As a busy Mommy of two a relaxing bath in an evening is often a rare but cherished experience. 

This cute bath board looks amazing, but not only does it look the part its functional too - it will house your phone (if your brave) and maybe even a bar of choccy and a glass of rose (or cup of tea in my case - haha) whilst you soak for a while and then during the day it is a great stand for some pretty trinkets and candles.

So relax, put your feet up and check this AMAZING easy tutorial (with plans)

... did i mention, it cost me nothing to make?? yay

This summer we had all of the bathrooms (2.5) re-fitted in our home, we chose the same colour scheme and tiling throughout, mainly as we loved them so much and couldn't find anything remotely as close in prettiness. 

Isn't it pretty?

If you like this bath board i want to show you it along with our matching DIY - Reclaimed Wood Bathroom Shelves. The wood is from the same batch and stained with the same varnish so we have been able to get the colours a relative match (as best as possible with reclaimed wood as no two pieces are the same)

You can find the DIY tutorial for these beautiful shelves below


x2 Wooden Blocks (50mm length, 210mm width, 50mm depth)
1x Wooden Board (800m length, 230mm width, 50mm depth) Find one that is as flat as possible, try it out on your bath first, you don't want it 'moving' too much.
x4 Screws (length to fix through the wooden blocks and into the wooden board)
Water Proof Spray
Tape Measure

> Measure the length from the outside of each side of your bath
> Cut wooden board to length
> Turn the board to the side which will be 'underneath' 
> Measure the width of the bath edges and mark this from each end of the board
> Secure the wooden blocks securely at this point (as indicated in the plan below, see images too)
> Sand the board and block to remove any rough edges
> Varnish the board until you are happy with the colour and let it dry
> Sand the edges for a 'rustic' look
> When the board is dry coat it well with waterproof sealant and leave it in a well ventilated plate to try thoroughly (if your waterproof spray is anything like mine it will smell for ages!)

As the reclaimed wood for our bath board (and shelves) came from old scaffold boards which we were given for free (try sites like free cycle/facebook/craigslist) the cost of our beautiful chunky bath board was ...... NOTHING!

The varnish, attachments and tools were all items from our home.

Everyone loves a free project especially one that looks SO great!

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  1. This is awesome! I've looked at teak boards like this online and they can be sooo expensive! This one is perfect! Thanks for sharing! Kyla @

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  2. Hi Kyla. Oh my goodness they can be SO pricey!

    This cost nothing as we already had the wood - win! :)

    Thank you for stopping by

  3. Fantastic! The board looks great! And you are so right: everyone loves a free project :)

    1. Thank you :)

      I do love a freebie project - haha :)

  4. It is pretty, indeed!
    I will absolutely copy this. :)

    1. Thank you, I'm glad you like it :)

      Thanks for stopping by

  5. It looks beautiful with that tile. I love a good bath too. The cup of tea and chocolate references made me want one now!

    1. Thanks Rachel, i love our new tile, couldn't bare the thought of choosing something different for our other bathrooms

      Thanks for stopping by too :)

  6. Fabulous project! You can bet there are people out there who have paid big bucks for the exact same thing at some silly designer store. If you're looking for another place to share your projects, I would love to have you stop by Etcetorize and join our Make it Monday party. It's open now :)

    1. Hi Tamara, thank you for visiting :)
      No way was i justifying buying one of these when it was just as easy to make one. Plus my husband would have gone crazy - haha, oops.
      I would love to join the 'Make it Monday' Party - I've shared the bath board and bathroom shelves. Hope they are ok
      Best wishes :)

  7. This is the perfect finishing touch for the tub. What a great idea. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me.

    1. Thanks Marty.

      Its a great stand for my cuppa tea whilst i soak - haha :)

  8. Great minds think alike Robin :)

    Thank you and thanks for visiting

  9. What a great project!! Thanks for linking up to Bewitchin' Projects Block Party, hope you will join us again this week!! I will be featuring this at the party this week!

    1. Hey Shonee
      Thank you for featuring the shelves at the link party this week and hosting another great event

  10. This is beautiful! We are featuring your awesome project tomorrow at YDTT. Thanks for link up with us at Your Designs This Time!
    Emily & Erin

    1. Hey Emily & Erin

      Thank you for feature at YDTT, i love your link parties. Your blog is so pretty too :)

      Thanks for stopping by


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