Dream Bathroom

5 10 2012

Hardly a day went by over the years that I didn’t dream about having a second bathroom.  Our existing single 5’x7′ bathroom was gutted and remodeled in 2006, but one bathroom just isn’t enough. When mother nature calls or your work schedules overlap, a second bathroom is an absolute necessity.

Now that  master bathrooms are a must-have, we used quality fixtures and materials in an effort to get more bang for our buck.  One thing I learned is that a smaller space does not automatically mean it costs less in proportion to the room size, because every bathroom minimally needs the same fixtures: lights, toilet, sinks, faucets, tub and/or shower.  Tile and paint for a larger space only adds incremental costs.  On the other hand a larger bathroom takes longer to clean, so that’s also something to consider.    Read the rest of this entry »


Week 14 – Tile Sets the Style

24 01 2012

Finishing the bathroom tile was another major milestone.  Now the design is finally taking shape.  Kudos to Susan Deneau Interior Design for great advice and suggestions.  http://www.sdeneau-id.com/   This week I put the photos into a slideshow making it easier to see the work as it progresses.

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