Imagine this: after an 8-hour day of being a super customer service rep, a few hours of fun-filled blogging, and an hour of a kick-ass workout, you retreat to a secluded island, deep in the Caribbean. Ready to unwind and decompress, you head to your outdoor shower.
You step into the shower and relish the coolness of the river rock floor on your tired feet. Surrounded by luscious, tropical plants, you surrender to the sensation of the water on your skin. After showering, you step onto a bamboo mat, allowing the rich wood to absorb all your worries from the day.
Right now I can only dream of having my own Caribbean outdoor shower/getaway, so the next best thing is to create my own version of it... from the sheltered comfort of my home in good ol' Ohio, :) Keep reading to check out my inspiration board for making over my new bathroom and view pics of my bathroom before the soon-to-be makeover.
These are the items I’ve selected as inspiration for my bathroom makeover. (See below the pic for links to where you can find these items.) Some of these items I plan on buying and some I will recreate in my own frugal, DIY way.
Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Here are some photos I snapped of my bathroom when I first moved in. Since I’m a renter, I can’t make any renovations to the room. But no worries, as my last edition of Get Your Color On! unknowingly prepared me for decorating with yellow. Funny how the universe works, huh?
This vintage bathroom just wouldn’t be complete without some kind of funky design I couldn’t change, right? (Remember my mint green bathroom from the last apartment?) This is the pattern on the sink’s countertop:
At first, I considered creating a similar design on a shower curtain to tie it together. But since the pattern is a bit faded, I decided not to attract more attention to it. It’s not as bad this way.
What do you think of my tropical bathroom makeover board? Would you ever use an outdoor shower? How would you decorate your fantasy bathroom? Or do you already have your ideal bathroom?
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