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$450 Budget Bathroom Makeover

When you walk into our home, one of the first rooms you see is the main bathroom that guests and future kids would use. This is what it looked like the day we got the keys.

The bathroom the day we moved in

The bathroom was nothing spectacular. It was natural maple cabinets, a yellowed stone countertop, linoleum flooring that also was discolored and white primer walls.

It didn’t take long after we moved in for me to paint the walls a soft greige color. I also was able to find a stone colored countertop with built in sink on clearance @Menards for $196 and installed it with a new $29 Moen faucet. We also installed a new light from @homedepot, but that was as far as the bathroom update went.

This week, I finally had enough of looking at the yellowed floor. While shopping for flooring for a different project, I came across Stainmaster Chateau Vinyl Flooring @Lowes and loved it! It was the best $62 investment. It was a quick easy project to install and grout the new floor.

The new floor is peel and stick so I was able to use a straight edge and a utility knife to cut the pieces to the proper lengths. I used 3/8″ spacers to make sure that I had the same size gap for grout.

Easy to install Peel and Stick Stainmaster Chateau Flooring with Saddle Gray Grout

Of course that meant painting the orange pine trim white and updating the vanity color to white with some left over paint. For added storage for cleaners and misc items that is out of the reach of small children, I found a clearance storage cabinet (the handles were crooked and were easy to fix) at Home Depot for above the toilet.

A few weeks ago, I picked up a @betterhomesandgardens shower curtain @Walmart (I love that it can be hung either direction). I also found a cute bath rug @Target.

The rest of the items, including the mirror, were from other rooms in our home.

The total makeover was less than $450!

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