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Inspired ideas for your home & bathroom {aka TOITY} @lynneknowlton #DesignTheLifeYouWantToLive

Is this happening to you?!…

Wow, your bathroom is stunning.   Said no one ever.

Your plastic shower liner is so flippin’ cute.   Said no one ever.

Toilet cozies are so rad.   Said no one ever.

 

Have I got a doohooozy for you today...
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Inspiring  Ideas  For  your  Toity

 

 

Brace yourself.  This is going to be juicy.  

Ba-da-boom-ba-da-bing.  

 

 

I need to let you in on a little secret …

The featured bathroom today is in a forest and it’s beside our treehouse.

 

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A big contest on the blog! Read more here http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/ #treehouse

 

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I’m not suggesting that you transport your toilet into a forest, or build a bat shit crazy awesome treehouse (although I highly recommend it, haha) but rather…

 

Look at your bathroom in a whole new light.  

Think outside the box.  

Think outside.

 

Even small changes make a big impact.

My bathroom project didn’t always look like this…

 

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Tiny  Cabin  In  The  Woods

 

It was once a pile of dirt.

 

Yup.

 

Dirt.

 

If I can create a bathroom from dirt, you can do anything.   Your toilet is at least in your house.

 

The hardest part is already done.

 

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What NOT TO DO in your bathroom 

 

1.    Colourful decals on your walls or bathtub.  If it’s stuck, it’s yuck.

2.   Furry dried out potpourri.  Blah.

3.   Fake plastic flowers.  Fugly.

4.   Dark smelly towels.   Don’t go there.

5.   Decorative soaps in the shapes of shells or animals.   Oh.My.Word.

6.   Toilet cozies and wrap around toilet mats.  The 90’s called.  They want their mats back.

7.   Dirty & visible toilet brushes.   Don’t.  Even.

8.   Plastic see-through shower curtains.    Our eyes.  Our eyes.

9.   Shenanigans strewn across the countertop.  Put that crapola away.  Yikes.

10.  Plastic shelving units.  Grotty to the max.

11.  Unless you’re a glow-worm, no fluorescent lights.  Never.  Ever.

 

:TIPS & CHALLENGES:

  The LaTREEn  

—   Sneak peek of the Treehouse LaTREEn Bathroom   — 

Beautiful bathroom ideas on the blog http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/   Tiny cabin and treehouse ideas on the blog http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/   #Treehouse love in Canada :) http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/   Tiny cabin and treehouse ideas on the blog http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/     17 Steps from Blah to Bodacious    

As with any reno project, there are realities.  Pfffft.   An almighty throne can be a challenge.   It’s worth it.   You’ll have years to enjoy it.  The non-shitty version of it.  

 

1.   Random wilderness-y things happen.

My reno project will make your project seem like a snap.  I live in the country.  The mice and squirrels just invite themselves in.  In the country, you walk through random cob webs on the way to your reno project.

Grotty to the max.   Me no like.   Me freak out.  

 

2.   Mosquitos.

You can make a difference to your home.  Your bathroom.  Your everything.  If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito in a treehouse. I rest my case.  

 

3.   Planning a bathroom requires hard liquor, arm wrestling and a very big squirrel eraser.

Anyone who tells you that a reno is easy, well… you need to grab them by the arm, wrestle it behind their back and then sucker punch them in the face.

Right.   Between.  The.  Eyeballs.  

 

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4.   Work completion is like waiting for paint to dry.  

I bought Homestead House Milk paint to whitewash the panelled walls.  It’s faboosh.  I used a colour called Ironstone for a warm white washed look.  The same milk paint can be used to give furniture a new life.

Lurve.

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5.   Make lemonade out of lemons.  

Don’t you just hate that expression?  It’s so syrupy sweet.  I wanted to punch the lemons right square between their lemon eyeballs.  We had lemons alright.  A forest of lemons. Our treehouse is located in a forest on our property.  The forest consisted of 20 year old Norwegian pines.

Guess what?!! They last for 20 years.

Suddenly, the forest had a naked bald spot.   We build the cabin on the bald spot.

 

Bathroom Cabin = Forest Toupee

Lemons to Lemonade.  Just add vodka. *hiccup*          

 

6.   Create a space that will rock your socks, Amadeus.  

Your space can feel good.  It can smell good.  It can be all that and a bag of chips.

How?!   Copy me.  

It’s all in the details.

The sweet little details … Colourful glass bottles. Beautiful soaps.  The scent of essential oils and diffusers. Candles. The best incense on earth.  Metal buckets for storage.  Crisp, fresh white towels.  Hand lotions and soaps.  

Clean, fresh, white and smelling good.

It all matters.  

 

  Great details to buy for your home here on the blog http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/  

7.    Sip bourbon.

Take deep breaths along the way.  Sip bourbon.  It will dissipate your fears.  If only for a moment. Not that I would do that.   I totally did that.  

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It’s like magic.  In your box…   

 

8.  Mix the old with the new.

Combining reclaimed up cycled materials with new stuff is the best thing ever. I kid you not.

 

Best thing ever.

 

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The outdoor sink in the photo above is actually an old baby bathtub.

Quit expecting normal from me. It’s never going to happen.

Quit expecting normal from you.  Here’s the thing.  You CAN think outside the box.  It doesn’t have to be a typical sink.   It doesn’t have to be typical anything.

 

Mix old and new:  We mixed the old sink with a new Brizo wall mount faucet.  We mounted the faucet on a few blocks of worn wood.  Creative.  Sink problem solved.

Mix old and new:  We used this door track hardware for a WINDOW track.  A new track on an old window.

 

 

9.  Look up.   Look down.  Look all around.  You dizzy?

 

LOOK UP:  Up cycle. We up-cycled old barn roofing and beams.

LOOK DOWN:  New flooring created from old boards.

 

Treehouse Bathroom ideas and a chance to win! http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/Gorgeous reclaimed flooring.  Read more on the blog http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/

 

The ‘kitchen sink’ boards are from Reclaimed Lumber Products.  The wood is created from every kind of wood, but the kitchen sink.  It was supercalifragilisticexpialidocious easy to install. Not that I installed it.  But still.  I watched.  It looked easy.

We sealed the floor with Waterlox.  I’d like to seal some people’s lips with that stuff.  It worked like a charm.

 

 

10.  Sink it.  Sink it with the sink.  

 

My sink is from Bali, Indonesia.  Because I like you, I found a similar one for you here.  It will save you an airplane ride with 416 weirdos people.

You’re welcome.

 

Learn more about where to buy this sink here on the blog http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/

 

Need some sweet faucets to accompany your sink?  The double handle wall mount faucets are so pretty.

I {almost} licked them.

And. You. Think. I. Joke.

 

11.   Raise the curtain.  It’s show time.  

I used a $4 white flat sheet from Ikea to make the curtains. I cut it like the boss.  I hemmed it with the no-sew, iron on stuff.  They turned out spectacular.

Not feeling it?

 These sheer linen curtains are a faboosh alternative.

They. Are. Everywhere. In. My. House.   Shhhh.   West Elm and I are having a love affair.

It’s a pretty smutty affair. Make your own curtains and rod. Free tutorial here http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/ 12.  Houston we have a problem.

We no likey to spend money on curtain rods.  Why?!

 

It’s stupid to spend so much money on a pole with a thingy on the end.

 

Right? Right.

 

Solution:  Make ’em.  Here’s how.   You can do it.  You’re smart like that. There are two freakishly easy and free tutorials on this bloggity for making curtain rods.

 

A.  Industrial Curtain Rod Tutorial

B.  Twig Curtain Rod Tutorial

 

 

13.   Composting Toity talk 

wanted to use a composting toilet.  I really did.  If you have a cottage-like project, the composting toilets seem like a good idea.  Then oh then, my instagram peeps said NOoooo. Sheesh.  Someone drank the hater-aide.

 

Composting toilets smell.  The end.

 

We went to Home Depot and bought a real toilet.  The Delta low flush is an eco friendly jobby.   A sweet thing.  We chose the Prelude Elongated Model.  The Delta throne only needs a quickie little flush and whoosh. It’s gone.

Vanished.

Nuff said.

Phew.

 

14.  I’m positively positive that you’ll love door track hardware.

There’s a free tutorial here if you want to read how to make your own door track hardware for your bathroom door.  It’s the most popular blog post here on the bloggity.  Like 350,000 peeps have read it.  I’ve made two bathroom doors with the DIY door track hardware.  They are stunning.  Legit.  Stunning.

Crazy.

Yes.

Truth.

Yes.

This time, just for shits and giggles (excuse the pun) … as an alternative … I went with the V track from Reclaimed Lumber Products.

The V track shape is super unique and I knew I couldn’t make THAT  >>

 

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Still want to make your own?   349,999 people may agree with you.

It got so cray cray busy around here, we started making the wooden wheels (with the help of the Amish)

Oh la la…

 

Wooden Wheels for sale for DIY sliding barn door hardware

Buy  Wooden  Wheels

 

The DIY blog post will teach you how to make your own DIY sliding barn door hardware.  You will need wheels to accompany that awesomeness.

 

15.  I’d like to counter that thought with a countertop. 

 

Drum roll please.  The live edge wood countertop is the icing on the cake in the room.

Cake?!!  Did someone mention cake?

The live edge wood counter and industrial rod base is from One One Eleven Designs.

Seriously unique.  Seriously pretty.

 

Koombaya my Lord.  Koombaya.

 

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16.  Take a cold shower, hot stuff.  

Do you want to have a speedy shower with cottage-y character?  We built this one with tin roofing.  Lightening speed install.  Super FAST.

You can mix classics with shabby chic basics.

We used a Brizo thermostatic shower {{ LOVE }} and slide bar hand shower with tin roofing.

It was beautiful, fast and easy.  You love beautiful, fast and easy, don’t you?

Thought so.  Floozy.

 

Great ideas on how to make a shower with tin! http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/

 

 

17.  Shed some light on the situation …  

We bought these tin lanterns from Target and converted them into electric hanging lights.   This style of lantern could work too.  We used Edison bulbs throughout the cabin for ahhhhhh

HOT TIP:  Whenever you see your light bulb in your light fixtures … for the love of Pete … make them pretty.  The Edison bulb is dang pretty.  It casts a warm hue.  It makes you feel like butter.  Warm yummy runny butter.

Seriously.  I need a butter tart now.

 

#Treehouse : See more on the blog here http://www.lynneknowlton.com/bathroom/

Dreaming of butter tarts in the treehouse

 

 

That’s it.  That’s all.  I’m pooped.  How about you?  There’s a TON of juicy stuff in this blog post.  It only took me 49,000 years to write it.   I just love you like that.

Gotta tottle to the treehouse bathroom.

 

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See you never.

 

Helpful links and Shop This Post :

 

 

DIY Free Sliding Door Tutorial  || Live Edge Wood Countertop ||  Flooring || Waterlox Wood Sealer || Stone Sink || Colourful Glass Vases ||  Incense  ||  Candles ||  Hand lotions and soaps ||  Metal Buckets for Storage || Towels ||  Delta Prelude Toilet || Brizo Wall Mount Faucet || Brizo  Shower ||  Brizo Shower Hand Wand || West Elm Sheer Linen Curtains ||  Delta Bathroom Faucets ||  Delta Toilet ||

 

Spill it.  What’s your bathroom dilemma?  Let’s chitty chatty and talk toity wacky.

Please wait to be seated.

Bare butts are welcome here.

 

Lynne

Contest update : Here are the winners !!!

Wooden Wheels for DIY barn door hardware : Maureen

Homestead House Milk Paint : Dawn

Delta Faucet : Donna

Delta Toilet :  Tara

 

May the toity force be with you!   This is craptastic.  Urine for a treat.  We need to talk about your bathroom.  I hear it’s kinda shitty … teehee…

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  4. Jilly Wild says:

    You are hilarious madam. Amazing how reading about bathrooms at 6 am can start my morning with laughter.
    Love your blog!
    Keep on keeping on…
    .
    A fan in california

  5. DB says:

    RE: #7. “Dirty & visible toilet brushes. Don’t. Even.” How about visible toilet plungers? Been there, Seen THAT!

  6. Thank you so much for this “What NOT TO DO in your bathroom” suggestions. This will help us a lot …

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  8. Diana says:

    Love your website. Thank you! How do roller barn doors lock? Is there hardware for that…..I want a roller door for my bathroom.

    Blessings,
    Diana

    • Hey Diana

      My roller barn doors don’t lock, but I installed a lock anyway. It is just a simple eye hook design, and does the trick. There are door sets that you can buy that do lock, but the simplicity of the eye hook just did it for me. Done xxo

  9. Tara says:

    WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT???? ME????
    I won the toilet?? THiS IS AMAZING. Today is my wedding anniversary too!! I guess porcelain must be the traditional gift!!! Thank you x 1 million. This is going to kickstart my upstairs bathroom reno. (Right in the butt!!!!!)

  10. kelly in weed says:

    well, i really wanna win the wheels. house kinda burned down in the weed fire…actually not burned down…..it really really really burned down…. all the way to the ground in fact…so now i’m planning new bathrooms and i don’t wanna end up with a house of builder stuff..i want some character when i walk in that first day….dont’ know where i’m gonna put it all until i can use it, but i’m on the hunt. Love your ceiling and shower and that really sucked me into your blog and one of the things i want most in the house is a roll door…so this is perfect.

    • Gosh Kelly,

      I’m so bummed that you didn’t win the wheels. You totally deserve them. Big time.

      I have some extra wheels that are oak, and not the sapele wood ones that I have now.

      I think I should send those to you! whatcha think?!

      Email me at lynne@lynneknowlton.com and we can chitty chatty with your mailing address details.

      xoxox Lynne

  11. Monica says:

    NEED the wooden wheels to complete my bedroom door. The “found” door hanging out on the porch is getting cold…..little cold snap happenin here in West Texas. Don’t. Like. It.
    Entered the contest through the back door, but really, put me in for the wheels.

    LOVE your bloggity!
    M.

    • Wait a sec. Did you say cold snap in Texas, Monika?

      Why do I always imagine Texas to be as hot as the dickens? So jelly jealous.

      It snowed here today. SNOWED.

      Love that you entered the contest through the back door. Very appropriate for a door hardware wheel entry. haha!

      Best of luck!!

      Sending you warmth.. even if it’s in thoughts. LOL.

      Lynne x

    • Monica says:

      Yes Lynne. Cold. Probably not by your standards. It was 86 on Monday. This morning it was 27!! (that’s Fahrenheit, we Texans aren’t too good with Celsius…) Not liking this cold stuff.

  12. Dawn says:

    Hi Lynne, I swear girl, you are the biggest, freshest, breath of air! I NEED to spend a week with you so we can have cocktails & chocolate in the treehouse & swap fairytales & I can visit “Lynne’s LaTREEn” & & & … My name is in the Milk Paint Bucket, Pretty Please 😉 We made major changes in our world this year, sold everything, retired & are living in a 25-year-old motorhome 20′ from Galveston Bay in Texas. I would love to paint the wood cabinetry in our bedroom that pretty, creamy, yummy color. I signed up for your emails & I tried to pin you (not sure where it went to though)! Thanks so much. ps, one of my new goals is to learn how to knit!! pps, we have a composting toidy & 99% of the time it’s all warm fuzzies because we’re not wasting water & we can camp in the wilds & then there’s that itty, bitty 1%, WHEW! According to the hunky, sailor, electrician I married 28 years ago, we need a special $175 fan. It’s moved steadily north on our Need/Want List! ~Dawn

    • Ohhhhh Dawn,

      You sound like just a doll. I’m hoping in my car and I’m on my way to Texas right now. LOL. Forget the treehouse, it is chilly right now. ha! I actually just decorated it for Christmas. Bloggers. We have to be 29 thousand steps ahead of the game AKA Christmas season.

      We have already had snow this year in Canada! Ohh .M. to the G.

      Great to hear that you and the hunky sailor have been together for sooooo long. You sound like a rock star.

      Why can’t we be neighbours?

      Big love, and the winners for the contest are announced tonight at midnight.

      Best of luck,
      Lynne xx

      • Dawn says:

        Hi Lynne, It’s cold this week in Texas, crazy cold, 2-words “Polar Vortex”, definitely not (thankfully) something we get lots of here on the coast. I think of it as balance ~ a way to really appreciate all of those wonderful, special sunny days we have.

        The best bonus of this cold & windy day has been spending it with you & your family & your projects & your photos & now I really am going to get my butt in gear & dig out my camera & quit allowing myself to be intimidated!!!

        Thank you for all your inspiring words & pictures. Sharing toasty thoughts to warm us both up!

    • Hi Dawn!!!

      CONGRATS!! You have officially won the milk paint from Homestead house. I’ll send you an email tomorrow so I can get all your lovely details.

      Big love!
      Lynne

  13. MaryMargaret says:

    Would love to say au revoir to an old low-to-the ground toilet from the 60s with weird base and all kinds of horizontal surfacing that catches all kinds of boy dribbles. Yuck! Would love a higher, prettier, touchless model!

    • Well that’s a good point! I just noticed that about the new toilets, now that you pointed it out. LOL.

      They truly are higher from the ground, which makes it soooooo much nicer. Oh my goodness, does this mean that we are getting old when the toilet height matters? ha.

      I accept. I’m old. I love a higher toilet.

      Wishing you toity luck. Contest ends tonight at midnight 🙂 x

      Lynne xx

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  15. Susie says:

    Lynne, Always love to see what you’re up to! What a fun bathroom, out in the woods. I’m putting my name in for the faucet. Hopefully, my own bath is due for an update soon. You know us designers…always in the middle of a project in our own homes! 🙂 -Susie

  16. Lynn Wilson says:

    Well from on Lynn to another Lynne….
    Pick me!!
    I have lived in my home for 22 years and have a small bathroom and EVERYTHING need to be replaced, just trying to save up and get it done. Now that the kids are grown up, married and blessed us with 6 beautiful grand babies it’s time to get this done!!
    I just joined your blog and I must say it’s been the highlight of my day, LOVE your humor, it put a smile on my face…thanks ♥
    Going to make you Chunky Cottage Blanket today…
    creatively yours,
    Lynn

    • Hi Lynn!

      Gawd, I love your name 🙂

      How’s the blanket coming along? It’s so flipping relaxing to make, you will probably drool.

      22 years in one house?! Impressive!!!

      So happy to have you here on the bloggity!

      Lynne xx

      • Lynn Wilson says:

        Yeah, 22 years is a long time and from day one we wanted tore-do the bathroom but everything else seemed to come first sooo hopefully it will get done soon. I just realized I forgot to put what item I would like if I should be picked……toilet for sure!
        The blanket is coming along fine. Love the pattern, so simple and fun. I actually adjusted it for a child size with a soft aqua color and white, I’m using 2 strand of 4ply yarn and using size 18 knitting needles and 110 stitches. That’s all I had on hand but I will def go to the store and get the correct yarn and needle you suggested. loved yours so much!
        looking forward to your blog so much, keep me laughing…ok?
        Lynn

        • I’ll keep you laughing girly!

          A big fat smile is what makes the world go ’round.

          The photo of my son in the chunky wool pattern blog post makes me laugh out loud every time. I wonder where he gets it from?

          Whooph. xo

          Big love!

  17. taramck says:

    milk paint I think! or… no… yes… milk paint!

  18. Cathy says:

    Beautiful pictures! I’m sure you make the trek out there just to use the bathroom, even when you’re not in the treehouse. My wish would be to win the toilet, we demo’d our master bathroom down to the bare studs so anything would be wonderful!

  19. AwesomelyOZ says:

    IT’s SOOO beautiful Lynne!! Do you design this stuff yourself or do you have an interior designer you work with? It’s sooo beautiful – love the rustic feel of it! I hate mosquitoes and I can’t sleep if I know one is in my presence; it. must. die. Have a great one Lynne! -Iva

  20. Tip says:

    Fingers crossed, toes crossed – everything is crossed! Because, you know, I need those wood rollers for my barn door project. Well, there is no project right now but I’m sure there will be if I get my hot little hands on them!!!

    Oh, I think I subscribed when I entered because then I went to subscribe & it told me that?! Fingers crossed. Wait. They’re already crossed. (I’m dictating-someone else is typing.)

    PS The return to blog takes me to an unknown page. http://www.lynneknowlton.com/cabin/ I figured it out though & got back here. Phew!

    • Oh me ohhhh my… THANK YOU!!

      I messed up that link yesterday (I just fixed it) and about 49 billion people had the wrong link sent to them.

      Is it too early to drink?

      I O U one. Thanks for letting me know!

      Yes, you are in for the contest by the way. LOL. Crossing my fingers and toes for you. I have a personal typist too. She’s typing while I dictate the words. My fingers are crossed.

      🙂

  21. ellen says:

    I’m entering for the toilet. Our new bathroom will be in the hasement and is at least two years away. A toilet would be an inspiring first acquisition.

  22. Mary Harrison says:

    Would love to win the wooden wheels for barn door. Our son purchased a condo in Mississauga and has a perfect spot to have barn doors installed. His dad is very handy and we would love to do this project for him for Christmas!

  23. Tonya Evans says:

    Would love to Win any prize, Redoing life and bathroom

  24. Holly says:

    I love your style. I need a new bathroom too! I moved into an older home and the bathrooms are horrible. Love to have yours! I need a new toilet!

  25. yvonne wolf says:

    I just started following you on Instagram…great photos! My bathroom is from the 70’s..yellow formica, cheap cabinets, vinyl flooring. What we would love is a new Delta toilet. This would be the first step in our remodel. PS…do you have any ideas on how to create a sink out of a wine barrel? We’re looking at remodeling the bathroom ala funky rustic and thought this would be a nice addition.
    Also posting contest on twitter and facebook

  26. Jocelyn says:

    Hey wonder woman — no linky to sinky….that link isn’t working and I am oh-so-curious to see what you found.

    MWAH

    Joce

  27. Brook says:

    I totally cheated and clicked to enter two, the milk paint cuz I’m dying to try that stuff and I am all into doing fun painting stuff! Then I read further down the blog(which rocks) and I see I could win a toilet, and dude, I have an avacodo green toilet and baby blue toilet,so like I really NEED a “terlet(s)”!
    Love you Lynn, even if I dont Win!!
    thx!

    • Ahhhhh Brook,

      Thanks for making my day. You are so sweet. It’s a good thing you aren’t standing beside me, I’d smooch you.

      Right on the lips. ahahahahaha.

      xo
      PS. Good luck for your toity mission. The contest ends tonight at midnight! xo

  28. Tara says:

    Good Lordy lord I’d love to win a new toilet. One small boys can’t muck up. My secret plan is to re-do my upstairs bathroom, and not let ANY boy in my house use it. So, just me. A secret pretty girlie bathroom, ALL FOR ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Yes, it’s come to this. I am begging (and excited about) a toilet on the internet. Pick me. A new throne for the Queen of the house. XOXO

  29. West Coast Nan says:

    I am about to redo my bathroom and would love a new faucet made by Delta Faucets!!!! Pick me, pick me!

  30. Kristen says:

    My current bathroom faucet is a $23 one from Canadian Tire (seriously). I think it is the least expensive bathroom faucet ever in existence. I could reaaaally use an upgrade, and would love to win!

    • Kristen!

      We may have had matching faucets. I had one from Canadian tire too, embarrassingly for ages, and replaced it last winter. It took about 10 minutes to replace and about 10 years of THINKING of replacing it.

      ha!
      Wishing you awesome luck!
      Lynne x

  31. Karen says:

    I love reading your posts! I would love to try the milk paint since we are completely rehabbing our 50 yr old house which has never ever been updated, except for the bathrooms and that is the reason I would rather have the faucet. Whoever did the bathrooms like tile, just 4″ square tile of any color that was on sale and it is on all the walls and the floor. When you go inside, you feel like you are in some kind of sanitarium. I can’t wait to tear it all off and plank the walls or something. A new faucet would be a great boon to the look of the room. The toilets are in good shape (Yay). Thank you for the giveaway.

    • Hi Karen!

      Oh my! Not gunna lie, I just laughed out loud at your sanitarium description.

      Then my mind went to ‘ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK’.

      Have you watched that series? I watched about 59 episodes back to back. haha.

      Wait. How did I go from toilets, faucets to milk paint to a TV series?

      I digress. Wishing you big fat luck for the contest draw!

      Lynne xx

  32. chris aka monkey says:

    oh sheet i f u umm screwed up and signed up for your email again so sorry well 2 emails from you is better then none xx

    • No worries lovie!

      Believe it or not, my email service provider recognizes if you signed up more than one and you still only get ONE email from me when I send out a blog post.

      We are smart like that. LOL

      Phew.

      Got ‘yer back xxox

  33. Tami E says:

    Great giveaway! Loving your new crap-shack! I would love to win (something/anything) but the wood wheels or faucet would be my choices. 🙂

  34. chris aka monkey says:

    wow lynne, i just finished reading all of the great comments and do not know if i can compete, i am 65 and live with my kid her hub and the most wonderful grandsons ages 1 and 2, for the 1st time i have my own bathroom yippe cayay i no longer have to clean other people’s poop…. i plan on putting a laundry sink in there raised high enough i don’t have to bend to brush my teeth or bathe the dogs or soak my plants and deep enough i can do those things but first i would like to paint all of my garage sale furniture so the milk paint would be awesome thanks xx

    • Hi Chris!

      Aren’t the comments great? I love my bloggy peeps. I loved your comment too!

      Yippppeeee cayay!!

      I haven’t heard that expression in ages. LOVE it.

      Milk paint is super cool. It makes even the most fugly furniture on earth look amaze balls. No joke. It’s is like MIRACLE paint.

      ha!

      Best of luck for the draw tonight.

      Lynne xx

  35. Oh Lynne. I can’t decide. I’m reno-ing a 1907 house, not far from you and the budget is running out and I haven’t even got a toilet yet. Yes I need the wood wheels for the bathroom barn door. But honestly I don’t need a door if I don’t have a toilet. So, toilet it is…puhhhhhhhleeeeeeeeeze and thank you for you wonderful site and clever words.
    ~L.

  36. dianne a says:

    I would love to win the milk paint and the wooden wheels, and I think all the rest, too!

  37. Denise says:

    Love the fresh, funky bathroom! You turned the yucky parlor into a yummy spot. I want to bring a book and stay awhile…. Maybe even a pillow and take a nap.

    If I were lucky, I would hope to win the milk paint. I have some garage sale furniture that is ready for a facelift. Milk meet furniture. Furniture meet milk. Happiness all around.

    Thanks for sharing the how I did it and you can too.

  38. Laura says:

    Love your bathroom. We are in the midst of remodeling our bathroom. Just toilet and tub to go and of course, the floor and walls and the list goes on. Since there’s no clawfoot tub, I would truly love the toilet. Thanks. Shared on FB.

  39. Robin T. says:

    Holy bat doors! I would love to win those gorgeous wooden wheels! I would so use them on a sliding window/kinda of door window. It would be a crazy beautiful creation.
    Thank you for the chance and the fun!

    • You are most welcome Robin, this contest has been fun already and it has just started.

      The wooden wheels are like butter. LOL. We live about 20 minutes from the Amish community. It is truly enjoyable to go over and hang out with them and see their workshop. LOVE.

      Who knew that wheels could be an art form ? LOL.

      Best of luck,

      Lynne xx

  40. Dee Dee says:

    Eek! The milk paint. The milk paint. The milk paint. Need. No, want? Need and want? I think it’s both! I saw this while my eyes were still sleepy and then, bam, I was so excited that I woke right up! Can someone fall in love

  41. Donna Marchlewski says:

    Ok,see, now my mind is all in a tizzy! What to do, what to do?? I REALLY, REALLY NEED to WIN this spectacular NYLA Bathroom Faucet! Mine is Yuck! Really YUCK! We sold our beautiful home and downsized to a “fixer upper” and are now smack-dab in the middle of a major WHOLE HOUSE renovation. I need to see a glimmer of hope. You understand right? I need to see something beautiful in my little torn apart bath, with its exposed 2×4 walls, and green rug over the chipped tile, and PLASTIC shelving, oh my, whew, I felt a bit dizzy, I’m ok now. What I am trying to say is, that if I don’t win this faucet, I am going to SCREAM MY HEAD CLEAN OFF!!!
    Ok, bye

  42. Suzanne says:

    Great post and giveaway Lynne. I have my heart set on that toilet, does that sound weird. Anywhooooo, thanks for doing such a great giveaway for your loyal fans.

    • It doesn’t sound weird at all Suzanne! The toilet is a saaaahweet thing.

      It’s super easy to install, flushes like a dream and it is a perfect height for sitting on. Am I old or what? These things are important to me. LOL.

      So yes, I’m with ya on the toity 🙂

  43. Danni says:

    I am getting ready to move within the next few months so i would lurve some milk paint to take with me and make my new home purty 🙂 a new toity would always be nice too. Lol

  44. Maureen says:

    Im so excited about this wonderful giveaway you are sporting today. The sun is beaming in my freshly cleaned windows, im on vacation (3 paid fall days off work). Since I first saw your wooden wheels, i have been toying with ideas of how to use them to make one of my bead curtians!! Then alas!! Your giveaway. I have a fantastic idea. Please
    Enter me for a pair of those lovelies!!

    • Wait.A.Sec.

      Maureen!! You have clean windows AND 3 days of vacation. That is heaven on earth!

      Tell me about the wooden wheels and bead curtains! I’d love to hear more. I use gorgeous white shell curtains but never thought to mix them with the wheels.

      Share with sugar bear 🙂

    • Congratulations Maureen !! You won a set of my super gorgeous wooden wheels!! I will email you tomorrow so you can give me all your home address details and all that good stuff!!

      Cheers and Congrats again!
      Lynne xx

  45. Danica says:

    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh the milk paint!! Branko would kill me because he would be all like we NEED a faucet. But me…..I would love that paint! So many things I can do with that!

    Great post Lynne!

    • Hi Danica!

      This is like picking out a puppy, isn’t it? LOL.

      The milk paint looks ahhhhmazing on furniture AND as a milk wash on walls.

      The faucet.. oh la la…. I’ve been using the touch 2.0 technology faucets from Delta. They are INCREDIBLE! Touch them and they come on.

      They.Work.Every.Single.Time.

      Now I touch faucets in public places expecting them to tap on. haha!

  46. Corey says:

    I’ve shared this on FB and I would LOVE to win this giveaway 🙂

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