Handle with Care

Handle with Care
You know what I think jazzed up this little potty nook the most?  It’s not the shelves, even though they made a huge impact, obviously. In fact, I pinned something almost exactly like them on Pinterest a few months ago.  I thought it would be perfect for my potty nook too, which made me realize that all three of the toilets in our home are in teeny tiny outhouse-sized rooms.  My little powder room is actually the roomiest water closet of all!  That just seems wrong.  (I don’t actually say ‘water closet’ in real life.) 
Anyway, back to what I think really jazzed up this room the most: it’s the shiny new toilet handle!  Such a simple thing to upgrade. Now it’s chic to flush!  (Not that it ever wasn’t).  (Someone tell my kids).
From Wendy at Designed to Dwell.

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  1. Carla
    July 25, 2012 / 4:28 PM

    So pretty and love the shelves. Just one teeny tiny problem, please tell Wendy her toilet paper is hung on the roll wrong! Over to the front. hehehehehe

  2. July 25, 2012 / 5:27 PM

    I agree that the handle adds a bit of extra style! The shelves are the perfect mix of form and function! ~ Maureen

  3. Karen G
    July 25, 2012 / 6:50 PM

    As someone who also has 2 tiny bathrooms in her house, I would like to ask Wendy how the shelves make her bathroom feel space-wise? I’d love to put shelves in mine but am afraid it would make an already small room feel claustrophobic.

  4. July 25, 2012 / 7:38 PM

    Potty nook LOL! We call ours “the toilet room” double lol. There needs to be a whole new word for those little separate bathroom areas.

  5. July 25, 2012 / 7:56 PM

    Your children sound like little environmentalists, refusing to flush until forced by management.

  6. July 26, 2012 / 12:44 AM

    I think this is a fabulous – and stylish – use of storage space. We spend so little time using this 5 x 5 foot area that is just makes sense to make it multi purpose! Why didn’t I think of that before, duh. 🙂

  7. July 26, 2012 / 1:02 PM

    Lindsey- Thank you so much for featuring my bathroom! It made me giddy!

    Since I am the 1 out of 5 here that actually puts the TP on the roll, I am to blame! Don’t worry though, the TP got a makeover too & is now properly placed on the holder!

    Karen- I don’t think the shelves make the bathroom feel claustrophobic. I think they play off the vertical space & make it feel bigger! HTH

    Thanks for all the kind comments! They made my day!

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