If you’ve read any of my Squidoo pages before you may remember I live in a very small cottage in Hawaii. How small? Well, 640 sq ft to be exact. So I’m always looking for ideas to help me save precious inches.
Most homeowners spend the bulk of their time in their living rooms, relaxing during the evening hours and over the weekends. Those who like area rugs tend to install hardwood or laminate wood floors. Wood provides the room with a warm feeling. The most popular wood varieties for hardwood flooring include oak, black walnut, and maple. For some reason I seem to be unable to take final photos of things during this project, so you’ll have to trust me when I say that this toilet had a tank lid and a toilet seat. We’re not animals, sheesh.
Install a quiet fan of appropriate capacity and vent it to the outside. Consider more than one fan if the bathroom is large, and timers or humidity-sensing switches to ensure that the fan runs long enough after a bath or shower. We added a privacy fence next to the studio to hide not only a new electrical box but a free hot tub. We made a walkway out of stepping stones that were left next to the house by the previous owners. This bathroom is eclectic. I believe the dresser is Spanish style and the light fixture is Victorian.
Remove everything from the floor that you can, including plants, hampers, and bathroom scales. Place them in a larger bathroom. The fewer items you have on the floor of a small bathroom, the larger it will appear. Kevin, well written piece on bathroom color schemes. The personal nature of bathrooms make the decorating side more important than most rooms in the house. You have brought out the idea that the bathroom can be a show piece of the home. After all one of the highest ROI’s in remodeling is bathrooms. Good stuff. Thanks.
OMG.. I confess that I actually stink as a decorator. You would think as an artist that I would shine in that but I don’t. Sometimes ya just have to face it so I do, lol. I leave all the decorating up to my husband who decorates in Asian. Thumbs up lens and angel blessed. This Hub will discuss all about bathroom lighting designs. Decode and Explore the layers of bathroom lighting. I tried to set the camera up in the hallway to capture us working together, but the space is so tight, it was difficult. The pictures were just plain awkward, at best.