DIY: Amber Plastic Bathroom Bottles

As Airbnb Hosts, we make a conscious effort to provide our guests with lots of different amenities; like glassware, makeup removal clothes and amazing bedding.

But offering lots of anything, to every visitor, can turn into lots of time and money. Instead of letting amenities dip too deeply into our profit we try to elevate our common amenities in unique and unexpected ways.

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RENOVATION REVEAL: Content Guest Room #1

We're a bit out of order here at Content. We recapped the reveal of Guest Room #2, before sharing Guest Room #1 with you. But, if you anything about John and I, its that we'd rather get it done (right) than follow formalities. 

Anyway, here's the big reveal of Guest Room #1

BEFORE











AFTER






BEDSIDE TABLES: I bought these matching side tables at a barn sale. In all honesty, I was going to paint them, but since I was crunched for time, I dusted them off and that's about it.

BEDSIDE LAMP: Amazon.com

MANTEL DECOR: Per the usual, a mix of thrifted items.

CURTAINS: Marshall's $19.99 for a set of 2.

WALLS: Freshly painted Cloud White by Benjamin Moore OC-130 in a matte finish.

CEILING: The ceiling in here has been previously drywalled between the beams. We used an Advanced White to freshen up the ceiling and left the exposed wood as it.

TRIM: As with the rest of Content., we used Advanced White.


So, what do you think of this transformation? Comment below!

RENOVATION REVEAL: Content Master Bathroom

Taking a look back, and realize I never gave you a full look at the before and after of our Master Bathroom. So, here is the entire run down including all the before and after shots, which I know you all enjoy so much!

And, UPDATE: You can now see this before + after featured on Apartment Therapy!

For basic necessity, the master bathroom was the first space that needed to be tackled FAST in order for us to move into Content. 

BEFORE

Our main priorities in the master bath were to:

  • open the room up

  • bring back some historic, architectural interest

  • and add interest and a modern touch with a bold accent.

First, we removed the existing Jacuzzi tub that was taking up nearly half the floor space.

With a ton more square footage to work with, we created a full walk-in shower:

With such a large space, we decided to construct a wall to separate and enclose the toilet. Not only did this add privacy, but allowed us to add necessary storage as a built-in.

Privacy wall for toilet & added storage

Privacy wall for toilet

To bring back the historic, and architectural detail that this old home deserves, we added an cast iron, claw foot tub that I found on Craigslist and refinished in a matte black. I kept the feet original because I loved the nostalgia the old paint colors invoke. 

John wanted to create interest and detail in the master bath, and did so by joining the double windows with a decorative trim which acts as a picture frame for the claw foot as well.

Then, we chose a deep, dramatic blue paint color for the walls to highlight the freshly painted trim, exposed ceiling beams and original, oak hardwood floors.

Ready for the glamour, after shots? Enjoy!

AFTER

Now you can get this look through our Shop Our Home page here.

Sources

WALL PAINT: Van Deusen by Benjamin Moore

TRIM PAINT: Advanced White by Benjamin Moore

CLAW FOOT TUB: Vintage from Craigslist

VANITY: John's custom design made from walnut. Content Woodworking

VANITY COUNTERTOP: Blue stone

SCONES: French, vintage, Ebay

RUG: World Market which is currently unavailable but a similar is here.

WINDOW SHUTTERS: Lowe's

ACCORDION COAT HANGER: World Market

WALL SHELF: John's custom design made from walnut. Content Woodworking

PLANT POTS AND BASKETS: Ikea

CHAIR: Vintage

TOWELS: Crate and Barrel (teal)