Updating tub faucets
Similar to shown: Kohler 20-inch Recessed Medicine Cabinet, about 8, and Betsy Fields Design Brushed Satin Pewter standard wall plates, about each; An alternative to a stone slab, a tiled counter resists water but costs a lot less and is easy for DIYers to install.
This terra-cotta top has white-painted wood edging to go with the vanity below.
To get the look of these small squares, use a vinyl tile cutter to slice 12-inch tiles into 4-inch ones.
Armstrong Standard Excelon Imperial Texture tiles in Dutch Delft and Butter Cream Yellow, about for a carton of 45;
Find dressers with a distressed painted finish like this for as little as at garage sales and flea markets.Similar to shown: Mildew-resistant Bath Paint Semi-Gloss Finish in Lemon Twist, about per gallon; Thriftier than most wall tile and less maintenance than wood, beadboard paneling made from cellular PVC stands up to sloshing and never needs to be painted. About for a 3 foot-high piece; Dress up a plain mirror that's adhered to the wall by overlaying a wood frame.Here, three mirrors were created from one by fastening a 1×8 to the wall at the top and gluing vertical 1×6 stiles and a 1×4 bottom rail to the mirror with clear adhesive caulk. Expect to pay about total for poplar at lumberyards.As always, if you're replacing faucets, your choices depend on the fixtures you're keeping.You'll need to match your new faucets to your tub/shower configuration, bathroom décor, the finish of other faucets in the room, and other details such as a tub or tub deck that is already drilled with a certain number of holes.