Transforming a small spec powder room

I have a small powder room off the front entrance. It was a spec room with a standard vanity and common fixtures. The room was so plain! I improved it by placing a small marble topped wrought iron table directly across from the toilet. It was purchased with a matching mirror and I used these two pieces at the end of a long hall in the last home we owned. Since there is a mirror over the vanity, I chose a framed hand lettered Bible verse with etching around the verse which was done by my daughter in high school. A small wreath hangs over the calligraphy with a tiny sweet angel.

on the other side of the window there are three pictures the same size as the one over the window placed one over the other.

Finally, a glimpse through the open door to show you how I changed out the standard white pedestal sink.
I found a marble topped mahagony vanity at a salvage place. The base is a demilune shape and it works well the console table and lamp to pull the room together. I hung a decorative framed mirror over the vanity and placed a stack of starched vintage linen towels to the side of the sink.

This last picture shows how close the console is to the toilet.

(photos by George Cavanaugh)

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4 Responses to Transforming a small spec powder room

  1. Mary says:

    Peggy, another beautiful transformation! That console table is another item I have been in search of – small in size and wrought iron. Your taste is esquisite!

  2. Peggy says:

    Thank you, Mary. Keep looking for a table. I found this in an antique store and I have found they usually have a mirror to match, mine did. Not having room nor wanting another mirror in this small room I was able to use the mirror in a bedroom. I look forward to your comments.

  3. Andrea Vik says:

    Wow! So beautiful!

  4. Peggy says:

    Andrea, thank you for coming by my blog and for your comment.

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