Master Suite Makeover

These homeowners had a master bathroom adjoining their master bedroom, but something wasn’t quite as it should be…it wasn’t quite ready to be called a “master suite”. A “master suite” evokes ideas of tranquility and personal sanctuary where you can recharge your batteries and soothe your mind. But what if your current master bedroom/master bathroom combination isn’t quite hitting the mark? Maybe it’s time to give your space a second look, and as these Bartlett homeowners discovered, you may even discover that your very own spa inspired retreat is just a few steps away.

The first step toward creating their ideal space was meeting with Normandy Designer Jennifer Runner, AKBD and talking about the project. When assessing the challenges of the existing space, Jennifer worked closely with the homeowner to find out what they did and did not like about their existing master bedroom and master bathroom. They talked about a small shower, a bathtub that was too tiny to use and leaked into their dining room below, very little natural light and a lack of storage in their vanity. Additionally, the first thing you saw when you entered the master bedroom was the walk in closet door, which didn’t do much to enhance your sense of entering a “master suite”.

Jennifer went to work redesigning the space, and together they settled on a design that would meet all their wants and needs. Two reach in closets were added to the master bedroom, along with a custom designed niche for their TV and furniture piece. This created a new focal point for the room and gave them functional his and hers closet space. This change from a single walk in closet to two reach in closets allowed the bathroom to be enlarged to accommodate a much bigger soaking tub and larger shower. More windows were added and all corners of the bathroom are now flooded with natural light.

The floor now offers radiant heat to eliminate the chill of the tile as you get ready for the day. The countertops and porcelain tiles feature recycled materials, and the master bedroom carpeting was replaced with hardwood floors.

These Bartlett homeowners now have a serene oasis in their home where they can prepare to face the day, or unwind before heading to bed. They were so inspired by their master bedroom suite transformation, that they even wrote us a little poem.


Click here to learn more about Jennifer: http://www.NormandyRemodeling.com/JenniferRunner

Or click here to see the before & after photos: http://blog.normandyremodeling.com/post/master-suite-makeover.aspx

Or click here to read the sweet poem our homeowners wrote:
http://blog.normandyremodeling.com/post/ode-to-jen-and-ken.aspx
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The change from a single walk in closet to two reach in closets allowed the bathroom to be enlarged to accommodate a much bigger soaking tub and larger shower. More windows were added and all corners of the bathroom are now flooded with natural light. The floor now offers radiant heat to eliminate the chill of the tile as you get ready for the day. The countertops and porcel...More
“Bathroom - up and down shades” — nprashad
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This walk in shower features calming beige tones and decorative tile that gives the homeowners the spa like retreat they were hoping for. The wall niche shelving offeres convenience, without taking away any additional space in the shower.
“Shower style. Different Tile patterns. substitute the floor and strip with rock patterns” — shanjordan23unc
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The french door with fogged glass allows these homeowner to have privacy and also utilize every inch of space, and not take away from their new master bath. the recessed wall allows for additional hooks that can be used to hang towels and robes, and a small storage closet for everyday items.
“Door” — bretto85
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By creating a recessed wall space for towel hooks and adding a small storage cabinet, Normandy Designer Jennifer Runner AKBD was able to create additional privacy for the homeowners in their new master suite.
“using studspace for coats” — nicola marsh
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This large bathroom cabinetry provides these homeowners with the warm colors and storage they were looking to incorporate into their newly designed master suite. The two vanity sinks allow each homeowner to have their own personal space to prepare for the day each morning as well.
“like the cabinet design” — ketlb42
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By creating a recessed area for the placement of the bedroom dresser and flat screen TV, the homeowners now have a more open feel and have utilized an otherwise wasted space.
“wall shelf for tv” — lenmaneldred
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These homeowners worked closely with Normandy Designer Jennifer Runner AKBD in order to create a relaxing master suite retreat. Jennifer was able to add warmth and comfort to the space by adding decorative details and soft lighting.
“Ok” — jn_mohit
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