coastal bathroom

Coastal Bathroom Remodel

After much wishwashing and mind changing, our coastal bathroom remodel is finished!  With coastal colors, a mix of textures and a sea glass chandelier, our beach theme bathroom is everything we hoped it would be!

coastal bathroom

Friends, I have to tell you, this bathroom reveal was so close to not happening!  We had several kinks along the way, including broken pipes in the laundry area!

A huge thanks to Linda from the One Room Challenge and her team. So much work goes into hosting this!  Did you see the designers reveals?  They are amazing, be sure to check them all out here.

Beach Theme Bathroom Inspiration

This is where it all started.  You’ll see below that plans changed along the way (as always!).

coastal farmhouse bathroom moodboard

Source List

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Pendant Light– 3-Light Bronze Finish Fabric Shade Pendant

Accessory Set– Capri Bubble Glass Bath Ensemble Collection in Aqua

Waste Basket– Tava Wastebasket – Whitewash

Mirror– Miranda Capiz Round Mirror

Copper Sink– Sinkology Copper Bathroom Sink

Vanity– Benchwright Sink Vanity

Rug– Denim Rag Diamond Ivory Woven Cotton Rug

Floor Tile– Aversa Frost 12-in x 12-in Ceramic Floor Tile



Coastal Style Bathroom- the results!

  • paint colors
  • handmade mirror
  • vanity and accessories
  • chandelier

Beach Theme Bathroom Paint Color

Since there isn’t anything separating the laundry closet from the bathroom (we removed the ugly accordion doors a long time ago) it was important they they compliment each other.  For the walls in the bathroom, we went with Sherwin William’s Sea Salt.  We really wanted to go with the color Topsail because we live near Topsail Island but it was too close to the hallway color.  I love how Sea Salt looks a little greyer sometimes, more green other times and even aqua at other times.

coastal bathroom

vintage mirror in coastal bathroom

Coastal Mirror from Salvaged Boards

You all, can we talk about that mirror!?!  I think it’s the most perfectly chippy coastal mirror ever.  We made it using the glass from the mirror that we already had and two salvaged boards from Legacy Salvage in Wilmington. 

I coated the boards with Miss Mustard Seed’s Tough Coat then we mitered the boards (we had only one inch to spare, good thing that JC is great with measuring, math and mitering!).  We clamped it all together and added the mirror to the back.  Easy peasy.

salvaged wood for mirror

mirror made from vintage salvaged wood



Bathroom Vanity & Accessories

On my moodboard I showed you the new vanity and sink I had planned on putting in here.  We got all sentimental about the existing vanity and decided to give it a refresh instead.  This was the first piece of furniture we bought when we moved to NC 14 years ago.  It didn’t really fit in our dining area so we made it into the bathroom vanity.

We repainted the legs and apron, sanded (and sanded and sanded….) and restained the top.  Then I applied three coats of Miss Mustard Seed’s Tough Coat on the top.  It looks so much better and less orange now.

coastal bathroom with sea glass chandelier

Bathroom Vanity & Accessories

I like the shelf in here almost empty, it keeps the room looking clean and uncluttered.  My vintage medicine bottles used to line the shelf but I moved some of them into an old toolbox that has moved to just about every room in our house.  They look so great all clustered together.

collection of old medicine bottles




I brought a couple of my glass demijohns in from the kitchen.  These usually have branches in them but I am liking them empty in here for now.

collection of vintage bottles

Our sea glass collection is another piece that moves from room to room.  You can see it in our mudroom here and our living room here and of course, our sea glass inspired bathroom remodel post here.

coastal style bathroom

This whale tail hook board was a Christmas present from my sweet friend Brittany (Pretty Handy Girl). She knows me so well!  It’s extra special because the board she used is a piece she salvaged from a house she saved and rehabbed.  You can see the entire transformation here.

whale tail bathroom hooks

Coastal Chandelier

Is it possible to be in love with a light fixture?  (asking for a friend!) This sea glass chandelier is the perfect finishing touch to our bathroom.  I love the jute and the sea glass and the rustic paint finish.  If you are crushing on it like I am, you can find it at Lowes.com here.

sea glass chandelier



I hope we inspired you with our beach theme bathroom makeover!  Be sure to check out the other One Room Challenge participants for more inspiration!

coastal bathroom remodel pin

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9 Comments

    1. Thank you. I have had that shower curtain so long, I can’t remember where I bought it! If I think of it I will let you know 🙂

  1. You got it done ! The mirror and light fixture are awesome as it all goes together so nice. And you had a wonderful party at your house right in the middle of the project, brave soul 🙂

  2. Oh my goodness! This is stunning! I am such a sucker for vintage blue bottles and your collection had me swooning! And I can’t even with that mirror! It is a jaw dropper!

    Congrats on a stunning reveal, friend!

  3. I love all the details you’ve packed into this space! They’re amazing. The chippy mirror caught my eye immediately and it looks fabulous in this space. Love, love, love your watercolor wallpaper too. Everything is really pretty. Congratulations on a job well done, CoCo

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