Unique Themed Bathrooms

outdoors Some people avoid making everything in their bathrooms “matchy-matchy” so as to avoid looking ridiculous. But there are just as many who embrace matchiness with open arms. Those are the ones who will roam from one end of the earth to another in search of the perfect shower curtain, bath mat, soap dish, mirror… whatever it may […] Keep reading →

Awesome Modern Pedestal Sinks

Tea Cup Sink by Meneghello Paolelli Associati Modern furnishings are often regarded as too sterile, too plain, too minimalist. Where is the detail? The interest? The beauty? These eight striking pedestal sinks are here to prove that modernism doesn’t have to be boring. Which one would you love to see in your modern bathroom? Keep reading →

Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose

Native Trails Bordeaux Wine Barrel Vanity It’s old news that regular furniture can be repurposed as sink chests, vanities, and other bathroom fixtures. But did you know that sinks can be repurposed too? For a truly unique look, try turning an unexpected item into a bathroom sink. What kind of unexpected item, you ask? Here are six great examples of repurposed sinks […] Keep reading →

Ornate Hand-Carved Vanities

Xylem Windsor Vanity If your decorating style leans toward the “in my day, everything was handmade – none of this mass-produced garbage” mindset, this one’s for you. It’s true, hand-carved vanities are special – they are classic and beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces. Here are five truly lovely specimens. This one even has a matching linen tower: Do you drool over […] Keep reading →

The World’s Best Toilet Brushes

Alessi Toilet Brush Yes, that’s right: toilet brushes! Bet you didn’t know they could be anything but utilitarian. Sure, you see some that are slim or an interesting shape or a fun color, but no really cool, pretty, or fun ones, right? Well, prepare for a mindset reset. Here are 14 of the best – comical, beautiful, clever, unusual – […] Keep reading →

Upholstered Bathrooms: An Oxymoron?

lineatre-bathroom-gold-4 While upholstery is lovely and a great way to add character to or breathe new life into a bedroom, dining room, or living room, most people would not think of introducing it into the bathroom. And for good reason, too: upholstery does not usually agree with moisture, and the natural wetness of a bathroom does […] Keep reading →

Black & White & Red All Over

black-white-red When I was a kid, my neighbor had a black, white and red bathroom. I was fascinated by it, but still thought it was hideous. Now I know that they had probably attempted a dramatic, sophisticated look… and it fell flat, as it often does. When black, white and red is executed properly, it can […] Keep reading →

Take It Outside: Outdoor Showers

tropical-patio Summer is a time characterized by long lazy days in the sun, relaxation, time with the family… and dirt. Lots of dirt. Muddy footprints leading from the yard right through the house, sticky Popsicle handprints, puddles of sunscreen, piles of sand spilled out of post-beach shoes and towels. Don’t you wish there was any way to […] Keep reading →

A Few of My Favorite Things: Seashell Sinks

The Allstone Group Sea Shell Lavatory Vessel Is there anyone who hasn’t been enthralled by a seashell? Beachgoers galore comb the shores every day in search of the perfect specimen. It’s no wonder so many folks like to display them in their bathrooms. Unfortunately, that particular practice can easily cross the line into tacky territory. These seashell-shaped and -inspired sinks, however, don’t even […] Keep reading →

Obsession: Live Edge Wood

live_edge_floor Move over, onyx - there’s a new contender for coolest counter material. Live edge wood slabs are as close to natural as you’ll get without carving your next bathtub out of a fallen tree or a boulder. They’re versatile – practically endless combinations of grain, thickness, and stain – and will complement any decor. Could it […] Keep reading →