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home progress: mixing modern & vintage in the bathroom

vintage & modern mix // bathroom round-up // smitten studioSInce the new bathroom is beginning to take shape, I’m getting into some major retail therapy by ordering all the fun finishes.

I love mixing old and new, so when it came to designing our little loo I wanted to find the perfect modern vintage mix. I did this by combining sleek new pieces, like the gold Kohler Purist faucets and the clean round mirror, with timeless finishes, like the classic subway tile for the shower walls, and the white hex tile for the floors, as well as adding in some vintage pieces like this walnut credenza. The plan there is to retrofit the credenza into a bathroom vanity that will hold two of the square vessel sinks (fingers crossed all goes well). I also stayed with a monochromatic color palette which allows me to play up all the different patterns and textures. Now just to wait for the walls.

Product Sources: Kohler Purist Shower Head // Spotted Candles & Ceramics by Oui // Hexagon Towel Rack // Handmade Horn Comb // Vessel Sink // Kohler Purist Faucet // Tissue Holder // Ferm Wire Hamper // Merola White Hex Tiles // Natural Sea Sponge // Vintage Credenza // Round Mirror // Daltile White Subway Tiles // Pendant Lamp // Black Tea Soap

Cabin progress: bedroom lighting

Get a load of this sconce!

As soon as I started designing the bedroom I had these light fixtures in mind and ordered them before anything else. Unfortunately for me they were back ordered… and then back ordered again. Cut to six MONTHS later they finally arrived. After installing the first one… TA – DA … we found that the second one arrived broken. wahh wahhhh. No worries, they will send a replacement… but oh wait… yes, it was back ordered.

bedroom wall sconcesUntil now… rejoice, happy dance, we have both lights, they are up and they are beautiful. They were almost worth all of the run around. OK, who am I kidding they were worth it, I love em.

To track the progress in the bedroom look here, here, and here.
To see the progress on the entire cabin check here.
Also, go here for all of the Before Photos.

Product info: 1940’s Architect’s Boom Sconce from Restoration Hardware