The wine cork bathmat I made for our downstairs bathroom is one of my most popular projects to date.
I get lots of compliments on it and it really is one of my favorite things, but unfortunately I think the time has come to send it away. It just isn’t very practical now that we’re using this bathtub so much to bathe Jack. The corks keep popping off.
If you’re local to the Baton Rouge area and are interested in it it’s yours for free. I spent so much time on it that I’d hate to see it go into the trash! I even have extra corks to replace the ones that have popped off. But it would definitely be best suited to a spot that doesn’t see much traffic (like a rarely used guest bath, as this one was for 2+ years before Jack arrived).
The wheels are turning in my head about what to replace it with. I loved the natural color and texture that it added to the space, but I’d like something a little cushier to kneel on (and definitely washable). I’m leaning toward DIYing some kind of braided or knotted cotton rope or fabric strips. The bathroom looks a little naked with nothing on the floor right now, especially since it’s such a long and narrow space–it needs something to break up all that tile.
I’m keeping things brief today because I was sick in bed all day yesterday There seems to be some kind of nasty stomach virus going around town and it had me in its clutches for exactly 24 hours. Luckily Jack is happy to spend a day snuggling in bed–in fact I think he prefers it! He’s definitely a cuddler. I’m feeling back to my old self now but I’ve got lots of catching up to do today. The laundry waits for no one!