August 16, 2012

New England bath reno

by Shelly

It’s been a bit quiet here due to the kiddo having a few weeks off before she started Kindergarten this month.  Nothing like trying to work AND juggling entertaining a 5 year old! Yikes!  I was almost out of my head there for a while.  But Ellie started school last week and I’m happy to report she LOVES school.  She thinks it’s much better than preschool because, “they let you walk all by yourself, way down the hall to the bathroom Mommy!”.  Hilarious. If that’s what it takes for her to like school, I’ll take it!

She was very excited about the skirt SHE picked out at Old Navy to wear on the first day of school! Such a ham! (And yes, she’s double jointed!)

In other news I’ve been helping one of favorite repeat clients on the east coast with a little master bathroom and bedroom renovation.  This client is quite the adventurer in decorating and I love her enthusiasm to try new things!  She begged me not to show pics, but I have to give you guys one to know what we started with.  *Jessie it wouldn’t be a good reno without a really yucky before!!*

Here is what we started with……

A bathroom in a very old classic house.  Hasn’t been loved in years and was totally and completely ready for a CHANGE!!!

And here are the almost finished with the renovation pics. Please excuse the low quality pics, but my client was nice enough to send me progress pictures along the way. I’ve been DYING to see it in person!

Custom vanity with rubbed black finish. Marble countertop. Antique brass fixtures, lighting and medicine cabinets. White subway tile with black pencil liner detailing.  LOVE IT!!! …if I do say so myself. hee hee!

The walls still need to be painted…but OH those lights! Pretty pretty!

Large brick marble floor and love that the black detail extends down to the floor.

AND then there is this…..

A modern marble basketweave tile for the shower floor with black edging. I might have to take a flight out just to raid my clients bath and take a shower! haha!

I’ll be sure to share the final pictures once we wrap up the project.  I’m now designing away on their modern meets traditional New England master bedroom remodel. Stay tuned!!!