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#ProjectFamJam // Bathroom Renovation

This post was sponsored by Pratt & Lambert

When first discussing paint colors for #ProjectFamJam, the initial client's desire were white walls and black windows throughout.  I agreed that for the newly opened floorplan, that the same paint throughout would help to make the space feel more cohesive.  But when it came one space in particular I felt I had to convince them to change their minds.  I often think that if you want to ever experiment with color, that a powder room or guest bathroom is a great opportunity for change.  So I proposed the plan above for the guest bath.

Moving in, the original bath was something that I am sure someone loved, once upon a time.  However, the new owners did not, so the space was completely renovated.


I think that the original pink tile with powder blue paint initially scared my clients from color and they thought a swath of white paint would instantly erase this image, which it would have.  But after some persuasion and a promise that if they did not love the color I selected, I would personally go in and paint the space white they agreed to classic tile and Thyme Green (16-19) walls (a new favorite color of mine by Pratt & Lambert).  And in the end, everyone is glad they did!


Gone are the cotton candy hues, and now rather a sophisticated green covers every inch of the  walls and trim.  Keeping the paint color the same in a smaller space allows the space to appear larger as it is not broken up visually.  


We used Pratt & Lambert’s Accolade Interior Premium Paint & Primer in velvet for the walls. This paint is both stain and scrub resistant and is formulated to go on smoothly with just one coat making it perfect to cover up those powder blue walls. It is formulated to provide a rich, luxurious finish and looks perfect with the black and white tiles.

Going with a more saturated wall color and wanting to maintain the original request of black and white, we kept the tile selections classic with a simple white ceramic hex mosaic on the floor and a beveled subway tile in the shower.  Both are accented by charcoal grout to give them a little more presence.


The gold tones of the modern fixtures really plays off the green well and added a layer of luxury to the space.  I even continued the gold into the shower curtain by using a ceiling track system adorned with an antiqued brass ball chain.  This unexpected treatment gave the simple linen curtain a little edge.  For the full details on the shower curtain click here.


Originally a vanity was desired, but we decided upon a classic pedestal sink with a recessed medicine cabinet above for storage.  This again gave the illusion of a larger space.  Utilizing a small mango wood table for towel storage brings in both warmth and function to the room.

And as I have said before, lighting in this home has been a special project all on it's own.  Each fixture is so unique.  I loved that the one we landed on in the bathroom isn't your standard vanity sconce.  It is a little industrial and a little glam... both elements my clients are drawn to.

Another favorite of my client's is black and white portrait photography.  I love their collection (and have more to show you in future spaces!).  When discussing art for this space, I thought that Roger Moore enjoying a few vices was a fun little conversation starter.  And I love once we got him up on the wall he appears to be taking a peek out the window, or maybe he is eyeing that custom roman shade from Tonic Living?!!!


I love that I selected the fabric and knew immediately there would be a yes at the end of my proposal.  There are just certain patterns that are made for certain people. And this was a match made in flocked flamingo heaven.  

The fact that this space is separate from the rest of the home, lends itself to being treated as a separate space.  The use of the Pratt & Lambert Thyme Green really set this room apart, where the finishes selected to compliment the space help to tie it in to the rest of the home.


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18 comments:

  1. I can't believe that is the same bathroom! Incredible reno!

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  2. Kristin! beautifully done! Well curated, I love the combined look of all elements. Would you add another frontal of the sconce, it's exactly what i'm looking for to solve my own bathroom lighting issues and i bet i might be able to diy a version. Thanks so much for the inspiration!! Keep on!

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    1. I will email you the image Anna! Thanks!

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  3. Everything looks so picture perfect!
    Jabeen x
    http://www.spilling-the-beans.co.uk/

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  4. What a fabulous combination of black + white + green + brass! I'm tempted to change my all white bathroom to that delicious shade of green. I just finished a bath and did exactly what your clients wanted to do - all white. I think I'm up to the challenge.
    I love the shower curtain trax - how easy was it to add the extra ball and chain?

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    1. I'm going to do a post on this later this week!

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  5. What a beautiful bathroom! Love absolutely everything about it. Burning question: how did you use the chain to hang the curtain? I would love to able to do this!

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    1. I'll be doing a post on the this later this week!

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  6. This room is beautiful! I Love the green, photograph and tile! Do you have a source for the ball and chain curtain? This is exactly what I need to do to fix a problem in my home with proper air flow and a curtained room devider!! Genius!! Any help here is greatly appreciated!😁

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    1. Thanks you! The Ball Chain was from Amazon, and the link is listed above. I will also be doing a full post on this later this week.

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  7. Wow—amazing transformation! I love every single thing.

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  8. I love the painted window trim to match the walls- so fresh! What color is the door? It compliments the green so well!

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  9. Where is that cute toothbrush from?

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  10. This space is fantastic! I just love the shade of green you used. I realize the sconce is discontinued, but will you share the source in case they make a similar one? It's perfect for my space.

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  11. Do you know the brand name of the small table?

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