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Topic: Release the KRAKEN!!!! Bathroom redo  (Read 24952 times)
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« on: May 02, 2014 07:25:04 PM »

I had hands down the WORST KIDS BATHROOM EVER. Mickey fricken mouse everywhere. I am NOT a Disney fan so this was very discouraging. I was once again faced with a TON of patching due to stupid trim that was EVERYWHERE. Yuck yuck yuck. Never mind the MM tile. Ew. I have someone coming in to fix that very soon, thank goodness!

Anyhow, I wanted something cool for the kids. I have two boys 14, and 11, and a 6 year old girl. It needed to bridge a big gap. I got inspired to paint a kraken coming out of the shower. That's where it all began. And then I found other cool things and went from there. You have to check out the switch plate I found on etsy, the cool shark head and towel hooks from Urban Barn. I had a lot of fun with this room and am sooo pleased with the transformation. After I took the pics, my husband came in and put in a new toilet and sink. Should have waited until those were in to do the afters, but...meh - you get the point!





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and the dreaded *BEFORE*!! (I'm so ashamed! But trust me...that is not my handiwork!)


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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2014 07:45:21 PM »

AWESOME! TOTALLY ROCKS!!!

(YES, i'M YELLING!)


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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2014 07:54:57 PM »

Thank you ever so much again, petskin!!
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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2014 08:18:30 PM »

very very cool!
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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2014 09:19:03 PM »

Then I'm going to yell too.  FANFREEKINGTASTIC!  If it were me, that would be my bath and the kids would only get to go in it if they were very very good Grin  Rocked it Grin
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2014 04:44:09 AM »

Then I'm going to yell too.  FANFREEKINGTASTIC!  If it were me, that would be my bath and the kids would only get to go in it if they were very very good Grin  Rocked it Grin

Thanks soooo much!! My bathroom (and bedroom for that matter) are still not done. Still ugly lol. Can't wait to get my hands on my own!
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« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2014 06:14:21 AM »

If you hadn't told, I'd never have guessed that this was a kid's bathroom! Awesome.
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« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2014 07:53:36 AM »

Haha, my kids would be too afraid to get in  Grin

Great work! It is absolutely stunning!
I hit this rocks!! Hard  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2014 08:45:32 AM »

I love this theme! Not only are those kraken arms fabulous, but I'm glad people actually do this kind of art in their bathrooms. (It makes my dreams of doing something similar a little less outlandish Wink )
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« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2014 11:42:23 AM »

Thanks so much guys! It is kinda odd
For a kids bathroom, but it kinda goes with the territory as I'm a little odd!! Lol

I really appreciate the comments. You guys are the best!
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« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2014 12:15:23 PM »

Wow! Love it!  Love the kraken,  love the shark, love the fish bone thingy, love the plant, love the octopus hanger!  Love  it all!
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« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2014 02:37:49 PM »

Wow will you come and do my bathroom too?!
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« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2014 02:59:47 PM »

Good Lord, that "before" pic was uuugly. Nice job- you gotta "rocks" for this!  Grin
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« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2014 03:23:44 PM »

LOVE! LOVE! LOVE!
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« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2014 09:34:52 PM »

SO cool!! I may use your bathroom as inspiration for my own.  Grin
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« Reply #15 on: May 06, 2014 08:45:11 AM »

Thanks so much!! Yes a NASTY before. I really am ashamed to have lived with that for as long as I did lol.

As for anyone using it as inspiration - please do!! Happy to inspire Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2014 11:51:11 AM »

I am in love! And I think I will steal this for my kids' bathroom! I love the shark head and the kraken is amazing!!!! Come do mine please?
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« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2014 03:22:56 AM »

I am in love! And I think I will steal this for my kids' bathroom! I love the shark head and the kraken is amazing!!!! Come do mine please?

Ha ha thank you!!
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« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2014 05:16:39 PM »

The bathroom is a space that people tend to not put a lot of work into (like me), but this had fueled some inspiration! Im not a painter, but I think some vinyl stickers may do. Awesome work!!<3<3

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« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2014 03:48:27 PM »

Great job on the tentacles! The best part about the new bathroom is that it's timeless. It isn't something that you would grow out of or get sick of. Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: May 17, 2014 05:40:50 AM »

ROCKS! This is going on Geek Crafts!
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« Reply #21 on: May 22, 2014 06:27:48 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project. Smiley
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« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2014 07:51:00 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project. Smiley

Yay!! Thank you!!
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« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2014 02:20:37 PM »

Oh awesome! My friends and I just got a new house, and are looking for home ideas! I especially love hte buckets for the brushes and tooth stuff. That solves the icky goo collecting under the cup problem nicely!
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« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2014 07:24:43 AM »

This is so awesome!
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« Reply #25 on: April 08, 2015 08:04:29 AM »

This bathroom would be great for kids of any ages (including silly adults Smiley Smiley)!! I bet yours love it. What an awesome transformation.

Congratulations on being featured in the best of list for 2014!!
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« Reply #26 on: April 08, 2015 01:24:53 PM »

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« Reply #27 on: April 09, 2015 09:52:31 AM »

Congratulations for making the Best of 2014 list with this freaking AMAZING bathroom rehab!
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« Reply #28 on: April 15, 2015 08:06:53 AM »

Amazing bathroom redo!  Love everything about it!
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