, By Room, Bathroom & LaundryOliver MarksA former carpenter and newspaper reporter, Oliver Marks has been writing about home improvements for 16 years. He’s currently restoring his second fixer-upper with a mix of big hired projects and small do-it-himself jobs.
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At work, I am lucky enough to look at pictures of beautiful homes every day. But it was always kind of a letdown to go home and peek into my 1970s, never-been-updated, blah bathroom.