Exciting news, we bought a house! But with every home there are a million things you want to change. The first thing for us was the master bathroom. It was outdated and the sinks/counters were way to short for the average person. Thankfully, for me, my mother is an interior designer so the two of us redesigned the entire bathroom. We gutted the whole thing and her amazing contractor really brought my whole vision to life!
I wanted something clean, simple but still “magazine” or “Pinterest” worthy without breaking the bank. I love all things grey so we went for white/grey colors with a classic/modern look and a few hints of industrial. I really wanted to choose something that would not go out of style in 10 years and would look clean.
Before And After:
Shower Floor Tile: Small Octagon Marble from Floor & Decor
Shower Wall: “Marble” Tile from Floor & decor
Grey Cabinets: J&K Cabinets
This is one side of the bathroom. Before they had an outdated shower and tub with a weird platform. Since we don’t have the largest closet we wanted to maximize space and storage. We took out the shower and tub and put in a large shower and large storage cabinet. Our shower is fairly big, but since we got rid of the tub we had to make up with a big shower. It’s also great because we have two large dogs so the big shower with double shower heads makes it much easier to bathe them. For the shower, I used a marble-tile for the walls and a small octagon shape for the niche and floor. I tried to stay pretty simple on the marbling so it wouldn’t clash. We did a plain white bench which really ties the whole thing together.
***if you are redoing your shower, I recommend having taller glass doors/frames. Usually they go up to a set height instead, we had them match the glass height with the height of the tile on the wall. Its much prettier aesthetically and for the eye. Most glass companies do not do it this way so you will have to specify. (Thank god for a genius interior designer/mother).
Cabinets: J&K Grey Cabinets
Mirros: Custom mirror with reclaimed wood from Frame De Art
Towel holders: Our contractor made these from pipes and painted them the black color. We also used the same thing for our big towel racks and we used them for the frame of the shelving above our toilet.
Water fixtures (shower and sinks): Kohler
We raised the height of the counters and put in matching grey cabinets as the taller cabinets next to the shower. We just used a simple white counter top with square water basins. I really wanted to do something a little trendy so we had a friend make the custom mirrors with reclaimed wood. You can buy similar products on etsy or wayfair. A lot of the ones we found were expensive and the wood frame was much thicker so you ended up with less mirror. Since we weren’t able to find exactly what we wanted we went the custom route! I also found the industrial towel hangers/rods were expensive on etsy and wayfair, so our contractor was able to make them really quick and they turned out great. Those can all easily be replaced if the rustic/industrial look goes out of style. But somehow I think it will be around for a while! I will probably keep these mirrors forever, so sorry to the future owner of my home but they are coming with me!