Get The Look: A Rustic Twist To Warm Up A Cottage Bathroom

Of all the many different bathroom styles out there, cottage bathrooms are easily the most common and the most iconic. Clawfoot tubs, pedestal sinks, subway and hex tile, and maybe some beadboard all combine to create what you probably think of when you think “bathroom.” But wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling white porcelain interrupted only by the occasional […]

Get The Look: Building A Warm And Inviting White Bathroom

White bathrooms never go out of style, but it takes a delicate touch to pull off this classic look just right. Too much white can wind up looking stark and sterile, and sticking with the traditional porcelain-on-porcelain can easily result in a bathroom that’s boring and bland. Of course, adding too much color defeats the […]

Get The Look: An Elegant Transitional Take On The Classic Cottage Style Bathroom

Bathroom design has been trending more and more modern over the last decade, and in the past few years, an in-between transitional style has overtaken traditional design as the most popular. But this year there’s been an interesting offshoot of this trend: a transitional style that adheres to the sleek simplicity of a modern design, […]

Crash Course In Interior Design: Cottage Style

To kick off this series on interior design, we took a look at the three basic design schools of thought: traditional, transitional, and contemporary. But in practice, design is a lot more complicated, with dozens of unique and distinctive styles that each have their own quirks and personalities. Cottage style design falls solidly in the […]

Beachy Bathroom Vanities For A Petite Master Bathroom

Luxury bathrooms are all about the escape; they’re designed to be a place to relax and unwind, to get away from it all. Often that just means luxury features, like steamy showers and deep soaking tubs, but sometimes it can mean using a themed design to create a slightly more literal escape. Beach inspired bathroom […]

In Praise Of Pedestal Sinks – New Life For A Traditional Fixture

In recent years, cottage style bathrooms have seen a lot of renewed popularity, not the least because this look works so well in a small bathroom. With the resurgence of this classic style, pedestal sinks have gotten new life, too, and have even become a hot item for bathrooms of all sizes, even ones that […]

Beadboard Bathroom Vanities – A Cottage Style For A Larger Bathroom

There are more than a few ways to quickly and inexpensively transform the appearance of a bathroom, but one of my favorites is simply applying beadboard to the walls. It’s cheap, it’s simple enough to do yourself, and it’s easy-mode for a bright, sunny classic style. But I was thinking – if beadboard works so […]

Weathered Wood Bathroom Vanities For A Cottage Style Bathroom

There are many ways to add rustic, cottage-style charm to a bathroom, but there’s none better than using natural, weathered wood. There’s something about the sight of aged, graying wood that speaks of hominess on a fundamental, almost subconscious level. Why? Maybe because most cottage-style homes in this country are older ones, and weathered wood […]

Kick Back And Relax In The Bath – Cozy Country Cottage Design For Your Bathroom

A good bathroom should be, above all else, comfortable. So while I tend to favor a more modern, minimalist design in other rooms, the bathrooms I like best always have a quaint, country style. The combination of slightly rustic furnishings, light, welcoming colors, and vintage fixtures always makes me feel relaxed and at ease – […]