Maxed Out Bathroom Storage Bathroom Remodel

When we remodeled our main bathroom, storage was at the top of our need/want list. We decided to pack extra storage into every nook and cranny in this bathroom. The old bathroom pre-remodel had 96 inches of countertop with two sinks and eight doors underneath. Who needs 96 INCHES of countertop? And the storage underneath was a nightmare to organize - Not practical.
We decided that drawers were what we needed in the new bath. We searched high and low for bath vanities with drawers. Most offer two drawers, but a fake top drawer and the bottom drawer is cut out around the plumbing so you don't even get a full drawer. We kept coming back to the IKEA Rattviken vanity. It had two full drawers that were lined and compartmentalized. And the price with countertop was only $409 each.
We updated and customized the vanities with this Young House Love campaign hardware available at Home Depot. We added a vintage secretary piece of furniture in between the vanities and it added storage for guest towels on top, a pull down countertop for the times you need additional counter space and THREE MORE DRAWERS. We painted it Sherwin Williams Intellectual Gray and highlighted with gold.
We also opted for wall mounted medicine cabinets with a beveled edge for even more storage for toothbrushes and other items that are used daily.
The walls were stenciled with Modern Masters Matte Metallic in Brass and Oyster. The stencil is Rockin Roses from Royal Design Studio.
We maxed out bathroom storage with two Ikea Rattviken vanities, a vintage secretary, and wall mounted medicine cabinets.
We got seven drawers with our remodel.
The walls were stenciled with Royal Design Studio's Rockin Roses stencil and Modern Masters Matte Metallic paint in Brass and Oyster.
We switched out the IKEA hardware with this hardware from Young House Love for Hope Depot.
Bathroom before had 96 inches of countertop and eight useless doors with unorganized storage underneath.
Before photo of old tile.
The wall mounted medicine cabinets with the beveled edge added additional storage for everyday items.
Painting the Modern Masters Matte Metallic in Brass.
Maxed out storage. Beautiful with the Young House Love hardware.
Bathroom before photo.
Young House Love hardware from Home Depot
Before and After
Completed Bathroom
Before photo after demo of the old vanity.

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  • Pam
    on Feb 24, 2018

    Beautiful concept. One question...how did you get Dan Aykroyd to go back in time bout twenty years to work on your bathroom? Just kidding, only a small resemblance there! It is a beautiful make over


  • Vita Powlison
    on Jan 4, 2019

    The stenciling is amazing ! Did you do any of it yourself? Or you had the painter do it? Beautiful Bathroom you should be proud, I really like the two small pictures on the wall to left as you exit the bathroom. Not something i would have thought would work but it does, Beautifully.

  • Candace Candace Warren
    on Jan 15, 2019

    Can you put it on the wall the hardwood floor peel and stick

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  • Heather Ruiz
    on Dec 31, 2019

    Beautiful!!! Love everything,what a beautiful bathroom it all comes together perfectly.

  • Rebecca S
    on Jul 8, 2020

    I simply love the look. I wish my bathroom was big enough to do this. Maybe in the next house.

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