Smart buys and stylish splurges add up to a major bathroom transformation on a modest budget.
You don't have to gut the entire bathroom and replace everything. Use paint and hardware to update your existing vanity.
Then splurge on sophisticated materials, such as quartz countertops, a new shower surround, and porcelain tile.
This master bathroom layout worked well, so the redo focused on upgrading
fixtures, surfaces, and accessories.
Blue paint (Valspar Signature) and
a brushed metallic faucet turn a basic vanity into a standout. Sconces flank a framed allen + roth™ mirror that replaces the existing oversize mirror. The sconces can point up or down.
Elegant vanity tops come ready to install with pre-drilled faucet holes and attached undermount sinks.
If you're unsure about committing to new bath colours, first form a neutral
backdrop with paint and tile. Then rely on colourful accessories and painted furniture to create a look that's easy to update. Cream-coloured walls and a light blue ceiling balance the more colourful vanity and tub surround. Painting the ceiling a contrasting hue makes the space appear taller.
Porcelain floor tiles convey the look of
wood and limestone in a more practical form. The medley of tile shapes and
sizes, all in subtle neutral tones, includes mosaic and plank patterns. Mixing
patterns and textures adds layers of
An angle-cut quartz side splash is tiled into the corner of the shower, making a
The tub faucet wears the same brushed metallic finish as other fixtures.
Create the illusion of wood flooring with porcelain tile, then weave a floor "rug" by insetting a small area with decorative