Vintage Bath Revamp: Before
Who: Katherine and Conan Fugit
Where: Wichita, Kans.
The checkered vinyl floor and fancy repro fixtures clashed with the couple's clean-lined style.
The Project Tally:
Tore out old vinyl flooring, plaster walls, and beadboard $0
Hung drywall and added new beadboard wainscoting, then painted $618
Installed subway tile in the shower and hex tile on the floor $950
Added new shower fixtures and a glass door $160
Put in a salvaged cast-iron claw-foot tub and painted the outside $115
Installed a vintage pedestal sink and faucet $77
Refinished the original wood door $40
Made the mirror over the sink using an old frame and cutting mirror glass to fit $43
Relocated the toilet and the brass sconces from other rooms in the house to the bath $0
Refreshed a thrift-store cabinet with new glass door panels, hooks, and paint $125
Put in push-button switches and brass switch plates $56