Category Archives: Remnants

Recreating a Guest Bath to be Inviting and Usable

The design goals for this bathroom update: Convert a tub/shower combo to a more user-friendly walk-in shower. Create a more easily cleaned countertop by eliminating the lip around the bathroom sink. Expand counterspace by extending the countertop under a recessed linen upper. Create more … Continue reading

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Starting with the Jack and Jill

This client has a myriad of home improvements in mind – a new kitchen, floors,  furnishings and window treatments are all on her wish list.  But with water dripping through the wall from the Jack and Jill shower through the ceiling below, … Continue reading

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Remodel VERY LIGHT to Sell, With a Touch of Decluttering

The most significant improvement to “move this property” was a newly installed marble desktop and fresh coat of paint in a time-stamped, 1990’s home office, the first room buyers took in when entering this home. A couple of hours spent de-cluttering is always smart … Continue reading

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Spectacular Powder

Make an excuse to “powder your nose” so you are able to take in this spectacular powder bath.  There was enough Taj Mahal quartzite left from the recent kitchen remodel to resurface the countertop.  But it is the onyx sink, … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Guest Bath with a Contemporary Twist

The marble hexagon mosaic floor juxtaposed with a retro black and white glass tile mosaic gives a nod to the past with a bold look forward.  Oversize polished white subway tile, an etched Black Twill countertop with under-mounted rectangular sinks … Continue reading

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A More Beautiful and Usable Guest Bathroom

To create a more beautiful and usable bathroom: Shower Improvements: Removed the curb and created an easy step down into the shower. Replaced a shiny brass shower door with a clean frameless door with polished nickel hardware. Expanded the shower door … Continue reading

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Guest Bath “Keep the Purple Please”

Paint is easy to change, but my client loved her purple walls.  I might not have suggested purple, but it was her “design criteria”.  As it turned out, the quartzite remnant we found with touches of gold, was the perfect complement.  … Continue reading

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