As part of my nesting/reorganizing projects, I bought new towels for both bathrooms. The others were from when I was in college, and some from when The Guy and I first got married. Getting a bit old… And I was tired of the color.
I decided to do Anneliese’s bathroom in her “signature” color combo, yellow, turquoisey/aqua, and white. I don’t really want it to be too themey/kiddy, because it’s also the hall/guest bathroom, but I want it to be whimsical and fun.
Well her towels and wash cloths are her aqua color, and I have yellow hand towels, and was GOING to buy a yellow bath mat to match, but Target discontinued or stopped carrying the matching yellow mat! So instead, I bought a big yellow towel to sew into a bath mat.
And then I decided to add some interest to it by making some crocheted motifs to stitch on. I’ve been working on the crocheted parts for the last 3 days, really without a plan… just sort of going where they took me.
…and this is what I ended up with. I need to weave in the ends and sew the pieces on, but this is the general idea. Also, the mat isn’t really a wonky shape like that; that’s just the angle of the picture making it look that way. It’s really a rectangle, I swear.
Do you have any tips for decorating bathrooms (without painting/changing fixtures)? I always feel kind of at a loss about what to do in them.
DÃ©cor-wise, I mean.