03 February, 2011

Cottage Bath Update

Well, I'm back from Boston.
The two weeks I spent with the new granddaughter flew by!!
So now I'm digging in on the Cottage Project.
Here's what we started with.

It wasn't horrible, but there was a whole lot of room for improvement.
We're doing this whole house on a small budget.
I like that challenge.
So, while we had rolling blackouts yesterday, this is what I accomplished.

It all started with a trip to Lowe's.

I replaced some damaged sheetrock.
I also didn't see any insect damage.  That alone made my day.

Backerboard went up next.
This is a wonderful, large, old cast iron tub.
We love it!

After an hour and a half, this is what it looked like.

I didn't have my tile saw with me, so I'll be cutting and filling in next time I work on the bath.
This light fixture

was replaced with this.

Next bath project, once I've finished the tub surround, is the floor.

This is so much fun!
ann marie


  1. Looking good Ann Marie....I have never seen anyone accomplish that much tilework in an hour and a half- You are a whizzzz, girl! xxoo Diana

  2. Looking great! Do you have a wet saw? I bought one several years ago and it paid for itself in that one job. I later used it to put marble tile on my countertops and can't wait to get to use it again. I love tiling. So rewarding.

  3. wow, ok, I am feeling lazy now..hahaha
    it is going to be gorgeous, can't wait to see!!!

  4. It is looking great! Can't wait to see it all finished. I am re-doing my bathrooms too. All on a very tight budget. Slowly getting it done. Thanks for the inspiration.

  5. Good job. I love that yellow fabric? rug? in the floor picture.

  6. Love what you have done already!
    Can't wait for more!!

  7. I can't believe you are tackling this. Right up my alley.

  8. I love the white subway tile and I can't wait to see how the next bath turns out because we're considering that same tile for our kids' bath. Great job!

  9. It looks amazing! That is a lot of work!

  10. Ooooohhhh! I'm loving it so far!

  11. Subway tile makes such a world of difference, doesn't it? Can't wait to see how the hexagon tiles on the floor turn out!

  12. Hi, friend! I'm admiring all your creative posts here. Can you please share them with us at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there :)


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