Monday, June 8, 2009

Loo Reno Part 2......

A few posts ago I showed you guys a couple of photos of our Loo reno in progress well I am pleased to say it is finished, nothing that flash mind you but boy what a difference to how this little room use to look... but I forgot to take photos of the *before* oh well that's life huh! I vaguely remember posting a photo when the dunny we had was still back in the 19th century with the old cistern on the wall & my great joy of it coming down & at least the loo looked more into the 20th century. Well now I am proud to say we have finally hit the 21st century & am so pleased with the end result. Walls were painted, new *dunny* put in, lino pulled up & new tiles laid, new dunny roll, toilet brush & glass shelf installed, old (even though it was pink) falling down shelf removed, toilet door repainted, white blind put up & hey presto it's done.....



Ok I need to explain a bit about these two paintings... the one above I layby'd years ago when I was a single Mum & just after I met my darlin', anyway he paid it off for me & it along with 2 other oil paintings I had bought are my pride & joy. It had been hanging in our hallway but I never really liked it there so *The Little Hobbo* has found a new home in our Loo! The very talented artist who painted him did a *one only* so he is also very valuable now, Mr MP&CC was a bit horrified when I placed him above the loo but I did reason with him that he is *high enough* not to get *wet* if you get my drift.....

This sweet painting has always had its home in our loo, we bought it years ago for $2.00 at an auction the frame has always been a bit tatty & over the years I have pulled her down to paint the frame white but for some reason it just never felt quite *right* yah know??? I love the scene in this painting, the soft muted colours & especially the old tatty frame, would love to know its history....


Ok so above is the new glass shelf we put in, not happy with whats on it but hey there's plenty of time to find the *right* things to go here.... oh & the heart hanging down I love, I bought a set of these from the beautiful Miss Andrea at http://www.thepink-poodle.blogspot.com/ go & check out her blog & her ebay listings.....


The pickie above shows the great job Mr MP&CC did of the tiling, we couldn't get any more tiles that matched the floor to go along the bottom of the walls but hey who cares, they were only 25c each & I think they look great, my man has done a wonderful job especially for a *artist in burnt clay* - bricklayer!


I use to have my loo rolls on one of those stands, I had painted it a pale green (the same as the stool I painted in the previous post) with roses all over it, but never really liked it & this cane basket I have had since the beginning of time so gave her a coat of white paint & am quite amazed how many loo rolls she holds..(whoops should have put a new roll on the holder) The *L O V E * sign I also bought off Andrea, its my *Bit of Pink* in the loo. Have been thinking of buying *pink* loo paper how nice would it look, but to be honest it is too expensive just to flush away! Oh & the *help you on & off the Loo* thingy on the wall was there when we bought the house, & no I do not need to use it, was going to remove it but decided to leave it there after I cleaned it all up to hang something off it, just haven't decided what yet.......

So what do you think??? Have been thinking of putting some of my favourite mags in here but then again it is hard enough to get me out of this quaint little room as it is, I truly am in dunny heaven....













7 comments:

Feedsack Fantasy said...

Your loo is very nicely done, Lyn. Enjoy! TTFN ~ Marydon

Marilyn said...

You have given me some good ideas here Lyn . Marilyn xoxo

abeachcottage said...

dunny heaven, I like that!

it all looks great, the little shelf is wonderful, I have been looking for something similar, I did have one like that from IKEA but want another one that's a bit different, where did you find it?

Sarah

Sarah said...

Job well done! What a differnce a new loo, some tiles & a coat of paint make.
~S~

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Mercy! You have to have mags in a bathroom...it's a MUST! Toilet paper is fine...cute stuff is fine..but mags...PLEASE put mags in there...I don't even use your bathroom...and I need mags in there!! See? REALLY important!!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

P.S. what's a loo?

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

Lyn you do not want to use the word "stool" and loo in one post!
Minds like mine find things like that amusing!!! *wink*
Nice tile job very fresh indeed!