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82 Formal Powder Bath that glistens Ideabooks
Primp Your Powder Room on a Shoestring
Small budgets and small powder rooms are made for each other, with inexpensive mirrors, wall coverings and accessories that flatter
"small powder rooms are made for each other, with inexpensive mirrors, wall coverings... decorate, powder rooms might be my favorite. They're so small and manageable that it... accents that you might be reluctant to use in a larger, more public space. These... revamping a powder room without a major investment. What favorites have you found on the... for the powder room. I absolutely love designing powder rooms as well. Since the space..."
Guest Picks: Lighting to Perk Up a Powder Room
"for a powder room gives you a chance to select fixtures that are little prettier... a main bath or en suite. After all, guests will be using it. As powder rooms sometimes... our new bath. Loved the glass ball. It is just enough to add a little formality,... I saw that vanity in Pottery Barn catalog. Truly appreciate this ideabook Vanessa... to add that to the ideabook - good point. It does depend on a lot of variables like..."
10 Custom Doors That Uncover Meaning
"significance that few people ever consider... interaction that opens it up or closes it off. Opening a door and crossing the threshold... meanings that are inherent in a doorway, then it would be a shame to consider only... doors that make their respective homes more meaningful.... and love that they have become so popular lately. I often wonder who started that or... entrance door that has a circle in the middle that gives it an Asian look? I have seen interior..."
Do You Really Need That Hallway?
"Master bath saves room by sharing shower with guest bath, and having 4 pocket doors... to the bath, and making the single bath a double duty (accessable directly from the... hallway that already exists in the house and connects three bedroom and a bath in a... a home that has NO barriers to mobility. For me, one thing that means is no hallways... cooking, bathing, toileting, etc., etc., etc. Recognizing that I am an independent..."
What to Know Before You Tear Down That Wall
New project for a new year: Opening up a room? Learn who to hire, what it’ll cost and how long it will take
"involved than that. Depending on what’s inside that wall, and the extent of its structural... project that often seems simple enough: Grab a sledgehammer and voilà, you’ve got a... realize that! We were not sure I would walk normally again, now did we know that the... floors that were ripped up, in the bedroom, kitchen and bath, are all sinking and... problem that I have missed or can suggest a solution that I hadn't thought of. Many..."
Home Staging to Sell: The Latest Techniques That Really Work
Get up to speed on the best ways to appeal to potential buyers through accessories, furniture, colors and more
"paint that wall". It's depressing that people have become so lazy that they can't... home is that we have a back room in our basement that is fairly large that doesn't... at one that had a good size kitchen with newer finishes, except that the sellers had... MIL was that she had very nice things, but that she wasn't selling her things, that... very sad that sellers are pressured to engage in this practice. While I agree that at..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Light Gray
The hottest new neutral can be cool or warm, formal or casual, and feminine or masculine. Talk about versatile
"warm, formal or casual, and feminine or masculine. Talk about versatile... warm gray that can look almost beige. Cool or blue grays tend to have a very crisp,... whites in formal rooms and with blues and beiges. You can treat them almost like a light... mash-ups that work and illustrate the beauty and versatility of the color.... my own bath. I would say that it is definitely an aqua tone, rather than gray. It's..."
Bathed in Color: Favorite Yellows and Golds for the Bath
"color that can bring energy and warmth into a space. It's an especially smart color... aware that greenish yellows are not the most flattering color for most skin tones... shade that veers more toward orange. Paler yellows work well as neutrals, so they... yellow that I loved, it wasn't going to work with the bedroom color that I finally... to do that soon. I have a custom mixed soft taupe that I'm going to use. It's a..."
Color Guide: How to Use Light Blue
"call it powder, sky or baby blue, this ultratraditional color lends fresh-faced appeal... blue, powder blue, angel blue. Whatever you call it, light blue is calming and easy... never said that I wanted rugs. I said that I liked a rug. I do not want rugs! Light... blue that looks just like sunlight to me. I was picturing something more like Behr's... attached bath, I used the same color but mixed it half/half with white to produce a..."
5 Common Bathroom Design Mistakes to Avoid
Get your bath right for the long haul by dodging these blunders in toilet placement, shower type and more
"your bath right for the long haul by dodging these blunders in toilet placement... with all that responsibility comes pressure to make informed decisions that will last... could find that matched our style. We bought tile for our master bath and guest bath.... windows in that bathroom. We do agree with your tips. One important note, is that the... realised that that tap is just too big for the sink (my fault again) and it makes a..."
12 Tried and True Paint Colors for Your Walls
Discover one pro designer's time-tested favorite paint colors for kitchens, baths, bedrooms and more
"clients is that the colors you may like may be very different from colors you want to... brand, that I think translate very well to walls.... colors that I could use that would coordinate with this so that the rooms I paint... Hi Amy. That is too funny. Sometimes my day works out like that. Here are a couple... fun is that? BM's Quiet Moments is the perfect name for that color, it's so calming... choice that is also 3rd down on the fan deck. Hope that helps. Charmean I'm obsessed..."
Weekend Decorating: Skirted Sinks
"kitchens and baths. Looking for a weekend decorating project? Try creating a skirted sink... tricky so that they don't look like you just couldn't afford cabinet doors! Love this... small baths can always look good with a very nice fabric. This was great, and thanks... about that Ballard tutorial. I have a lavatory sink in need of a skirt...have been... a more formal approach in this Mediterranean style bath. Choosing the right fabric..."
15 Creative Touches to Perk Up the Bathroom
Swap standard features for antiques and add other artful displays for a bathroom that’s worlds away from bland
"bathroom that’s worlds away from bland... to be that way. Because it’s usually small, the bathroom is actually quite easy to... I'd see that groovy look again! Thanks. #5-that does not look like an exotic lantern... in the bath so I just flip them upside down. Can't do that with candles! btw, in... carolkelley - that's what I was going to mention! And as funny as that Seinfeld was about... :) Now that you say it, I looked at it that way. But it surely something you will..."
Reinvent It: Salvage Savvy Keeps an Urban-Farmhouse Bath on Budget
See how resourceful shopping and repurposing gave a homeowner the new bathroom she wanted at the right price
"master bath was the one room we didn't care for," she says. "There was a tiny stand-up... tile. "That forced me to find good deals on the remaining pieces," Brown says. "I... fortunate that all three pieces I fell in love with were the perfect height, length and... linens! That is amazing and even more so because it was done on budget ... that can... Also, any bath products (soaps, lotions, shampoos, etc) that are in any way acetic will..."
2012 Color Trends: Blues for the Kitchen and Bath
"kitchen and bath in a way that makes sense for your taste and your home. Blue will be... kitchen and baths with the most popular cabinet, flooring and countertop choices. This... how the powder room we installed in a 4 x 5 closet space turned out,, using turquoise... denim - that's fabulous! You're so right, but I never would have thought of it.... the 80's that is in my kitchen... ...a desk., table and chairs, buffet, even cabinets..."