posted by K | filed under Bathrooms, Ooh, Pretty!, Paint, Simplify | 6 Comments

My official painting T-shirt is back out of retirement! The last time I busted it out was seven months ago, when we were preparing for our home study, and I decided impulsively to paint the hall bathroom with a pint of dark green paint we had lying around. Turned out there wasn’t enough paint to [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Bathrooms, Ooh, Pretty! | 8 Comments

We weren’t planning to do anything else to the half bathroom to prepare it for the home study. I’d already cleared off the counter, cleaned everything, and organized the closet. But then I made the mistake of telling my mother about it. Lately, she has been an overflowing fount of unwanted advice. I think it’s [...]

posted by Kristin | filed under Bathrooms, Finds, Lights, Sink | 8 Comments

The sink question has been heavy on my mind this week because we need to decide that before we can figure out where to put the electrical outlets in the bathroom. If you read this blog, you know it’s been a long saga. First I wanted a pedestal sink. Then I wanted a vessel sink. [...]

posted by K | filed under Bathrooms, History, Mysteries | 6 Comments

The first house in Eutaw built with a bathroom in the plans was Magnolia on Main across the street, built in 1904. I imagine our home’s owner Mary Julia Dunlap gazing across the street at her neighbor’s house as it went up and thinking, “A bathroom inside? Darnit, why didn’t I think of that?” Worse [...]