When we moved into our home one of our two bathrooms was in pretty bad shape. The previous owners had remodeled the upstairs bathroom, but left the bathroom available to guests untouched. Unfortunately, this bathroom is one of the first stops visitors make upon entering our home. Somehow I managed to leave that restroom as found for two years before asking my big cousin to work his magic (he is a marvelous contractor). When it was go time I knew exactly what I wanted, clean, timeless, and clean…did I say that twice?!? Prior to renovation, the guest bathroom had a constant smell of still old water which was enough to make my skin crawl.
Unfortunately, I was unable to locate any images of this particular bathroom prior to our remodel, but was able to find an image of our upstairs bathroom which was left behind by the previous homeowner. Surprisingly, or unsurprisingly when it comes to our home, the upstairs bathroom seemed to be just as terrible prior to its remodel. For this reason, I felt using the image interchangeably would suffice.
Our guest bathroom is quite small and for that reason I chose to use light colors. Also, this helps to make the space feel airy as it contains no true windows. I knew I wanted to incorporate white subway tile in our little bathroom but couldn’t seem to figure out just where it would fit best. In the end, we were able to find a durable white subway tile appropriate to use for flooring. I opted for brushed bronze fixtures throughout the bathroom to keep my home true to its age. I chose a light fixture with beautiful milk glass shades. Finally, as mentioned earlier, the space has no windows, as it sits in the middle of our home. To eliminate the cramped claustrophobic feel, we installed a small stained glass window above the shower to give the illusion that it boarders the outdoors.