I would do this but have it in brighter shades; my house is on a early American colonial style but with whites, and grays, browns, and blacks. Than the darker Primitive take.
Love this instead of chair rail for my bathroom!
Bathroom , Country Primitive Bathroom Decor : Primitive Bathroom Decor With Old Primitive Medicine Cabinet With Towel Hooks
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Cabinet looks pretty simple....but bigger So like my bathroom, cabinet, sink, faucet and wall cabinet!
love the towel rack! Olde Rhinebeck Inn (NY) - on the National Register of Historic Places
Old farmhouse bathroom - Simply Primitive Antiques