Wall Paint – $61The built-in cabinets are painted the same dark gray as the surrounding wall so they will blend into the room.
- wall paint: Behr's Summer Fog 8533M and Solid Gray 8534M
Television Box – $56A box is built to replace the fireplace insert and to house the television. The box is secured to a lazy Susan so the homeowners will be able to view the TV from anywhere in the room.
- handles for sides of the television box: Menards – style: Home Care 18 – Grab Bar
- paint: Behr's Solid Gray 8534M
Bathtub Cover Platform – $127Since the homeowners don't use the bathtub it is converted into a lounge seating area. A large piece of plywood is covered with three-inch foam. An old comforter is laid on top of the foam, then microfiber fabric, which will serve as the cover, is laid on top of the comforter. Using at least two people, the comforter and microfiber are pulled tight in all directions, then fastened underneath with staples.
- gray Ultrasuede fabric: purchased at a fabric outlet
- foam: JoAnn Fabrics
Window Treatment – $77Several yards of fiberglass screen fabric is purchased at a home improvement store. The fabric is very pliable so it is easily hemmed on all sides. Curtain hooks are added to the top of the fabric then hung on a new curtain rod.
- fiberglass fabric: Phifer Wire Products – style: silver gray fiberglass 478806644
- curtain rod: JoAnn Fabrics – style: 6209878
- clip rings: JoAnn Fabrics – style: 6210249
Bedding – $100The homeowner's bed is repositioned under the window. A new comforter is added for a more tailored look.
- microfiber fabric for comforter and pillows: purchased at a fabric outlet
Mirror – $10Peel-and-stick vinyl flooring is used to create a pattern on the frame. First, the vinyl flooring is roughed up slightly with some sandpaper so the paint will stick better. The flooring pieces are then spray painted a variety of colors. When dry, a grid is drawn on the flooring material then cut into small squares with a utility knife. The small squares are then adhered to the frame in a geometric pattern.
- vinyl floor tiles: Armstrong – style: 088969110183
- spray paint: Rust-Oleum – Painter's Touch
Hooks and Frames – $12Two dark gray squares are painted on the wall, then two hooks are hung in the middle of each square. The frames are then mounted over the hooks.
- towel hooks: Ives by Schlage – style: coat & hat hooks 4407461637
Accessories – $56
- glass belly vase: Target – Target Home Brand – style: 084032503
- glass marble for vase: Michaels – Mega Marbles – style: 754316559201 crystal assorted
- bath towels: Target – Martex Royal Legacy – style: gray 113004
- wooden plant stands for trays: JoAnn Fabrics – style: 4969682048
Total Cost – $499