Main Bath Tour Before & After

bathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelIt’s my favorite kind of post day… a final tour and before & afters! Here we are in the main bath, where we turned a ‘three different shades of pink palace‘ into a ‘soothing modern mini spa’.

bathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelbathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelbathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuel To recap… about a year ago we gutted the entire space and started from scratch. I ordered every single item from the sink, to the tile, to the tub, right down to the toilet, online and in one evening (when I was 8 months pregnant). We removed the shower, rejigged the plumbing so there would be an in-bath shower instead of a separate (teeny tiny) one and made that space into a linen closet instead (pictured above with the new addition of those delish hex cabinet knobs). And then we tiled the whole darn room. :)

bathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelbathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelA few new additions like this brass wall shelf, the rugtoilet paper holder, and the shower curtain and rod finished off the space.

bathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelbathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelbathroom-12bathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelbathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelThe shower curtain/rod situation is what held us up the longest. What they don’t show you online in any of the images of the curtain, is at the top of the curtain has big chrome grommets! Which was a bummer when it came to fitting into this bathroom. So, I cut the strip of grommets off and had small reinforced buttonholes sewn in so I could uses these pretty hooks. Much better.

bathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelbathroom-6bathroom renovation // before & after // sarah sherman samuelKeep reading for all the sources and the before and after’s…

BEFORE AND AFTER BATHROOMIt’s a small space, but removing the vanity and the bulky cabinet over the toilet opened things up tremendously,

BEFORE AND AFTERI do kind of miss that cute off center kissy face of a faucet/drain combo but then again, I don’t.

BEFORE AND AFTER BATHROOMBEFORE AND AFTER BATHROOMAnd finally… the shower that turned into a closet and serves us much better this way. So, there you have it! Archie doesn’t know how good he has it. Now onto that A-frame

See the rest of the before photos here, the design plan here, my tips on pairing tile here, and more progress here, and here.

Product Sources:  White Elongated Subway Tile from Wayfair // Mirror from West Elm // Marble Shower Curtain by Ferm Living // Wall Mounted Sink from Wayfair // Sconces by Cedar & Moss // Shower and Tub Faucet by Kohler from Wayfair // Black Hexagon Floor Tile from Wayfair // Toilet by Kohler from Wayfair // Purist Sink Faucet by Kohler from Wayfair // Kohler Bathtub from Wayfair // Bamboo Bath Caddy // Bath Sponge // Soap Dish from Suite One Studio // Hexagon Vase by Dwell Studio // Paint Color: Pitch Black by Farrow & Ball

New Items: Hexagon Cabinet Knobs from Schoolhouse Electric // Brass Wall Shelf from Schoolhouse Electric // Apothecary Jars from Schoolhouse Electric // Brass Shower Curtain Rod // Brass Shower Curtain Hooks // Toilet Paper Holder // Rug // Leather Stool // Marble Shower Curtain by Ferm Living

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