1940's Bathroom with pink tile
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April 12, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I have a bathroom with pink tile. The house was built in 1948. Without replacing the tile, what can I do to update it and what colors should I use?
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0825sam
Check out this website as well as retro renovation if you haven't http://savethepinkbathrooms.com/
April 12, 2013 at 8:18am   
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soberg
Pix would be helpful and get you more responses. Pink and navy, or pink and gray, both with white, would look smart and up to date.
April 12, 2013 at 8:18am   
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anne dee


pic for inspiration.
If your pink bathroom has a black trim you could add a printed blk/wht shower curtain complementary bath mat and black and white framed prints for the wall as a start. Give it an art deco flavor
hang a chandelier
white towels with black trim/border
pink finger towels to match the pink tiles etc
go with the retro look but updated. Best not to try and make it something that it isn't. http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.bathroomtilesuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Pink-Bathroom-Accessories.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.bathroomtilesuk.co.uk/2012/03/27/art-deco-bathrooms/&h=518&w=425&sz=59&tbnid=68N12CbVgVk4lM:&tbnh=90&tbnw=74&zoom=1&usg=___XViw9uHJPaO7A856q96PQXYse8=&docid=hHED8_kuH69gAM&sa=X&ei=QCtoUavBNtjH4AO_j4HQBg&ved=0CDUQ9QEwAQ&dur=538
or go to the above site for more endless ideas.
April 12, 2013 at 8:43am   
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einportlandor
Oh lord, my first house had pink tile with black trim. Lots and lots of pink tile in excellent condition. Pink bathtub, pink shower, pink toilet. I love vintage tiled bathrooms but pink and black? I tried black accents, white accents, gray accents. It was still pink and black. The final solution was to sell the house. Ah, memories.
April 12, 2013 at 10:33am   
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