Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Bathroom remodel - Before

The great remodel-the-bathroom-that-you've-lived-with-for-twelve-years project has begun!

Our house is an old 1950's farmhouse. This bathroom and our bedroom were added sometime after 1950 and before we bought it in 2004. In 2011, we made the bedroom look original to the house and now it's the bathroom's turn.

This is the same shot after demo. And with some new electric already run!

This is directly across from the sunflower cabinet we were just talking about. It's also where the new shower will be.

Above is still the where shower will be but panned slightly to the left. You can see the soon to be installed tile stacked there in our bedroom.

There will be lots of pictures as the process moves along. Like photos of said tile. Of the vintage commercial laundry sink that is becoming the centerpiece of the room. That and the handcrafted sink base, countertop and cabinets made from 100+ year old barn wood. And the salvaged pine tongue and grove boards that will become the walls (which  match the rest of our house!) And the galvanized lighting fixtures that are meant for barn lighting.

It's gonna be good. And you'll be hearing lots more about it.



Megan said...

That sounds like it is going to be AWESOME! I can't wait to follow along with your progress.

Kar said...

Beyond excited for you! SQUEAL!!! : )

Jennifer said...

I need to get on the ball because we need to do this too (although we are hiring out the work!) - thanks for sharing pictures :)

Needled Mom said...

I can't wait to see it happening.

Jacque. said...

Looking forward to hearing/seeing your bathroom renovation! Sounds like it will be spectacular!

Osage Bluff Quilter said...

I can't wait to see the sink and light fixture!!! We are in the baby steps of remodeling the kitchen and one very small 1/2 bath. I've already decided I want a barn type light in the bath. As for the kitchen we are still on the hunt for the old fashion sink!

Lynne Shandley said...

Wow, that is going to be fancy!
We just replaced the basin and light and fixed the ceiling in our bathroom, that's enough fun for me!

diane said...

I love remodels. I look forward to seeing lots of photos.

Wilfred Andrews said...

Wow your bathroom refurb's a real 'guts job' as they say. I quite liked it before, but guess a change is always welcome when you've lived with something for a while. It's good to hear you're keeping with traditional features. Looking forward to seeing the next set of photos and that vintage commercial laundry sink in situ.

Wilfred Andrews @ LB Plumbing and Heating

Maxwell Frey said...

Thank you for sharing Dana. I love the fact that you are fixing up and updating your farm house. I'm always one for preservation of history such as home remodeling and restoring. I can't wait to see what it looks like when everything is finished. I will definitely follow your every step Dana!

Maxwell Frey @ Design Build Duluth

Stevie Calloway said...

Love all the before pictures. Please keep us posted when the room is finished. Actually, if you could post some during pictures as things progress that would be great too. The more the better. Love looking at bathroom remodels, they give me the inspiration to finally get off the couch and get our bathroom completed this year before another year passes.

Stevie Calloway @ Infinity Plumbing Services