I lastly determined what I wished to do to the partitions within the water closet (bathroom room) of our grasp rest room! I simply couldn’t have plain white partitions in there, and tile was out of the query, so I wished to provide you with one other concept.
Just a few days in the past, I discussed the opportunity of doing a wooden slat wall (so long as we don’t name it “shiplap” 😀 ), however most of you didn’t like that concept. However a number of of you had different concepts, and as I used to be pondering these concepts, it led me to my remaining resolution.
So let me again up a bit and clarify that the partitions in the primary a part of the toilet would be the Trendy Masters Venetian Plaster end on high (which is already performed), after which the decrease a part of the partitions shall be white wainscoting similar to I’ve within the hallway rest room…
I contemplated utilizing easy image body molding on the wainscoting, like I’ve within the music room, however I lastly determined that this fashion of wainscoting (which I imagine known as decide’s paneling) is my favourite. So naturally, it ought to go in our grasp rest room.
Anyway, a number of of you prompt that I simply carry the partitions of the primary rest room space in to this water closet, however that’s out of the query. There’s simply no means I can have an all white bathe to the left of the mural wall, after which an space with teal higher partitions and white decrease partitions to the suitable of the mural wall. That sort of asymmetry would ship me over the sting. At a naked minimal, I would like symmetry of colour, that means that the bathe and the water closet, on the very least, must be the identical colour. So which means the water closet must be white.
However the concept of simply having plain white partitions didn’t sit effectively with me. I’d be tempted to hold art work on a plain white wall, after which there goes my symmetry of colour, and it could draw the eye away from the mural. However I LOVED the concept of carrying the wainscoting into the water closet.
I assumed via some completely different choices, and I beloved the concept of doing the decrease partitions the very same means as the primary a part of the room (similar to within the hallway rest room), after which including the identical wall therapy above the chair rail as effectively, and portray all of it white.
The issue with that concept is that I’m nonetheless planning on incorporating the glass penny tile into the wainscoting in the primary a part of the room, and I did NOT need to add tile to the water closet. I couldn’t provide you with a approach to have the identical decrease wall design in each areas, however have the primary space with the glass tile, and the water closet with out the glass tile, and make that look intentional and deliberate. I believe it could simply seem like I ran out of tile and needed to make do.
So ultimately, I made a decision to do the decide’s paneling within the water closet, however take it the complete peak of the wall. After which the entire thing shall be painted white. Clearly, this addition gained’t be completely symmetrical with the bathe, however actually, there’s no approach to obtain good symmetry with the bathe until I’m prepared to tile the partitions within the water closet. And I’m not. However so long as each areas are white, I’m okay with that.
I received fairly a bit performed on this little space yesterday. I began by including baseboards alongside the ground (utilizing 1″ x 5″ pre-primed lumber), after which added some horizontal items across the high of the partitions on the ceiling. For these, I used 1″ x 6″ items. After which I added the vertical items, that are 1″ x 4″ lumber.
At this level, it appears fairly plain, and sort of has a farmhouse board and batten look to it. And if you need that full peak farmhouse board and batten look, that is the place you’d cease. You’d simply fill the nail holes with wooden filler, caulk the areas the place the boards meet the wall and ceiling, and paint.
However after all, the farmhouse board and batten look isn’t fairly what I’m going for in right here, so I nonetheless have fairly a little bit of trim so as to add to take this from farmhouse to conventional, which is way more my fashion.
However hopefully you may sort of envision how the 2 will coordinate with one another. In case you can, attempt to envision the hallway rest room fashion of wainscoting under the higher blue partitions, with the glass penny tile included into the wainscoting, after which the identical fashion of paneling put in full peak within the water closet.
This can be a a lot smaller space than the bathe, so it was tough to get image of the wall that’s really hidden behind the mural wall (perpendicular to the mural wall). That is the wall the place the bathroom will really go, and this wall is not going to be divided into three sections like the opposite two partitions.
I purchased an area saving, wall-hugging bathroom to go in right here in order that the bathroom gained’t stick out previous the brief wall (the mural wall), and if I divide that wall into three equal sections, that places one of many vertical items behind the bathroom. And I don’t have 3/4-inch to spare behind the bathroom. Plus, I’ve a plan for this wall because it’s tucked away, and no matter I do there gained’t detract from the mural. So on that wall, I’m trimming it out as one massive rectangle fairly than three.
Anyway, I received the entire most important boards put in, did a bit of caulking across the ceiling, after which crammed the entire nail holes and joints with wooden filler.
I love to do the wooden filling and sanding at this stage, fairly than ready till after the remainder of the trim is put in, in order that it may be sanded with a rotary sander. If I set up the remainder of the trim first, after which do the sanding, all of it needs to be performed by hand as a result of the remainder of the trim stands out only a tiny bit previous these boards, and it’s not possible to make use of a rotary sander after that trim is put in and never mess it up with the sander. I do know that from expertise. 🙂
So it’s nothing fairly to take a look at simply but. I left it at this ugly stage, which I all the time name the “hen pox stage” in my thoughts. It all the time jogs my memory of an individual with hen pox with calamine lotion on every little itchy bump. 😀
I’m simply blissful to have lastly decided that I’m proud of — a call that permits me to maintain the room white whereas including some curiosity to the partitions in a means that can maintain me from needing to hold art work on the wall that can present from the primary a part of the room. And in the event you can’t envision it simply but, I ought to have way more progress to share with you on Friday.
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