IF we're going to splash out on anything in our bathroom, it would be a free-standing tub… or maybe even one of those luxury waterfall showers.
And while it'd be nice to have a fresh new floor to match, it comes pretty low down on our list of priorities.
That said, one savvy DIY fan has revealed how she revamped her drab bathroom floor with some bargain stick-on tiles from Dunelm.
Posting on the Facebook group DIY on a Budget Official, the woman explained how she had a leak in her bathroom and had fancied a change anyway.
Sharing stunning before-and-after photos, she wrote: "I’m quite handy at decorating and putting up shelves etc, but had never attempted to lay flooring before, but I gave it a go."
After picking the £14 geometric tiles, the woman stuck them directly onto the MDF floor and used extra adhesive to keep it in place.
She said: "It really was easy, just fiddly to get around the toilet and waste pipe!"
In total, the project cost £40 for the multiple packs of tiles and the extra glue – and the woman was chuffed with the results.
The post has racked up over 2,100 "likes" on the group – and others were amazed by how professional it looked.
"That is lovely," one wrote. "Well done!"
- Self Adhesive Floor Tiles, £14 from Dunelm – buy now
Another added: "So bright and fresh!"
Meanwhile, a third gushed: "I have this on my bathroom floor and I love it!"
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Do you know a mum who deserves some extra recognition? We want to pay homage to the best mums in Britain.
During the pandemic they’ve been busy juggling childcare, homeschooling and work, with the added stress of worrying about the health of elderly relatives and vulnerable friends.
It’s never been a harder time to be a mum, so this year it’s even more important to honour the amazing women in our lives.
Nominate her for our Fabulous Mum Of The Year Award and she could win an overnight stay for two at a Champneys spa of her choice complete with a Gold package, which includes four relaxing treatments for the ultimate pampering experience.
Two runners-up will Champneys goodie bag worth £50 plus a £100 M&S voucher and £200 Nutmeg at Morrisons voucher, and all three mums will enjoy a makeover with our glam squad before taking part in a photo shoot for the magazine.
And you could win a £100 Tu at Sainsbury’s voucher, £200 Florence & Fred at Tesco voucher or £250 to spend at Primark just for entering.
If you want to nominate a mum then fill in the form here.
To enter, upload a photograph of the mum you are nominating and explain why they deserve to win.
The deadline for entries is Sunday February 14 and one winner and two runners-up will be announced on Sunday March 14. Good luck – we can’t wait to hear from you!
For more amazing home transformations, this thrifty woman created a Mrs Hinch-inspired grey brick feature wall for FREE using wallpaper samples.
And this DIY fan gave kitchen a luxe makeover by covering grotty tiles with £10 B&Q wood stickers.
Plus this woman who couldn’t afford £700 sideboard revamped a £40 Facebook Marketplace unit & it looks amazing.
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