The One Color You Should NEVER Paint Your Bathroom

 

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There’s one color you should absolutely never, ever paint your bathroom.  Can you guess what it is?

brown poop bathroom

bathroom before

This is the color to avoid, my friends:  poop brown.  The above is a “before” photo of a client’s powder room. Small powder rooms should be little jewel boxes, so we chose a beautiful teal color that would pop against the black countertop and floors.

sherwin williams lagoon bathroom

bathroom after

Please share the news with all your friends on Facebook, Twitter, and Google +.  Spread the word that this has to stop:  no more bathrooms the color of poop. Please. And thank you.

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Laura Ingalls Gunn
5 years ago

It looks fantastic. I so agree with this tip! When I moved in to my current house the first thing I did was paint both the poop brown and nursing baby green bathrooms.

ceil tarwater
ceil tarwater
5 years ago

This bathroom is in need of a nice lighting fixture as well!

Nancy Beichner
Nancy Beichner
5 years ago

Actually did this to my daughter’s bathroom. Had regrets as is was occurring. My husband’s comment was “Why are we painting the walls the color of s#%*?” It’s still there though…thanks for the motivation to make a change.

Melanie G.
Melanie G.
5 years ago

YES! Win!

Donna Frasca
5 years ago

Agreed! Poop shouldn’t be on any walls! Love the teal color.

Jil Sonia Interiors
5 years ago

hahaha. Love this, thanks for the heads up!!

Jayme
Jayme
5 years ago

I wholeheartedly support no more poop walls. And to the point of the light fixture-please no more boob lights! The madness has got to stop!

Kristy
Kristy
5 years ago

What is this teal paint color called?

Nicole
Nicole
5 years ago

When we bought our house five years ago, the previous owners had painted he entire house what I called peanut butter or paper bag brown. And I mean the entire house, ceilings and all. I’m no longer swimming and what you more accurately call “poop brown”, but there are still a few rooms that are holdouts….Thanks for bringing awareness to this horrific problem. For some reason, this color got a lot of traction in the early 2000. Much better colors this decade!

Jenny B.
5 years ago

I was going to guess yellow, but brown is just as bad, if not worse! 🙂 Love the teal.

MaryCC
MaryCC
5 years ago

Any advice on how to nicely tell someone that their bathroom paint looks like poop ? She doesn’t use Facebook so I can’t send this blog to her……

Becky
Becky
5 years ago
Reply to  MaryCC

You know she might LIKE her wall color, even if you and Kristie don’t.

Sheri
Sheri
5 years ago

I agree on the poop brown colour, when we bought our house the previous owners thought they would update the house by painting the inside and outside salmon pink. I think they got the colour on sale and we heard from neighbours a painter came in, taped the floor and window and spray painted everything. I mean everything, walls, inside of closets, doors, everywhere. But we were able to reduce the asking price as it wasn’t moving because of all the pink inside and out. I have been painting the walls for 3 years now and have the kids bathroom… Read more »

shiela
shiela
5 years ago

I had painted the plastic arrow
tops of my steel balustrarde fence with an expensive gold paint looked fantastic like Buckhingham palace
for a couple of days then faded to a dull brown. Is there a gold paint out there for outdoor
plastic ? Many thanks

Joanne
Joanne
3 years ago

Could you please tell me the name and make of the teal paint?

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