Musings :: Kid’s Bathroom

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This kid’s bath kicks butt!

The hall bathroom in our new addition will also be the kid’s bathroom. Originally, I thought we’d save money by choosing plain white wall tile, whatever bargain basement floor tile we could find, and just try to spruce it up with paint. After all, it is the room most likely to be trashed by little hands (and later teenagers) right? Well, maybe not, according to David. He made a good point that it will also be the bathroom most used by the household, including guests, so why not make it the nice bathroom and our master the cheap bathroom?

So then I went back to the drawing board in my mind, and I think I’ve had some better ideas after thinking it through.

First of all, the one thing we’ve been able to agree on is the white IKEA Godmorgon/Odensvik sink (similar to below). For the kid’s bath, we’ll get the less-expensive single sink version (I thought the double version at first, but David thinks it is unlikely that the kids will be using the bathroom at the same time once they get older since they will be boy & girl). Besides being both budget-friendly and modern looking, the other thing I like is that the kids will be able to push their step stools underneath the sink when not in use.

By keeping the tile and fixtures white, a lot of fun can be had with paint color. Maybe a bright blue or green, or perhaps the addition of a wall decal to liven things up. In this way, it would be nice enough for adults, but also fun for the kids.

Now lets just imagine… for example, right now Chloe loves owls. Although spendy, I found that Target currently carries really cute Owl bathroom accessories. Aren’t they adorable?


Awesome Owls Bath Coordinates Collections

Awesome Owls 3pc Towel Set

Hoot Bath Coordinates Collections – Tan

And after a quick search for wall decals I found this Owl on Tree wall decal on Etsy which can be custom colored and then tie every thing together. Can you imagine what a cool bathroom it could be? So many possibilities. The hard part is limiting to items that will fit our budget, but it sure is fun to imagine! :-)


Owl on Tree – 090 – Vinyl Sticker Wall Decal on Etsy
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3 thoughts on “Musings :: Kid’s Bathroom

  1. Love the kids bathroom! The owl decor is cute for kids and adults alike I think also, not too cute :)

  2. Fun!! The next room I get to decorate will be Ava’s big girl room, bunk beds and all!

  3. Just got caught up on your bathroom musings, both for the adults and the kids and man, I have to say, you have good taste :) I loved the kids’ bath – if only I could have something like that in our home!

    I can’t wait to see the finished product of your renovations. It’s nice to have something to keep us busy while waiting for Number 2 isn’t it? Mine takes shape in the form of a move – in my 8th/9th month! Not fun at all…

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