Our bathroom is smaller than our closet. I say this, not because our closet is big, but because our bathroom is small - very small. And there are four of us who use it. Here are three shower gadgets that help our family survive in a teeny bathroom.
In small homes, the bathroom in particular can be really pressed for space. I know that in my own small house (not as tiny as my old apartment, but well under the average size in my city), it's difficult coming up with enough wall space for towel bars. We have hooks and bars on the back of the door, but I'm always looking for alternatives since that's not ideal. One solution I'm eyeing is the 12-inch towel bar:
Rustic wood, natural materials, and a bit of living greenery give a bedroom a serene, touch of spring feel. Whether your budget is large or a bit less, you can get an Organic Modern room that's both restful and awakening.
Rental bathrooms are often small, a fact that can make storage options tricky, especially when coupled with landlord restrictions. Here are twelve options, large and small, that make the most of vertical space, narrow floor space, and visual space.
Michael Shaikin, owner of Ottawa-based The Modern Shop, wants to bring a fresh take on modern design to Canada. As the former owner of a vintage resell shop, Michael certainly has the retail chops for this venture. And with an eye for great designs from Europe and the US, he has style covered, too.
While we've seen a lot of inspiring bathroom projects throughout the year, we've also covered a lot of resources for starting your own makeover project. From simply replacing the shower curtain to finding new space saving tools, here's a roundup of our best bathroom product posts of 2012.
Last week I was thinking how many cute polka dotted things I had seen lately, but Lindsay beat me to the punch with a roundup. Since I like their linear counterpoint maybe even a little more, I've gathered 10 striped items that would make great gifts.
Last night, just as I was drifting off to sleep, I heard the distinctive sound of my cat lapping up water … from the glass on my nightstand. As much as I like having a drink of water beside the bed, I think the cat may like it more. Whether you're trying to outsmart a cat or provide a nice touch for an overnight guest, bedside carafes are the perfect solution.
For being such a tiny little room, the bathroom certainly requires a lot of stuff. Whether you're starting from scratch or updating a rental's bathroom, there are a number of tricks to help make the most of your space. From shower caddies to curtain rods, we've rounded up some essential resource guides to help you get started.