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Monday, September 8, 2014

DIY Small Bathroom Reveal And JewelScents

I contemplated titling this post "Surprises" because it shares many!  When I returned from my radiation therapy out of state, this Summer, my husband gave me a big surprise. While I was gone, he tackled our tiny master bathroom. The transformation brought tears to my eyes. Before it was hideous, I am talking holes in the sink, where there shouldn't be holes, worn out linoleum, an ugly cabinet, and lack of storage, were just a few of the many problems.

My husband installed new linoleum flooring, a wall cabinet, matching vanity with sink, magnifying wall mirror, large mirror, new faucet, and repainted. We had already installed new lighting, a while back. 

I love that the sink cabinets don't go all the way to the ground, it let's me hide my bathroom scale underneath it, saving floor space in my little bathroom.


Some handmade pumpkins add some seasonal charm.

It's still a tiny bathroom, but at least it's much prettier, and more functional, with lots more storage space.

This week another sweet surprise came in the mail!

Beautiful packaging don't you think?

Now that Fall is approaching, I have started accessorizing my new bathroom with some seasonal feminine touches, like my new Pumpkin Caramel candle.  Of course every bathroom needs a scented candle. This one was sent to me from Heather at  You probably know Heather, she is the stunning blogger of Woods Of Bell Trees

Why are they called JewelScents, well every candle, fragrance, and soap contains a FREE jewel valued between $10 and $7,500! Another glorious surprise for me!  The candles on their own are amazing, intoxicating, and soy based.  The fact that it has a hidden treasure inside, is the icing on the pumpkin cake. Keep reading, to see what jewelry was inside of my candle!


Heather must know that I am not a patient lady, so she sent me some stunning earrings from her  shop Woods Of Bell Trees on Etsy.  

Another surprise, my 12 year old son, made me this magazine wrack, while he was visiting his Nanna and Papaw, this Summer.  It was a lovely birthday surprise. I am using it to store towels and toilet paper. It sits right outside my bathroom, and is very useful storage space. 

I wish you could smell this candles heavenly scent of pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves, vanilla, and buttery caramel.

In a short while, I will have one more surprise, another piece of jewelry hidden in my new candle!

I think I may have rushed it, and probably should have let the wax melt a little more, but with a little tug from my tweezers, a surprise came out!

The jewelry is protected inside a zip-lock plastic bag, inside of gold foil.

OMG, serendipity, or Heather's magic, either way, it's my birthstone! Want to know what my ring appraised at, visit Heather's JewelScents site, go to the appraise tab, at the bottom of the site, and enter the code on my ring, PP36.  Want your own surprise, then order some products from Heather's JewelScents site! It's so much fun, and truly the gift that keeps on giving.

Well I think a bath is calling my name. What have you been up to? Please come share at our Anything Goes weekly linky party.

Thank you Jerry, for my BIG little bathroom surprise! Thank you Heather for the amazing candle, and jewelry! Thank you Joshua, my DIY tween! 

Disclosure: This is NOT a sponsored post, or affiliate links.  I participated in a Swap And Tell with Heather, at Woods Of Bell Trees. If you would like to join the fun, visit her weekly Swap And Tell linky party. 


  1. Awww your hubs is a sweetheart! I LOVE the new bathroom! :D I love the magazine rack too and how you're using it! Thank you for swapping with me doll! I adore what you sent me and getting to know you better!

  2. Wow, that bathroom re-do says a lot about your husband! He must be a keeper. The rack your son made looks quite nice; great to keep forever since he made it for you and with his grandfather. Love your pretty ring from the candle. BTW, the bathroom is just lovely.

  3. amei tudo muito lindo ,parabéns pra quem decoro bejs

  4. Great bath redo. What a fun adn pretty candle. Linda

  5. Very nice... and a bath in a pretty bathroom sounds great. :)

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  7. Your new bathroom is gorgeous! It looks so relaxing. (And I'm dying to try out a JewelScents or Diamond Candle. They look so fun!)

    Found you on Whats Cooking Love. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Wow - your husband did a great job! I love the new vanity with the matching cabinet. The candle looks like a lot of fun. Thanks!

  9. Ok... I just read about Swap and Tell at some other blog and I am totally interested in this thing. What fun to receive such wonderful surprises :D

    Thank you for linking up with us on Wake-Up Wednesdays. I am Tanya from Kreative Korner, a co-host for the party.

  10. Beautiful! Pinned. Hugs! Lou Lou Girls

  11. So many delightful surprises. Love your new bathroom. Thank you for sharing at Share It One More Time. Cathy

  12. What a wonderful surprise to come home to Mindie! Your bathroom really is lovely and I can imagine how wonderful that candle smells. The jewelry treasure is a fun idea! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  13. What a clever idea with the candles! That is very pretty ring! Thanks for joining HSH!

  14. Mindie- How are you? This is a Friday Favorites feature! I love when I sort thru the party entries and I know the blogger behind the entry! And, I know Heather too! Thank you for linking up. I have been MIA on parties with a new puppy in the house! Getting a routine ! xo, laura

  15. I love your bathroom and the jewel scent from heather. I bought some cute earrings from here!
    Thanks for sharing your lovely bathroom at Fabulous Friday Party last week. Hope to see you there again

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