(NEXTAR) – Penny for your thoughts on this woman’s rest room renovation?
A lady on social media has absent viral after “tiling” her bathroom ground with pennies, but at minimum one particular eagle-eyed viewer has provided her motive to doubt the Do it yourself job.
More than the earlier 12 months, Jordan Darian has been documenting the renovation of her and her husband’s LA-region residence on TikTok, sharing video clips of the upgrades they designed to the exterior, inside, and even the reupholstery of some of her chairs. But it was her strategy for the lavatory floor that attained 1 of her current films about 22 million views.
“$77 bucks that no one particular can at any time shell out yet again,” she joked in the caption of her June 1 post, referring to the United States currency she initially installed in her floor final year.
The online video by itself also confirmed aspect of Darian’s process, which to start with associated gluing the pennies around an existing ground and then sealing it with an epoxy resin. In the reviews section, she claimed the total flooring price her all over $400 ($77 in pennies and around $300 for the resin).
Just one of the viewers, even so, appeared to see that she applied at the very least one Lincoln cent (aka “wheat penny”) which, dependent on its composition and yr, could be very useful. Darian responded by confirming that she experienced in truth utilised numerous these kinds of pennies in her flooring.
In any circumstance, Darian did not appear anxious — nor did she appear to be anxious when a different person advised she could have committed a felony by utilizing U.S. currency as building product. (The Treasury Section only offers prison penalties for these who “fraudulently” alter or deface cash, but there are “no sanctions” for these with no fraudulent intent.)
Darian later shared a much more in-depth tutorial for these who required to try out the Do it yourself flooring for by themselves, together with the actual resources she applied to safe the pennies to the floor. In an on-display screen information, she also responded to viewers who assumed her new lavatory must scent like previous pennies, placing individuals rumors to relaxation.
“The bathroom smells pleasant since the pennies are sealed with resin,” she wrote.