Stylish Bathroom Vanities and a Fresh New Look for 2017

Brittany 72" Double Bathroom Vanity Cabinet, Urban Gray, 650-V72-UGR

I’m not going to lie, when I first started spending time around interior design and home improvement spaces, I was seriously confused as to why bathroom vanities are so very popular. Bathroom vanities, I said to myself. You mean the sink? The cabinets? My nail polish stained countertop and my drawer full of old hair brushes? […]

Get The Look: Stylish Sophistication For A Petite Powder Room

Powder rooms, guest bathrooms, and half baths are among my absolute favorite rooms in the home to decorate. The function they need to serve is relatively simple, which means that once you’ve got the basics down (Sink? Check. Toilet? Check.), you have a ton of room to get creative with your decor. This powder room […]

On Trend: The Elegance, Nostalgia, and Versatility of Vessel Sinks

Recently on the blog we’ve been talking a lot about bathrooms, including how to give your space a more traditional or contemporary look, depending on which way you want to lean. This brings me today’s topic–vessel sinks. A fashionable, fairly lower-cost way to customize to your decor. With numerous choices and styles, you are sure […]

Get The Look: Thinking Big For A Sleek Contemporary Bathroom

Contemporary design is all about simplicity – minimalist lines, streamlined fixtures, and uncluttered spaces – and one of the easiest ways to get the look is to think big. Traditional design is all about fine, intricate details and small, compartmentalized spaces, but a good contemporary decor throws all that out, opting for large, unbroken surfaces […]

Hot Trends: Framing the Argument for Frameless Showers

A little while ago I talked about the benefits of steam showers, and a before that I went through some tips and tricks for giving your bathroom decor a more traditional vibe. Continuing the trend of bathroom spruce-ups, I wanted to bring the conversation around to frameless shower enclosures, and why you really, really want […]

Steam Showers: All the Benefits and Convenience of a Spa in Your Home

The weather is beginning to turn chilly and the allergy and flu seasons are well upon us. It’s a time of year when health maintenance and wellness are on everyone’s mind, so allow me to introduce you to something you may not have considered before: steam showers. Or, the ultimate in relaxation and home spa-treatments. […]

Get the Look: Decorating a Traditional-Style Bathroom

When you hear the word traditional, it’s possible your mind jumps to other thrilling adjectives such as average, modest, maybe even boring. However, “traditional” in interior decorating is in the same category as “contemporary” and “modern”, in that it has a meaning beyond its common use. It stands for a specific set of design trends and styles. In this […]

Pulling Back the Curtain: Five Trendy Ways to Spruce Up Your Showers

Do you look forward to showers? I know I do. A hot shower (or a cold one, in weather like this) is a luxury I try not to take for granted. In our busy lives, though, carving out a moment to make the most of small pleasures can be difficult. That’s why it is definitely […]

Bathroom Vanities by James Martin: The Perfect Piece for Any Style and Space

Consider how involved a remodel can be, decorating a bathroom can be an arduous process. You will be asking questions like shower or bath? Mosaic tile or checkered? Should the curtains match the soap dispenser? What kind of sink?  The last one is easy enough to answer: if you want to maximize your space and amp up your […]

A Quick Guide To Making Long, Narrow Bathrooms Work For You

Small or unusually shaped bathrooms are always difficult to decorate, but if you ask me, long, narrow bathrooms are the hardest to work with. While there are lots of tricks for working around a small space, trying to fit all the fixtures you need into a narrow room while also maintaining a comfortable walkway can […]