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Doorless Showers Open a World of Possibilities
Universal design and an open bathroom feel are just two benefits of doorless showers. Here's how to make the most of these design darlings
"design and an open bathroom feel are just two benefits of doorless showers. Here's... the most of these design darlings... was the bathtub? Then I glanced up and gaped: I was standing in the shower, which was... an open shower. On a French-class trip to Paris at the innocent age of 14, I arrived... jet-lagged and longing for a good, hot soak. I pushed open the bathroom door and looked... the art of soaping up and rinsing off without drenching the whole room. It turns..."
Dreaming of a Spa Tub at Home? Read This Pro Advice First
Before you float away on visions of jets and bubbles and the steamiest water around, consider these very real spa tub issues
"visions of jets and bubbles and the steamiest water around, consider these very real... remind me of a luxury hotel room. But no other plumbing fixture causes me more grief... maintenance and installation must-haves? Let's take a look at some common spa tub installations... forever and gallons of Clorox to clean. But bottom line, the tub and shower selection... climb in and out of that I was afraid I'd fall and hurt myself even worse. And when..."
Room of the Day: A New Art Studio Paints a Perfect Picture
After painting in spare bedrooms and garages for years, Elise Marshall finally has an art studio that inspires her
"bedrooms and garages for years, Elise Marshall finally has an art studio that inspires... build a picture-perfect studio that has inspiring views of the Oakland hills and plenty... years old. And throughout that time, she’s always relied on spare rooms or crowded garages... Domning, and saving for a long time, they began looking for a property with a backyard... plenty of space in which to move around. “I’m able to work in larger scale,” Marshall..."
The Unicorn in the Bathtub — and Other Mind-Blowing Sights
"ntasy and reality meet head-on in photos of costume fans in their own homes... for fun; and so on. But most costume fans have normal day jobs, families and homes... dinner and watch TV. Looking to capture this strange world and the people behind it... photos of costume wearers in full regalia in their most revealing of spaces: their... games and film; LARPers (live action role players) get together to perform fantasy..."
Why Is There a Bathtub in the Backyard?
Nope, it's not waiting for bulk trash pickup. These days outdoor tubs are serving soakers, beer drinkers and even the fishes
"plenty of outdoor showers on Houzz, but people are also adding outdoor bathtubs. Eschewing... simple bathtubs outdoors; ones they can drain and refill instead of keeping that same... backyard showers and beach showers...not too fond of hot tubs though. But these are... bunch of great outdoor shower Ideabooks, there are a ton of great outdoor showers on... article and the idea of having a bathtub outdoors. The outdoor shower is quite popular..."
How to Choose Tile for a Bathtub
Creating a safe, stylish and useful bathtub with tile is all in the details. Here's how to get them right
"stylish and useful bathtub with tile is all in the details. Here's how to get them... what type of bathtub you choose for your new bathroom or remodel, deciding on tile can... safer and your bathtub a retreat — not an accident waiting to happen. Here's what... double as a shower? Do you need a service access in the tub deck or tub face? These issues... people slip and fall in a tub. Getting the right tile can go a long way toward making..."
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Tub and Shower Surrounds
Keep your bathroom beautiful and your footprint green with long-lasting, ecofriendly surface materials
"beautiful and your footprint green with long-lasting, ecofriendly surface materials... ritual of bathing or showering should be special, taking place in a pleasurable and... with one of these handsome and eco-conscious finishes.... Although many of them are banal, why not take them from ordinary to extraordinary? Making... to seal and protect the plaster and all have their pros and cons. If sealed with a... (mixture of olive oil, mineral salts, and ash), hard water and scale have a hard time..."
Center Bathtubs Take Top Billing
Whether you're going for drama or just a clear footpath, setting your tub in the middle of your bathroom can be just the ticket
"middle of your bathroom can be just the ticket... separation and clear walkways to the sinks or smack dab in the middle of the room for dramatic... style and a sense of luxury.... center of the space. It never even crossed my mind until I began seeing shot after... after shot of this concept on Houzz. It seems this setup is usually configured one of... of two ways: The tub is placed either between two vanities to create a separation..."
Why to Put Your Tub in the Shower
Save space, cleanup time and maybe even a little money with a shower-bathtub combo. These examples show how to do it right
"cleanup time and maybe even a little money with a shower-bathtub combo. These examples show... your bathtub in the shower may be an unexpected idea, but it's a solid one and a... kids (and grown-ups) can splash all they want in the tub without having to worry... great shower bench or spot to perch your leg on while shaving. Curious if this... examples and learn what questions to ask your contractor before implementing this design..."
Room of the Day: Geometry Rules in a Modern Master Bathroom
Careful planning pays off in this clean-lined bathroom with his-and-her vanities, a semiopen shower and a soaking tub
"with his-and-her vanities, a semiopen shower and a soaking tub... 2000, and it seems they saved the best for last. The parents of three first focused... dining room and living room, then renovated bedrooms and bathrooms for their children during... wanted his-and-her vanities; she wanted a soaking tub; and he wanted her to have a place... finish and subtle detail, such as where grout lines met windows and backsplashes met..."
Bath of the Week: A Lovely Update for a Victorian Tub
Adding a walk-in shower and other modern amenities makes a tiny bathroom beautiful and user friendly
"walk-in shower and other modern amenities makes a tiny bathroom beautiful and user... proper shower, and they wanted a modern bathroom. Eliza Hart of Hart Wright Architects... with a shower attachment and a curtain,” she says. “Anyone who has tried it knows... owners of this barely touched Victorian home were clear about two things: They wanted... hard to shower comfortably in them.” The tiny floor plan seemed to make fulfilling..."
My Houzz: Flashes of Industrial Style in a Modern-Rustic Dream Home
In this picture-perfect getaway, you can sleep under the stars without leaving your bed — and heated brick floors keep toes warm
"this picture-perfect getaway, you can sleep under the stars without leaving your... bed — and heated brick floors keep toes warm... clearing of the land and preservation of the trees Year built: 2000... years of photographing beautiful homes. So when it came time to create his own getaway... locally and gathering special pieces like a porthole window. Houzz at a Glance Who... Longpré and Rosalie Clermont Size: 1,900 square feet on 9 acres; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms..."
Expert Talk: Freestanding Bathtubs Make a Splash
Professional designers explain why they chose freestanding tubs and how the style can enhance the design of any bathroom
"tubs and how the style can enhance the design of any bathroom... sizes and shapes and how they sit so independently in a room and seem to virtually... freestanding bathtub. I'm not really sure why. There's just something so appealing about... at me." And now these designers have given me 16 more reasons why I need to get one... variety of colors and finishes. check out our website and call us for a brochure and... foot tub and I absolutely hated crawling around cleaning under it and behind it. You've..."
Idea of the Week: Secret TV By the Tub
"mural, and vintage-looking fixtures combine to create the perfect picture of refinement... is part of designer Skip Sroka's home in Washington D.C. Although the entire room is... design mags and my nook in the tub and love all my bottles of soaps, lotions, potions and... nook on and hold my bathtub things and coffee cup! Ok, now I am getting some ideas... and glassware-I DO have space to build the shelves on both sides and to have a mural..."
Dreaming of a Fireside Soak
"in one of these cozy spaces... my view of snow-crested branches and rooftops — and it has made me think of all things... the foot of my bathtub. Since I obviously have neither of those, I have been sitting... Chicago, and after months of unusually warm weather, we finally just got our first big... photos of drool-worthy bathtubs complete with a radiating fire. Check out these photos... photos, and we can roast marshmallows during a long soak from the comfort of our i..."