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Sunday, May 22, 2011

The Most Beautiful Toilet in the World

The third floor loft was not supposed to be part of the first phase of the beach house remodel, so I haven't really shared much about it here, but that is about to change.  Because last week a wonderful thing happened....

Hello, Beautiful! 

We got a brand new flush toilet in the beach house!  To give you an idea of how momentous this occasion was, here's a refresher of how beach house bathrooms looked when we bought the house.

Bathroom number one:
  • mostly gutted
  • fixtures removed
  • really grody

Bathroom number two:

  • largely gutted
  • toilet and sinks removed
  • vanity removed
  • really grody

Bathroom number three (loft bathroom):

  • really weird layout with lots of wasted space
  • stained vinyl composition tiles
  • tub with rust stains
  • terrible wallpaper
  • two foot tall vanity.  seriously.
  • the world's most disgusting toilet
  • corroded faucets no longer functioned
  • builder grade oak trim

The loft bathroom is not being remodeled at this time, but it will be getting a good scrubbing and a face lift.  For now, it needed to be made functional, with a new toilet and a couple of faucets.  Actually, I think the old toilet was functional, but it was just way to gross to keep.

And remember how I said we're not doing anything (besides the new toilet) to the loft right now?  Well, that changed.

I had quite the surprise on my last trip out to the coast to check progress!

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  1. Yay for toilets! I had to look at that picture of the vanity for a minute, I couldn't decide if it was really small or if the ceilings were really high and the other fixtures extra large.

  2. Wow! Isn't it funny what we get excited about? You've done such a great job on the house so far and I can't wait to see your progress.

  3. LOL, I had to chuckle at your "really grody" descriptive! Enjoy your new potty!

  4. A good, clean, functioning flush toilet can make up for a lot of things, I've found!

  5. You know you're finally an adult... when you get excited over a new toilet!


  6. LMAO! Aww... the difference a new toilet can make! :)

  7. a new toilet is a joyous thing!!! and what's planned for the loft???

  8. Wow, that is a beautiful toilet! :) Very cool that you are doing some things in there, I can't wait to see how the loft goes as well. :)

  9. Oh, I so need 2 new ones...I just know you hear angels sing every time you go in to see that new toilet...

  10. That is a huge project! Congrats for tackling it. Yay! for pretty white shiny toilets! :)

    Have a great weekend!

    P.S. I'm your newest follower... Love your projects!


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