Bathroom on a $4k budget

Hello my wonderful followers.

I am starting a bathroom renovation on a strict budget! I have $4k for the entire project. The home is a 1940’s colonial-ish home.

We need a toilet and this one from Lowes will work it is $328

Resource: http://www.lowes.com/pd_335319-20602-98994-0_4294737213__?productId=50057975&Ns=p_product_qty_sales_dollar|1&pl=1&currentURL=%3FNs%3Dp_product_qty_sales_dollar%7C1&facetInfo=

The next purchase is the sink, we are working with a small budget and a small space so a pedestal is our best option. This one is $707.78 from Lowes (odd price I know)

pedistal sink lowes

resource: http://www.lowes.com/pd_89230-20602-2268-8-0_0__?productId=3485759&Ntt=pedistal+sink&pl=1&currentURL=%3FNtt%3Dpedistal%2Bsink&facetInfo=

The faucet is going to look great (we are doing brushed nickel) and it is only $203.68

faucet ag

resource: http://www.faucetdirect.com/kohler-k-394-4-devonshire-widespread-bathroom-faucet-with-ultra-glide-valve-technology-includes-metal-pop-up-drain-assembly/p169020

For sake of the budget we are keeping the tub but we are re-tiling the surround with this gray glass tile $20.83 a square foot. We have about $360 of wall space. I love glass tile because you can edge with it and forgo bull-nose tiles…which I think are dated looking.

glass tile

Resource: http://www.lowes.com/pd_82720-12576-1433_0__?productId=3806495&Ntt=gray+glass+subway+tile&pl=1&currentURL=%3FNtt%3Dgray%2Bglass%2Bsubway%2Btile&facetInfo=

The floor will be done in these wonderful natural stone tiles at $10.98 sqft not bad so the room will cost us $658.80


resources: http://www.lowes.com/pd_328716-93840-20-602_0__?productId=3502488&Ntt=mosaic+floor+tiles&pl=1&currentURL=%3FNtt%3Dmosaic%2Bfloor%2Btiles&facetInfo=

The tile guy quoted me a not to exceed price of $700 for the job.

The plumber said it would take him about 3 hours to install the new sink and toilet @ $75/hour  $225.

We will spend about $450 to paint the walls and trim.

So I think we can do it for $3,633.26 and then we have $366.74 for towel racks, mirror,  etc.!

Do you think we can do it? Can we stay in budget?

Let me know your thoughts!

Best, Celia

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