Scrub-a-dub-dub

With all the picturesque photos from outside The Glen House and all the tasty treats from the kitchen, I haven’t shared much of the rest of the house recently.

The bathroom is finished!

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I don’t have any before pictures, because it was that bad. The bathroom is a very dark room, the window is small and the trees block both the view and the light from outside. I wanted to keep it the decoration light, fresh and airy (it’s goes without saying that it needed to look clean and STAY clean).

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It all started with paint; the walls got a blue hue and even the curtain rod got in on the act. I finished off the newly improved fresh white rod with a lovely set of wooden hearts.

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With another splash of leftover paint I attacked a cheap wooden mirror.

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I’ve put an elegant Peace lily in the corner of the room, luckily it’s extremely tolerant of abuse and neglect! All it needs is some water and food on a weekly basis. Next to it sits a gorgeous Yankee candle. You can never have enough candles in the bathroom, they give off a beautiful soft glow AND a gorgeous smell.

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The walls are filled with some fantastic arty pieces, including this great sign:

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Last September we found some stunning pieces in a craft village in Galway including a small dish and print by Geraldine O’Rourke.

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Geraldine O’Rourke dish

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Geraldine O’Rourke print

The room wouldn’t be complete without matching linens….

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And matching toenails!

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Melissa xx

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