Decorate Your Apartment: Quick Bathroom Face Lift (Part 2)

My goal in decorating our apartment is two-fold.

  1. Make our apartment feel more like a home
  2. Become more daring in my design choices (think pattern, colors, textures, etc).

I have a running list of decorating ideas, which you can about read here.

As for this post, it is the “part 2” of a “part 1” that can be found here.  Check it out to see how I began to conquer my to-do list.

Today, I feel like the Cowardly Lion, at the end of Wizard of Oz, after he gets his bravery medal.  Why?  Well, I committed to a bold color for the bathroom!  (High fives anyone?!)

I knew I wanted a cheery pop.  Let me emphasize the POP of color is not HUGE…  but is a step in the right direction.  I was thinking green, yellow, or coral which made me think of the beach, summer time, and warmth.  Here are some Pinterest finds that were my guiding inspiration:

Which colors do you like?  I found some pretty towels at various stores. Now I need one of those cool towel warmers to to hang them on!”


I settled on… Drum Roll PLEASE… a warm, happy marigold.  The marigold color is just perfect and      I feel like it is a little sunshine in our window-less bathroom.


When I was looking at towel colors at BB&B, I found this patterned beauty.  She is out of the classic Cape Cod look but I am committed to trying new things, right?


Have you tried anything new lately?

Katie Marotta Dawson

Katie Marotta Dawson is a wife, daughter, sister, teacher, Pinner, and now… blogger! Katie has grown to love being the new girl and has moved all over the U-S-of-A. After living in Nashville, TN for ten years, she recently moved to Geneva, IL with her southern sweetheart, Bobby. Katie and Bobby met in Nashville where Katie went to graduate school and taught first grade. Along with teaching, Katie enjoys any organizational project for home or classroom as well as attempting new recipes and DIY projects. Katie also has a deep love for children’s learning, development, and fashion. Katie is a firm believer in girl time, taking risks, trying new things, and following her heart.