The 90's don't seem like they were that long ago, so this bathroom renovation may seem unnecessary to some readers. But aside from being drab and dated, the bath and shower had been unusable for five years due to one really bad contractor's work. The time was long overdue for the owners of this master bath to finally have a gorgeous and functional bathroom.
In kitchen and bathroom renovations, you can use tile to bring a lot of style to a little space. So where should you get started when looking for tile for your own project? Start with our list of 10 quality tile resources!
Name: Caroline and Jose Vasquez-Corbalan of Paloma's Nest Location: Austin Texas Size: 1,000 square feet plus 600 square feet of studio/office space in the back. Years lived in: 10 years
Caroline and Jose embody the true spirit of creativity. They spent their first date drawing furniture design ideas on the back of their dinner napkins — after realizing they both shared the same dream of wanting to make things for a living. Years later, Caroline and Jose are still creating, most recently building two incredible outdoor studio spaces for themselves and by themselves. Come take a look inside a home and workspace built by heart and hand.
Illuminated mirrors are beauty and brains in one. Even lighting makes your morning routine shorter and more precise. Whether you're a quick shave and moisturize kind of guy or a hair and makeup kind of girl, lit mirrors will make it snappy. Plus, there's something to be said for starting the day with a conquer-the-world ego boost that comes from flattering light.
This bathroom isn't terribly awful — but it isn't terribly interesting, either. Come see what some new lighting, a framed-out mirror, and some board and batten walls can do for a rather ho-hum bathroom.
I was sitting around the other day, thinking about pairing gold kitchen cabinet hardware with stainless steel appliances, and I suddenly remembered: I never showed you all any photos of the finished World's Ugliest Condo bathroom!
Back in 2006, Maxwell started a list of the best toilets for small spaces. Back then, water saving toilets with small footprints were difficult to find. There are more options today and yet there are still a couple toilets that review the best among readers. Based on reader comments, TOTO seems to be the most popular brand but we also saw shout outs for Kohler, Duravit and others. Check out the full list after the jump...
Erik's attic was mostly wasted, unlivable space. But with a thoughtful floor plan and a bit of brightening, he made it into a functional loft-like master bedroom, where the spaces are defined but not closed off.