This. Is. A. Mess.

This is what truth in blogging looks like:

I can’t say I’m proud of it.  In fact, I can say that I’m really embarrassed about it, but I’m showing it to you anyway.  This is what exists on the other side of the two walls I finished patching, priming, and painting in the master bathroom.

Why did I stop in the middle?  Because the vanity and toilet need to be replaced before I can truly be done with patching the wall (it’s really difficult to find motivation to work myself behind an old toilet to repair an old wall – I’d rather remove the toilet, repair the wall, then install a new shiny toilet in its place).

And while I’m at it, I may as well wait for the other half of the same wall to be impacted by the replacement of the vanity (which is waiting in the garage until I can tile the floor).  I think in my case the two birds are a toilet and a sink, and the stone is my patience with joint compound.  Or something like that.

But there is progress in the form of a new light fixture.

Old fixture:

New fixture:

Anywho, it’s really about time I stop distracting myself with silly things like laundry, mowing the lawn, and external house repairs.  Time to get back at it and force this bathroom into being.  At least then I can call one room finished.  Or at least, having enough of its parts that I can contemplate showering in there again.  Same thing, right?

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Comments

  1. says

    You'll get there. Our bathroom remodel (that we foolishly, as usual, thought would take somewhere around a week to accomplish) has taken us at least 4x as long – and we still haven't even gotten around to tiling the floor yet. I guess that's what happens when life gets in the way…

    btw, I love your yellow mirror. It's so happy!

    ~Chelsea

  2. says

    It's a domino effect, you'll get one thing done and everything else will fall into place! I must say though that cramming yourself behind the toilet doesn't sound appealing at all, I vote for new toilet!

  3. says

    Thanks for keeping it real! It's coming along well, ignore the clutter! :p Where did you get the shower head and the extension?!

  4. says

    The best projects take a lot longer than expected, but at least you have time to think about what you're doing and change your mind about selections, if needed. Can't wait to see the after!

    Carol
    antiquetexan.blogspot.com

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