Not Just For Pigs: Trough Sinks

long-trough-bath I’ll admit, the word “trough” in relation to anything to do with my home sort of turns me off. Most likely because the first time I encountered the word was in Charlotte’s Web. But trough sinks are striking, sensible, and sophisticated – and so popular that I’m beginning to feel my word association shift. Available in […] Keep reading →

Bright & Cheery Kids’ Baths

modern-bathroom Kid-oriented spaces are, by far, the most fun to decorate. It’s easier to embrace bright colors, eclectic furnishings, bold patterns and graphics, and pieces that you’d hesitate to use elsewhere. So if you have a dedicated kids’ bathroom, go all-out! These nine bathrooms go way beyond the standard fish-patterned shower curtain and matching toothbrush holder. […] Keep reading →

A Few of My Favorite Things: Copper Tubs

tropical-bathroom It’s truly soaking in the lap of luxury: a tub made out of a precious and beautiful material. Copper tubs are timeless and ageless; in fact, they get better with age as they develop a natural patina over time when left untreated. And as a bonus (as if anyone really needs the extra incentive), copper […] Keep reading →

Amazing Accent Walls

contemporary-bathroom Accent wall, statement wall, feature wall – whatever you call it, you’ve seen it everywhere (unless you live under the proverbial design rock). A single wall painted or tiled to stand out from the other walls and create a focal point in a room, accent walls are wildly popular. With popularity and trendiness, however, comes […] Keep reading →

Animal-Shaped Faucets

Chrome Swan-Shaped Lavatory Faucet This one’s for the animal lover in your house. You’d be surprised to find out how many animal-shaped accessories you can get for your bathroom: toothbrush holders, hooks, shower curtain rings, cups, even mirrors: But unfortunately, animal-shaped faucets are few and far between. So I’ve done the detective work for you! Here are some of […] Keep reading →

Bathroom Wall Art

contemporary-bathroom …the good, the bad, and the downright ugly. Wall art is intensely personal. One man’s trash is another’s treasure and all that. Obviously, if there are pictures of it on Houzz, there are people (or at least one person) who think it is beautiful. And who are we to tell them otherwise? I’ve found some […] Keep reading →

Leaf Green Bathrooms

contemporary-bathroom While I’m looking forward to the explosion of fiery, vibrant color that will be blanketing our trees (and our sidewalks) any day now, I’m still savoring the lush greenery before it changes color and inevitably dies. Leaves come in so many different shades of green – from bright lime to deep forest and everything in between […] Keep reading →

Futuristic Faucets

Touchscreen Faucet by Su Jian Xiong Ready for a sneak peek at the future? It’s already here. If you want to take your modern bathroom to the next level, consider a futuristic faucet. It adds a new dimension to every bathroom, whether yours is outdated or up-to-the-minute. No need for a time machine – the future is attainable today. If you […] Keep reading →

Top 10 Bathroom Trash Cans

Nameeks Gedy Marrakech Square Faux Leather Waste Bin With Pedal Trash can. Waste basket. Garbage bin. Whatever you call it, it’s generally not the most glamorous feature in a bathroom. But despite its bad rap, the humble trash can possesses the ability to perk up a tired bathroom or complete a freshly redecorated one at a low price. Here are my top 10 garbage receptacles. You’re […] Keep reading →

Rustic Bathrooms Done Right

rustic-bathroom I’m not the biggest fan of the country-ish, log cabin look. I prefer softer colors and clean lines to a heavy or distressed woodsy style. But once in a while I’ll see a rustic bathroom or fixture that’s so beautiful, unusual, or simply well-done that I find myself reconsidering my attitude towards rural decor. These […] Keep reading →