Pimp Up the Lavatory




About: Father, artist, atheist, DIY enthusiast

This was a simple DIY project to make the lavatory sink look cool.

Step 1: Shelf

I used a nice clear wood to make a simple shelf with an compartment to store lavatory stuff like towels soaps...
the compartment is the most complicated part of the project, because the shelf is just a wood board sanded and with a half circle cut to fit the sink. And the compartment is also very simple since there's no door, it is just a wood cube with no front or back, and the top is made by the shelf.

If you look closely, you will notice a little curve in the left side of the shelf. I did that so the door of the lavatory could open totally without me having to make the whole shelf thinner.

Step 2: Hydraulic Tiles Stickers

Than I used stickers that look like hydraulic tiles to give some colour to the lavatory.

I chose to frame the two round mirrors and the sink all together with the stickers, and I was very pleased with the result.

it was easy to find these stickers here in São Paulo. I think it is easy to get them on line too.



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    3 years ago

    Oi Diogo, sou de SP também! Será que teria como me dizer aonde comprou os stickers? Loved the idea altogether!

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    Oi Coraline, tudo bem? comprei na praça Benedito Calixto! Lá tem um lugar cheio de pequenas lojinhas (tipo stands), é um lugar que tem uma loja de Gibis em cima. É carinho, mas vale a pena, colei há um ano e estão perfeitos! abs


    3 years ago

    Great Improvement! Nice & simple, added function, decent materials, and pop of color too!

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    3 years ago

    Simple, yet creative design and as it looks like wet room floor ideal.

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