Storypost | 2009.01.16

Renovation bathroom vanity mirrors wiring

Tonight I snagged a 60" mirror for my 59" wide bathroom. No big deal, I've always said that drywall is for suckers.

Bathroom wiring motion sensor mirrors

Renovation hardware store purchases knobs caulk thermostat

There's some stuff to be done. Pictured above: thermostat, non-kitchen cabinet knobs, caulk for seams, wire nuts and wire strippers for copious electricals, finishing nails for door trim and base boards, doorbell chime to be hidden somewhere because they're all really ugly, garage door opener to get wired onto the bike.

Living room cat couch fireplace

House renovation common area futon foosball

I like the configuration with the soft couch facing the fireplace and the futon and coffee table in the kitchen area.


Compromising admissions

The mirrors add light and space to the bathrooms. I can get away with the panels for the sides of the upstairs bathroom and all of the downstairs. I shudder to think of how much a custom 5' x 3' is going to run me for the main, upstairs piece.

Living room

So I'm pretty happy with the resolution to my previous indecision.

A few errands later

I ventured into Ikea today. It's far from being my favorite place, their products are about the opposite of what I'm looking for. That is, stuff there tries to be uber-modern and rather low quality. But I was striking out on some things - mirrors in ...