Once it dries, do the middle section with the next lightest shade and so on.
Old houses, particularly, are notorious for their lack of closet space.
Do the bottom of the wall first with the darkest shade.
You can replace an old, discolored bathroom floor with easy-to-apply vinyl tiles or a small piece of sheet vinyl — often applied right over the old floor.
If your tub and shower look dingy, consider regrouting the tile and replacing any chipped tiles.
Go for different heights and textures, mix perennials and annuals, blooming and nonblooming varieties.
If you want to add another touch, tie it in to the front door with a coordinating wreath.