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52 Re-deux – Week 28: Fish to Stripes Bathroom

July 12, 2011

This  re-deux is way over due! My brother and I choose a tropical fish theme  for the bathroom we shared over 10 years ago!  Seriously, time for an update.

I love the contrast between the straight-edged stripes and the brush stroke feel of the bold flower print on the shower curtain.   I spotted the curtain at Kohl’s, and though it’s probably a bit brighter than my mother’s taste, I thought it went pretty well with the color scheme she has going on in the basement family room (where the bathroom is located next to).

Though it’s still a bit of a work in progress, I was too excited not to show you AND I want your opinion!  Rust-oleum has a product that will cover laminate countertop, for a fraction of the cost of buying a new countertop.   I was just curious as to whether anyone has tried the Countertop coating, and if so how’d it go?  The next big question (if I decide to use the coating), which color should I use?

Leave me a comment below, and check back soon to see photos of the final results.  Thanks for your input!

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  1. Megan Reyenga permalink
    July 12, 2011 11:50 AM

    I’ve never used the countertop coating, but I’ve looked into it for our kitchen countertops. I’ll be interested to see how your’s turns out! Looks great! 🙂

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  2. Mary Mabry permalink
    July 12, 2011 2:34 PM

    HI Girls, Many years ago I used something to cover my orange bathroom countertop. It worked really good as far as staying on. What I needed and I didn’t use was a very fine brush. Mine was to big and left brush marks. Another thing that I did was paint the wooden part of vanity white. It made a big difference. It just updated the vanity with the rest of the bathroom. You guys are doing good. Keep it up. Mary Mabry

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  3. July 12, 2011 9:19 PM

    I vote Pewter or Cobblestone-you’ll like the gray longer:)

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  4. Chris Passehl permalink
    July 12, 2011 10:11 PM

    Find a laminate remnant- seriously, costs maybe around $60 for a new top. Keep in mind with a bathroom it will be exposed to a lot of water and humidity- might be hard for that topical fix to hold up in the long run. Never tried that product though.

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  5. July 13, 2011 8:20 AM

    Thanks for all the suggestions and positive feedback, folks! We appreciate it!

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