Bathrooms 371 Stories

Water Sense for Big Savings
Who can forget that classic water-saving tip, “Save water; shower with a friend”? While there may not be many more enjoyable ways to save water, new technologies and products have enabled a whole universe of options for how homeowners can save...
Black and White Bring Classic Style to a Bath
A family trip to Rome had a big influence on this bathroom’s classical style, and it caused the designer to have to do a lot of meticulous measuring and careful cutting (I’ll explain later). The age of the 100-plus-year-old home in Montclair, New...
Rub-a-Dub-Dub, Add Color to Your Tub
As much as I am a fan of modern, minimalist design, I am also a sucker for things vintage and embellished, especially old claw-foot bathtubs. I’m not even much of a bather, but there is something so charming and delightful about these retro fixtures....
White Toilet, Black Lid: Trending in a Bathroom Near You
Back in the days before Houzz existed, I remember ripping a photo out of a magazine of a Rita Konig–designed bathroom that had a white toilet with a black seat and lid — it added such a sharp vintage-y touch. I loved the look, and I’ve had “get...
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Bathroom Touches Anyone Can Do
In this series we’re showing you how to borrow ideas from gorgeously styled rooms and apply them to your own home, for little to no money. Today we’re going to tackle the bathroom, and I am going to limit myself to saying “spa-like”...
Splendor in the Bath: Art Deco Brings on the Elegance
I realized a few years ago that our upstairs bathroom — with its leaky tiles, rusty faucets and crumbling walls — was due for a major rehab. I still loved its retro seafoam-green bathtub and sink, and its champagne-bubbly black and white wallpaper,...
10 Elements of a Dream Master Bath
Dreaming of revamping your master bath? From dual showers and soaking tubs to saunas, live-edge wood and built-in storage, more options abound than ever before. See if any of these 10 features make the wish list for your ultimate master bath.
Powder Room Essentials to Keep Guests Happy
So, that swanky vanity and stunning wallpaper have made your powder room the talk of the town. But can we skip the design for a minute and have a real talk? Where the heck is the toilet paper? In fact, where the heck are the other amenities? Nothing...
The Absolute Right Way to Hang Toilet Paper. Maybe
Confession: I’m hung over. No, I didn’t drink too much alcohol last night. What I mean is, my toilet paper hangs over the front of the roll, rather than under (or behind) it. And according to a recent Houzz...
Design Lessons From a Modern New Bathroom
For this family of four in Ottawa, Ontario, the choice was change their 1960s home or move to a larger house in the suburbs. Their love of city life won out, so they put in some sweat equity, got help from handy friends and enlisted the pros at OakWood...
Safety Goes Beautiful in the Bath
Bathroom safety is an important issue that doesn’t get much attention from homeowners. Why? Because it isn’t sexy. “We don’t question putting handrails on stairs for safety,” says Ian Crawford of 

Invisia...
See an Outdoor Bathroom Made From a Water Tank
These Santa Cruz, California, homeowners prioritized two things in their remodel: entertaining and honoring their home's past. So rather than cast aside an old "cattywampus"...
Art Deco Style Meets Modern Sensibility in a Glamorous Master Bath
After living in a Victorian-era home with tiny bathrooms and cramped shower-tubs, a St. Louis family was craving something more luxurious. For three years the owners dreamed and planned, finally building an addition that included a luxurious new...
Outfit Your Shower With the Right Bench for You
A shower bench is a wonderful thing. Should your shower stall be large enough to include a seat, it's sure to add function and comfort to your everyday cleansing experience. There is an art to getting shower seating right, however. I asked bath...
21 Decorating Ideas for a Chic Bathroom
Bathroom updates often take low priority, falling behind more visible rooms in the race to make our houses habitable. But having a beautiful, functional and stylish bathroom can enhance your everyday life (more than a pretty dining...
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