Natural Master Bath

I was so inspired by April and her style. She is so talented and has done quite a few carpentry jobs her self. She told me one of her hobbies was wood working and showed me a few pieces she had made and from there it was so easy for me to be inspired by her and her home.

This master bath is full of natural materials and they all came together and layered so beautifully. The existing bathroom was a good layout and a great size space to work with but there were just a few things that needed some TLC. When I pulled the materials and finishes for this job I wanted to stay true to April, and her home. I started layering different types of natural stone and it just quickly came together. I couldn’t be more pleased with the smooth pebble, the travertine, and the marble accent all layered together. We stained the wood and painted the walls a peaceful, yet masterful color. The lines are clean and well-defined, leaving you with a peaceful, natural bathroom.

Before pictures:

After pictures:

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That linen cabinet with the frosted glass is PERFECT. I love that thing!

So peaceful, so natural – just love it. Also please excuse my photography skills, they are a work in progress.

Happy 2017! I am loving catching up with completed jobs from 2016 and getting to share them with you guys. I have the best clients and I am so blessed. Thankful for each of you!

 

Crisp & Clean Master Bath Reno

This project was one for the books that I got to see from beginning to end. When I first met with Teri she shared her vision with me and I had to the privilege to speak into and help bring her vision to life.

The pictures really speak for themselves.

Before pictures:

 

We added quite a bit of storage and were very thoughtful with every detail. We downsized and maximized where we needed and we ended up with beautiful, thoughtful storage solutions.

After pictures:

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I couldn’t be happier about this outcome! I love that every corner was maximized even corners that were hidden by excess. One of my favorite things about this bathroom are the adjustable shelves with pull out drawers on top.

Re-invented: Master Shower

One of my favorite clients to work with of all time is Dana. She is one of those that knows what she wants, but isn’t sure how to articulate it. In a previous post I ranted about empowering your clients – listen and follow through with their requests (Click here to read all about it).

She is certainly one of those. Her and her husband purchased an old home and decided to “love it”. Oh my goodness I am so thrilled they did and not someone else.

It’s an old spanish home and instead of making it some lame, vanilla renovation; they chose to embrace the Spanish vibe and finish the story.

I love this project, and getting to be a part of it from beginning to end is just dreamy.

Speaking of dreamy here is her Master shower re-invented:

Before

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The Bad:

Woah. Hello Austin Powers meets 70’s Spanish design.

I don’t think I need to even list out the bad here, but to sum it up lets just say NOT FUNCTIONAL.

It’s sad that it is such a tiny tub for such a large space.

The Good:

– Natural light is an option

– The arch – arches are a common occurrence throughout the house that keep the design harmonious.

After

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Photo by Tabbyzphotography.com
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Photo by Tabbyzphotography.com

Woah, for a different reason. What a statement shower. We searched high and low for the perfect tile. We did a few custom things with the travertine, but the main thing that I loved about this space was the way we re-invented the space, and the strong spanish vibe.

– We kept the arched entry (the glass doors were a nightmare, but clearly worth it)

– The tile shaped like an “arabesque” is perfect and matches several themes we used elsewhere

-The accent tile also ties in her wood tile floors (dreamy)

– The heavy black hardware also reinforces a spanish design

Long story short we had a lot of obstacles to over come – one major obstacle was working with the arch. We over came with an incredible crew.

Harris Remodeling is who did this remodel and they have an incredible tile crew. Click the link below for more information if you are looking for a contractor in Houston.

From a design perspective this was certainly a challenge, but I love challenges.

What’s a space that you have no hope for? I bet there is a solution!