How was your weekend? I’m kicking off the week with a new Look for Less post! This series has been really popular, I’m constantly asked for sources, and with the guest bedroom on my brain, I thought featuring the guest bathroom today seemed very fitting. If you missed the original reveal, I posted a complete renovation and project recap here. If you’d like to achieve a similar look on a smaller budget, or are interested in products seen within this space at lower price points, click through to check out comparable items I found!
Like I always say with the “Look for Less” posts, you have to keep in mind you could get lower quality products (sometimes, but not always), but it’s reflected in the price tag and that might be worth the savings to you! It all depends on your vision, short term and long term goals for your space, as well as your budget. If it’s the aesthetic you’re looking for, these items will be perfect! My goal was to put together pairings that look visually similar to our guest bathroom… without compromising the design, so you get the same look, but at a lower price point.
Our guest bathroom is quite large and we were lucky to have lots of room to play, in terms of design. Check out the before images in this post! We knocked out a wall to make the space more functional and cohesive- it is pretty unrecognizable in the before photos. This was also the first room we renovated upon moving into our home. Almost two years later, we’re still loving it… and most importantly- so are our house guests!
Click directly on the items to be redirected to the source- or use the numbered links below the collage to see the “Look for Less” products.
01: star flush mount // 02: polished nickel pendant // 03: faux sapling // 04: beveled mirror // 05: brass faucet // 06: double vanity // 07: cabinetry hardware // 08: white subway tile // 09: chair rail tile // 10: black base tile // 11: double sconce // 12: shower set // 13: marble floor tile // 14: towel hook // 15: toilet paper holder // 16: alcove tub // 17: toilet // 18: brass toilet lever // 19: black toilet seat // 20: vanity stool // 21: waste basket // 22: runner
For the countertop… a little tip: we went to our local stone retailer, visited their slab yard, and purchased a remnant to cut cost on our nero marble vanity top. Here are some additional ways to customize a readymade bathroom vanity.
Since this is a space that our friends and family use when visiting, I wanted to make sure it well equipped and comfortable for our guests. I shared a post all about stocking a guest bathroom for visitors, and you can peek inside the cabinets & drawers to see what we keep in here, if you’re interested! Our most recents guests left last week- Laurie Anne and her husband. They stayed here a few nights after our Oregon getaway before returning home to Arizona.
My main goal for this bathroom was functionality, a classic aesthetic that also had personality, and felt cohesive with our home. I used timeless tile and finish selections, but got more creative with the paint color, textiles, and accessories. As I previously mentioned, even a couple years after renovating- I still really love this room. I even use this “guest” bathroom from time-to-time since it’s much more beautiful than our yet-to-be-renovated en suite bath.
If you’re interested in additional posts related to renovating our guest bathroom, I’ll link them below for you:
- Our Guest Bathroom Design Plan & Before Images
- Guest Bathroom Reveal
- How to Choose Cohesive Bathroom Plumbing Fixtures
- How to Install Mosaic Floor Tile + Marble Mosaics
- Ways to Upgrade Your Toilet + A Roundup of Favorites
- Stocking a Guest Bathroom for Visitors
- How to Make Subway Tile Look Classic, Not Basic
- Selecting Interior Doors & Hardware Style
- Extra Long Shower Curtain DIY
- Choosing a Vintage Rug for the Bathroom
- Double Sconce Easy Shade Upgrade
- Ways to Customize a Readymade Bathroom Vanity
- How to Plan and Design a Shower Niche
- Guest Bathroom Renovation Recap
I hope the ‘Look for Less’ series sheds light on how you can achieve a similar look with any budget, and adapt a design plan for a variety of different spaces. It just takes some digging and planning! I hope this series is a helpful and encouraging resource.
Is there a specific room you’d like me to include in this series… from either our current home or one of our previous houses? I’d be happy to put it on the blog calendar! If you have any questions about our guest bathroom, please leave them for me in the comment section below. I hope your week is off to a wonderful start! It’s another busy one here, but I’m planning to make it a good one. The weather is finally starting to cool here in Salt Lake, and I’m itching to begin sharing more fall-related posts soon!