Tuesday, December 20, 2011

A sad little potty...

Hey everyone! Today is a good day. My last few packages are going to the post office to be mailed and my Christmas grocery list is going to be obliterated-TerMOMinator style. I spent the day yesterday stepping a little bit away from Christmas and focusing on something that has been driving me nuts since we moved in here 7 months ago. I Can't believe it's been that long already.
The hall bathroom, which is also Olly's time traveling, boat racing, water park of sorts & the venue of every bath time. The room has been a little lifeless. It has just felt so cold and boooorrrrinngggg! I promised myself that I would change it before the New Year, so yesterday I held myself to that. Of course, I didn't spend a dollar. Mostly because Christmas is in a few days and a lot of my money has already danced into the pockets of big box stores and Christmas tree farmers. So I pulled from boxes in storage and put some old things to new use. She is looking pretty good for now. At least she feels a bit cozier...and I'm not sure why that's important for a bathroom. But, for me...it is.





I just simply used some curtains from our previous house in Baltimore along with some accessories and pictures that had yet to find a home in this house and made the room feel a bit more lived in. And if you're wondering how I infused some Christmas cheer into this tiny space...I found a way. Remember Oliver's tree Adventure?

well, you'll be happy to know his little tree found it's home....
Adorned with some red berries picked off the vine in town. I think the bathroom got quite a nice- no cost start towards the pretty decor finish line. I was so happy to accomplish this little upgrade while Olly was sleeping. It was my little Christmas present to myself.

I hope you are all having a great week. Happy shopping, baking, and gift wrapping. Until tomorrow folks ;.)
Xo
Courtney

13 comments:

  1. How lovely!! How did you make the shelves? Where did you get the brackets? I absolutely love them!!

    Kayleigh
    @ The Gotta Have It Girl

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  2. So beautiful, im totally digging the ceiling in there too!

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  3. So very sweet. I love the ceiling, did you do that or was it already that way?

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  4. love it! really love how you tuck that tree in the bucket. During the Fall we went to a party and the host had a big planter on their rustic wooden table filled with geraniums. It looked so cool and unexpected!

    And girl, always loving how you do things without spending a dime!:)

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  5. I love it! and I LOVE the ceiling, but more importantly I LOVE that giant branch! Where did you get it!!

    kelli
    www.theinspiredcollection.blogspot.com

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  6. Thanks so much for your sweet words ;.) the shelves & brackets along with the ceiling were all courtesy of the landlord. The brackets I have seen some similliar at home depot though ;.) & the ceiling is the old floor of this house reused...brilliant, right? But I can't take any of the credit ...thanks again!

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  7. Like a magazine photo I'll tell ya! The tree in the bucket is fabulous.

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  8. I LOVE IT! Where did you find the pail for the tree? That's such a great touch for the bathroom. So cozy now!

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  9. i really just love everything you do! i find so much inspiration in your posts. :)

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  10. looks great! I love the shelves and brackets!

    ~Erin
    (find me on pinterest: http://pinterest.com/erincl/

    I don't have a blog {yet}

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  11. your ceilings are unreal! I love them and Olly's Christmas tree on the cub car is too cute for words... going to PIN it for next year's Christmas cards.

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  12. Your Christmas tree delivery boy is the most precious thing I've seen! Shared on our Facebook wall today. Adorable! :)

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  13. I just found your blog and I love it! I can't wait to come back when I have a little more time. Love how you made this potty happy! ;)

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